Obama Repudiates His Own Military Operation

“First of all, I didn’t set a red line.” This was Barack Obama’s preposterous claim at his Wendesday press conference in Stockholm. He Continued: The world set a red line. The world set a red line when governments representing 98% of the world’s population said the use of chemical weapons are [sic] abhorrent and passed […]

With “Experts” Like Krugman Progressives are Clueless

Paul Krugman, the Progressive’s favorite “economist” pontificated again from his New York Times tower, far from the realities of Main Street.  Astoundingly, Krugman says the problem is the government has not yet borrowed and spent enough to haul the economy out of recession.  Here’s an excerpt: I don’t mean to dismiss concerns about the long-run […]

A Debt Ceiling Conversation with The President

With only a few days left to prevent a debt ceiling crisis President Obama asked the TV networks for prime time to inform The People of a grave situation and of the options available to us deliver another, tedious campaign speech. What if we had been able to interact with the President, turning the speech […]

Facing Imminent Crisis They Spend Even More!

As the worst debt crisis in American history appears on the horizon the political establishment shows no urgency about spending cuts.  The Treasury Department’s monthly report for the first 8 months of the 2011 fiscal year shows 2011 spending is running 6% above 2010. As the numbers demonstrate, the Obama Administration believes the most urgent […]

Gas Pump Politics

The best thing government can do to lower gas prices is remove politically motivated barriers, and allow liberty to work. On the Presidential campaign trail in the summer of 2008, the last time gas prices spiked over $4.00, then Senator Obama criticized President Bush who had called on Congress to repeal bans on domestic oil […]

As Congress Dithers Spending Grows Relentlessly

On March 9 the Senate killed HR1, a bill passed by the House that would cut 2011 spending by $61 Billion or 3.7%. On March 10 the Treasury Department published it’s monthly statement, including year-to-date figures as of the end of February, the fifth month of the 2011 fiscal year. In the face of the […]

Deficit Alarm Ringing: Urgent Action Required

The Congressional Budget Office released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook last week.  It demonstrates the urgency of the mission voters elected Republicans to undertake. CBO’s projections are based on, quoting from the report: …the assumption that current laws governing taxes and spending will remain unchanged. The government’s fiscal year began on October 1, so […]

Debt Ceiling: Congress Must Slash Spending

On the second anniversary of the Obama Administration came the news that the government’s accumulated debt had crossed another portentous threshold and now exceeds $14 trillion. It took 51 weeks to grow from $12 trillion to $13 trillion. It took only 27 weeks to grow from $13 trillion to $14 Trillion The government’s fiscal year […]

The Best Kept Secrets in the Tax Cut Debate

Don’t look for this data in the establishment media. As the chart shows tax revenue is growing again, as the private sector claws back from recession. President Obama and the Democrats blame their massive deficits on the Bush tax cuts, especially for “the rich.”  The political-media establishment rarely reports that: Individual income tax revenue increased […]

A Willful Crisis & “One Last Spending Binge”

Senator McConnell called it “one last spending binge.”  It’s 1,924 pages of emergency spending authority totaling about $1.1 trillion that must be passed this week to prevent a government shut down. Politicians love a budget crisis because it gives them an opportunity to sneak some home state pork and special interest subsidies into a bill […]

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