Category Archives: Barack Obama

Trump thought war with Iran could help reelect Obama. What about helping Trump?

Aaron Blake of the Washington Post – The president who once mused about a president attacking Iran to win reelection has now inched closer to war with Iran — in his own reelection year. But if President Trump truly thinks … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Barack Obama, Controversial, Donald Trump, Iran, Middle East

The 2010s Were A Complicated Decade For Democrats And White Voters

 Clare Malone of FiveThirtyEight – Former Vice President Joe Biden is trying to use an electability argument to pick up where President Obama left off among Democrats. There’s an aphorism I like, that we are entirely new people from one … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, African-American, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

ProPublica: We Found a “Staggering” 281 Lobbyists Who’ve Worked in the Trump Administration

David Mora of Columbia Journalism School in ProPublica – That’s one lobbyist for every 14 political appointees, and four times more than Obama had appointed six years into office. Continue…

Posted in Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Lobbyists

Trump Is Falling Almost 1 Million Jobs Short Vs. Obama

Chuck Jones in Forbes – The underlying economy is weaker than perceived when you look at March quarter’s GDP numbers and railroad traffic taking a significant downward move over the past month. If the economy continues on this path it … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Economics

The deadly dance of the Eagle and the Dragon, Part 2: America and its three false dawns

By David Murrin, author of Breaking the Code of History – Since 2001 and 9/11, America’s three presidents have all contributed to America’s decline in their own inimitable ways. In this America has conformed to the characteristics of this phase … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, David Murrin, Donald Trump, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States