Obama’s Iraq War Blame Game

President Obama has always displayed a penchant for passing blame onto his predecessor, George W. Bush. The strategy was most evident during the recession and subsequent weak recovery, the responsibility for which somehow lay at the feet of Bush. It was a cynical, albeit effective, strategy especially since none of the president’s costly policies were…
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Young Voters Have Grown Up Under Obama – And That’s a Big Problem for Democrats

President Obama and Democrats in Congress have recently taken youth support for granted. It’s not without good reason. After all, young adults are the foundation upon which Barack Obama’s presidency rests. They are the age group that devoted countless man-hours to making a little-known junior senator from Illinois into an unmatched political force. We knocked…
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Early Stumbles Show Bloom is Off the Obama Rose

At one point, not too long ago President Obama could do no wrong. His book was an inspirational best-seller. His speeches were global events that were compared to those given by Martin Luther King. And every idea he had seemed to be a why-didn’t-we-think-of-that solution to Americans greatest ills. His 2008 campaign was an unstoppable…
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Jobs, Not Loan Rates, the Top Issue Facing Young Adults

Doing his best to reignite the constituency that carried him into the White House President Obama has been travelling to college campuses in three swing states to pander to youth voters. It’s a good political strategy. There are several things that could derail Obama’s reelection bid and the failure to rouse the youth vote is…
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Tax Code Ripe for a Spring Cleaning

It’s indisputable that our Tax Code is an absolute mess. The Code has grown so big that there are legitimate disputes about its actual length (3.4 million words seems to be the average). Such growth is “natural” as Congress begins to hand out favors (some well intentioned, others not) and special interests weasel their way…
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