Posts Tagged with "Obama"

Quote of the Day

Thursday, October 22, 2009

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“A cult of personality arises when a country’s leader uses mass media to create an idealized and heroic public image, often through unquestioning flattery and praise.” Compliments of Pravda, of all places. Interesting article that I don’t fully agree with. But the quote above is spot-on.

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A Most Dangerous Precedent…

Monday, March 30, 2009

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Over the weekend, the Obama administration “requests” the CEO of General Motors to resign. And he does. Regardless of the current financial situation of GM, or the partial bailout funds GM has received, this is probably the most egregious–and frightening–move the administration could make. The amount of interference of the government currently in private corporations […]

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What World is the President From?

Saturday, February 21, 2009

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Saturday’s Presidential Radio Address, where the President hailed the massive (and little- (or non-) read by the voting members of Congress) spending package formerly know as a “stimulus” package:“Never before in our history has a tax cut taken effect faster or gone to so many hardworking Americans,” Obama said Saturday in his weekly radio and […]

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Did Not Expect THAT in the Inauguration Speech!

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Subtitle: Call for the End of the Most of the Federal Government Quote, direct from the speech: The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works, whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is […]

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An Historic Day…

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Today the United States will inaugurate our first African-American President. For that, I am proud. But I am also a bit cynical. We are also inaugurating the first President-elect that rather than hold to the precedent of being in the background between Election Day and the Inauguration, has instead decided to co-opt the presidency, while […]

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Inaugural Thoughts..and the 80’s

Saturday, January 10, 2009

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With the inauguration coming up, and with the 80’s in mind, somehow I don’t think even Obama The Glorious One can match these words both in eloquence AND content: “It is no coincidence that our present troubles parallel and are proportionate to the intervention and intrusion in our lives that result from unnecessary and excessive […]

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Personal Thoughts on the Faith of Barack Obama

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

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After having read the book and done the review, it’s time to give some of my personal thoughts. This is not a reflection on the book, nor the author, or the publisher, but my own thoughts. Clear? As I hinted at in my review, one of the central issues is the church where his faith […]

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