President Barack Obama

Reader input: Obama has done many good things

Let me outline some of things  (President Barack) Obama has done. 1. Obama responded to the Ebola crisis immediately, whereas Reagan took years to acknowledge AIDS. 2. Une ...

Reader input: We have the cart before the horse?

The president’s speech on Wednesday revealed one certainty, while leaving much in doubt. The certainty: Obama’s reassurance that combating Islamic jihadists “wi ...

Court: Religious rights trump birth control rule

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama&rsq ...

Reader Input: People oppose POW’s release

Is anyone else concerned that President Barack Obama did not get the approval of Congress when making the prisoner exchange? The Congress is “We the People” and, since ...

Reader Input: The fault is with Dems, not the GOP

In reference to Ron Lowe’s discourses (“GOP became ‘party of no’,” Reader Input, May 20): As of 2006, the Democrats took over the Senate and Congress. ...

Another View: Both parties must avoid partisanship on Benghazi, IRS

Are Benghazi and the IRS’ actions against conservative groups scandals for the Obama Administration or just a way for the Republicans to beat up on the president and Hillary ...

One size doesn’t always fit all

I was particularly disturbed by one online comment on my column thanking Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York for supporting charter schools in his state. One post from a regular critic o ...

Reader Input: President lied to Americans

The sad state of our nation ... now that we are all watching the unaffordable care act unfold before us, we all know that (President Barack) Obama lied to the American people. Ke ...

Reader input: President will not compromise

“President” Obama has been in office for over 4.5 years and still hasn’t figured out what his office is all about. Past U.S. presidents showed leadership qualitie ...

Another View: There’s no room for excuses

Barack Obama is a gifted storyteller, and he’s always used his own life as a text, a parable, a lesson. Often he’s told tales from his own past to transcend race, to id ...