Category Archives: President Obama

The Distinct Political Paths of Barack Obama and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

 Benjamin Wallace-Wells of The New Yorker – There isn’t an obvious place for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the current Democratic effort, which is trying to persuade voters that an expansive agenda is common sense. Continue…

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Republican Brains Differ From Democrats’ Brains In Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

by Stephanie Pappas Whether you pulled the lever for Barack Obama or Mitt Romney may reflect how your brain copes with risk, new research finds. Comparing Democrat and Republican participants turned up differences in two brain regions: the right amygdala … Continue reading

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The Lonely Answer: Syria is for Realists

By Ken Feltman I didn’t set a red line, the world set a red line. -President Barack Obama    Yes, President Obama once again decided to vote “present” instead of making a decision. This is but the latest in a … Continue reading

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Should the GOP break the anti-tax pledge?

By Ken Feltman   Writing about people I know is never easy and, in effect, that is what Politico is asking when they ask me to write about whether Republicans should break their anti-tax pledge. Grover Norquist has had an enormous impact … Continue reading

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Candy Tries to Help Her Hero

By Mark Rhoads A debate moderator who cannot hide her personal bias deserves to be called out publicly. Candy Crowley of CNN did not even try to appear to be neutral or objective. But her low point was when she interrupted Mitt Romney to … Continue reading

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