Day: January 13, 2009

Now We Know for Sure

I interrupt this analysis of the Bush presidency with a news alert: Obama is on record as favoring the legalization of same-sex marriages. The document can be viewed here: http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0109/Obama_backed_samesex_marriage_in_1996.html?showall While this is not a surprise to me, I offer it for those who have tried to hide behind his rhetoric that he does not favor it. He knew he could not come out in favor and win the presidency, but this document makes it clear what he really believes…. Read more »

The Bush Presidency: An Analysis (Part II)

Rarely has a president had to face what Bush faced just eight months into his presidency. The only other times that enemies have attacked American soil were in the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and at Pearl Harbor. The 9/11 attacks stunned the nation and called for a determined, forceful response. Bush gave it as he stood on the rubble of the Twin Towers. He vowed that the people who had perpetrated this terrorism would hear from us soon…. Read more »