Little Rock Nationally President Obama announced the formation of a panel that would convene for 6-months to look at the voting system in the United States in order to see if lines could be shorted and voting could be made less burdensome. Meanwhile back at the ranch, a simple majority is enough to overturn a governor’s [...]
Little Rock Reading the reports of the arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was bizarre for an array of reasons, but one exchange initiated by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts was amazing and to my lights an open invitation to President Barack Obama in the [...]
Little Rock This whole standoff at the Pennsylvania Avenue Corral in Washington is damned hard to puzzle out, but thanks to Tyler, Texas Republican Congressman Louis Gohmert, we finally have the clues that we need. It turns out that it is a cunningly brilliant conspiracy by President Obama hatched a year ago to funnel [...]
New Orleans President Obama in the State of the Union address called for an increase in the federal minimum wage, which has been stuck for the last four years at $7.25 per hour. The President has done some bargaining, hopefully not with himself again, but the target for his proposed increase is $9.00 per hour, [...]
Shreveport If the devil is in the details, vagueness about the specifics of the proposal on real immigration reform may be hell itself.
President Obama, speaking in Las Vegas, had it both ways. He both encouraged quick action, threw roses to both the Republican and Democratic efforts, and repeated his “principles” for reform, but also said [...]
New Orleans I didn’t listen to President Obama’s 2nd inaugural speech. I’m just sick to death of hearing him talk, talk, talk all of the time talking. But, I read the speech, and I’m heartened. Finally, this is a President for me at least right now, this minute, who is saying he is sick of [...]