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How Obama Can Bypass Congress to Create New Student Loan Forgiveness Program

October 26, 2011

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Bypassing Congress, the President, assisted by provisions in current Health Care Law (March, 2010) and precedent dating back to 1974 in the area of budget exercised executive privileges and powers to create a program of Forgiveness for student College loans. Provisions of the Program may be found here.   President to Ease Student Loan Burden for […]

Obama and West Don’t Have a Clue about What is Going on in Middle East – EX-CIA Officer

May 30, 2011

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Vacation interrupted to post this interesting column that appeared in this Sunday’s Telegraph in the UK: “Obama and West Don’t Have a Clue About What is Going On in the Middle East”- Ex-CIA  Officer David Cameron and Barack Obama ”don’t have a clue” about dealing with the war on terror, a former senior member of […]

Barack and the Battle for the Budget. A Cautionary Tale for Republicans

April 9, 2011

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Once again, the worm has turned and Barack Obama has emerged from a key debate with some portion of the successful outcome.  Like a deus ex machina, he reentered the fray at the eleventh hour and pushed the process over the line – he had done this successfully in December causing a flurry of legislation […]

US Declares Arming Rebels Means Training; We Already Have Troops On the Ground to Do This

March 30, 2011

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Holding President Obama back from rushing ahead to arm the rebels in Libya is the idea that for the more complicated weapons, training is needed.  We agonize over having boots on the ground.  Well On My Watch has already posted an article about the fact that there are already US boots on the ground: Islamabad—The […]

The United States: Country on Automatic Pilot?

March 23, 2011

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We thought we had a president who stood by his words – words that fell easily and smoothly from his lips as he gave us beautiful prose yet singularly uninspiring.  Now the man who begins most speeches with “Let me be clear…”  has yet to face the American People with his policy concerning  a not […]

Obama “Preps” for Islamic Middle East Du Jour; Europe Wants “Deep Democracy”

March 5, 2011

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The Washington Post headline yesterday was Obama administration prepares for possibility of new post-revolt Islamist regimes Oh my god, the word is out.  They certainly didn’t hear this from the CIA because the they just found out from al Jazeera.  Does this mean a change in table ware and cuisine?  When the Obamas become associated […]

RACE TO THE FINISH 2012 BEGINS MONDAY. FIRST OUT OF THE GATE – OBAMA? REPUBLICANS?

January 2, 2011

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In the absence of drawing post positions for the race to 2012, it will be the start of the race itself that will help determine how the entries will run. The Republicans  have been trumpeting their resolve to take down much of the framework of the Health Care legislation crafted by the Democrats and passed […]