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Obama Issues Executive Order Restarting March Madness

April 1, 2014
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Obama Issues Executive Order Restarting March Madness

This morning, President Obama issued an executive order forcing the NCAA tournament to restart. Obama, a huge basketball fan, revealed his bracket on SportCenter earlier this month. Even a cursory glance shows that, like most this month, his bracket is a mess. However, UConn’s cheeky apology to Obama for busting his bracket – reproduced...
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Obamacare in 500(ish) Words or Less

November 12, 2013
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Obamacare in 500(ish) Words or Less

Obamacare seems to permeate every corner of the news these days and you’ve probably encountered the term hundreds of times.  But, if you’re anything like me, it probably still confuses you.  This massive new healthcare law, which will be fully instituted by January of next year, is extremely complicated. But with so many debates,...
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Dear Congress, Please Grow Up – Sincerely, Everyone

October 7, 2013
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Dear Congress, Please Grow Up – Sincerely, Everyone

Congress took levels of cooperation to a new low point last week, refusing to even pass a budget to keep the federal government running.  This hasn’t occurred since 1996, because it’s a generally accepted fact that passing the budget is the most basic and important job of Congress.  But this year, with debt rising...
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Obama to Give Graduation Speech

March 24, 2013
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Obama to Give Graduation Speech

CCHS has recently received the amazing news that President Barack Obama has been booked to speak at our graduation this June. We were all surprised to have such a high-powered speaker, but Obama insists that it is his pleasure. “I really appreciate the fine qualities exemplified by the Concord Carlisle High School students,” states...
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The stagnant state of the State of the Union address

February 25, 2013
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The stagnant state of the State of the Union address

US President Barack Obama hit several high points in his hour-long State of the Union speech, rallying the crowd to drive his points home, and he seemed more focused now than four years ago.  It’s time, as his promises seem to indicate, to roll up his sleeves and get down to work.  With only...
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Obama’s second inauguration looks forward

February 11, 2013
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Obama’s second inauguration looks forward

On January 21, 2013, Obama was sworn in for his second term, in an inauguration laden with optimism for the future, but noticeably more subdued than his first.  Gone is the limitless hope of 2008. We saw a clearly tired (look at those gray hairs) president giving a speech that laid out very clear...
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Obama endorses gay marriage

May 14, 2012
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Obama endorses gay marriage

Barack Obama likes to make history. As if it wasn’t enough to be the first black president, he then passed the most extensive health care reform bill in history. On his command, Navy SEALs killed Osama Bin Laden. His presidency has certainly been quite eventful, but with election day this November, he needed something...
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