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7 Questions That Will Determine the Success or Failure Of Barack Obama's Second Term

Doug5049 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 10:58 PM
One Republican opposes all farm subsidies, pork barrel spending, No Child Left Behind, ethanol mandates, Medicare Prescription, Faith Based Initiatives, airline bailouts, auto bailouts, insurance company bailouts, Wall Street bailouts, bank bailouts and all wars of aggression. Ron Paul, of course. Ron Paul, of course.

When British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan was asked what might knock his administration off course, he famously responded, "Events, dear boy, events." There's a lot of truth to that. At any point in time, an unexpected event can throw the political world into turmoil. However, more often than not, it's not the blindside hit that gets you so much as the freight train you've seen coming for miles.

When Barack Obama came into office, he had a number of serious challenges to deal with and not only has he effectively addressed very few of them, many of them have worsened...