Entries Tagged as 'Barack Obama'

Noticing Bright Teeth While Brushing Over Policy Gaps

November 26th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Fact Check, journalism, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier After the vice presidential candidate debate, there was much ado in the press about Joe Biden’s rolling eyes and white teeth: Joe Biden did absolutely roll his eyes, snort, laugh derisively and throw his hands up in the air whenever (Paul) Ryan trotted out his little beady-eyed BS-isms. But he should have! […]

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Was It Something the President Said?

December 21st, 2011 · No Comments · economy, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert “Get over it” is a trendy phrase I’ve never liked. Like its kin, “Life is unfair,” the phrase usually comes from the mouth of somebody who’s comfortable and wants you to stop complaining that you’re not. The speaker’s real message is, “Quit seeking justice.” Me, I’ve yet to get over the Albuquerque […]

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Accentuating the Negative

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier The United States Congress passed President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform package late Sunday night, ending a domestic battle that has defined the first year of his presidency. As this major domestic issue moves out of the spotlight, it will free up some time for Obama to address other items, such as foreign […]

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