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Category: Obama

Nothing he can say

President Obama will address the nation tomorrow night to explain U.S. involvement in Libya. Or at least, attempt to explain. How many times has he already tried to explain — […]

Mike Huckabee

Huckabee should forget the presidency

Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor and 2008 Republican presidential candidate, has been having quite a week. Not necessarily a good week, mind you, but it has garnered a lot of […]

I’m a non-interventionist

Not long ago, I offhandedly referred to myself as an “isolationist.” That was incorrect. I am a “non-interventionist.” That means I think we should stay out of the internal affairs […]

Cut heating assistance now? Seriously?

I strongly support cutting federal spending. Average folks know when they’re in financial straits, the first thing they need to do is tighten their belts and cut spending. I’m also […]

A father spoke in Tucson

This was not a good week to be following the news. The shooting in Tucson dominated with analysis, blame, accusations — and, almost lost in all the punditry, updates on […]

Attacking America

In today’s Washington Post, Ted Koppell writes convincingly that it’s time we stop playing into bin Laden’s hands. We have, in so many ways, exceeded what would have been an […]

How to tackle complex legislation

President Obama held a press conference this morning. Nothing new in that. In this election year, I’ve pretty much glazed over whenever he shows up. He did, however, propose something […]

The Sherrod debacle

The Shirley Sherrod case is a tragic example of how nasty our nation’s politics have become. A woman loses her job because some commentator wants to make a point about […]

Michael Steele: So wrong and yet so right

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele put his foot in his mouth last week at a fundraiser in Connecticut. He was caught on video making some oddly contradictory comments: […]

June 1 brain dump

Lots of stuff going on in the world, almost everywhere but here. * * * BP today is going to be cutting off and removing the collapsed, kinked riser pipe […]