Barack Obama

 
February 13, 2016

Pop Goes the Evil (of Racism)

  Of all of the ridiculous, unfounded charges leveled at President Obama across the past seven years, the most baseless and inane is that he has made racism in America worse. Like a pimple, racism has lurked under the skin of our national face for decades: an irritating presence that seemed […]
June 12, 2010

Conservative Backlash Deja Vu

There is a classic executive desk toy that has amused many a manager by demonstrating the Newtonian principle that “For every action, there is an equal but opposite reaction.” Five chrome balls are suspended on a wood frame. If one on the left or right is dropped, one on the […]
March 19, 2010

Cultural Change & the President

(Note: This piece was first posted in February, 2009, on my Website. As the health care reform bill heads for the House floor, it seems appropriate to reprise it.) There are two ways to change a culture. The easy way is the approach taken by guys like “Chainsaw Al” Dunlap, […]