Tagged: Obama

Tea Party’s Death Throes

Tea Party’s Death Throes

  The Tea Party may be dead but its spirit lives on like the toxin in a scorpion’s stinger. And that poison has proven lethal enough to kill the Farm Bill, leaving Republican leaders...

Listening to the Angels

Listening to the Angels

  Democrats have an opportunity to boldly go where no political party in America has gone before – the right way. No American political party has had the guts to stand for what is...

Name Calling Doesn’t Help

Name Calling Doesn’t Help

  I’m being called a “left-wing nut” and a “Communist” by readers who don’t agree with some of my blogs. But I am neither. I wouldn’t want to live in a Communist country. I...

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...

A Truly Great First Lady

A Truly Great First Lady

As  the first black First Lady, Michelle Obama held the aspirations of a nation in her hands. Her challenge: Be a lady yet be a force for dramatic and benevolent change. And raise two...

When Allies Get Ugly

When Allies Get Ugly

So the new president of the Philippines called President Obama a “son of a wh—” (rhymes with snore). With an ally like this, you might say America doesn’t need enemies. But Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (above) is...

The Forgotten Americans

The Forgotten Americans

  America’s first people have been neglected and abused for centuries. And their plight gets little or no attention. But every once in a while, the media show some interest. They’re in the spotlight...

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,...

Beware the Syrian Trap

Beware the Syrian Trap

  I was surprised – shocked – by Vladimir Putin’s shameless treachery in attacking Syrian rebels who, according to the media, are backed by the United States. But I was also surprised to find...