Tag: Washington Examiner

Washington Examiner: "The Future is Florida."

Friday night we went to the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra to experience Beethoven’s magnificent Third Symphony (Eroica). Saturday night we dined out in a beachfront restaurant. Tonight we’re going to my brother- and sister-in-law’s to watch the Super Bowl with relatives. Our nieces and nephews are attending school in the classroom. They and their teachers are not being overwhelmed... Read more »

Obama's exaggerated role as a University of Chicago 'professor'

Time magazine gushed in 2008 about Barack Obama’s 12-year tenure as a law lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School, saying, “Within a few years, he had become a rock-star professor with hordes of devoted students.” The truth is something less, as Part 2 of this series by the Washington Examiner reveals. At first... Read more »

Obama's childhood of privilege, not hardship

For one, he never lived in an African-American neighborhood, impoverished or not. First Lady Michelle Obama told the Democratic National Convention said that she and Barack didn’t have much in the “way of money or material possessions.” It’s a narrative that the president has pressed during his re-election campaign, asserting that he, rather than Republican... Read more »

Media react to health bill passage

Some editorial writers and commentators stayed up late Sunday night to write their reflections  about the House passage of the health care legislation. Here is a sampling:  Chicago Tribune: Victory, but at what cost? Fix it.  Wall Street Journal: The Doctors of the House: A landmark of liberal governance whose price will be very steep.... Read more »
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