President Obama’s third State of the Union speech was accurately dubbed as his opening salvo on the re-election campaign trail. The speech was not only the official beginning of his campaign, but also showed his future Republican opponent that he intends to battle hard for the political middle of this country.
President Obama will deliver his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. While one U.S. senator from Colorado is calling for the two parties to sit together, one of the state’s congressmen says he won’t even show up.
While President Obama likely won’t have the rock concert reception at his campaign stops in 2012, he still needs the effort of the college aged vote to be his army of volunteers on the ground. The question is, will they be there for him in 2012?
The Democratically controlled U.S. Senate declined to pass the American Jobs Act on Tuesday, and thereby gave President Barack Obama the moment of truth that he predicted, but I’m unsure if he knew just how much truth would come from this moment.
However, the moral questions are ones that will be left for politicians and their constituents to answer. And for that part of the discussion, the debate seems far more one sided.
Part of President Obama’s job creation plans includes renovating schools across the country.
President Obama is pushing a plan to let states do away with part of the no child left behind education law.
The economy and recession worries will dominate Obama’s Denver visit.
Conventional wisdom, which is generally made up of beliefs that are considered to be true by the majority, is often based on assumptions that haven’t been tested against history and facts. After giving the question some thought, I arrived at a few pieces of conventional wisdom that I disagree with.
Taxing the rich will not singlehandedly make a difference to a country spending trillions on Social Security, Defense and Medicare. And ignoring them completely is not going to inspire millionaires to suddenly hire a fleet of unemployed Americans to rebuild our country.