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Setbacks and strides in Springs’ diversity appreciation

Obviously our Republican Representative Doug Lamborn missed the sensitivity class when he was in college. He recently called President Barack Obama a “tar baby.” Whether or not you should still like President Obama after the latest debacle remains open for discussion, but the office of the President should be respected. And the use of an… Continue Reading Setbacks and strides in Springs’ diversity appreciation

Obama draws industry into space launches

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It’s a new day for space – and for American industry. President Barack Obama outlined his vision for the future of the space program, placing explicit emphasis on the new role that innovation in the commercial sector will play. During the speech at the Kennedy Space Center, Obama tried to ease fears about his “grand… Continue Reading Obama draws industry into space launches

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 WASHINGTON (AP) – Making a last-ditch effort to save his health care overhaul, President Barack Obama on Monday put forward a nearly $1 trillion, 10-year compromise that would allow the government to deny or roll back egregious insurance premium increases that infuriate consumers. Posted Monday morning on the White House Web site, the plan would… Continue Reading Obama puts forward last-ditch health care plan

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Small businesses need proper tools to create jobs

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The message from President Barack Obama is clear: we must give small businesses the tools they need to create the jobs America needs. Small businesses are the biggest engine for job creation, having created nearly 65 percent of net new jobs over the last 15 years. However, in this tough economic climate, small businesses still… Continue Reading Small businesses need proper tools to create jobs

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Yesterday, President Barack Obama proposed the American Graduation Initiative, to increase college graduation rates, a prospect Pikes Peak Community College President Dr. Anthony Kinkel called the most efficient use of tax-payer dollars. “I can guarantee that if Congress can pass this initiative,” Kinkel said, “the return on investment with community colleges will be higher than… Continue Reading PPCC’s Kinkel applauds Graduation Initiative plan

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