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Obama blurbs SMM1 JE2 MN3

Tim Seeman

January 21, 2010

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Jan. 12: As president-elect, Obama writes a letter to the Senate and House of Representatives asking those bodies to release $350 billion in bank bailout funds, which are injected into the banking system in an attempt to kick-start...

OVBIAGELE: More troops needed in Afghanistan

Emil Ovbiagele

December 1, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

On the eve of President Barack Obama’s unveiling of the new war strategy in Afghanistan, Americans are sharply divided on the way forward. So what should Obama say today as he speaks to the country? Not easy lullabies for su...

OVBIAGELE: Afghanistan election diverted attention from war policy

Emil Ovbiagele

November 5, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

The recent election of Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai did not deserve the attention it received from the West, stalling the Obama administration’s plans for a new war policy. This was ridiculous. Karzai won a third te...

Obama speaks to Madison school about education reform

Kaellen Hessel

November 5, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

President Barack Obama announced his new Race to the Top initiative to reform America’s education system during a speech at a middle school in Madison yesterday. Obama spoke at James C. Wright Middle School in front of 500 s...

KELLY: Youth should care about health care

Jack Kelly

November 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Barack Obama won the presidential election last November due in large part to the support of young people, most of whom took part in the democratic process for the first time. We asked for it and we got it. No matter what ...

OVBIAGELE: Obama rightfully wins Nobel Peace Prize

Emil Ovbiagele

October 13, 2009

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I want to start off like this: Congratulations President Barack Obama on being the recipient of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. That is how it should be. At first, I thought I was dreaming when I heard that the Norwegian Nobel Commi...

OVBIAGELE: Obama shines at his first United Nations General Assembly address

Emil Ovbiagele

September 29, 2009

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President Barack Obama took a breather from the health care debate and eased into his two most comfortable roles: dazzling the world with his charming speeches and fixing the United States’ weather-beaten reputation, all a...

OVBIAGELE: Health care reform: Civility is no paradox

Emil Ovbiagele

September 22, 2009

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For Rep. Joe Wilson (R - S.C.), decorum is an overrated attribute. The congressman shouted at President Barack Obama earlier in September when the commander in chief addressed a joint session of congress about health c...

Wrap-up of the world’s summer

Emil Ovbiagele

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Aloha! As we bask in the euphoria of our various holiday experiences and savor the nostalgia of vain summer flings, our dearly beloved world has endured its own share of the season’s heartaches and passionate kisses. The...