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

evie10 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 9:34 AM
Thomas Sowell said it best, there are two Obamas - the one who talks and the one who does. The one who does is the scariest. Unfortunately, too many just listen to the one who talks.

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...