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WASHINGTON - Striving for unity among Democrats rather than compromise with Republicans, President Barack Obama will unveil an election-year budget on Tuesday that drops earlier proposals to cut future Social Security benefits and seeks new money for infrastructure, education and job training.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-03-0
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Bob Franken: Subhuman rhetoric

...long ago, 2009 to be exact, that South Carolina Republican Congressman Joe Wilson interrupted President Obama's State of the Union speech to holler "You lie!" So this is becoming a habit ... that's getting worse. It's worth noting that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-25/bob-franken-subhuman-rhetoric
Opinion
What others say: Line in president's speech could unnerve ANWR oil supporters

President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday ran for more than 6,500 words.But a mere 20 of those words, strung together in one sentence as almost an afterthought...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-04/what-others-say-line-in-president
Opinion
State of the Union 2014

Suppose a president of the United States delivered a State of the Union address and nobody cared? Isn't that what happened Tuesday night when the increasingly irrelevant - and, yes, boring Barack...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-01/state-of-the-union-2014
Opinion
State of the Union: Obama vows to use powers

WASHINGTON - Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress "whenever and wherever" necessary to narrow economic disparities between America's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-28/state-of-the-union-obama-vows-to-use
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Lowry: Obama's lawmaking from on high

We were told that President Barack Obama would wield his executive power this year to defy Congress. Instead, he is defying his own health-care law.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-16/lowry-obamas-lawmaking-from-on-hi
Opinion
On Keystone, action can wait

President Barack Obama has urged that we make this a "year of action," and he is going to do his part by acting with vigor and dispatch to continue to study the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-05/on-keystone-action-can-wait
Opinion
What others say: They call it 'minimum' wage for a reason

...check the repercussions could be more far-reaching than expected.What President Barack Obama proposed in his State of the Union address last year, raising minimum wage to more than $10 an hour over the next few years, is a one-size-fits-all...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-02/what-others-say-they-call-it-mini
Opinion
The picayune president

What a waste of pomp and circumstance. The State of the Union had all the customary dignitaries, ritualistic applause, prime-time pre-emptions on broadcast TV - and even less interest than usual.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-02/the-picayune-president
Opinion
Thug shots

...the drift, but let's add one more: Rep. Michael Grimm, Republican congressman from New York.His conduct on State of the Union night was boilerplate thuggery. How else would we describe Grimm responding to a question he didn't like by threatening...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-01/thug-shots
Opinion

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