Articles in Category: 'Barack Obama'

By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 9, 2012 3:55 AM
The Republican presidential candidates, except for Ron Paul, haven't been paying much attention to young voters in the primaries and caucuses so far. But any Republican nominee -- which is to say probably Mitt Romney, or maybe Newt Gingrich or Rick Santorum -- had better be paying attention to them in the summer and fall.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: February 10, 2012 3:55 AM
Yes, Virginia, there is a religious war going on. It is for the soul of America. And traditional Christianity is besieged.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 7, 2012 3:55 AM
In "The Book of Man," his new book offering readings to help educate boys, William Bennett offers a quick profile on U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., to illustrate two forms of polis -- democratic America and tyrannical communist Cuba.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 6, 2012 3:55 AM
It's unusual when a reporter sympathetic to a politician writes a story that makes his subject look bad. But Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker has now done this twice.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: February 3, 2012 3:55 AM
Remember when former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty about-faced on a promise not to throw elbows during the 2012 GOP Presidential Primary campaign?
 
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By: Reince Priebus | Posted: February 2, 2012 3:55 AM
President Obama should be worried. Florida, key to his hopes for re-election, is turning against him. The president will soon realize that breaking his promises has serious consequences.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: July 1, 2011 3:55 AM

"The opponents (of same-sex marriage) have no case other than ignorance and misconception and prejudice."

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: July 8, 2011 3:55 AM

By refusing to accept tax increases in a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Republicans are behaving like "fanatics," writes David Brooks of The New York Times.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: July 19, 2011 3:55 AM

Though President Obama has run rings about the Republican Party in the debt-ceiling debate, that party can yet emerge victorious, if it will stick to its guns.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: August 2, 2011 3:55 AM

Mocked by The Wall Street Journal and Sen. John McCain as the little people of the "Lord of the Rings" books, the Tea Party "Hobbits" are indeed returning to Middle Earth -- to nail the coonskin to the wall.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: September 27, 2011 3:55 AM

"Now even as we speak, there are those who are preparing to divide us, the spin masters and negative ad peddlers who embrace the politics of anything goes.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: December 30, 2011 3:55 AM
"Events are in the saddle and ride mankind."
    
In describing 2011, few cliches seem more appropriate. For in this past year, we Americans seemed to lose control of our destiny, as events seemed to be in the saddle.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: July 12, 2011 3:55 AM

"The Disappearing Black Middle Class" ran the headline over the Chicago Sun-Times story. And the statistics from the Economic Policy Institute were indeed sobering.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: July 21, 2011 3:55 AM

When governments want to encourage what they believe is beneficial behavior, they subsidize it. Sounds like good public policy.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 2, 2012 3:55 AM
Election year has finally arrived, well after the beginning of a turbulent and unpredictable election season, and voting begins on Tuesday in the Iowa Republicans caucuses.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: September 1, 2010 9:02 AM
Bud Chiles is taking a hike from the Florida governor's race, but that doesn't mean the field is cleared for Democrat Alex Sink.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 19, 2012 3:55 AM
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The crowd at the Fox News/Wall Street Journal debate in Myrtle Beach was feisty, with whoops and cheers for Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Rick Perry, though not so much for Ron Paul.
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: January 24, 2012 3:55 AM
This may be the golden age of presumptuous ignorance. The most recent demonstrations of that are the Occupy Wall Street mobs. It is doubtful how many of these semi-literate sloganizers could tell the difference between a stock and a bond.
 
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By: Ed Moore, Ph.D. | Posted: January 24, 2012 3:55 AM
As in our nation’s capital, there has been much talk about the value of higher education degrees here in Florida. In order to attract and grow business, there must be a well-trained work force and an ever-emerging intelligent populace.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: January 6, 2012 3:55 AM
While Mitt Romney has enjoyed relatively soft treatment from the mainstream media, a recent front-page article in the Washington Post telegraphed the cheap shots Republicans can expect in the general election.

 
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