Tag Archive for President Barack Obama

Are Your Children Socialists Now?

One of our readers Mike O’Gorman has written today on the President’s speech this morning to students across the country on his personal blog [Are Your Children Socialists Now?]. Mike has gathered responses from several schools and districts regarding how they addressed the availability of the Presidents remarks to students. I am pleased to present…

Right-Wingnuts Unhinged Over Obama Talking to Kids

UPDATE: Here’s the prepared text of the speech the president will deliver. Tim Rutten has an excellent OpEd in the LATimes today regarding the hysteria over the president’s planned Back to School address; Calls to boycott Obama’s speech to kids offer a disturbing lesson in paranoia. Rutten writes: While it long ago crossed the borders…

Obama Weekly Address: New Initiatives for Retirement Savings

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama announces new steps to make it easier for American families to save for retirement. These new initiatives will complement the president’s major legislative proposals to boost participation in IRAs and match retirement savings. The new initiatives will: Expand opportunities for automatic enrollment in 401(k) and other…

Obama Weekly Address: Katrina Four Years Later

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama remembered the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, described what his administration has done to boost the Gulf Coast recovery effort, and said that he will visit New Orleans before the end of the year.  As the Gulf Coast recovers, we must learn the lessons of Katrina, so…