Archives for January 2012

The Republican Establishment’s Last Desperate Push: Mitch Daniels Again

The Republican Establishment sees the 2012 presidential nomination process breaking wide open and it's panicked. In one last, desperate attempt to reassert control of the party from the Tea Party, the Establishment is floating another presidential candidate: Mitch Daniels. The party leadership tapped Daniels to give the GOP response to the State of the Union Address -- and his performance shows … [Read more...]

Conservative Powerhouse: If Obama Raises Taxes, GOP Will Impeach Him

The move to impeach Barack Obama is moving forward -- either in this term or, Heaven forfend, in the next. This week, one of the most influential conservative heavyweights raised the prospect of ignobly kicking the president out of office between elections. Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform is the author of the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, a promise signed by hundreds of office-seekers … [Read more...]

Video: Biden, I Told Obama to Hold Off on Killing Bin Laden

Vice President Joe Biden has been missing in action for some time. Now we know why. Biden has run for president twice, in 1988 and 2008, and has not ruled out running a third time in 2016. But the Democrats' Harold Stassen just made a peculiar campaign move: He told a public audience that, when asked, he told Barack Obama not to launch the mission that killed Osama bin Laden. Describing the … [Read more...]

Video: Woman Says “Avowed Muslim” Obama Not Prez; Santorum Doesn’t Correct Her

At a town hall meeting in Lady Lake, Florida, a woman said Barack Obama is a Muslim, ineligible to be president, violates the Constitution, and should be kicked out of office -- and Rick Santorum did not correct her. The woman began: I never refer to Obama as President Obama because legally he is not. He constantly says that our Constitution is passé, and he ignores it as you know and does what … [Read more...]

Expert: Obama’s “Job Training” Boondoggle Won’t Put People Back to Work

In his State of the Union Address, Obama proposed job training programs to end unemployment. There's just one problem It's been tried and failed miserably. Here's what one of the scholars at the Heritage Foundation had to say about the matter: More Job Training Programs on Top of All the Other Redundant and Ineffective Programs – David B. Muhlhausen, Ph.D. Tonight, President Obama called for … [Read more...]

Obama Wants America Run Like the Military – and He’s Giving the Orders

Presidents often use State of the Union Addresses to articulate a more comprehensive ideology of government or society. In the 2012 SOTU, what did President Barack Obama hold up as his ideal? Military life. Obama took the name of the armed forces in vain, twice, simultaneously claiming undeserved credit for killing Osama bin Laden and forecasting the way his opponents should fall in line, … [Read more...]

Obama: I’ll Keep Pushing Amnesty, Solyndra, and Executive Fascism

One of the less-explored realities of his State of the Union Address last night is that Barack Obama doubled-down on the most controversial, unconstitutional, and blatantly illegal aspects of his presidency. Addressing his million-strong job deficit and the need for energy, Obama promised to continue funding Green energy ventures in the full knowledge that many will turn out ot be failures. … [Read more...]

The State of Illusion Address, 2012

Barack Obama's State of the Union Address joined his other public remarks as an exercise in virtual reality. In addition to its jaundiced view of the free market and overly rosy view of the present economic crisis, his speech contained a number of factual errors, misleading statements, and outright lies. 1. “The Taliban’s momentum has been broken, and some troops in Afghanistan have begun to … [Read more...]

7 Of The 8 Missing Iowa Precincts Voted Against Romney In 2008

GOP officials have reported that Rick Santorum won the Iowa caucuses by 34 votes. However, votes in eight precincts will not be counted — and Mitt Romney lost seven of the eight precincts in 2008. Officials say these eight districts did not report their results on the official “Form E” receipt. Several of the precincts overwhelmingly favored Mike Huckabee four years ago, with three of them … [Read more...]

Iowa Voting Irregularities Kept Santorum From Becoming The Anti-Romney Candidate

Vote irregularities in the Iowa caucuses led to Mitt Romney erroneously being declared the winner of the Iowa caucuses earlier this month, artificially giving his presidential campaign weeks of momentum and depriving Rick Santorum the opportunity to become the conservatives’ alternative candidate. The original results showed Mitt Romney had won in Iowa by a margin of eight votes. But yesterday, … [Read more...]