(This letter was originally submitted to The Rockdale Citizen on May 11, 2011). Dear Editor, On May 10th, Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) unveiled a budget proposal that cuts national spending from 25% of the GDP to 18.5%. Like other plans, Toomey’s enacts restrictions on entitlement spending and healthcare reform. As I listened to the conference, whatContinue reading “Compromise is an important part of leadership, federal budget debate”
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Should President Barack Obama be America’s Pastor-in-Chief?
Every American president has a defining moment that shapes his presidency. Washington had the American revolution; Nixon had Watergate; George W. Bush had 9/11. I would argue that Barack Obama’s defining moment was getting elected as the first African-American president. After eight years of war, an economy in shambles, and deep partisan bickering, many peopleContinue reading “Should President Barack Obama be America’s Pastor-in-Chief?”