Barack Obama


“These tragedies must end”

Michael Cook | 18 December 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, divorce, gun control, mass shootings, massacres, rampage shooting, school shootings
Why are so many rampage killers the sons of divorce?


How Obama won—and what it means for America

Sheila Liaugminas | 08 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, Barack Obama
A highly disciplined targeted campaign delivered the Presidency to the Democrats again.


The coming social Frankenstorm

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, Barack Obama, same-sex marriage
There is a storm brewing that the election results can only fuel.


The role model

Constance Kong | 08 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, Barack Obama, China, same-sex marriage
Many Chinese believe that Barack Obama exemplifies the best of the West in culture, compassion and morals.


The audacity of pose

Alma Acevedo | 31 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, election 2012, rhetoric
Soaring words are for the birds. You campaign with poetry, but you govern with prose.


Dr Capable or Mr Charm?

Alma Acevedo | 23 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney
Should we like politicians who send the charm meter off the scale, or those who have decency and good judgment?


The US needs to debate targeted killing with drones

Michael Cook | 11 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, Barack Obama, drones, targeted assassination
Are drones really compatible with "our traditions of rule of law and due process", as President Obama claims?


The vision of Barack Obama

Sheila Liaugminas | 11 September 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Barack Obama, Democratic National Convention, Frank Marshall Davis, Obama's' mentor
After nearly four years, we should know by now. But big media either don’t care to know, or don’t want us to know what they know. Good thing they’re no longer the gatekeepers for information access.


The Dems agenda

Sheila Liaugminas | 06 September 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic National Convention, gay marriage, social issues
Throughout the Republicans’ primary debates and into the GOP convention, that party was accused of being too focused on social issues and not the fiscal ones that matter to the country. Now, the Democrats opened their convention with a heavy emphasis on…social issues.


Question for President Obama

Sheila Liaugminas | 04 September 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Barack Obama, Democratic National Convention, The Economist, US presidential election
As The Economist expressed it for everyone else who wants to know: “One question, Mr. President…just what would you do with another four years?”


Debunking the myth of the self-made man

Zac Alstin | 21 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, Barack Obama, individualism
There was at least a smidgen of truth in President Obama's insistence that "you didn't build that".


Remember Florida 2000

Michael Kirke | 15 August 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Florida recount, Mitt Romney


A campaign becoming more crazy and intolerant by the day

Michael Kirke | 11 August 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel


More politically correct than electorally smart?

Michael Kirke | 31 July 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Barack Obama, David Cameron, Democratic Party, France, Ireland, political correctness


The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House

Denyse O'Leary | 06 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, book reviews
In an age of political messianism The Amateur may represent the last man standing.


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