They lied. They lied. They lied. Let’s repeat that one more time: They lied: Despite their denials, influential Democratic Sens. Kent Conrad and Chris Dodd were told from the start they were getting VIP mortgage discounts from one of the nation’s largest lenders, the official who handled their loans has told Congress in secret testimony. Both senators have said that at the time the mortgages were being written they didn’t […]
Well now. Our economy is really lunging forward, isn’t it? What a ride! Are you holding on? We’re billions of dollars further in debt (trillions?) and the economy is still stagnant. TARP, the stimulus bill, massive debts our children and grandchildren will have to pay .. and what has this all brought us? Banks aren’t lending, businesses aren’t hiring – let along expanding – and consumers aren’t buying. Oh, to […]
Cambridge Cop on Obama: ‘I Voted for Him. I Will Not Again’ Embedded video from CNN Video
Today, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina) appeared on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos. The following are excerpts from the discussion on today’s program: Watch the video of Senator DeMint’s interview here On Democrat health care promises, and Republican principles of real reform: DEMINT: “Well, they gave a similar numbers with the stimulus and promised our unemployment wouldn’t go above 8 percent. And now in South Carolina, it’s over […]
The latest Rasmussen Reports poll shows Senator Barbara Boxer leading her relatively unknown opponent, former Hewlett-Packer Hewlett-Packard (you’d think I’d have looked at my printer 20 inches away . . .) CEO Carly Fiorina, by only four points, 45%-41%. Boxer has never been terribly popular in the Golden State, but given the conditions Democrats have enjoyed the past few years, it is surprising to see her in Elizabeth Dole 2007 […]
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 30% of the nation’s voters now Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Thirty-nine percent (39%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -9. (see trends). The number who Strongly Disapprove of the President has increased slightly following the prime time press conference on Wednesday night. That figure—39%–is now […]
Your Thoughts On Health Care By now you’ve read about President Obama’s proposed government takeover of our health care system, and hopefully you’ve read my conservative alternative, “The Health Care Freedom Plan.” Earlier this week President Obama accused me of playing politics with health care, but the truth that is that the President’s promises have rarely agreed with his policies. For six months, instead of stimulating our economy, he has […]
4/23/2009–Introduced. Parental Notification and Intervention Act of 2009 – Prohibits any person or organization from performing, permitting facilities to be used to perform, or assisting in the performance of an abortion on an unemancipated minor unless: (1) written notification is provided to the parents of the minor informing the parents that an abortion has been requested, unless there is clear and convincing evidence of physical abuse of the minor by […]
NPR’s Juan Williams criticized President Obama’s “the police acted stupidly” response to the arrest of Henry Louis Gates during a segment on Friday’s Good Morning America: “The president has gone way, way too ar without having looked at the police report, without knowing the facts of the case.” He later recommended that the president “walk it back and say, you know what- I spoke out of turn here.” Anchor Chris […]
One problem with the Cash for Clunkers program is it takes cheap cars off the street for poor folks. The program essentially makes every car, no matter the condition, worth $4500.00. By doing so those of modest means cannot find an automobile for a better price. Now with the directive to chemically destroy the vehicles, the reasonable used car market is destroyed as well. In addition, this program makes engine car parts scarce as well.
This program is just another example of a poorly thought out program that does not help the poor.