Friday, 22nd September 2017

Sandy And The Politics of Presidential Leadership

Posted on 01. Nov, 2012 by in Current Events, Politics


Along with the devastation caused by Hurricane and Superstorm Sandy, the nation is being availed of the opportunity to see an American president acting presidential. Barack Obama took time off of the campaign trail to play the part of president that he sought with rare perseverance during his 2008 iteration. It is striking, to see […]

Obama’s Unbecoming Presidential Campaign

Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 by in Analysis, Politics


Who knew the fate of the presidential election would tip on the number of women voting as if their lady parts depend on it? Early on in the presidential race, Barrack Obama’s campaign made the calculation to use young, unmarried, female voters, a group that leans heavily Democratic as a punch card for a second […]

Republicans Hope For A Rainy Day

Posted on 02. Oct, 2012 by in Current Events, Politics


Many months have passed since Mitt Romney became the presumptive Republican Party nominee for president of the United States. Far before that, President Barack Obama and his surrogates were at work defining Romney and the choice that voters will face on Election Day. Yet polls consistently find between five and ten percent of the electorate […]

Political Contributions by Media Fail Americans

Posted on 26. Sep, 2012 by in Analysis, Politics


With six weeks until the presidential election, Mitt Romney is fighting an uphill battle against two opponents. Barack Obama is the main opponent, whom by all economic and foreign policy circumstances, should be a paper tiger on Election Day. His second opponent, which for the remainder of the race is increasingly asserting itself as his […]

Pat Quinn’s Failure to Lead

Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by in Current Events, Politics


Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Tuesday again vetoed gambling expansion legislation. It’s not that Quinn opposed gambling expansion, it’s that he didn’t like the law the legislature passed. He cited gaps in the oversight aspect of the bill. It is relevant to note that this defeat of gambling expansion is…

Akin’s Radical Conservatism Threatens GOP

Posted on 31. Aug, 2012 by in Current Events, Politics


Republicans around the country hopeful to gain control of both executive and legislative branches of government are fuming amidst the wreckage caused by Congressman Todd Akin, GOP senate candidate of Missouri. Akin’s remark to St. Louis KTVI, that a woman’s body, victimized by “legitimate rape,” has the capacity to thwart pregnancy has become the cause […]