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Obama Pledges To Not Sign Health Care Bill

Posted by Janus on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 in The Presidency

Tonight Obama gave a speech in which he declared that he would not sign a health care bill that increased the size of the deficit. It’s good to see that we finally have a President that can admit he’s made a mistake and back down from a debate.

… okay, so I’m poking fun of him. He did say he wouldn’t sign such a bill, but unless he’s just completely insane, that’s exactly what he’s planning to do.

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Barack Obama Inaugurated

Posted by Janus on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 in The Presidency

Today is inauguration day. This day is neither a formality nor a symbol. Today is a moment of truth that reaffirms that this is a country of the people, for the people, and by the people. Today Barack Obama, a man I do not agree with, support, or defend has taken the [...]

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Obama Wins

Posted by Janus on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 in The Presidency

All indications are that Barack Obama has won the election with more than 350 electoral votes. Republicans will likely retain 41 seats in the Senate, the Democrats will likely get 56, two are complete toss ups, and the polling is still open in Alaska. I’m taking bets on how long it will take for the [...]

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Kucinich’s Articles of Impeachment

Posted by Janus on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 in The Presidency

Yesterday Dennis Kucinich introduced Articles of Impeachment against President George H. W. Bush. I wish I could say I was surprised or that this was some how beyond the pale, but let’s face it: in this day an age this kind of thing is par for the course.

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