It wasn’t very long ago that President Barack Obama was Presidential candidate Barack Obama, a freshman Senator running on a platform of change after eight disastrous years of George Bush. Last night’s Republican win in Massachusetts by Scott Brown, who will now take over Ted Kennedy’s vacated seat, showed that Republicans are not only planning on running on a platform of change but winning because of it.
With the country restless and angry over the Democrats’ utter incompetence when it has come to pushing through their agenda despite a massive majority in both the House and the Senate, …continue reading
Both PETA and Weatherproof recently put out ads featuring the first couple without their permission, and even though the White House was upset… the ads will most likely stay up.
PETA president Ingrid Newkirk told Robin Givhan of the Washington Post:
“We got a call from the White House counsel’s office,” Newkirk says. “We said to them, we’re not selling a coat, only an idea that glamorous beautiful women who you look up to don’t wear fur. . . . We’re honoring her. Lawyers are lawyers, but PETA is honoring her fashion sense.” So there.
“PETA is an advocacy organization and can claim to …continue reading
The economists at the American Economic Association, or any economists for that matter, rarely come to a consensus on anything but had no problem doing just that as they concluded that the chances of the United States economy growing in 2010 aren’t good.
In fact, many of the economists who attended the group’s annual convention also believe that the next decade would not be particularly fruitful as the group suggested that the economy will grow less than two percent over the next 10 years.
Former chief of the National Bureau of Economic Research Martin Feldstein simply offered …continue reading
It was a great day for the Democratic Party on November 4, 2008. A black, young Senator named Barack Obama had won his longshot bid for the presidency, the House of Representatives extended their large Democratic majority, and Senate Democrats were on the verge of sealing a “Super Majority.”
A little over a year later, with midterm elections nearly a year away, Democrats are becoming growingly concerned about how many of their party members, and even more so, party leaders, will stick around for another term.
In the past week, the Democrats saw one of their Congressmen switch party …continue reading
With the Senate passing their own version of healthcare “reform” by a vote of 60-39, let’s take a look at what exactly is in the bill and what is going to happen when the bill is merged with the House bill for the President to sign.
-The official Congressional Budget Office estimate of the cost of the bill is $871 billion. The official cost of the bill that the House of Representatives passed is around $1 trillion. The bill’s costs would be offset by the new taxes and fees as well as the money that the Medicare program would save.
-The bill requires …continue reading