Barack Obama is absolutely nothing like Ronald Reagan

While it's certainly true that both President Barack Obama and President Ronald Reagan were able to build wide coalitions and had a personal charisma that distinguished them from other politicians; that is where their similarities end, contra Luc

Krauthammer: Reagan Defeated The Soviets, Obama Accommodated And …

Charles Krauthammer in the Washington Post, 1 November 2012: "An Obama second term means that the movement toward European-style social democracy continues, in part by legislation, in part by executive decree. The American experiment, the mor

Obama: I’m Reagan and Hillary can be Bush 41

“Much in the same way that the Reagan Revolution required Bush senior” to complete his transformation of American politics, Obama told alumni of his White House staff on a private conference call this week, “we've got to make sure that we're laying th

Dear President Obama, you’re no Ronald Reagan

President Obama wishes he were the Reagan of the Left. He has expressed the sentiment many times. What he doesn't understand is that there were two Ronald Reagans. There is only one Barack Obama. Reagan was both a galvanizing speaker and

First take: Obama’s winning streak continues with Iran deal – USA Today

Obama cited President Ronald Reagan's arms deal with the Soviet Union, a nation with thousands of nuclear weapons aimed at the United States. Some of Nixon's top aides complained he sold out to the Communists when he visited Mao Zedong in Beijing.

Obama: Im Like Nixon, Reagan

In an interview with The New York Times, President Obama likened his approach to the historic deal limiting Iran's nuclear program to Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon's foreign policies. “You know, I have a lot of differences with Ronald Reagan, but

Obama Taunts GOP on Iran Deal by Comparing Himself to Reagan

President Obama has two routes for getting the Iran nuclear deal approved by Congress. The more difficult path involves attempting to woo Republicans, though they've already vowed to kill the deal. Or, Obama could just shore up support among Democrat

The Most Optimistic Theory Possible About President Hillary Clinton’s Agenda

That part of Clinton's speech would seem like implicit admission that her presidency won't be terribly eventful, except she also ticked off a bunch of promises and goals that she couldn't accomplish without congressional consent: universal prescho

The Most Optimistic Theory Possible About President Hillary Clinton’s Agenda

That part of Clinton's speech would seem like implicit admission that her presidency won't be terribly eventful, except she also ticked off a bunch of promises and goals that she couldn't accomplish without congressional consent: universal prescho

Complete Transcript: Senator Ted Cruz Interview With NPR News

Just the other day, you predicted that in response to the Supreme Court rulings that your fellow Republicans, Republican Party leaders, would pretend to be incensed, but then do, quote, "absolutely nothing." What makes you ..... The reason I object

What Michael Oren doesn’t get about our special relationship with Israel.

Obama has overreached on peacemaking, picked gratuitous fights with Israel he couldn't win, and allowed his rhetoric (see: calling for a comprehensive settlements freeze) to go well beyond any real capacity to achieve it. ... Ford calling for

What Michael Oren doesn’t get about our special relationship with Israel.

Obama has overreached on peacemaking, picked gratuitous fights with Israel he couldn't win, and allowed his rhetoric (see: calling for a comprehensive settlements freeze) to go well beyond any real capacity to achieve it. ... Ford calling for

Donald Trump Is the Least of the GOP’s 2016 Concerns

(For perspective consider that Ronald Reagan, the GOP's patron saint of, well, everything, was only able to achieve 3.5 percent growth.) Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul released a flat-tax plan that the National Review's Ramesh Ponnuru declared would result i

Why Politicians Keep Using Songs Without Artists’ Permission

In 2004, Howard Dean's staff decided “We Can,” a song by country star LeAnn Rimes about achieving the impossible, was the perfect soundtrack for his presidential bid. ... “We did it right, and I still couldn't make sure that damn song played." ... Ov

Donald Trump Is the Least of the GOP’s 2016 Concerns

(For perspective consider that Ronald Reagan, the GOP's patron saint of, well, everything, was only able to achieve 3.5 percent growth.) Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul released a flat-tax plan that the National Review's Ramesh Ponnuru declared would result i

The 2016 election is becoming a debate over growth for growth’s sake …

Bush set that goal last week, while in the same breath arguing that Americans would need to “work longer hours” in order to achieve it. Of course, achieving growth by throwing more worker hours at the economy is the opposite of encouraging more innov

Why Politicians Keep Using Songs Without Artists’ Permission

In 2004, Howard Dean's staff decided “We Can,” a song by country star LeAnn Rimes about achieving the impossible, was the perfect soundtrack for his presidential bid. ... “We did it right, and I still couldn't make sure that damn song played." ... Ov

Mitch McConnell’s Fox News Interview Shows Why Fox Viewers Are Ignorant …

Is this likely to achieve the outcome we hope for? If they can ... Politico reported days ago that there is nothing that Republicans can do to stop Obama on the Iran deal, “The law that Congress passed in May allowing lawmakers to weigh in on a nucle

The 2016 election is becoming a debate over growth for growth’s sake …

Bush set that goal last week, while in the same breath arguing that Americans would need to “work longer hours” in order to achieve it. Of course, achieving growth by throwing more worker hours at the economy is the opposite of encouraging more innov

Mitch McConnell’s Fox News Interview Shows Why Fox Viewers Are Ignorant …

Is this likely to achieve the outcome we hope for? If they can ... Politico reported days ago that there is nothing that Republicans can do to stop Obama on the Iran deal, “The law that Congress passed in May allowing lawmakers to weigh in on a nucle

This Woman Blamed Obama When She Was Arrested Trying to Spend … – Time

A 45-year-old Tennessee woman had a novel excuse when she was arrested on Sunday for trying to use crude, counterfeit dollar bills at a local grocery store — blaming her actions on U.S. President Barack Obama. Pamela Downs, of Kingsport, Tenn., wa