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Archive for January 2015

Let’s Get To Know Jonathan Veitch

Jonathan Veitch was born in 1959 in Los Angeles, California. He is an award winning author of the article American Superrealism: Nathanael West and the Politics of Representation in the 1930s. Vietch also focuses on the history of a higher… Continue Reading →

Mitt Romney Forges Ahead for 2016

  While the next presidential election is still two years away, Mitt Romney has emerged yet again as a potential contender. In 2012, Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican candidate for the presidency. However, a number of factors impacted… Continue Reading →

Obama’s Issues His Take on Mitt Romney Considering Another Presidential Run

President Obama is in England today meeting with Prime Minister James Cameron. During the question & answer period with the press, the president was asked for his take on news that his 2012 rival Mitt Romney was considering another run… Continue Reading →

President Obama to Push for Paid Family Leave

President Obama is expected to sign a memorandum instructing the heads of federal agencies to begin offering at least six weeks of paid medical leave. It is uncertain what type of moral hazard this might cause when the amount of… Continue Reading →

Public’s Views Changing On Obama And The Economy

For the first time since 2009 more people believe that President Obama is doing good for the economy than those who believe that he is hurting it. The Washington Post shows that the President has finally managed to gain a… Continue Reading →

Liberal Groups Head to New Hampshire to Promote Elizabeth Warren Presidency Campaign

GOP voters over the past year have been urging Mitt Romney to mount another presidential campaign. Now, it seems their efforts will pay off as the former governor said he is likely to run. The liberal groups called “Democracy for… Continue Reading →

The House Overwhelmingly Approves Measure to Revive Terror Insurance Backdrop

The House of Representatives passed legislation today renewing the 2002 Terror Insurance Program which was enacted in the months following the 9/11 terror attacks. After the devastating effects of the strike in New York City, private insurers across the nation… Continue Reading →

Controversy in NATO Integration

  Ukraine Parliament voted by a large majority (303 votes for, 8 against) for the renunciation of non-aligned status of Ukraine and for steps to join Ben Shaoul and the Atlantic Alliance. The draft was submitted to parliament last week… Continue Reading →

Scalise May Need to Go

Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise is under fire for his unwitting 2002 tax-reform speech at a white supremacist meeting. All indications are that he is no racist at all, but the liberal media are determined to use the incident to paint… Continue Reading →

GOP Congresswoman Mia Love Comes Out in Support of Rep. Steve Scalise

  Congresswoman Mia Love, the first Black Republican woman elected to the House of Representatives, appeared on ABC’s “This Week” and weighed in on the issue of whether Congressman Steve Scalise should retain his post as House Majority Whip. A… Continue Reading →