Why Hasn’t Obama Fired Sebelius?
Earlier this month, ten Republican senators sent an unprecedented letter to President Obama urging that he fire Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who has served under Obama since 2009. As the Obama care debacle drags on, however, the administration has refused to send her packing. Sebelius, for her part, as an interesting defense, saying that, “the majority of people calling for me to | Read More »
After Obama, Putin Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize
Apart from perhaps a small group of die-hard liberals, commentators from around the world generally agree that Barack Obama did not deserve to win the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. The newly-elected President had not accomplished anything newsworthy besides beating John McCain in the race to the White House. (Many would even question if he has accomplished anything positive since 2008.) Obama’s lack of achievements did | Read More »
Russia Worried About U.S. Government Shutdown
“The Elephants Are Robbing The U.S. Government”, read the headline of today’s Rossiiskaya Gazeta, a state-run daily newspaper circulated in 41 Russian cities. The headline, a jab at House Republicans, shows the level of interest that the current budget countdown is attracting in Russia and around the world. Many Russians are worried about the economic shockwaves of a government shutdown as the financial effects of | Read More »