A video produced by the comedy group Second City Network suggests that “Because
Obama” may be losing its credibility as an excuse for government
The cause, organized by what the video portrayed as the
“Americans for Whatever Barack Obama Wants Did You Know He was Friends
with Jay Z?” group, aims to fundraise $1.6 trillion to support the
President’s effort to begin World War III – in addition, as one of the
video’s actors puts it, to “World War IV, and any moon war the President
may want to start.
With revelations this week of three scandals involving the Obama administration, it's a fitting time to reflect on the president's biggest controversies since he took the national stage.
9. Michelle Obama
Little must the president have known in February 2008 that when his wife was criticized for saying that she had never been proud of America before her husband won support for elective office, it would be one of the smallest problems of his elective career.
This is My latest column, presently up on RenewAmerica.
Republican lawmakers spend a significant amount of time talking about the right of affluent citizens to retain the money that they earn. Similarly, Democrats spend a lot of time going on about the idea that no one should be allowed to get too far ahead, regardless of how hard they work.
For example, in a recent speech, President Obama repeated a common cliché. “Warren Buffett's secretary shouldn't pay a higher tax rate than Warren Buffett.