The legacy of the Democrats
The rise of the Tea Party, the Congressional minority imposing its will; it's all happened before.
Enough with the deification of either John Lennon or Frankin Roosevelt. Neither one deserves it.
The consequence of default would crank up borrowing costs and flush the US economy back into the toilet of recession.
It could be the times and world events that shape a presidency, or it may just be that one guy is just better than the other.
Stalin killed so many messengers that he soon began to hear only of great successes and marvelous victories.
“Then this is the story of how the four Masters and Commanders of the Western Allies fought each other over how best to fight Adolf Hitler.” — from the introduction
"Nine weeks after voters defeated American independence, in the nearest thing to a referendum on the issue that the country ever had, America declared independence anyway." — William Hogeland
The endgame in Afghanistan rears its' ugly head.
In these tough economic times, we need leaders who are positive and supportive, not negative and pessimistic.