Many voters have concluded that the old-guard Republicans in power in Congress for so many years before the 2006 election are nearly as big a problem as Barack Obama and the Democrats. via Cruz Triumph Shows Voters Want Democrats’ Fiscal Mess In Washington Cleaned Up – Investors.com. .
This is just infuriating!!! On Good Morning America, ABC News’ Brian Ross and George Stephanolpoulos suggested that the Tea Party might be connected to the mass shootings early this morning in an Aurora, CO theater during a screening of the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises. via The Usual Suspects: ABC’s Ross, Stephanolpoulos Point … Continue reading
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The voter registration form arrived in the mail last month with some key information already filled in: Rosie Charlston’s name was complete, as was her Seattle address. Problem is, Rosie was a black lab who died in 1998. via News from The Associated Press. PoP wants to know why is it … Continue reading
In Federalist No. 45, Madison explained: “The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite.” That vision has been turned on its head; it’s the federal government whose powers are numerous and indefinite, and those of … Continue reading
Republicans have a real opportunity to restore credibility as a party and deliver the kind of candidate that the nation needs. It’s why the conservative opposition to Mitt Romney, despite being massively outspent, remains strong and credible. Far from being over, this Republican race is just getting started. Read more at:
From the Democrat Party website: “Democrats are unwavering in our support of equal opportunity for all Americans. That’s why we’ve worked to pass every one of our nation’s Civil Rights laws, and every law that protects workers. Most recently, Democrats stood together to reauthorize the Voting Rights Act. “On every civil rights issue, Democrats have … Continue reading
or Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire The White House billed President Obama’s energy policy speech as a response to mounting criticism of record high gas prices. What he delivered was a grab bag of excuses and outright falsehoods. Obama’s main message to struggling motorists was: It’s not my fault, so stop whining. The speech only … Continue reading
This is from the UK Telegraph: “The amount of income tax paid fell sharply [in Britain] last month in the first formal indication that the new 50p higher rate is not raising the expected amount of revenue.” Well, duh. Everybody knew this was going to happen. This is why average Americans look at people who … Continue reading
I’ve been contacted by many readers asking why I use the word “progressive” instead of “liberal.” I figured I’d write a little bit about why this week… Remember when Democrats used to call themselves liberals? Then conservatives showed the world what liberals really were, and no one wanted to call themselves that anymore. Now, they … Continue reading
…the United States and other nations should shift from a tax-and-transfer entitlement scheme to a system of personal retirement accounts. Some left wingers criticized the idea, saying the big drop in the stock market in 2008-2009 is proof that personal retirement accounts are too risky. You won’t be surprised to learn, though, that they are … Continue reading
The following article by Thomas Sowell is a brilliantly enlightening revelation of the historical roots of the current Progressive philosophy that is at the heart of our modern day political problems. Although Barack Obama is the first black President of the United States, he is by no means unique, except for his complexion. He follows … Continue reading
For those who claim the voter ID proponents are making a big deal out of nothing, that voter fraud is rare, read the following article. Suffrage: A new study finds that nearly 2 million dead people remain on voter registration rolls. So tell us again why Democrats oppose voter ID laws that would help prevent … Continue reading
As Talking Points Memo points out this morning, President Obama’s proposed budget forecasts an average unemployment rate of 8.9% for the entire year. It also forecasts a GDP growth of 3% next year, which is a rosy figure considering the fact that Obama’s tax increases will kick in January 2013. Read more at » Obama … Continue reading
“The White House intends to boost government subsidies for wealthy buyers of the Chevy Volt and other new-technology vehicles — to $10,000 per buyer.” Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/02/13/obama-hikes-subsidy-to-wealthy-electric-car-buyers/#ixzz1mJ4Mlkpt More big government manipulation telling us what we have to buy, forcing us to pay for things we don’t want. They have to pay us to buy them! … Continue reading
These two charts (follow link below) show the stark contrast between what happens when you free up capitalism and when you thwart it. It is clear that Obama’s policies are prolonging the effects of the recession (just like FDR policies extended the Depression until WWII.) Follow link to see charts and to read more Obamanomics … Continue reading
Much has been made of the 1% vs. the 99%; the “super-rich” vs. the rest of us, who are presumably the hard working, loyal Americans who’ve been left behind. But who are the rest of us, and how does who we are affect how much we pay in taxes, and how we may vote? Read … Continue reading
Congress is finally probing the administration’s shakedown of banks over alleged “lending discrimination.” At issue is backdoor funding of Acorn clones. Read more about this most corrupt administration in decades at Congress Probes Justice Dept.’s Anti-Bank Witch Hunt – Investors.com.
In his speech, Obama repeatedly turned to the tax code to explain what’s wrong with the country. It favors the rich, he said. It benefits companies that send jobs abroad. It subsidizes the dirty old oil industry. It’s the cause of our deficit problem. And worst of all, plenty of people and businesses aren’t paying … Continue reading
President Obama made a number of questionable statements in his State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Heritage experts took on some of the policy issues he raised, but we at Scribe thought we would address the simple factual accuracy of 10 of the more outlandish statements from the president. Read more at The … Continue reading
Speaking last night from the U.S. Capitol, President Barack Obama described the state of the Union as he sees it — strong and getting stronger, with future growth fueled by his pursuit of progressive policies and an expansion of government, all architected to bring about his brand of “fairness.” The President essentially redelivered his 2011 … Continue reading
In a scandal reeking of electoral fraud, a Democrat-linked political hack was arrested Friday for identity theft in an apparent bid to defame and replace Iowa’s GOP secretary of state. How far up does this go? Zachary Edwards, who served as President Obama’s Iowa “New Media Director,” and a campaign organizer in critical battleground states … Continue reading
(G)oing budget-less for so long has devastated our economy as Democrats have spent “$9.4 trillion and added $4.1 trillion to the national debt,” plus over $1 trillion in deficits. Read more at That Democrats Have Gone Three Years Without Passing A Budget Is An Outrage – Investors.com.
The budget process forces Congress to set priorities to protect the people’s money and put it to its appropriate use. Instead, the Democrat-controlled Senate has abdicated its responsibility. The result? The deficit is soaring, causing a looming tax burden and injecting uncertainty into the economy, leaving jobs and economic growth on the table. It’s no … Continue reading
Ron Paul knows even less about the history of our enemies than he does about their proper treatment under the Constitution. He actually interrupted Monday night’s Republican candidates’ debate so he could interject the following: Follow this link to read more from National Review.
As the light bulb phaseout goes into effect, you may be surprised to know the law also requires their already-costly replacements to be phased out too. That’s right, new light bulb efficiency standards set by Washington also mandate light bulbs become 70% more efficient than classic bulbs by 2020. The only bulbs that meet that … Continue reading