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Tag Archives: politics
It wasn’t supposed to go this way. The Republicans’ latest maneuver appears to be a complete failure – we are headed for a government shutdown, and fast.
It appears that the Republicans, and certainly Senator Ted Cruz, have become the… Continue reading
It seems that President Obama has more allies on the Hill than we thought. But they’re not who you’d expect.
The Republicans and Ted Cruz have become President Obama’s greatest ally. Their latest gambit appears to have failed and there… Continue reading
While the American public’s and the media’s attention has been focused on the seemingly endless cycle of political dramas that unfold every day–the impending fight over the debt ceiling, the potential government shutdown, the debate over the budget deficit and… Continue reading
President Obama failed quietly over the weekend, and it’s important to understand why.
His failure had both everything, and nothing, to do with Syria. The withdrawal of Larry Summers as a prospective candidate to head the Fed is indicative of… Continue reading
Douglas E. Schoen and Joshua Schoen
The Arab Israeli peace talks are on the verge of being restarted after three years. This raises questions as to what the United States’ broader strategic interests are and what role Middle Eastern states… Continue reading
It seems that President Obama just can’t catch a break. He has most certainly had a difficult start to his second term. The debt ceiling and sequestration battle with House Republicans, attempts to broker a peace deal in Syria and… Continue reading