Will Obama be a great president?

Politics aside, nothing I have seen or heard yet captures the historic significance of the election and inauguration of Barack Obama as president.  Some comparisons are made to Lincoln but that is a bit presumptuous, since it implies his presidency will be great too.  Yes, both were unlikely Illinois lawyers who rose from obscurity.  OtherwiseContinue reading “Will Obama be a great president?”

Obama’s first mistake

He said he would make mistakes and he asked for our patience.  And sure enough, only seconds into his administration, President Barack Obama made a whopper and the national media not only rolled over, they totally capitulated.  So he got his patience. Now, I love our new president as much as the next person andContinue reading “Obama’s first mistake”