Articles in Category: 'Barack Obama'

By: Michael Barone | Posted: March 22, 2012 3:55 AM
As I listened to House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan describe his latest budget plan in a speech at the American Enterprise Institute this week, I couldn't help thinking how different things will be in Britain when Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne steps out of No. 11 Downing St. with a battered red briefcase holding his budget for the forthcoming year.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: March 21, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- What's in a name?
     
Most of us, perhaps regrettably, do not get to select our own names and are saddled with our parents' projections of what we might be. It is entertaining to consider what name we might select for ourselves and what that name might suggest about us. Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum recently got this chance when they selected their Secret Service code names.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: March 20, 2012 3:55 AM
Rising inequality "is the defining issue of our time," said President Obama in his Osawatomie speech that echoed the "New Nationalism" address Theodore Roosevelt delivered in that same Kansas town a century ago.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: March 17, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sallie James was born in Australia on July 4, 1976, which suggests that Providence planned what happened 30 years later: She moved to Washington.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: March 16, 2012 3:55 AM
The original "Hollywood blacklist" dates back to 1947, when 10 members of the Communist Party, present or former, invoked the Fifth Amendment before the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
 
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By: Barney Bishop | Posted: January 5, 2012 3:55 AM

Six years, $100 million. That’s what Democrats are saying Mitt Romney has spent in the race so far for the presidency, as if somehow it's a bad thing.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: March 15, 2012 3:55 AM
It was unbelievable: As soon as Newt Gingrich failed to win both Alabama and Mississippi in the GOP race for president, most members of the mainstream media and political strategists with whom I talked readily admitted, off the record, that he was the most qualified among the Republican candidates to serve as president.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: March 12, 2012 3:55 AM

In the cold, gray numbers of election returns and exit poll percentages, a reader with some imagination can find clues to people's deep feelings, their hopes and fears, their self-images and moral values.

 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: March 9, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- It's Lucy and the football, Iran-style. After ostensibly tough talk about preventing Iran from going nuclear, the Obama administration acquiesced to yet another round of talks with the mullahs.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: September 24, 2010 4:05 PM
NEW YORK -- Sometimes when everyone is shouting, only a whisper can be heard.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: September 28, 2010 4:05 AM
NEW YORK -- Question of the day: Why do presidents give the White House keys to Bob Woodward?
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: June 30, 2010 4:05 AM
WASHINGTON -- If Bill Clinton was our first black president, as Toni Morrison once proclaimed, then Barack Obama may be our first woman president.

Phew. That was fun. Now, if you'll just keep those hatchets holstered and hear me out.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: July 3, 2010 4:05 AM
WASHINGTON -- In the days since I suggested that President Obama's rhetorical style mimics feminine tropes, I've been informed of the following:

One, a black man cannot show anger in public lest he be considered an Angry Black Man.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: March 8, 2012 3:55 AM
After the not so "Super" Tuesday results, pundits and experts predicted a much longer march to the Republican National Convention to be held in Tampa. Many experts believe Mitt Romney will ultimately gain the required delegates to win the nomination prior to the convention.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: March 7, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Dear Mitt: Consider me a neighbor leaning over the picket fence. You have a picket fence, don't you? An ivy-covered wall? Fine, I'll get a ladder.
 
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By: L. Brent Bozell | Posted: March 2, 2012 3:55 AM
HBO has perhaps made Bill Maher America's nastiest talk-show host. He's also America's most prominent, militant atheist. Now he's made himself the most prominent million-dollar donor to Barack Obama's super-PAC, Priorities USA. He broke out a big check onstage in San Jose to advertise his magnanimous support.
 
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