Sign up for Doug's Mailing List
Subscribe to Blog
Tagsamerica american americans articles barack obama books business byline=doug schoen channel chief clinton congress country democratic democrats department george government governor house king major mitt romney national obama op/ed party people policy politics polls president president-obama republican republicans romney russia secretary state united united states washington white world world affairs
Tag Archives: crisis
Far from the scandals of Hillary Clinton’s Emailgate and the hoopla surrounding Senate Republicans’ “Iran letter,” the crisis in Ukraine continues to boil. Yet even the most ardent news junkies could be forgiven for being under informed on the subject—… Continue reading
We’ve been hungering for consensus in America and we’ve got it: 91% of Americans see ISIS as a threat to the vital interests of the United States, according to a new Washington Post poll.
71% of respondents support airstrikes in… Continue reading
Obama Asks For $3.7 Billion To Aid Border But What We Really Need Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Yesterday, President Obama requested close to $4 billion from Congress to help handle the surge of young migrants – mostly children 12 years old and under – crossing the Texas border from Central America.
The money will be used to… Continue reading
Despite improving tax revenues and numerous reforms, state and local government finances remain in need of major fixes, a task force said Tuesday.
Public employee retirement benefits remain a major problem, according to the State Budget Crisis Task Force, with… Continue reading
Today, President Obama and the Democrats are faced with the opportunity to take a timeout – a timeout from ObamaCare.
I believe that they should delay ObamaCare for six months to a year. America’s health care system isn’t something that… Continue reading
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that he was hopeful it would be a “bright day.” Republican leader Mitch McConnell seconded Reid’s optimism, “we’ve had a good day,” he commented on Monday.
Indeed, we are on the precipice of a… Continue reading
On Monday, as the tragic shooting in the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard was still in the process of unfolding, President Obama gave a partisan speech observing the fifth anniversary of the financial crisis. Despite the fact that the shooting had… Continue reading