Remember all that campaign rhetoric back in 2008? I know. There was a lot of it. But, one of the many grandiose promises that Senator Obama made was that he would not raise taxes on anyone making less than $250,000 a year. If you’re still having trouble remembering, here’s the video: Continue Reading
Five months remain until the general election and Barack Obama seems unwilling to re-configure his playbook. Content with lying to the American people about the economy and reality in general, he continues to blame George W. Bush for our fiscal and economic predicament. Just to clarify, President Bush has been out of office since January 2009 and Obama has run up over five trillion dollars in new debt. If you’re doing the math, that’s more than President Bush ran up in two terms. It is now 2012 and we have experienced three and a half years under the rule of a glorified community agitator. After all the stimulus spending and so-called “investments in our future”, we’re still above 8% unemployment, quarterly GDP growth is non-existent, and the middle class is preparing to take it on the chin in January with the expiration of the Bush Tax Cuts and the commencement of tax increases tied to ObamaCare. Continue Reading
Many of us are waiting with bated breath as the Supreme Court meets today behind closed doors to decide the future of the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare. The Obama administration fielded a weak defense of the legislation this week as three days of oral arguments allowed for many of the Justices to pile on Solicitor General Donald Verrilli. The audio and transcripts are available at the Supreme Court website. Continue Reading
Rick Santorum continued his string of solid debate performances Thursday night in Jacksonville despite moderator Wolf Blitzer’s best efforts to focus on the political battle going on between Governor Romney and Speaker Gingrich. Santorum was stumble-free while answering questions on illegal immigration, the space program and healthcare.
The highlight of Thursday night was the exchange on healthcare which erupted between Romney and Santorum. If you missed the debate and don’t have time to go back and watch it, at least read this excerpt: Continue Reading