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October 09, 2013 |
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Polls show both parties are suffering in the government shutdown and debt-ceiling fights. The numbers for Republicans are marginally worse than those for President Obama and Democrats, but no one is escaping without damage. For example, an Oct. 3-6 CNN p...
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October 02, 2013 |
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They said they wanted to avoid it, but at the stroke of midnight Monday, four people got the government shutdown they wanted. President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wanted a shutdown to restore the president's sagging approval ratin...
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September 25, 2013 |
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We are just days away from the October 1 deadline when the Affordable Care Act goes into effect, but President Barack Obama's signature law is nowhere near ready for primetime.  While Mr. Obama travels the country demonizing his political opponents and re...
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September 25, 2013 |
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This has been a bad year for President Obama. He lost the sequester PR battle, failed to pass gun control, stalled progress on immigration reform, and handled Syria ineptly. There's been tremendous problems implementing his signature health law, whose unp...
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September 18, 2013 |
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In 2010, Republicans took the House of Representatives by gaining 63 seats. They also picked up six U.S. senators and 675 state legislators, giving them control of more legislative chambers than any time since 1928. The GOP also won 25 of 40 gubernatorial...
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September 11, 2013 |
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In his Tuesday afternoon visit with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill, President Barack Obamasaid that his evening television address would not cause a 20-point rise in support in the polls for an attack on Syria. The president told GOP senators that whi...
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September 04, 2013 |
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Resolute leadership, clear goals and as much unity in Washington as possible are required when America contemplates military action. Someone should let the White House know. Two years ago President Obama said that "the time has come" for Syrian President...
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August 28, 2013 |
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Harvard (and later Columbia) sociologist Robert K. Merton wrote in 1936 about the "unanticipated consequences of purposive social action." Pity that Barack Obama, an alumnus of both universities, either never read or took to heart Merton's warnings. It wo...

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