A Residency in Review – 4 Ways Barack Obama Disgraced the Presidency (And Endangered Us All)

“But he’s done; he’s leaving!” some might say, “Why dredge up old news?”

Well, for starters, because he’s not leaving. Unlike his predecessors who (usually) left the capital city and gracefully settled into the annals of history, he’s sticking around Washington D.C. (Yes, yes, I know he’s still got a kid in school.) Politically, he’s not going anywhere anytime soon. As the aforementioned Bill Whalen put it, his farewell speech “wasn’t so much ‘farewell’ as ‘to be continued’.”

Dear Barack Obama: You Got Exactly the World You Wanted

I’m sorry. No offense.” That’s Debra Messing’s character apologizing to Dermot Mulroney’s character for the thousandth time in“The Wedding Date.” “Do me a favor, quit apologizing,” Mulroney retorts, “If you look at this as a business transaction, maybe you won’t feel compelled to keep saying sorry.” Messing: “I’m sorry.” Mulroney: “It’s aIso really annoying.” Messing:…


My father told me the story of a young student facing an assignment in class. The task? Write an essay answering the following question: “What is courage?”  The young man completed the assignment … with just two words. “This is.” And that was it. Sometimes the most powerful statements are those that use the fewest…