As we've previously discussed in this space, State of the Union addresses are mostly useless. The pageantry is nice, and the speech itself provides ad...
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Big presidential speeches do not help shape and shift opinion. The power of the bully pulpit is overrated. Presidents typically evince support for pol...
Wow. No wonder higher education is in trouble! Do people really think that the president's lame rhetorical performance is emblematic of the teaching style of our nation's higher ed faculty?
The Sputnik moment for clean energy has not passed, and if reelected, President Obama may have another opportunity to do a big thing or two.
Here are the ten sources behind the most memorable lines of Obama's address.
Debates are won by the candidate who presents the most compelling and persuasive character. If I can convince you I'm an honest, straight talker, you'll believe what else I say. If I can't, you won't.
There are two fundamental schools of thought on foreign policy: suppose the Israelis launch a preemptive attack against Iran -- what does the United States do?
The nastiness of Obama's supporters' reactions to Hillary even in victory is another version of the politics he wants to end.
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