Tag Archive for President Obama

Note to Tea Partiers: The Auto Industry Bailout Worked

Dick Polman has a thoughtful column in a recent edition of the Philadephia Inquirer about all the grief President Obama and President George W. Bush got for the TARP and Automobile Industry bailouts.  And a little more than two years later, the bailout of the auto industry is nothing short of a huge success that saved…

Rep. Sanchez’s Reaction to the SOTU

Rep. Loretta Sanchez offered her insights into tonight’s State of the Union address by President Obama.  In this exclusive statement to TheLiberalOC, Sanchez said, “It (the speech) was long and somber and in some ways very detailed.  It was a tough speech.  It’s a tough speech to give.” “The president made the case for bi-partisanship tonight,” said…

The Obama Rebound

It’s been a tough year for President Obama, but there are a host of new polls and editorials out suggesting the President has done a pretty good job in the first half of his presidency.  For example, the New York Daily News had this story that showed the President still enjoys better numbers than just…

Purity Has Its Place

President Obama surprised some and disappointed others with the tax deal he cut. Ideological purists are up in arms, saying he capitulated yet again. Pragmatists are impressed that he hoodwinked Republicans. One could argue that both perspectives are true.

Those Crazy Palins

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=felo1pMXAz8&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] I’m not sure what is the most outraegous thing the Palin family has done this week.  Bristol Palin is in the finals of “Dancing With The Stars” with low scores be damned.  Sarah Palin says she thinks she could beat Barack Obama for the presidency in 2012. Or is it Willow Palin’s derogatory slur…

Obama to Address Nation’s School Children on Sept 14; will OC Schools display political backbone this time?

I’m still considerably mad at IUSD for last year’s lack of political courage.  My daughter’s elementary school actually aired the recorded address to schoolchildren by the President three times.  My son’s high school didn’t.  Select teachers did show it but my son didn’t have the good fortune to see the President’s address at all. On…