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The Expense Of The Iraq War

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The Expense Of The Iraq War

President Obama’s latest announcement of U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq was good news. The Iraq war is the second longest American war in history following Afghanistan. The U.S. has been at this war for 102 months thus far; much longer than the war time span of Vietnam, Korean, WWII, World War I and the Civil…

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Obama & Healthcare

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Obama & Healthcare

President Barack Obama hit back at the health insurance industry on Thursday, accusing it of attempting to mislead Americans about healthcare reform and promising to overhaul the industry in Congress. Obama criticized insurance firms for running marketing campaigns in spite of Democrats’ attempts to reform the health system. Obama said a decrease in health insurance…

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President Obama and Former PM Blair Not Invited to Royal Wedding

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President Obama and Former PM Blair Not Invited to Royal Wedding

Estimates are that almost 2 billion people will watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. One of those viewers will be President Barack Obama, who will not be receiving an invitation to attend the wedding in person. Former Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown were also left off the guest list. While…

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The Clock is Ticking

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The Clock is Ticking

As both sides blame each other for the impending government shut down, politicians expect the worst. No agreement is in sight, as Democrats and Republicans spar over which provisions of the budget should be kept and which should be cut. Particularly divisive is the issue over women’s health funding programs. The government shut down, would…

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Obama Hopes To Reduce Oil Imports By One-Third

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Obama Hopes To Reduce Oil Imports By One-Third

Under the pressure of increasing gas prices, President Obama announced a plan to reduce dependency on foreign oil by decreasing oil imports by one-third by 2025. In order to do so he wants Americans, particularly young Americans, to focus on using more fuel efficient cars to show automakers that there is a demand for alternative…

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Obama & Libya

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Obama & Libya

On Monday The President of The United States addressed the nation. The speech was held at The National Defense University. President Barack Obama was going to explain his military actions regarding Lybia to the public. Obama has been being slammed for months now by both right and left wing parties. In a speech that could…

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Obama Libyan Policy

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Obama Libyan Policy

In a speech at the National Defense University in Washington, President Barack Obama discussed details regarding the U.S. military forces t in Libya. The president has come under fire from both parties in congress for not getting their approval for the mission which was authorized by the U.N. While the stated purpose for the operation…

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President Obama Supports Offshore Drilling In Brazil

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President Obama Supports Offshore Drilling In Brazil

President Obama made a visit to Brazil last weekend to show his support for their decision to drill offshore for gas and oil. He says that he is looking forward to importing oil from them in the future. He wants to reduce the United States dependency on the Middle Eastern countries for oil. Some say…

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Obama Authorizes Tomahawk Strikes In Libya As Part Of Operation Odyssey Dawn

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Obama Authorizes Tomahawk Strikes In Libya As Part Of Operation Odyssey Dawn

President Obama has announced strikes by 110 U.S. Tomahawk missiles against air defense targets in Tripoli and Misurata in support of a U.N. resolution aimed at Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi. Obama stated his decision for the strikes was based on the failure of pro-Gadhafi forces to honor a cease-fire demanded by the resolution. He has also…

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Latest On Obama Health Care

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Latest On Obama Health Care

Yesterday, the Senate passed a bill by a vote of 87 to 13 that will cut $6 billion from government spending. The House has already passed the bill, and it will now go to Barack Obama to sign into law. This is the 6th time a short term spending bill has been passed, as the…

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