Tagged: Obama Administration

Leave Norway? No Thanks!

Leave Norway? No Thanks!

  Norwegians aren’t jumping at Trump’s invitation to emigrate to America. They’ve been unenthusiastic about moving here for a while. According to a  Reuters report: While hundreds of thousands of Norwegians emigrated to the U.S....

A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

Clearly, the most logical alternative to Obamacare is a program similar to Canada’s. But that’s “socialism,” and no Republican Congress would agree to anything like that. So I’m offering them a way to give the voters some health...

Black Americans and Obama

Black Americans and Obama

At the risk of having my opinion dismissed again as “garbage,” I am going to give you my two cents worth on the complaints some black Americans  have against President Obama. Of course President...

What Hillary Really Said

What Hillary Really Said

There he goes again… Donald Trump has unleashed a new attack ad that shows Hillary supposedly saying, “We are going to raise taxes on the middle class.” It’s doctored, of course. As Chris Hayes demonstrated on MSNBC last...

The FBI Hatchet Man

The FBI Hatchet Man

  I spent a lifetime in the news business and I’ve never heard a law enforcement official slander a “suspect” the way Hillary Clinton is being slandered. FBI Director James Comey (above) admits he has...

Fact or Fiction? Does it Matter?

Fact or Fiction? Does it Matter?

In this bizarre age, when politics is reality TV and facts are whatever people will believe, the “news” is nothing more than entertainment – laced with a toxic undercurrent of propaganda. A few afternoons ago,...

Dealing with Cuba

Dealing with Cuba

  For the past half century, America has been Cuba’s enemy, punishing the island’s people for the sins of its leaders. But, with typical common sense and compassion, President Obama is ending the long blockade...

An Empty Gesture

An Empty Gesture

  By nominating Merrick Garland to succeed the late Justice Antonin Scalia, President Obama put Republicans on the spot politically but missed an opportunity to fire up the Democratic base going into November’s general election....

When Good Sense Prevails

When Good Sense Prevails

  The President’s State of the Union speech was a humdinger, resounding oratory with a core of reasonableness and perceptiveness. But to me, the most compelling argument for his policies transpired behind the scenes,...