President Obama today said that he is "an eternal optimist" who believes in America, and in our democracy and that Congress will do the right thing, and pass the American Jobs Act," in a speech to students and staff at the University of Richmond the day after he addressed a joint meeting of Congress. (more…) [...]
Obama giving a weekly speech in May of 2011
Have you noticed our current President (Barack Obama) seems to think nearly everything can be fixed with a speech? No real details given, just some fairly general speech about what the overall picture should be or what he want's in general.
Well, one only needs to go (once again) to the founding fathers of this country to find something that addresses this phenomenon. This gem by Ben Franklin says it perfectly. "Wise men talk because they h [...]
A couple of fine examples of political games have been seen in the last week.
Last week, President Obama decided that he should give his newest "jobs" speech on Wednesday, 07 Sept., 2011 to a joint house of Congress. "Yeah, so?" you thought to yourself. "What's so important about that date?" (more…) [...]
Rick Perry speaking at the VFW national convention
Rick Perry is in, Tim Pawlenty is out and Michele Bachmann won the Iowa straw poll on the 13th of August, 2011 in the race for Americas Next President.
Let's start with the Iowa Straw Poll results.
The top three finishers were:
Michele Bachmann with 4,823 votes
Ron Paul with 4,671 votes
Tim Pawlenty with 2,293 vote (more…) [...]
Here is a quick question for you.
Timothy Geithner and Barack Obama discuss things just hours before the Credit Downgrade
What U.S. President was in office when the United States credit rating was downgraded for the first time in history?
The answer is our current president! That's right, during the evening of 05 August, 2011, Standard & Poor's downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+.
This is what happens when you keep spending dramatically more money than you bring i [...]
Portrait of Thomas Jefferson painted in 1800 by Rembrandt Peale
"...I know nothing more important to inculcate into the minds of young people than the wisdom, the honor, and the blessed comfort of living within their income..."
In other words, the most important part of life is to live within your means! If you want to improve your lifestyle, first increase your income, then enjoy your new lifestyle.
This is part of a much larger speech he gave at the time, but it sums up his, and mos [...]
Hi and Welcome back!
The race starts here
I wanted to ask you a question today.
"Ok, what is it that you want to ask?", I hear you saying to yourself.
The question is, What do you think of the current field of Presidential candidates?
Are you pretty excited about any of the folks that have declared "I would like to be President of the United States!"
There have already been a fair amount of people declare that they are in it to win it.
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Statue in Washington, D.C.
"The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first." Thomas Jefferson
With all the debate these days about the debt limit and the "up and down" or the "clean" vote last night (01 June 2011) I thought this quote was quite relevant. Congress overwhelmingly voted to NOT increase the debt ce [...]
Well, it's finally happened. The Congressionally authorized debt limit for the U.S. has been reached today! How long can we keep the flag flying proudly when the country is in this severe of a predicament? What will Americas Next President do about the National Debt? (more…) [...]
Good to see you've come back...thank you!
This U.S. flag is flying proudly in the breeze.
In the spirit of America's Next President, I was just wondering if you watched the Republican debate (either live or taped) from Greenville, South Carolina?.
The combatants were Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum and Herman Cain.
If you did watch it, please sign in and let us know what your thoughts are.
Some of my thoughts are as follows;
Herman Cain made big gai [...]
Here on AmericasNextPresident.com we try hard to reconcile today's and tomorrow's presidential actions with what the constitution allows and our founding fathers wanted for these United States of America. (more…) [...]
What do you want from Americas Next President as far as freedom and liberty?
George Washington addressed personal liberty and national freedom in his farewell address by saying...
Picture of Washington's original farewell address in his handwriting
"The unity of government which constitutes you one people, is also now dear to you. It is justly so. For it is the main pillar in the edifice of your real independence, the support of your tranquility at home, your peace abroad, of your [...]
Hi and thanks again for stopping by today!
I wanted to ask all that come here, Who is that YOU would like to see become Americas Next President?
Are you happy with Mr. Obama or do you want someone else?
If you want someone else, who do you want? Or...
What qualities are you looking for in the next president?
There are several names being tossed around as possible challengers for the office, but none have confirmed they are running yet except for Herman Cain!
Is Mr. Cain someo [...]
Welcome to America's Next President.com.
This U.S. flag is flying proudly in the breeze.
On this site we'll explore who might run, who you think should run and why that person should seek to be America's next president in 2012.
Who do you think is the most qualified and what qualifications do you think matter the most?
What do you want the President to focus his or her attention on?
What part of American life is most important to you?
What are you most interested in?
Is it [...]