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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Obama energy plan would open up Gulf drilling

In a move that could help win Republican support for other energy initiatives, President Obama will announce plans Wednesday to open large sections of the eastern Gulf of Mexico and an area off the Virginia coast for oil and natural gas drilling. more

Monday, March 29, 2010

Obama plays recess with Senate Republicans

As he made final preparations for his trip to Afghanistan over the weekend, President Obama also took a long-expected poke at the Republicans with a slate of 15 recess appointments. more

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Obama meets with Karzai, U.S. troops in surprise Afghanistan visit

President Obama made a surprise trip to Afghanistan on Sunday, arriving under cover of darkness after a secret overnight flight to visit the war zone for the first time as president. more

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Obama announces 15 recess appointments, scolds GOP

The 15 appointees to boards and agencies include the contentious choice of union lawyer Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board. more

Friday, March 26, 2010

Obama readies steps to fight foreclosures, particularly for unemployed

The Obama administration plans to overhaul how it is tackling the foreclosure crisis, in part by requiring lenders to temporarily slash or eliminate monthly mortgage payments for many borrowers who are unemployed, senior officials said Thursday. more

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Report: Obama humiliated Netanyahu at the White House

For a key ally to be left to his own devices while the President withdraws to have dinner in private was, until this week, unheard of… more
Obama did that in Prague too. Here is a flashback: Barack Obama puts romantic meal with Michelle before Czech politicians

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

The Price of Victory

Obama’s health-care win was a messy perversion of democracy—one that will come back to haunt him, and his party, in the end. more

Monday, March 22, 2010

'The American Public Voted for Socialism When They Elected President Obama'

Some of the American people probably thought they were voting for hope and change when they voted for President Barack Obama on Nov. 4, 2008. But according to Rev. Al Sharpton, they were voting for socialism. more

Big Win for Obama, but at What Cost?

The House’s passage of health care legislation late Sunday night assures that whatever the ultimate cost, President Obama will go down in history as one of the handful of presidents who found a way to reshape the nation’s social welfare system. more

Obama's health care win ensures his legacy — and may help in November

For President Barack Obama, success came ugly, months late and without bipartisanship, but it's still a big win of historic proportion. more

New Taxes for Health Care Help Obama ‘Spread the Wealth Around’

President Barack Obama said on the campaign trail in October 2008 that he wanted to “spread the wealth around.” With Obama on the verge of signing sweeping health-care overhaul legislation, he’s about to do just that. more

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Obama: Premiums (will) fall by 3000%

"your employer, it’s estimated, would see premiums fall by as much as 3000%, which means they could give you a raise!" more

Friday, March 19, 2010

Impeach the president?

The 'Slaughter Solution' would violate the Constitution. The Slaughter Solution is a dagger aimed at the heart of our system of checks and balances. It would enable the Democrats to establish an ominous precedent. more

Smart President, Foolish Choices

When President Obama gives TV interviews, the treatment he gets is typically soft, if not reverential. This is not because of the interviewers' respect for the presidency--they were much tougher on George W. Bush--but because of ideological and personal sympathy for the man who now holds the office. Yesterday was an exception more

Obama postpones Asia trip

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama has decided to postpone his visit to Indonesia and Australia for a second time in order to focus on passing a crucial health-care Bill that is at the centre of his domestic agenda. more

Obama, Democrats push hard ahead of health vote

President Barack Obama and Democratic leaders lobbied intensively for historic health care legislation Friday, striving to resolve a last-minute dispute over Medicare while gaining another precious "yes" 48 hours ahead of a climactic vote. more

Obama to Dems: Our fates are tied to health bill

In seeking enough votes to overhaul the nation's health care system, President Barack Obama is telling nervous Democratic lawmakers that their political fates are linked to the bill's passage, discouraging the notion that they can save themselves by opposing it, House members say. more

Thursday, March 18, 2010

President Obama's pitch: Fate of presidency on the line

President Barack Obama had exhausted most of his health care reform arguments with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus during a White House meeting last Thursday when he made a more personal pitch that resonated with many skeptics in the room. more

Obama runs up $2 trillion in debt in 421 days

Barack Obama has set a new record for adding to the national debt, smashing the old one set by George Bush more

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Barack Obama threatens to withdraw support from wavering Democrats

The president will refuse to make fund-raising visits during November elections to any district whose representative has not backed the bill. more

PROMISES, PROMISES: Records not so open with Obama

One year into its promise of greater government transparency, the Obama administration is more often citing exceptions to the nation's open records law to withhold federal records even as the number of requests for information decline more

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Obama facing uprising over new NASA strategy

U.S. President Barack Obama is trying to tamp down an uprising in politically vital Florida against a new strategy for NASA that has rankled space veterans and lawmakers and sparked fears of job losses. more

Obama's liberal base 'disengaged'

Is President Obama losing his base? Many of the activists and groups that worked to get people to the polls in 2008 say they're not inclined right now to help Democrats in the fall. more

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

We feel your pain.

Obama, Key Senators Make Their Pitch for Climate and Energy Bill

Closed-door talks extended to both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue yesterday as President Obama, key senators and industry officials searched for an elusive agreement on comprehensive energy and climate change legislation. more

Obama’s UN-Styled Commission Will Decide Who Gets to Sport Fish and Where

The Obama Administration is pushing full steam ahead with their plan to fundamentally change America. When the radicals are not pushing to socialize health care, offer amnesty to illegal aliens, or radicalize primary school education, they’re pushing new UN-styled rules and regulations on the sport fishing industry. more

Obamacare Road Show, Pt. II: Bring out the human kiddie shields

Michelle Malkin: Have you noticed something about the audiences that President Obama has cherry-picked to cheer his government health-care takeover road show? They’re getting younger and younger. more

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

The end of the road for Barack Obama?

Barack Obama seems unable to face up to America's problems, writes Simon Heffer in New York. more

Monday, March 8, 2010

Where are Obama's foreign confidants?

I recently asked several senior administration officials, separately, to name a foreign leader with whom Barack Obama has forged a strong personal relationship during his first year in office. A lot of hemming and hawing ensued. more

Saturday, March 6, 2010

The Obama way: Bluster, bully, bribe

The White House took great offense this week when conservatives suggested President Obama might be trading a judicial appointment for a wavering Democrat’s vote on his health care reform plan. more

Obama Now Selling Judgeships for Health Care Votes?

Obama names brother of undecided House Dem to Appeals Court. more

Obama's new adversary

What makes Ryan a rarity is that he's been preaching cerebral free-market ideas during his 11 years in Congress, despite getting little attention for his views. more

National debt to be higher than White House forecast

President Obama's proposed budget would add more than $9.7 trillion to the national debt over the next decade, congressional budget analysts said Friday. more

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Fuel Taxes Must Rise, Harvard Researchers Say

To meet the Obama administration’s targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, some researchers say, Americans may have to experience a sobering reality: gas at $7 a gallon. more

Monday, March 1, 2010

Obama the pragmatist must prevail

Barack Obama is a puzzle. He is a skilful politician – he would not be in the White House otherwise – yet he has managed to dismay not only independent voters but also the liberal base of his own party. more

Now in a book format

Yes, this blog was converted to the book format and published on Amazon.
100 Days of Obama Presidency (Kindle edition)

100 Days of Obama Presidency (Soft cover)