Archive for: August 25, 2011

August 25, 2011

Obama: From Truman’s Whistle-Stop to Wilsonian Folly

Filed under: In The News,Politics In General - 25 Aug 2011

President Obama’s tour through the Midwest in a coal-black Darth Vader-mobile begs comparison with past presidential excursions. I’m thinking of those made by presidents Harry Truman and Woodrow Wilson.

First, the president repeated his Trumanesque mantra about his version of a …

Are We a “Me” Society or a “We” Society?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 25 Aug 2011

This will become an extremely important decision by the time that the next election rolls by. For example Obama made a statement this week that as soon as he lost the rating it was the fault of politics.

“There’s nothing wrong …

La Raza Unida leader sentenced to life in prison for racketeering

La Raza Unida (The United Race) leader Johnny Joe Guerra faces spending the rest of his life in federal prison for drug trafficking while two other members of the La Raza Unida gang will be serving lengthy prison terms for …

Ruling by decree when leadership fails

By: Peter Lemiska

In recent years, the entire country has been focused on its plunging economy. Housing prices are at historic lows, and the jobless rate is at 9.1%. The number is significantly higher in minority communities. The …