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Posts Tagged ‘President

Ron Paul the kind of President he would be

January 12, 2012

Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul is a guy who has been in Congress on and off for 12 terms, dating back to 1976. His views have been pretty consistent, and because he has run for president several times, also pretty well known. A practicing physician who claims to have helped in the births of over […]

Mindsets trapped by American propaganda

May 14, 2011

The West can see itself and others only through the eyes of its own propaganda. Political scientists understand that US electoral outcomes are determined by powerful monied interests that finance the political campaigns and that the bills Congress passes and the President signs are written by these interest groups to serve their narrow interests. Such […]

Corporate sponsorship the reason Obama has let us all down

November 1, 2010

Rober D. Hodge writes in his excellent new book ‘The Mendacity of Hope’, “Obama is judged not as a man but as a fable, a tale of moral uplift that redeems the sins of America’s shameful past,” our longing for him to be Martin Luther King reborn. It is not primary a question of individual […]

44 percent of Americans happier with George W. Bush than Obama

December 21, 2009

A recent Gallup poll found that President Obama’s approval rating continues to dip. But the poll also uncovered a much more disturbing fact: 44 percent of Americans would be happier with George W. Bush back in the White House. My, how quickly we forget. If you are one of the 44 percent who may be […]

The Cost of the President and First Lady lobbying for the Olympics

October 3, 2009

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama both traveled to Copenhagen this week to promote Chicago’s bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games–and on separate airplanes. And of course taxpayers picked up the tab for both jets ferrying the president and first lady separately to Europe. A Congressional Research Service (CRS) report cited two cost estimates for an hour […]