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The Seriousness of Satire and President Obama

Lee Culpepper,   Like Charlie Hebdo, President Obama delights in picking at scabs to remind the world of its darkest flaws, but he simply can’t recognize his own. As a result, his godless and vindictive remedies offer no cure. They only cause greater infections. In the aftermath of the terror attacks in Paris, the White House […] Read More →

Obama is the main obstacle to economic growth

Donald Lambro,  WASHINGTON — No matter what President Obama said about the state of our union Tuesday night, the economy’s prognosis is not good. Who says so? A hefty majority of the American people in a new Washington Post/ABC News poll that sought their opinion about the economy’s health. Roughly six in 10 said it […] Read More →

Obama Calls for Closing U.S. Income Gap

 U.S. President Barack Obama declared the U.S. economy healed and said the nation now must begin work to close the gap between the well-off and the wanting. “Tonight we turn the page,” Obama said in his sixth annual State of the Union address. “We have risen from recession freer to write our own future than […] Read More →

How Come the President Never Talks About My Rent?

 It’s a sign that the housing market is largely mended that Barack Obama barely mentioned homeownership in his penultimate State of the Union address Tuesday night, as he did at least 16 times in his previous six State of the Unions. The president did take the opportunity to tell the story of a couple from Minnesota […] Read More →

Obama’s #SOTU Speech to focus on middle class

 President Barack Obama will challenge the Republican-led Congress to back his tax-raising ideas for helping middle-class Americans in a State of the Union speech on Tuesday that will set up a tough debate and may impact the 2016 campaign to replace him. Looking to burnish his legacy with two years left in office, Obama will […] Read More →

Obama threatens to veto Iran sanctions bill

 President Obama, joined by British Prime Minister David Cameron, sharply warned Congress Friday not to pursue new sanctions on Iran — saying they could derail the effort to strike a deal barring the country from getting a nuclear weapon. Obama confirmed he has even warned congressional Democrats, some of whom support a new sanctions bill, […] Read More →

To fight hackers, Obama wants companies to share threats

 U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce a renewed push for cybersecurity legislation after recent headline-grabbing hacks against companies like Sony Pictures and Home Depot. Obama will throw his support behind efforts to give liability protection to companies that quickly share information about attacks, but will require strict protections for personal information, the White […] Read More →

Obama: With tech advances come privacy risks for US

 President Barack Obama on Monday proposed strengthening laws against identity theft by requiring notification when consumer information is hacked, providing more free access to credit scores and protecting students’ private data. Obama said identity theft is a growing problem that costs billions of dollars and can “ruin your life.” He said the age of technology […] Read More →