Even in faraway Africa, I will risk a fight at the dinner table to defend his good name.
Simply cutting the food-stamp program and cutting corporate taxes – while making the “beltway bandits” who design weapons systems richer – is not the way to achieve a budget that balances.
South Sudan has endured two wars with what is now Sudan and one civil conflict resulting in the deaths of about 4.5 million people.
There is immense fallout from the war that ended in 2005 and the current conflict.
Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to be enjoying playing a deadly game of chess while the West continues to be engaged in a child’s game ‘tiddlywinks’ over Ukraine.
Some of the most entertaining and memorable moments in American politics occur from these unscripted moments when politicians speak off-the-cuff and mince no words.
These women had no choice. They were held down and cut.
Not once during Obama’s speech did I hear reference to the fact that, in 2014, one in five children in America lived in poverty and food stamps.