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  • U.S. stagnates under Obama

    U.S. stagnates under Obama
    As President Barack Obama continues to struggle with the economy, his annual budgets and his attempts to unravel the catastrophe of the terrorist attack in Banghazi, Libya where four Americans were killed, I thought examining Mr. Obama's political background before he took office could possibly provide some answers to these numerous conflicts which appear to be haunting him.
  • Same-sex marriage seals Obama's fate as a one-term president

    Same-sex marriage seals Obama's fate as a one-term president
    Barack Obama made himself a one-term president last week by telling ABC, "I think that same-sex couples should be able to get married." Up till now, he was politically savvy, saying his position was "evolving." But in repealing the military's "don't ask,...

    Why aren't liberal Democrats ever called 'extremists'?

    Why aren't liberal Democrats ever called 'extremists'?
    Don't you find it odd that the word "extremism" seems to apply only to conservative Republicans? Terminology often drives political discourse, and those who control the terms often determine the outcome. Establishment Republicans have too often been...

    Fair representation for all

    Fair representation for all
    The battle over legislative redistricting in Maryland provides only the latest evidence of the failure of winner-take-all congressional elections in single-member districts. In these districts huge numbers of people will, by design, vote regularly for...


    Barack Obama, the Illinois Democrat who built a campaign and a movement around the promise of change, won a resounding victory over Republican John McCain Tuesday night, becoming the first black president in U.S. history. Choosing a steady 47-year-old...