President Barack Obama

Booing parents set poor example for children

Within a classroom setting, children have the unique opportunity to experience being a part of a community. Teachers, being responsible for educating the whole child, have the chan ...

Peace Prize is promise of hope

That President Obama has received the Nobel Peace Prize is more of a hope that his skills and ideals will change the world rather than to any concrete accomplishment. Whether you ...

GOP needs to get on board

I just finished listening to President Obama’s speech to Congress. It is interesting to see the Republicans decrying being left out of crafting health care reform. Congressmen ...

A president-related riddle

Now that the election is well over, and people have somewhat quit slinging mud at each other: What has President Obama done for the U.S. that will make him one of the greatest lead ...

Torture shames our nation

It is hard for this 80-year-old lady who lives in a country that tortures prisoners or any human being. When I recently spoke to a friend about the subject, she sloughed off the ho ...

Nation and Notre Dame darn lucky to have Obama

As a Catholic, I would think that the students of Notre Dame are thrilled to have President Barack Obama give their commencement address. To these conservative Catholics who are u ...

This tax is for you

When President Obama introduced his new budget, it was quite a relief to hear that its $1.9 trillion in new taxes would only fall on businesses and the “very wealthy.” If they ...

Local youth write to the 44th U.S. commander-in-chief

The following letters were written by E. V. Cain Middle School eighth-graders. American history teacher Sylvia Haverberg instructed her students to write a letter to President Bara ...