Tag Archives: President Obama

Shame on you Mr. Speaker

I wasn’t much enamored with the political antics of Speaker John Boehner before, but now I am appalled at his arrogance. He is in Israel, allegedly on congressional business, and he is bad-mouthing the foreign policy and actions of the United States in order to demean President Obama in particular and the Democrats in general. We know he invited Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to speak before congress. It was an egregious protocol breech, if not unconstitutional. We also know that very sensitive negotiations are in…

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Mr Mayor

When I was a little boy, my mother said, “If you don’t have anything nice to say about another, don’t say anything at all.” It is obvious that Rudy Giuliani’s mother did not say that to him Since when is Mr. Giuliani prescient into the mind of President Obama? Mr. Giuliani was a prosecutor, turned Mayor, turned lucky Mayor, turned gadfly, turned obnoxious individual and one whom the media continues to give an extended fifteen minutes of fame. It is time to stop.

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How to campaign in Alaska

Democrat Senator Mark Begich of Alaska hasn’t really done much for Alaska in his five years in the Senate. Usually the Alaskan delegation in Congress pass bills to get federal money into the state for various projects. Some of them are beneficial and some are a waste of money. Remember the 320-million dollar bridge to nowhere. In five years the only bill Senator Begich got passed was the renaming of a courthouse in Anchorage. So what his campaign pledge as a democrat in a red…

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To bomb or not to bomb?

Listening to the Senate hearing on authorizing a limited, degrading air strike against Syria I am suspicious that listening is a difficult thing for Senators. Each and every Senator used their pulpit time to advance their own political views. Senator Rubio took nearly ten minutes to ask a simple question to Secretaries Kerry and Hagel and General Dempsey, a question that had already been asked in a different way by another member of the committee. It is also interesting to me is that if the…

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