Tag Archives: Barack Obama

The Al Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner

For the past week I’ve been recovering from watching the last Presidential debate. The tenor of the entire presidential campaign has me worried about the great divisions in this country and how it’ll affect the health of the democratic republic. … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln and the Radical Abolitionists

Recently I watched on the internet a movie preview of the upcoming Steven Spielberg movie on Abraham Lincoln. I’m really looking forward to this film, as Spielberg is one of my favorite filmmakers and Lincoln is my favorite President. In … Continue reading

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Presidents and the Supreme Court

In the next week or so, the Supreme Court will be ruling on whether parts or all of Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, specifically the mandate on making people buy health insurance, is constitutional or not. This … Continue reading

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Supporting Barack Obama

Election times are here again and Obama is going through the same criticisms that all past Presidents face during an election year. If a Democrat is President, the Republicans accuse him of being a bleeding heart socialist who’s out to … Continue reading

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Voting

With the 2012 Presidential elections coming up, it’s time to look back on the past 4 years and decide who we want to vote for. I know many progressives who had high hopes for change after the 2008 elections and … Continue reading

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Obama and the Republicans

Way back in January, I wrote a blog about possible areas that Democrats could work with Republicans on. I had thought that there must be some common ground between the Tea Party Republicans and the Democrats that they could work … Continue reading

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On Repealing “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” This December

Many people have been exasperated by the Obama administration’s appeal of a recent court case that repeals DADT and I understand that frustration. During the 2008 campaign and in his State of the Union earlier this year, Obama promised to … Continue reading

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