In the words of Robert Reich, “The real contrast is between Bernie’s vision of a government responsive to the vast majority [such as his single-payer health care plan], and Hillary’s vision of a government very much like the one we have now [of which her support for the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is a good example].”
Friday, January 29, 2016
Monday, January 11, 2016
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On Tuesday, January 12, President Obama will deliver his eight State of the Union (SOTU) address. Although other presidents have chosen to deliver post-election SOTU addresses—Lyndon Johnson in 1969, while Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, and Jimmy Carter submitted theirs in writing—most likely, it will be President Obama’s last.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
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Well, as expected, Presidents Obama’s earnest call to tighten gun regulations through executive order has been a windfall for gun companies. Their stocks soared on the expectation that tightened gun regulations will make it harder for responsible gun owners to buy a gun. It seems to me that responsible gun owners, who supposedly obey the gun laws, should have no problem with tightening regulations to keep guns from people who should not own guns — terrorist, criminals, the mentally ill. As President Obama said, “A majority of gun owners agree that we can respect the Second Amendment while keeping an irresponsible law-breaking few form inflicting harm on a massive scale.”