Archive for November, 2014

Republican hypocrisy on immigration

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

In the interest of setting the record straight, I would like to remind my Republican friends of certain facts they seem now to have forgotten. In doing so, perhaps I will educate others who either had simply never known the facts or who have come lately to the right wing fringe of American politics whose hate for Barack Obama has no bounds, and who now call for his impeachment for simply announcing his intention to issue an executive order on immigration. (more…)

Still giving thanks for elections

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

I’ve seen many elections come and go and am reminded that election day biennially marks the beginning of Thanksgiving season.

Regardless of what was to me a disappointing day, I am of one heart and mind with all of you in one thing. Of this I am certain. I am thankful that the long and tiresome season of political attack ads is over and that we will now have a respite, albeit far too short, from the vitriol of character assassination. (more…)

Barack Obama – A great U.S. president

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

We have now had a decade in which to view the Obama Presidency and measure it with a yardstick of comparison to those who came before him.

What judgments can we make at this point in his tenure? How does his time in the most powerful, influential office in the world stand in light of the successes and failures of the last 10 years? (more…)

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