Tag: America

EDITORIAL

It’s Night In America!

When a majority of citizens disagrees with economic elites and/or with organized interests, they generally lose. Moreover, because of the strong status quo bias built into the US political system, even when fairly large majorities of Americans favor policy change, they generally do not get it. . . [T]he preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, […]

COMMENTARY

President Obama Salutes Veterans For Their Sacrifice And Service

President Obama, in his weekly address, publicly expressed his strong support and that of the nation to the veterans for their dedicated service and sacrifice made to the country. “Our gratitude should extend beyond what our veterans have done for us in the past.  It should remind us of our responsibility to serve them as well as they have served […]

COMMENTARY

17.6 Million Americans Have Gained HealthCare Coverage

President Obama in his weekly address said, “For decades, too many working Americans went without the security of health insurance — and their financial well-being suffered because of it.” He explained that his administration has brought about a change by introducing the Affordable Care Act which has resulted in the coverage of 17.6 million Americans. “Since 2010, the uninsured rate […]

EDITORIAL

Back To School

Did you know America ranks the lowest in education but the highest in drug use?  It’s nice to be number one, but we can fix that.  All we need to do is start the war on education.  If it’s anywhere near as successful as our war on drugs, in no time we’ll all be hooked on phonics — Leighann Lord. […]

COMMENTARY

President Obama Calls For Responsible Budget From Congress

Will they? President Obama, in his weekly address, noted that seven years after the worst economic crisis experienced by this generation, the U.S. economy continues to not only grow, but also create millions of jobs. However, he said that for the momentum to keep going then everybody must play their part as this will offer a sense of security and […]

EDUCATION School

Hillary Clinton Goes Big On Education

According to latest studies, America’s student loan debt has tripled over the past decade to $1.2 trillion. This is a millstone not only around students’ necks, but also a dark cloud over the country’s economy. Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton is planning to make sweeping changes to this status quo should she become President next year. In a new proposal […]

Government POLITICS

Donald Trump Sounds His Own Trumpet — Fellow Republicans Flee For Cover!

Donald Trump, American business magnate, investor, television personality, author, and now 2016 Republican presidential contender, has not only created a shock wave in the media at the launch of his campaign, but also an uproar within the Hispanic community and the wider society. The hullabaloo started with Trump’s utterance of the following: “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending […]

NEWS

Indiana’s New Religious Freedom Act Stirs Anger And Protest

A new bill passed last week in Indiana by Governor Mike Pence is not sitting well with members of the gay and lesbian community as well as other civic groups. The bill, known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, prevents the state from restricting a person’s ability to exercise their religion. Many people including Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, have […]

COMMENTARY

Wake Me Up When It’s All Over

“So wake me up when it’s all over when I’m wiser and I’m older All this time I was finding myslef And I didn’t know I was lost” The foregoing chorus is taken from the song titled ”Wake Me Up.” It is written and sung by Aloe Blacc, a true break out song for the artist. It is certainly apt […]

EDITORIAL

The U.S. Job Market Continues To Show Good Sign

The Obama administration has much to boast about, so far as the job market is concerned. Not so long ago, the Republican House Speaker John Boehner’s mantra was where are the jobs, Mr. President? Moreover, the President’s economic plans were lambasted and ridiculed by the Republicans. Now, six years on, despite the gloom and doom by the Republicans, the U.S. […]