McConnell’s Plan Would Give Obama Dictatorial Powers

Mitch McConnell explains his "Plan B" on the debt ceiling.   Barack Obama has made it a purpose of his presidency to bypass Congress and implement his agenda through executive powers. Yesterday, Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell proposed giving him a helping hand. Just last week, administration officials floated the idea of (mis)using the 14th Amendment to raise the debt ceiling … [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...]

Liberals Unleash Lame Duck Power Grab

I’m sure it wasn’t their intention, but big-spending Democrats proved this author right today. Senator Harry Reid and his fellow liberals have unveiled a massive spend-fest and power-grab on Capitol Hill. They introduced this $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill during the lame duck session of Congress, which would allow the same representatives the voters just ran out of town on a rail to make … [Read more...]

Obama’s Dangerous UN Agenda

Much commentary about Barack Obama’s speech to the United Nations on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, has focused on his description of pre-Obama America as a deadbeat, lawless, foot-dragging country that tortures innocent Muslims, or did until his glorious ascension to the right hand of power. The predictable emphasis on the speech’s most offensive aspects overlooks more dangerous points: the … [Read more...]

Chris Matthews’ Health Care Amnesia

Chris Matthews apparently caught a case of amnesia concerning a series of inconvenient facts in the health care debate this evening. His guest was Tim Phillips, president of Americans for Prosperity, who did extraordinarily well with Matthews’ typically obnoxious interview method. (At one point Matthews exploded: “I’m giving you all the time you want, Buddy. Don’t do this ‘Hold on’ crap with me, … [Read more...]

Dancing with the Devil

IF NOTHING ELSE CAME OUT OF YESTERDAY’S SPEECH AT THE UN, we now know what is on Venezuelan proto-fascist Hugo Chavez’s reading table. “Noam Chomsky, and this is one of his most recent books, Hegemony or Survival: The Imperialist Strategy of the United States,” he said, hoisting the tome aloft at the podium. “I will just leave it as a recommendation.” His Chomsky citation merely proves what … [Read more...]

Bush’s Smoke and Mirrors at the Border

Last night, President Bush enlisted the National Guard to fight for the rights of illegal immigrants. The policies Bush advocated in his speech from the Oval Office would enshrine our current state of lax border security under the guise of enforcement. He promoted a tepid and inadequate response in order to bolster an unpopular labor program that would effectively grant amnesty to tens of … [Read more...]

The Axis of Weasel’s Economic Ties to Saddam

As the sounds of cascading statues muffle the joyous cries of a liberated people, the righteousness of the United States’ cause has been vindicated before the entire world. The naysayers have watched with embarrassment as a grateful population shares harrowing tales of freed political prisoners, rejoices at the closure of Saddam’s rape rooms, and participates in the shattering of megomaniacal … [Read more...]