Fair Is So Unfair

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President Obama as the detached arbiter of economic justice.

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Obama’s Stale State Of Denial Speech

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The president has selective memory on his own record.

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Obama’s State of the Campaign Address

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“Unions, environmentalists, teachers, Hispanic immigrants, women, I’m your president.”

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A New Era of Responsibility?

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President’s proposed 2011 budget is a fiscal sham.

Obama’s Budget Blame Game

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The president blames his predecessor for his own fiscal profligacy.

Obama unveils $3.83T budget with massive deficits – AP

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.83 trillion budget on Monday that would pour more money into the fight against high unemployment, boost taxes on the wealthy and freeze spending for a wide swath of government programs. The deficit for this year would surge to a record-breaking $1.56 trillion, topping last year’s then […]

The State of the Union: a Hollow Speech

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The era of big speeches is over.

Peggy Noonan: The Obama Contradiction – WSJ.com

When you watch a president give a State of the Union Address on television, you’re always watching three people: the president at the podium, and the vice president and House speaker on the rise behind him. As a TV shot it’s awkward. The vice president and the speaker have been instructed by media professionals not […]

Obama’s Destructive Course

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A disappointing speech from a disappointing president.

State of the Union: “Woe to the People Whose Leader Has No Teacher”

Historically, State of the Union speeches leave no trace. Their impact on presidential approval ratings is nil. Their utility, therefore, is in what they reflect about the presidential character and the presidential course. Last night President Obama gave a speech that was at times quite eloquent, and on occasion rhetorically empty. But at all times […]