Monthly Archives: November 2012

One for the Money, Two for the Show

I spent a lot of time thinking about a topic for my last blog post. Do I write on the need for bipartisanship at a time when economic ruin looks more and more realistic as the days pass? Or, do … Continue reading

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Obama Tax Plan Dependent on Republican House

In a recent speech Obama urged the House to pass his tax plan so he can sign it into law. Obama’s proposed tax plan will not tax the first $250,000 of every American citizens income. Therefore 98 percent of Americans … Continue reading

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Rising Popularity of Presidential Biographies

  In the past 30 years there has been an increasing popularity for presidential biographies.  Currently, three out of five books on the non-fiction New York Times’ best seller list detail the lives and/or deaths of past presidents; Killing Kennedy … Continue reading

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Even Some Republicans Think He’s Unreasonable

A commentator on NPR asked Grover Norquist which was most important in regards to the fiscal cliff: taxes, spending, or federal debt. Norquist answers, “Spending is the most important because the other two derived from the total cost of government is government … Continue reading

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Obama Romney Meeting Shows Hope for Bipartisan Politics

Obama and Romney finally met face to face today for the first time since the campaign ended.  In Obama’s post election speech he said he would like to meet with Romney because Romney “Presented some ideas during the course of … Continue reading

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From Campaign Trail to Turkey Chili

Both presidential contenders in the 2012 election, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, met in the Oval Office today. They enjoyed lunch and some small talk. Sadly for Romney, it was Obama who let him in the White House door while … Continue reading

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Even after several weeks of talks on the looming fiscal cliff, there still seems to be no real resolution as of yet between Republican and Democratic lawmakers. The president wants Bush-era tax breaks to be extended for all but the … Continue reading

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