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March 2012

Florida Breakfast Table Talk

“Look honey! Right here in the news, people are calling for this guy to be put in jail just for doing something I think about doing every day of my life: shooting black people right in the face. I mean come on!” “Oh Dear!” “Yeah. I mean, I’m not saying something like this is not […]

Barack Obama and the Muslim Claim

According to polls a growing number of Americans think President Obama is Muslim with key percentage differences between Democrats and Republicans (conservatives are more likely to hold this belief than liberals although the numbers are significant on both sides). When I first heard these claims at the beginning of Obama’s Presidency I chalked it up […]

The Presidency of Barack Obama: Public Perceptions

The Presidency of Barack Obama has been interesting, no so much in its own right, but rather in the reaction of the American people. In my lifetime I believe no American President has been so misunderstood and misinterpreted, both by his supports and by his detractors, and I believe this is more an indictment of […]