Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

Obama Foreign Non-Policy

Is No Foreign Policy Really Better Than a Supposedly “Bad” Policy? Deciding Not to Decide Carries With It Its Own Pitfalls and Complications By Ken K. Gourdin A Washington Post editorial reprinted in The Salt Lake Tribune criticizes U.S. support … Continue reading

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Obama’s Presidency & Legacy

My Response to One Analysis and Commentary on President Obama’s Presidency and His Legacy By Ken K. Gourdin Analysis of President Barack Obama, his presidency, and his legacy by David Lightman of McClatchy News Service’s Washington Bureau, recently appeared in … Continue reading

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Obama Gender Student Facilities Rule

Texas Federal Judge Enjoins Enforcement of Obama Gender Student Facilities Rule By Ken K. Gourdin A federal judge in Texas has enjoined enforcement of President Barack Obama’s order mandating that schoolchildren be allowed to use bathrooms and other facilities that … Continue reading

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Litmus Tests and Elections

Non-Negotiable Litmus Tests Employed by Conservatives Have Led to Every Democratic Presidential Victory in the Last Quarter-Century By Ken K. Gourdin Several months ago, before Donald J. Trump had secured the Republican nomination for president of the United States, in … Continue reading

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Deciding Elections Via Polls Rather Than Deciding Them At The Polls

A Word About Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton By Ken K. Gourdin Blogger Cody Ray Shafer opined on deciding elections via polls rather than deciding them at the polls. Here are his thoughts on the matter (last accessed July 26, … Continue reading

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Gray Settlement Prejudices Justice

Baltimore’s Settlement in the Gray Case, Along With Officials’ Public Statements, Lacks All Proportionality and Prejudices Justice Against Those Charged in His Death By Ken K. Gourdin The city of Baltimore’s recent agreement to settle with the family of Freddie … Continue reading

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Ends, Means, and Harry Reid

“He Didn’t Win, Did He?” Do the Ends Justify the Means for (Soon-to-be-Former) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid? By Ken K. Gourdin Offered the chance to moderate the comments he delivered on the Senate floor (a forum he chose deliberately … Continue reading

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ISIS Threat Not Existential

Why Isn’t ISIS an Existential Threat? By Ken K. Gourdin National Security Adviser Susan Rice, in her delivery of the Obama Administration’s National Security Strategy, says that the threat posed by ISIS is “not existential.” Rice said, “While the dangers … Continue reading

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Axelrod account of concession call doubtful

Veracity of Axelrod recounting of Romney concession call to Obama seems doubtful By Ken K. Gourdin Garrett Jackson, adviser to 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, disputes an account contained in the forthcoming memoir of former … Continue reading

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Sgt. Friday Grills Pres. Obama

Sergeant Friday Grills President Obama By Ken K. Gourdin Sergeant Joe Friday, of Dragnet fame, takes on President Obama (with a little help from Officer Bill Gannon), and not only does Sergeant Friday fillet President Obama, he grills him! And … Continue reading

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