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Republicans Rally to Give Obama Full Support on Trade Powers

Robert Hardaway | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Robert Hardaway

While Republicans have not been bashful about opposing Obama when they believe he has over-stepped his constitutional authority, they have supported him fully when it comes to giving him full powers to negotiate on matters important to the American economy and the preservation of American jobs.

Dratted Deadlines Demand Desperation

Frank A. Weil | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

Why, oh why, do we let ourselves get in these pickles where we begin to seriously worry that our leaders will take us over the cliff into an abyss of ...

The Evil of Banality

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

It could be that our institutions are so corrupt, our political discourse so banal and polluted, that they are incapable of lifting us up from our national malaise.