Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Brookings Institution: FIXGOV- William Galston- The American People to its Leaders: Ground Troops Against ISIS and a Stronger National Defense

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I think its pretty clear about what we’ve learned in the last thirteen-years or so in our Middle East adventures. That if you try to defend and govern a country … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Alan J. Kuperman: “How Barack Obama Failed Libya”: Not Really

Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Alan J. Kuperman: How Obama Failed in Libya This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I supported a limited intervention of Libya that would have a coalition between America and Europe especially NATO … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion: Jonathan Capehart: “John Boehner Needs to Follow His Own Advice on DHS Funding”: How Senate Democrats Should Try to Fix Another GOP Mess

Washington Post: Opinion: Jonathan Capehart: John Boehner Needs to Follow His Own Advice on DHS Funding This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress It is not often that I agree with House Speaker John Boehner on … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FIXGOV- William Galston- State of The Union, President Obama in Campaign Mode: Pushes Middle Class Agenda

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus President Obama looked strong and confident to me last night. I really didn’t have any serious issues with the President’s speech. Going into the speech I was expecting a 2015 … Continue reading

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Keith Hughes: Cuba Explained- Ending the Embargo

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I’m not saying ending the Cuban trade embargo unconditionally is a good idea and sure as hell hope that is not what President Obama did. I’m in favor of ending … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion: Michael Gerson: Are Democrats Stuck in 1979?: How The Democratic Party Has Changed

The Washington Post: Opinion: Michael Gerson: Are Democrats Stuck in 1979? This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress Just to answer Mike Gerson’s title of his column, no. Democrats are not stuck in 1979, but some … Continue reading

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USA Today: Susan Page Interviewing Howard Dean- On the State of the Democratic Party

Source:The New Democrat  “Former presidential candidate Howard Dean talks about the state of the Democratic Party, the 2016 election and much more with USA TODAY’s Susan Page.” From USA Today I’ve been somewhat reluctant to write about why the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Brian Beutler- 2015 Congress Will Shake Up America’s Boring Politics: How Will a Party That Doesn’t Believe in Government Govern

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Here is sort of what the lighter more positive side of a united Republican Congress at least for Democrats, but perhaps bad for the rest of the country. A party that … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Noam Scheiber: “What My Book Got Wrong About Obama, Summers, Geithner, Recovery”: Looking at the First Term of President Barack Obama

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The New Republic: Opinion: Noam Scheiber: What My Book Got Wrong About, Obama, Summers, Geithner, Recovery It is rare at least in the last four years or so that … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: William J. Dobson: A Victory For Democratic Foreign Policy

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState on WordPress, May, 2011 and then reposted The New Republic: Opinion: William J. Dobson: A Victory For Democratic Foreign Policy I had just turned five years old and was in kindergarten when … Continue reading

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