Posts Tagged ‘Obama’
Hint: It ain’t a Republican.
Not Obama, either.
(He came in second. Probably something to do with that stimulus package that avoided a depression.)
Turns out Bubba Clinton is No. 1.
I saw this chart on Derek Thompson’s blog over on the Atlantic. You can read more about it here. There are addition charts that underscore the one you see here.
Andrew Sullivan had his own thoughts here.
Bottom line, if you are truly concerned about the fiscal future of this country (and assuming you are grounded in reality enough to actually comprehend facts) I’m not sure, given the track record, voting for someone other than the current President is going to have a happy ending.
After reading this piece I am reminded that, given the current criticism of our role in Libya, it is perhaps instructive to note that the French involvement in the Revolutionary War could likewise be characterized as “leading from behind”.
People making arguments against the level of our relatively minimal involvement in Libya seem to lose sight of a simple truth: you cannot free a slave, or a subject populace.
They can only free themselves.
Posted in Agendas, tagged Christianist, Congress, Conservative, Fundamentalism, Global Warming, GOP, Government, Health Care, Obama, Politics, Religion, Sarah Palin, Tea Party on January 11, 2011| Leave a Comment »
“I am not horrified by the rhetoric and love of violence on the far right because I have some attachment to the Democrats. I am horrified because it is horrifying, because for years now, this kind of thing has become commonplace at the very top of the conservative political apparatus, and because the invocation of violence in a political context is inherently corrosive of democratic values. When you add to this a party committed to the use of military force as almost a first option, and to torture as a legal method of interrogation, it is irresponsible not to worry about where this is headed.”