Today, at the funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela, Barack Obama greeted a number of world leaders, including the communist dictator of Cuba, Raul Castro. The President warmly shook hands with Castro, slightly bowing during the visit to engage in pleasantries.
This week, fast food workers from around the country went on strike to demand higher wages of $15 per hour. There were strikes in 100 cities and protests in another 100 cities. The campaign was designed to elicit sympathy for fast food workers making $7.25 per hour, the current minimum wage.
The poll numbers continue to get worse for President Obama. This week, he suffered from the worst ratings of his presidency. CBS News reported an approval rating of only 37%, while CNN showed the President at a 41% approval rating. On the issue of Obamacare, the American people are extremely unhappy, giving the President’s signature program only a 31% approval rating in the CBS poll.
Gov. Bobby Jindal managed to be both right and wrong in his latest communication about the U.S. Department of Justice’s suit against Louisiana’s scholarship voucher program: the Pres. Barack Obama Administration has shifted tactics, but its goal to rewrite jurisprudence in the way it finds ideologically acceptable remains the same.
As President Obama stumbles and fumbles his way through his second term, his mistakes are impossible to overlook. From his handling of the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East to his failed economic policies to the disastrous roll out of Obamacare, it has been a year of train wrecks for the President.
Who fumbled the healthcare reform ball?
With football jargon now being used to describe the failure of government, the issue becomes who dropped the pigskin and who's now going to pick it up and move down the field?
A health insurance woe is me. Or, how did we get into this mess. Better yet, what do we do to get out of it?
Those are the questions discussed in a lively Google Hangout today, moments after President Obama proposed a solution to the immediate crises of insurance policy cancellations.
To say that the rollout of Obama Care has been disastrous would be to praise it.
President Obama began his first term in office with a worldwide apology tour. In a visit to Strasbourg, France, the President claimed that the United States of America had shown “arrogance, been dismissive, even derisive” in dealing with Europe.
American consumers have been misinformed by both sides of the political aisle over the issue of what Obamacare will be and what it won’t be. We have been told by the administration and by the President himself that we could keep our policies if we like them.