Tag: obama

  • Cornel West on The Obama Presidency

    “He’s just another neoliberal centrist with a smile and with a nice rhetorical flair.”

  • Secrecy Is the Problem

    If the press does not expose government secrets, no one else will.

  • Why Romney/Ryan Could Win

    “At issue is not that R&R are such bad or good candidates, but that people have been fed such hatred toward Obama over the last 4 years they want to have any person but him in the WH. Sure Obama has had his issues, but many of the problems were exacerbated and the lack of resolution […]

  • Why Romney's Taxes Don't Matter

    “No republican is ever going to vote for Obama because Romney doesn’t release his taxes. No Democrat is ever going to vote for Romney because he does release his taxes. .. . The reason why the democrat/Obama camp is making/keeping this an issue is twofold: In many respects, political awareness is a zero-sum game. There is only so […]

  • Why the US Can't Default on Its Debt

    “All Obama would have to do is hold a press conference and say “per our Constitution in Amendment 14, Section 4 we can not default on our debt – as such I am authorizing the Treasury to continue issuing bonds under the Necessary and Proper Clause to ensure a functional government.” Then as he leaves […]

  • Birthers Are Racists

    “Asking questions about Obama’s past gets you called a racist. No, continuously questioning his citizenship despite the mountain of evidence to the contrary gets you called a racist.” Commenter on MetaFilter

  • ACORN as Bain

    “I’m just trying to imagine if Obama had been listed as the Chief Executive Officer of, say, ACORN, but then he tried to insist that he had not actually been involved with ACORN, despite having attended several board meetings and of course dutifully filling out legal proper paperwork listing himself as the CEO. The rage would […]