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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Forget Congress: This is Obama’s Immigration Bill

Everyone in the press remarking how smart President Obama is playing this: freshly reelected, the president is nevertheless taking a back seat and letting the Senate drive the immigration bill. But Obama is playing it even smarter than that. He is in fact in the driver’s seat, steering the legislation toward its ultimate passage. Nothing… Continue Reading

Poetic Injustice

Did you find the poet at President Obama’s inauguration as insufferable as I did? Did your child look at you, like mine did, and say, “Nothing rhymes”? I found Richard Blanco’s “poem” – it wasn’t much of a poem, more like narrative recited as if it were poetry – both prosaic and long, which is… Continue Reading

Let’s Stop! Michelle Abandons “Let’s Move” Campaign

First Lady Michelle Obama appears to have abandoned, at least for now, her oft-criticized “Let’s Move” initiative to promote exercise and healthy eating among the nation’s youth, halting public appearances and statements related to the program. Mrs. Obama does not appear to have done anything much to personally publicize the initiative in more than four… Continue Reading

Obama and Hillary Pal Around on 60 Minutes

Secretary of State Clinton and President Obama made an unusual appearance together on 60 Minutes last night. Below is an excerpt. This can’t sit well with Vice President Biden, who is putting out word that he is “intoxicated” by the thought of running for president. If Biden wasn’t vice president, people would be reading this… Continue Reading