Throwback Thursday video: ‘And If I’m Elected,’ 1984 special featuring classic political commercials

The little girl picking daisies during a nuclear strike became one of the most famous political ads of all time. August 28, 2014 (TheRightsWriter.com) -- This throwback Thursday video is a two-fer: It's a throwback video of a throwback video. And If I'm Elected is an hour-long HBO special featuring classic campaign ads introduced by the Smothers Brothers. The 1984 special includes vintage TV … [Read more...]

Texas Congressman: Impeachment “Needs to Happen”

Impeachment usually represents a punitive act following the commission of a crime, but some are looking to it as a last means of self-defense. At a Tea Party town hall meeting last night Rep. Michael Burgess, R-TX, said impeachment "needs to happen" to stop Barack Obama from inflicting more "damage" on this country. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram claims an attendee "suggested that the House … [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...]

Jon Huntsman Refuses to Rule Out Impeachment Over Libya

Here is a measure of both this movement's effectiveness and Barack Obama's stark, brazen criminality: Even the RINOs are talking impeachment. In Rochester, New Hampshire, on Monday morning, former Utah governor and Obama's one-time ambassador to China Jon Huntsman told a citizen that Obama's war in Libya may be an impeachable offense. ABC News posted the following transcript of the exchange … [Read more...]

House Democrats, Media are Pressing Obama Toward Impeachment

Historians agree empires and presidencies die from imperial overreach. Now Barack Obama's closest allies in the Democratic Party, the far-Left, and the media are encouraging him to take actions that will lead inexorably to his impeachment. The president's hubris and lawlessness seem destined to collide with Washington's tense polemical atmosphere in a showdown that will put his presidency on the … [Read more...]

Hillary Fights Hard to Keep Taxpayers Funding Foreign Abortion, Pakistan, and Cuba

In these times of crushing debt loads, families are cutting back and prioritizing every dollar they spend. Yet the Obama administration is lashing out in a public way against efforts by House Republicans to rein in spending on overseas abortions and foreign aid to corrupt anti-American regimes. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is aggressively lobbying Congress to drop several amendments to … [Read more...]

Legal Experts Say Obama is Lying About Social Security Hysteria

The scare and intimidation tactics the president has employed during the debt ceiling debate have grown so outrageous that two experts on the Social Security system are imploring Barack Obama, "Mr. President, please stop needlessly scaring the millions who rely on Social Security benefits." Obama warned in his nationally televised speech on Monday night that if Congress does not vote to raise … [Read more...]

Frum Tells GOP to Raise Debt Ceiling — To Spare Obama Impeachment

by Ben Johnson For most of his term, Barack Obama has been flirting with impeachment like Bill Clinton at a sorority on open bar night, but he may be set to go too far even by Washington’s standards. Administration officials suggested if Congress does not raise the debt ceiling, the president may (wrongly) invoke the 14th Amendment to force the nation to borrow money. Last Tuesday Rep. Tim … [Read more...]

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 Promises “Job-Killing Tax Increases” After 2012, Says Job Losses Prove Stimulus Worked

If you were regularly described as one of the most "brilliant" leaders in our nation's history and were poised to launch a 16-month-long crusade to convince the nation to re-elect you, how would you sell your dismal economic record? Barack Obama gave his answer in a press conference yesterday, when he promised to deliver "massive, job-killing tax increases" and claimed a 9.2 percent unemployment … [Read more...]