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

laruman Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 6:10 PM
Do you people know that ETHANOL is a NET energy loser, it takes MORE energy to make it than it saves, it also is 15% at least LESS energy efficient in your car. That means you get 15% LESS miles per gallon than if you use GAS. Ethanol has RAISED PRICES on corn based EVERYTHING because of the subsidies (50 cents per gallon) which make Archer Daniel Midlands VERY rich and took food out of peoples mouth globally.

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...