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Wind, solar and other clean energy technologies produce jobs and are essential for the country's environment and economy, President Barack Obama said in promoting his administration's efforts.
President Obama sat down last week with "Good Morning America" for a long and exclusive interview in which he announced that his administration was no longer working for "change" to solve America's problems. "My administration is going to specifically focus on training 10,000 new math and science teachers," he said. With a brutal midterm smackdown looming, Mr. Obama is desperate enough to break out the cliches.
The Obama administration announced last week a major step in its effort to marshal the forces of the federal government to prevent teen pregnancies — and gave sex-education programs their biggest funding boost in 14 years.
The new cars and trucks sold in 2025 may be required to average 62 miles per gallon as a group, far surpassing the fuel efficiency of current high-mileage stars like the Toyota Prius and Honda Civic hybrids.
Do you remember Santa Claus? How he magically visited the house of every good kid in the world in a single night and put gifts for them under their Christmas trees? I remember Santa Claus. I also remember finding out he wasn't real. I grew up a little bit when I found out Santa Claus isn't real.
The Obama administration seems determined to bring academia under the government's heavy hand. You'd think President Obama would leave it alone, because most college professors probably voted for him. But wait. The real aim seems to be to politicize the academy even more.
After two years of the Obama agenda and ever-waning Obamania, looming midterm election losses are crushing Democrats' hopes of keeping their party's control of Congress, numerous governorships and statehouses.
In the article "Obama: Money alone can't solve school problems" (Web, Politics, Sept. 27), President Obama said that a longer school year will benefit students. In an interview, he said, "The idea of a longer school year, I think, makes sense." I feel that Mr. Obama is incredibly mistaken when he says that.
Obamanomics has failed. More people suffer in poverty today in America than since the Census Bureau began keeping records on poverty 51 years ago. The total is 44 million, one in seven Americans.