Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Election Hangover – Time to Move On

Some random thoughts as the dust continues to settle following one of the most bitter and, certainly, most expensive presidential campaigns in history. Over one billion total dollars were spent in television advertising alone by the two parties (and their related Super PACs) to give us what amounts to pretty much the same government we had […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (6/24/2011)

It was a good week for people, like myself, who view the future of technology and the future of manufacturing as twin rails of the same track, running parallel at your feet, but somehow merging at the horizon up ahead. President Obama’s announcement that the U.S. government will earmark $500 million to re-energize high-tech manufacturing […]

Obama and the Economy: Can He Turn it Around?

Can an American president presiding over an economy with an unemployment rate of over 10%, a 42% approval rating, and coming off a mid-term election in which his party get its clock cleaned, particularly in the House, actually turn it around? Sure he can.  And if you don’t believe me, consider this:  that paragraph above […]