The goal of the recent changes to school menus around the country was to force children to eat better whether they want to or not. It’s for their own good regardless of their opinions or the opinions of their parents according to the current administration. Is it working? According to those in the trenches, it’s having the exact opposite effect and taking money out of the schools’ revenue system. Continue reading School food standards killing revenue, pushing kids off campus
Call it PR. Call it a slap on the wrist. Call it a deal that’s not that big and nobody is saying that it really means anything. Russian President Vladimir Putin is not invited to next week’s G-7 meeting in Germany and no repercussions will take place as a result. Continue reading Putin’s exclusion from G-7 is a meaningless snub
Supporters for President Barack Obama have stayed true to his vision for over six years now, but the perception from the general population has been mixed. This is normal for any president, especially a two-term president, but what makes this particular “collapse” of a legacy important is that it’s a democratic president and the naysayers seem to be journalists. Continue reading Is Obama’s legacy really falling apart?
The first hurdle has been cleared by the Obama administration as the Senate voted today to advance a measure to give the President fast-track capabilities on the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations. This comes after harsh criticism and fighting almost stalled it from his own party. Continue reading TPP Fast Track passes Senate
Despite recent major victories by the Islamic State, President Obama today reiterated that he believes we are not losing the fight against ISIS. He calls the losses “tactical victories” for the Islamic State and said that Ramadi was in danger for a long time. Continue reading ‘I don’t think we’re losing’ to Islamic State, according to President Obama
In what appears to be a logistics move rather than a politically-motivated one, the State Department is setting January 15, 2016 as the deadline to release all of Hillary Clinton’s emails while she was Secretary of State. The timing could raise issues with her campaign as the deadline is three days before the first presidential primary in Iowa. Continue reading No Clinton emails until 2016