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The President’s “matching deficit reduction” claim is off by a trillion dollars

The President’s “matching deficit reduction” claim is off by a trillion dollars

In his weekly radio address the President said: Now, one plan put forward by some Republicans in the House of Representatives aims to reduce our deficit by $4 trillion over the next ten years. … That’s why I’ve proposed a balanced approach that matches that $4 trillion in deficit reduction. In the radio address the President did not give a timeframe for his $4 trillion in deficit reduction. He did […]

The Man Behind the Million Dollar Smile

The Man Behind the Million Dollar Smile

George Bernard Shaw was a perceptive man with a wry wit who apparently knew a little something about politics.  Shaw, after all, is the one who said, “A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” Or to put it less elegantly, “If you can tax the rich and give their money to everyone who isn’t rich, you’re not going to get a […]

“Not a revenue problem, a spending problem”: Tracing the history of a Republican talking point.

“Not a revenue problem, a spending problem”: Tracing the history of a Republican talking point.

A good talking point needs to fulfill two goals. One: Hammer home a message until it’s embedded in the brain like a Rebecca Black track. Two: Make it clear that there will never be a new answer to an irksome question. Republicans have latched on to a very good talking point, and it’s been all over the place in the run-up to Tax Day. On April 14, when asked why […]

GE Tax Refund gift to offset Federal Debt – Hoax.. what? you thought G.E. would help America?

GE Tax Refund gift to offset Federal Debt – Hoax.. what? you thought G.E. would help America?

You really though General Electric gave their tax refund back to the United States Government to pay their fair share and off set the national debt?  Yeah and I bet you believed the hacker who said Politisite was bought by the Huffington Post for 3.4 Million dollars.  Both won’t be happening General Electric Co, embroiled in controversy over its low 2010 U.S. tax bill, was the target of a bogus […]

Obama this week in the Blogs

Obama this week in the Blogs

This post comes from the White House Dossier Doug Powers over at michellemalkin.com notes that the President Obama, who Wednesday said Rep. Paul Ryan’s evil budget would “lead to a fundamentally different America” is the exact same Obama – there are photos to prove it – who said just before Election Day 2008 that “we are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” Dan Reihl makes the […]

The Left believes in Free Speech while they are speaking – Left try to drown out Palin Speech

The Left believes in Free Speech while they are speaking – Left try to drown out Palin Speech

During the various Tax Day Tea Party speeches around the country, the left is making their voices heard.  In Madison, the Trumka-Obama crowds made their attempt to drown out the speakers.  One was the unstoppable Sarah Palin. No matter how you feel about this woman, she doesn’t stop speaking out. After being allowed to take over Madison for a full month with their chants, signs, graffiti and trash, the organized […]

Ron Paul not that Crazy – Jesse Ventura says he would run as Independent with Ron Paul

Ron Paul not that Crazy – Jesse Ventura says he would run as Independent with Ron Paul

Problem with that idea is Ron Paul doesn’t know anything about it.  Paul says, if he does run for President  it would be as a Republican not an Independent.   Ventura promoting a new book using a potential run with Paul to get some media attention.  This seems to be the new thing for Known figures to promote whatever they are doing.  Donlad Trump,  who is using the Birther issue as […]

“Atlas Shrugged” getting poor reviews by Liberal Hollywood Critics – surprised?

“Atlas Shrugged” getting poor reviews by Liberal Hollywood Critics – surprised?

I am not surprised when I see someone in the media mention that a “conservative” movie is getting poor reviews.   You mean Liberal Hollywood and liberal reviewers are giving a right leaning movie “poor reviews” what a  a big surprise?  Consider that the total bombs at the box office of the highly praised anti-war movies: “In the Valley of Elah,” , “No End in Sight”, “A Mighty Heart,”, “The Kingdom”,  […]

Obama Open Mike Night: Does the GOP Think we are stupid?

Obama Open Mike Night: Does the GOP Think we are stupid?

A bitter Obama was caught on an open microphone while on a Campaign stop in Chicago saying that the GOP is trying to push their agenda through budget process. In what he thought was a private chat with campaign donors Thursday evening, President Obama offered the most revealing behind-the-scenes account to date of his budget negotiations with GOP leaders last week. CBS Radio News White House correspondent Mark Knoller listened […]

Winning: Prosser leads Kloppenburg by 7,300 votes as Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge canvassing ends

Winning: Prosser leads Kloppenburg by 7,300 votes as Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge canvassing ends

Official: Prosser wins.  Liberals may now cry or overrun the Capital in Protest of the democratic process Milwaukee County was the last one to hold out, but now its numbers are in too. Smells like … victory. A conservative justice has weathered attempts to link him to Wisconsin’s governor and a divisive union rights law and won re-election, according to county vote totals finalized Friday. Tallies from each of the […]