For all those who have been understandably losing their patience with President Obama, this week must have brought some relief. First the healthcare bill was approved in the House, then in the Senate and then by even one more vote in the House again. The Pell Grants bill, which has been overshadowed by the healthcare debate, contains new provisions on student loans which curb the banks’ profits made through student loans and makes access to money for education easier.Ultimately this helps to fight underemployment.
And now this Breaking News:
US President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev have agreed a new nuclear arms reduction treaty after months of negotiations.
The treaty limits both sides to 1,550 warheads, about 30% less than currently allowed, the White House said.(more…)
Looks like some change is finally working.