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"Who knows if I did the right thing? I am not seeing a lot out of the Republican candidates."
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President Obama's plan to require government contractors to disclose campaign contributions is receiving a rocky reception from Republicans and even some advocates of transparency.
President Obama has once again turned to an architect of President Bush's war strategy to fill a major civilian post in his administration - this time elevating Gen. David H. Petraeus, who oversaw the Iraq surge, to be CIA chief, and tapping current agency head Leon E. Panetta to become the next defense secretary.
Most likely voters - 67 percent - continue to believe U.S. society is "fair and decent", but far fewer feel that President Obama agrees with them, says a Rasmussen Reports survey released Wednesday.
The screen adaptation of Ayn Rand's blockbuster 1957 novel "Atlas Shrugged," which opens Friday in a smattering of theaters, is far from a full-bore Hollywood extravaganza. You might think Rand enthusiasts with big-screen dreams would be sorely disappointed. But you'd be wrong.
As President Obama addressed the country Monday to explain his decision 10 days ago to attack Libya, the White House insisted there are no broader axioms to draw from it, and his top advisers said it is not a precedent for what he might do in Syria, Sudan or other situations.
Congressional leaders have spent months telling voters that all spending must be on the table, but so far the rhetoric is ringing hollow on Capitol Hill, where defense cuts remain a tough sell.
As ugly and foolish as it is, obesity isn't the most deadly health issue in America. Neither is the insane choice to poison oneself with tobacco. Same goes for lack of exercise and an unhealthy diet. These prime symptoms of the brain-dead are all indications of just how berserk some people can be. We should all pray people will wake up and make responsible choices as soon as possible to make America stronger and healthier.