Articles in Category: 'Barack Obama'

By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 20, 2012 3:55 AM
Many Republican House members, and the bloggers and tea partiers who cheered their victory in gaining a majority in November 2010, seem to be seething with discontent and eager for confrontation.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: February 17, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Give him points for cleverness. President Obama's birth control "accommodation" was as politically successful as it was morally meaningless.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: February 16, 2012 3:55 AM
Just three weeks earlier, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was sailing high. He won the South Carolina primary and seemed headed for Florida with the wind at his back.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: February 13, 2012 12:14 PM
The president is protecting religious freedom in America. He has told us so.

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: February 14, 2012 3:55 AM
Although Barack Obama is the first black president of the United States, he is by no means unique, except for his complexion. He follows in the footsteps of other presidents with a similar vision, the vision at the heart of the Progressive movement that flourished a hundred years ago.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 13, 2012 3:55 AM
Rick Santorum won big victories in three small contests in the Republican presidential race last Tuesday. In doing so, he reshaped the oft-reshaped nomination battle once again.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: November 1, 2010 4:05 AM

NEW YORK -- It's always risky to appear onstage with a comedian. Not only are funny guys funny but they're aggressive.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: November 4, 2010 4:05 AM

NEW YORK -- Two words: Narrative, schmarrative.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: September 9, 2010 4:05 AM

NEW YORK -- How worried are Democrats? V-E-R-Y.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: September 16, 2010 4:05 AM
NEW YORK -- Of course I knew it all along. President Barack Obama is a Kenyan anti-colonialist and that's why he doesn't get us. He's a ticked-off African.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: July 16, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Most would agree that one would have to stoop pretty low to question the story of a man's mother's death.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: July 30, 2011 3:55 AM
Fragging: "To intentionally kill or wound (one's superior officer, etc.), esp. with a hand grenade."
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: January 4, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- The great thing about Iowa is that no matter who the voters select in their neighborhood huddles, it doesn't really matter.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: August 27, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Rick Perry's rapid lead over previous Republican front-runner Mitt Romney was predictable.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: February 8, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Most Americans can hardly believe we're having a national debate about birth control in the 21st century -- more than 50 years after The Pill became available and decades after condoms became as commonplace as, well, balloons.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 2, 2011 3:55 AM

Defense Secretary Robert Gates leaves office this month as widely respected as any public figure in America today, appreciated for his willingness to return to public service at a moment of high danger in Iraq and to faithfully serve presidents of both parties.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 4, 2011 3:55 AM

"Leading from behind." That's what an unnamed White House aide told the New Yorker's Ryan Lizza that Barack Obama was doing on Libya.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 6, 2011 3:55 AM

Last week, I noted that various forms of the word "unexpected" almost inevitably appeared in news stories about unfavorable economic developments.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 8, 2011 3:55 AM

Why aren't voters moving to the left, toward parties favoring bigger government, during what increasingly looks like an economic depression?

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 16, 2011 3:55 AM

Barack Obama did not watch the Republican presidential candidates' debate in Manchester, N.H., on Monday night, we are told. He was busy addressing a campaign fundraising event in Miami.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 18, 2011 3:55 AM

Pundits lately have been comparing Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter, suggesting he is a likely loser in 2012.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 22, 2011 3:55 AM

One of the few issues on which opinion has moved left over the last few years is same-sex marriage.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 25, 2011 3:55 AM

Not long ago, I wrote about how the private sector outraces and laps government. While governments dither and dispute, the private sector discovers.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 29, 2011 3:55 AM

Some of society's most intractable problems come not from its failures but from its successes. Often you can't get a good thing without paying a bad price.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 27, 2011 3:55 AM

Which past leader does Barack Obama most closely resemble? His admirers, not all of them liberals, used to compare him to Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt.

 
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