Posts tagged "President Obama"

The top ten points to know about President Obama’s speech on the San Bernardino shootings, terrorism and ISIS

…What intelligence was known by the Feds before the shootings about Syed Farook’s and Tashfeen Malik’s possible terrorist inclinations and what, if anything, was done about it.  This might have been the kind of information that Americans were hoping to hear more about from the President last night. If so, they were greatly disappointed. The... Read more »

Way Better than Monday Night Football, Berkowitz w/ National Review's and IOP's Ramesh Ponnuru, Web and Cable

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features  Ramesh Ponnuru, a Senior Editor at the National Review (a conservative bi-weekly magazine which was started more than a half century ago by the late William F. Buckley, Jr).  Mr. Ponnuru was a Fellow during the Autumn Quarter, 2013   at the University of Chicago’s (and... Read more »

Better than Rich Miller at the City Club of Chicago: Berkowitz interviewing the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics' Steve Edwards, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features  Steve Edwards, former program host at Chicago Public Radio and currently Deputy Director of Programming at the University of Chicago’s (and David Axelrod’s Institute of Politics (“IOP”)). The shows features Edwards debating and discussing with show host Jeff Berkowitz  the abilities and skills of  President Obama’s... Read more »

Better than Charlie Rose w/Rahm Emanuel: Berkowitz w/CPS Board Member Andrea Zopp- Hypocrisy and her choice to exit CPS? Web and Cable

Andrea Zopp: we have the loss of the public education system. That’s what we… lose. Jeff Berkowitz: Aren’t the kids in the public school system more important than the public school system? Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features Andrea Zopp, Member of the Chicago Public School Board of Education... Read more »

Better than Obama v. McCain: Berkowitz interviewed by the Illinois Policy Institute's Tillman about Obama and State GOP Leaders, Cable and Web

Jeff Berkowitz: …There is something special about the guy [President Obama], a certain je ne sais quoi, a certain charm… ************************************************************************************************* Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute, as the guest host, questioning Jeff Berkowitz (who has the role of guest tonight) about the  economic and education... Read more »

Better than President Obama on "Public Affairs": Berkowitz w/2nd CD Dem Primary candidate Patrick Brutus, Cable and Web

Tonight’s suburban edition of Public Affairs features Patrick Brutus, one of 16 Democratic Primary candidates running to replace former Cong. Jesse Jackson, Jr. in the 2nd Cong. District.   The 2nd CD  includes a portion of the south side of Chicago, stretches through various far south side suburbs, e.g., Flossmoor and Crete and out to Steger... Read more »

Better than this morning's Cable Coverage of Romney and Obama : Berkowitz w/Milton Friedman Foundation Chairman Patrick Byrne, Cable and Web

Jeff Berkowitz: Can you be for school vouchers- school choice [if you're running in the Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate or President]? Dr. Patrick Byrne: That’s not the point.  Somebody should say what they believe and then the citizenry decides whether to support the person or not. You’re telling me [Barack Obama] believes one thing... Read more »

Better than Charlie Rose w/the late Tim Russert: Berkowitz w/ABC-7 News' Charles Thomas on Cable/Web debating the successes/failures of President Obama, and much more

Charles Thomas [ABC-7 News Chief Political Reporter] : Here is the problem for the Republican Party. They haven’t expanded their base. They are still basically a white, suburban party and they haven’t added people, so you have to wonder, where is the majority going to come from, if they haven’t expanded– ********************************* This week’s City... Read more »

Blagojevich misses being Governor; selling a U. S. Senate Seat and jury instructions in the Blagojevich trial

Blago works the rope line Former IL Democratic Governor Rod Blagojevich, 54, seemed to be one happy pol as he was working the rope line of citizens waiting to be permitted to enter the courtroom on the 25th Floor of the Dirksen Federal Building on Thursday.  Federal prosecutors are focusing in that Courtroom on five... Read more »

President Obama, the science President?

Wasn’t Barack Obama going to be the science President. That is, he was going to let science and empirical data guide the policies of his administration, unlike the approach taken by his predecessor, candidate Obama argued.    So, speaking about healthcare and health insurance at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania today, President Obama said:  ... Read more »