Tag Archives: obama

Senate Democrats’ Unified Coalition

Ronald Brownstein, National JournalThe same dynamic that powered the Democrats' unexpected Senate gains this fall could also give the party more leverage to drive its legislative agenda through the chamber in the months ahead.At the core of the D…

Chris Weigant: The New Deal

There’s going to be pain all around in whatever deal is struck. Most Americans are going to be directly impacted in one way or another by whatever bargain is made between President Obama and congressional Republicans.

Republican Hypocrisy on Susan Rice

Michael Williams, The GuardianThe Republican crusade against Susan Rice, US ambassador to the United Nations, continues unabated. Dr Rice, a favourite to succeed outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is charged by some Republicans with "ly…

Don’t Back Down, Obama!

Michael Tomasky, The Daily BeastOn the one hand, it's possible to look at all these Republicans distancing themselves from Grover Norquist and his famous pledge as an encouraging sign that they can read and understand election results. On the oth…

The Facts About Spending & Taxes

Thomas Sowell, Investor’s Business DailyIf everyone in America had read Stephen Moore's new book, "Who's The Fairest of Them All?", Barack Obama would have lost the election in a landslide.The point here is not to say, "Where …

Is ObamaCare Headed Back to High Court?

Philip Klein, DC ExaminerPresident Obama’s national health care law will be back at the U.S. Supreme Court by next fall, according to a lawyer for Liberty University, which is challenging the constitutionality of the law on different grounds…

States Choose Own Paths

Michael Barone, Washington ExaminerIn Washington, Americans have two-party government, with a Democratic president and Senate and a Republican House. We had it before November's election and will have it again for the next two years.Looking back …

Dems Should Give Thanks for Mitt Romney

Alec MacGillis, New RepublicAs Democrats gather for turkey or tofurkey in Brooklyn and Berkeley and, yes, even in Birmingham, they should offer thanks for Mitt Romney. Not just for being a clumsy candidate in a year when a m…

Marco Rubio Needs Evolution

Michael Specter, The New YorkerIf the need for a new approach to the American electorate wasn’t clear enough to Republicans on November 6th, it certainly has been since Mitt Romney delivered his graceless coup de grace a few days later&m…

Why ObamaCare Has to Go

Rep. John Boehner, Cincinnati EnquirerPresident Obama has won re-election, but his health care law is still driving up costs and making it harder for small businesses to hire workers. As was the case before the election, Obamacare has to go.The tactic…

Oh What a Tangled Web

Victor Davis Hanson, National ReviewSupporters of President Obama have dubbed those who question administration statements about Libya as either partisans or conspiracy theorists, on the premise that the administration had no reason to dissimulate. Bu…