Same-sex ‘marriage’: A welfare program, not a right

Despite all the Sturm und Drang about equal rights, ending prejudice, and transcending the final frontier of the civil rights movement, the homosexual “marriage” movement is essentially just a pitch for another welfare program. Yes, insecure LGBT activists want the government to formally legitimize their sexual behavior as “equal” to the nuclear family norm. But when one pierces through their … [Read more...]

“Birth control pills don’t fall out of the sky like manna”: economic experts blast revised mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 10, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Regardless of whether President Obama’s new health care “accommodation” satisfies the First Amendment’s freedom of religion, experts tell LifeSiteNews.com that it defies the laws of economics. One observer warns that insurance companies may charge religious institutions higher fees to compensate for the law’s new stipulations. Barack … [Read more...]

Video: Obama Appointee Says Food Stamps Create Jobs

Roughly one-third more Americans depend on food stamps now than when Barack Obama took office. One of his appointees would like Americans to consider this a sign of economic health. Yesterday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told MSNBC’s Morning Joe the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) does not just help those who cannot afford to eat. “It’s also an economic stimulus,” he … [Read more...]

Obama’s Downgrade May Last Until 2029

Obama scored another historical first on Friday, becoming the first president to see the U.S. credit rating downgraded by Standard & Poor's, from AAA to AA+. While we hope his presidential reign lasts no longer than January 2013, Americans may have to live with the consequences of Obamanomics for more than a decade to come. The chairman of Standard & Poor’s sovereign debt ratings, John … [Read more...]

Video: Obama Says ATMs Steal Our Jobs

Obamanomics has finally been explained. The president told Ann Curry the reason 1.9 million fewer people are working today than in 2009 is because of cutting-edge technology, like ATMs, that steal jobs from American workers. Yes, ATMs. 1. Remember when George H.W. Bush was ridiculed, falsely, for not knowing about electronic scanners in grocery stores? The first true ATM was introduced in … [Read more...]

Mayor Bloomberg’s Solution for Detroit: Let Illegals Move in and “Take Jobs”

New York City Michael Bloomberg has a keen solution for the city of Detroit: open the U.S. border and allow illegal immigrants to move in to "start businesses, take jobs whatever." The Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-Independent, who is said to be considering a third party presidential run in 2012 and was a major force behind the "No Labels" movement, says America's most decrepit city would … [Read more...]

Video: The Church or the Welfare State?

In this interview, Ben Johnson discusses the the Christian view of welfare vs. charity, the Christian's four obligations toward wealth, and the Democrats' cynical exploitation of religion to promote their Big Government agenda. My thanks to Crane Durham of "Nothing But Truth" on the American Family Radio Network for having me on the April 26, 2011, program to discuss who came closer to the truth: … [Read more...]

Obama’s Decrees Cause Energy Prices to “Skyrocket”

In a candid moment while running for president, Barack Obama told the editorial board of the San Francisco Chronicle, “under my plan…electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.” Last week, the Obama administration moved to make that a reality, using its rule by executive fiat to punish the coal industry. The action comes as the president is halting offshore oil drilling and threatening one … [Read more...]

Obama Inches U.S Toward Debt Crisis, or Bankruptcy

As Barack Obama held his first press conference in months to promote his new $50 billion economic payback to unions, it bears reading a little-known reports from the Congressional Budget Office admitting out-of-control spending is leading us perilously close to a Greek-style meltdown. CNSNews.com has uncovered an obscure CBO report from July that states, "Combined with an unfavorable long-term … [Read more...]

Cash for Clunkers Hurt the Poor – and Obama’s Advisers Love It

The Democrats’ “Cash for Clunkers” program had one major impact on the market: it raised the price of used cars almost $2,000 per car in a way that disproportionately hurts the poor. And Obama’s Green Left advisers could not be happier. The automobile industry authority Edmunds.com has found used car prices are up 10.3 percent over last summer. The average used vehicle costs $1,800 more than it … [Read more...]