Jim Hickey’s American Politics

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President Obama Too Busy Perusing TV Career

When Officer Brian Moore died defending the streets of New York City, everyone mourned with his family. Even the president offered a few words of kindness to the situation. However, many thought the president’s words were brief and rushed and… Continue Reading →

President Obama Makes It Clear He No Longer Has Restraints on Furthering His Agenda During Lame Duck Years

Anyone expecting President Obama to begin wrapping up his presidency during the lame duck session are grossly mistaken. At the annual White House Correspondents’ Association this past Saturday, the president adopted a new term to underscore his attitude about constitutional… 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 →

Top Obamacare Advocate Leaves White House – Move Seen as a Step to Joining Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

Marlon Marshall, a top promoter of Obamacare, announced he is leaving the White House to return to a political consulting group he founded several years ago called “270 Strategies”. Bernardo Chua posted online about how during his tenure at the… Continue Reading →

Is Florida’s View of Relations Between The US and Cuba Shortsighted?

President Obama’s announcements of restoring diplomatic relations with Cuban after 50 years has not been well-received by Florida. Senator Marco Rubio (Republican for Florida) said the President was the worst negotiator that has been in the White House during his… Continue Reading →

Several Major TV Networks Will Not Be Carrying President Obama’s Speech on Immigration

Several networks will not be carrying President Obama’s prime time address to the nation on immigration. The announcement from the White House says President Obama will speak on the broken immigration system and the steps he’s taking to fix it…. Continue Reading →

Fines For No Insurance

Open enrollment for Obamacare for 2015 reopens tomorrow, November 15. There are many people who are looking forward to this day as they have no insurance at all or rates they can’t afford. This is like a holiday for many,… Continue Reading →

President Does Secret Deal With China and Demands U.S. Comply

One would have thought that not only China, but also the United States as well is a dictatorial regime from the way President Obama “announced” that the U.S. would comply with his secret emissions deal worked out on his recent… Continue Reading →