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Why Obama will do nothing about the border crisis

Posted by: Phineas on July 15, 2014 at 7:39 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Per Bryon York: First, because Republicans want him to do something: Who is pushing Obama to get tough? Mostly, it’s the Republicans whose wishes Obama has ignored for years. And now, since his well-publicized decision to abandon hopes of making a deal with GOP lawmakers on immigration, Obama needs them even less. […]

 

Obamacare: The pesky issue that won’t go away for #NCsen’s @SenatorHagan

Posted by: ST on July 15, 2014 at 11:52 am » 1 Comment

The Politico has a pretty good write-up this morning on what they call the “disconnect” between North Carolina voters and Obamacare – and how that is not good news for the re-election campaign of vulnerable Democrat Senator Kay Hagan: The Tar Heel State signed up more than 357,000 people — one-third of those eligible for […]

 

Senate Dems, including @KayHagan, set to try & “reverse” #HobbyLobby ruling

Posted by: ST on July 15, 2014 at 9:50 am » 0 Comments

Because religious freedom sucks and stuff – and so do the “five white guys” on the Supreme Court. Via The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) set up the first procedural vote on a bill that would reverse the recent Supreme Court ruling that allows some employers to deny birth control coverage for women. […]

 

Teachers unions turning their backs on the Obama administration

Posted by: ST on July 14, 2014 at 10:16 pm » 0 Comments

The cracks in the Obama Coalition continue. Via The Hill (hat tip): Teachers unions have turned on Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the Obama administration, creating a major divide in the Democratic Party coalition. The largest teachers union in the country, the National Education Association (NEA), called for Duncan to resign at its convention […]

 

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Reid is “the da Vinci of distraction”

Posted by: ST on July 14, 2014 at 11:43 am » 3 Comments

A perfect description of the despicable Senate Majority Leader from one of his hometown newspapers (hat tip): Harry Reid is the da Vinci of distraction. The moment any scandal, policy failure or political defeat crashes down on him — and there have been plenty the past few years — the Senate majority leader unleashes outrageous rhetoric […]

 

WH @PressSec stands by “most transparent admin in history” claim

Posted by: ST on July 14, 2014 at 9:31 am » 0 Comments

Continuing in the predictably dishonest fashion of Obama press secretaries before him, Josh Earnest went on CNN’s Reliable Sources yesterday and said he “absolutely” stood by the White House’s continued claims of being “the most transparent administration in history”:  The White House on Sunday stood by President Obama’s position that he continues to be the […]

 

Remember kiddies, opposition to Obama is racist. Eric Holder says so.

Posted by: Phineas on July 13, 2014 at 8:56 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Man, this guy makes me ill: Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday he and President Obama have been targets of “a racial animus” by some of the administration’s political opponents. “There’s a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that’s directed at me [and] directed at the president,” Holder told ABC. […]

 

Sore #guncontrol loser Mike Bloomberg sneers at “rural” Colorado recall cities

Posted by: ST on July 10, 2014 at 8:25 pm » 2 Comments

The ugly face of liberal elitism rears its ugly head. Via the Colorado Observer (hat tip): DENVER — In what may come as a surprise to residents of Colorado Springs and Pueblo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg doesn’t think those cities have roads. Bloomberg told Rolling Stone that he was “sorry” about the […]

 

Pres. Obama on border crisis: I’m “not interested in photo ops”

Posted by: ST on July 10, 2014 at 11:52 am » 3 Comments

Once again, our celebrity President opens his mouth and inserts his foot. From the Washington Post: DALLAS — President Obama on Wednesday forcefully defended his decision not to visit the Texas border with Mexico to view a burgeoning humanitarian crisis, saying he’s “not interested in photo ops” and challenging Congress to give him new authority […]

 

Report: Government may have erroneously paid out $100 billion in 2013

Posted by: ST on July 9, 2014 at 9:32 am » 1 Comment

And people wonder why we think a smaller government is a better government- via the AP: WASHINGTON — By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them — tax credits to families that didn’t qualify, unemployment benefits to people who […]