Category Archives: US History

USA Debt Rating Downgrade to AA+ is from our failure to cut defense and entitlements


S&P’s decision to downgrade the US debt rating from AAA to AA+ is very unwelcome news but it should not surprise anybody, especially in Washington where neither party has been willing to tackle the deficit or the debt in a … Continue reading

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Rulers of England


Rulers of England In honor of the upcoming English Royal Wedding and the fact I’m watching “The Tudors” on Netflix right now, I thought it would be fun to post a list of the rulers of England. This is a … Continue reading

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Stop Torturing Obama’s Torture Policies


Over at President Picker I have posted my view on Obama’s Torture Policy.    I think it’s a good policy.   Comment over there please if you want to express yourself.

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David Brooks on Different Economic Points of View


David Brooks of the New York Times is one of my very  favorite thinkers – he’s a calm and intellectual conservative who manages to maintain a great deal of respect for the reality of the sweeping political changes before us, … Continue reading

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Obama Inaugural Speech


My fellow citizens: I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well … Continue reading

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Barack Obama Victory Speech Transcript. US President Elect Speech. November 4th 2008


Hello, Chicago. If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power … Continue reading

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Election Day 2008


Election Day 2008 Voting is still underway but the outcome is already clear – Obama will win our US presidency by either a modest or large number of electoral votes and probably about 54% or more of the popular vote. … Continue reading

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