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QOTD: Cruz encourages Reid to leave the DC Ritz-Carlton & visit the border

Posted by: ST on July 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm » Comments Off

I love it: Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) responded to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) characterization of the U.S.-Mexico border as “secure” by telling his colleague to come take a look for himself. “President Obama and Harry Reid both engage debates divorced from the facts and divorced from the reality,” Cruz said on Fox News Sunday. “Harry Reid lives […]

 

Will the #Obamacare employer mandate be delayed again?

Posted by: ST on July 18, 2014 at 9:41 am » 1 Comment

The Hill reports that the pressure is on for the White House on whether or not to delay the employer mandate for the third time: The White House needs to make a decision soon on whether ObamaCare’s controversial employer mandate will take effect in 2015. With the mandate set to take effect in January, businesses are […]

 

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 » Comments Off

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. […]

 

Fearmongering Pelosi: We should “be afraid” of “five guys” on #SCOTUS

Posted by: ST on July 11, 2014 at 11:51 am » 12 Comments

Considering the depth of ignorance on display here, it’s astonishing  how high this woman has risen in power in Congress over the last couple of decades. Then again, maybe not, considering how Democrats think and operate: Americans should live in fear of the Supreme Court, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday. Hammering a pair of recent […]

 

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 […]

 

Shock: Democrats ramping up election-year race-baiting tactics

Posted by: ST on July 10, 2014 at 9:41 am » 1 Comment

Not exactly a surprise, but The Hill reports this morning that Democrats are ramping up their despicable race-baiting tactics to try and emotionally manipulate one of their most crucial voting blocs during an election year because they badly need the votes: [...] Democrats reject charges that the rhetoric is a concerted political calculation on their part […]

 

Tweet of the Week: On Obama, the border crisis, & his refusal to visit

Posted by: ST on July 9, 2014 at 11:41 am » 2 Comments

From our very own Phineas: Maybe someone should tell @BarackObama there’s a fundraiser in McAllen, TX, so he couldn’t resist going near the #border. — Phineas Fahrquar (@irishspy) July 9, 2014 Any questions? CNN has more President’s visit to the Lone Star State: (CNN) — President Barack Obama travels to Texas, the epicenter of the […]

 

Rewarding failure: GSA awards big contract to designer of #Obamacare web site

Posted by: Phineas on July 8, 2014 at 3:15 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Because they did such a great job with the federal Obamacare web site, why shouldn’t they be given the chance to compete for billions more of our tax dollars? FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, Jul 08, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) GIB -1.59% CA:GIB.A -1.49% announced today that the General Services Administration […]