Obama’s Second Annual Back-to-School Speech: Is Anyone Listening?

Last year I wrote two posts about President Obama’s Back-to-School speech. It was quite the hot topic. This year, there hasn’t been a peep about today’s 2nd annual Back-to-School speech to be broadcast live on the White House website and via CNN as announced on WhiteHouse.gov. After all the hullabaloo surrounding the content of last […]

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Health Care Reform: Does the Constitution Even Matter?

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The anger between those who bought the campaign push that health care reform must happen NOW, at any cost, and those who preferred a more measured approach to make sure that change is effective, affordable and not over-reaching, has been building for the better part of a year. That anger was finally unleashed last week […]

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Who Is Really Against Health Care Reform?

The conservative approach to health care reform is a systematic one. Let’s fix the things we know are broken, not throw the baby out with the bathwater and start over with an unknown quantity that is untested, unfunded and unproven anywhere to be better than the system we have.

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Shooting the Messenger: Was Obama’s Speech Dead Upon Arrival?

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As much as I’d like to talk about Jon Gosselin’s appearance on ABC News Primetime: Family Secrets last night, I’m withholding that commentary to discuss what an even more important Dad had to say yesterday. *Gasp!* More significant than what the most villainous soon-to-be-ex-husband in reality TV decided to get off his chest in complete […]

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The Donkey in the Room

While I may not have a dog in this fight (my toddler is in “pre-preschool”), after reading all the hullabaloo, I can’t help but have an opinion. Not on whether the President should or should not speak to school children in the classroom about education, but about why people should find it so surprising that […]

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