Obama

This Might Be the Last Traditional Coal Power Plant to Be Built in America
October 27, 2013

In rural, central Georgia, in a town called Sandersville in WashingtonCounty, a former state legislator with a blighted record has teamed up with a racketeer and a wealthy southern family to build a coal plant, and it may be the only one built in American in the foreseeable future. 

Seven Reasons To Stop Being Fatalistic About Immigration Reform
October 24, 2013

The path to actually passing immigration reform is actually pretty simple

Maya Angelou and Judy Blume Are Wrong About Childhood Reading
October 22, 2013

This morning, over 120 children’s book authors and illustrators sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing concern for “our readers,” a.k.a. tots through tweens.

The EPA Case Could Determine the Fate of Obama's Ambitious Climate Plan
October 15, 2013

This morning, the Supreme Court announced that it will consider manufacturing industry trade groups and Republican-held state governments' case to repeal some of the Environmental Protection Agency’s greenhouse gas regulations.

Obama Should Just Give in to the Republicans
October 10, 2013

President Obama should give in. Yes, this mess is all the Republicans’ fault. Yes, it’s outrageous that they can hold the government hostage in order to reargue a law that’s been voted on, signed, enacted, and upheld by the Supreme Court.

Revealed: The Insiders Whose Kids Got White House Internships
September 24, 2013

America has an uneasy relationship with the idea of the unpaid internship. On the one hand, it’s a way for young people to get some experience and learn some things.

No, Washington, Syria is Actually Not All About You
September 06, 2013

In today’s paper, The Washington Post writes that President Obama has “staked the credibility of the United States—and his presidency—on his call for a military operation.” In the Wall Street Journal, Bill Galston warned more darkly of the consequenc

Play-by-Play: The Obama-Putin Handshake in Seven Photos
September 06, 2013

Both men start their handshake way too early. Nerves.

Congress Can't Pass a Farm Bill. And Now We're Waiting on them to Stop a Slaughter?
August 31, 2013

Today, President Obama finally addressed the main question that has gripped this town on Syria: will he or won't he?He will, as we knew he would.

Intervening in Syria is Stupid
An attack would be illegal and ineffective. It wouldn't satisfy hawkish critics, either.
August 29, 2013

The only real choice is between pushing for regime change and not getting involved. He should choose the second one

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