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Gentry Collins drops RNC Chair Bid, Blasts Steele

Gentry Collins drops RNC Chair Bid, Blasts Steele

” I announce my withdrawal from the race for Chairman of the RNC,” Former Republican National Committee political director Gentry Collins dropped his bid to become chairman of the RNC Sunday night, explaining in an interview that members of the committee preferred to have one of their own lead the party. Collins won the support of only three members of the 168-member committee and it was clear that he faced […]

Al-Qaeda Targeted Alexandria Church

Al-Qaeda Targeted Alexandria Church

Al-Qaeda in Iraq released a statement two weeks ago targeting the Alexandria Coptic Christian Saints Church. The order was posted online. 21 Christians were murdered last night when a car bomb exploded as they were leaving New Year’s Mass. A man mourns over a family member killed in a car bomb attack on a Christian church in Alexandria on January 1, 2011. A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up outside […]

It’s a Miracle! Michelle Obama Pregnant? C’Mon!

It’s a Miracle! Michelle Obama Pregnant? C’Mon!

No Grandma you can’t believe everything you read on twitter.  This whole mess started when some psychic predicted that the FLOTUS would become pregnant.  Here’s a small problem, she is 46!  If you beleive the psychic, here is another A giant spider nest and spiders will be found in South America due to Global warming! Leave it to the Weekly World News to ring in the new year with a […]

Hatin’ Palin – Why Palin Provokes the Left’s Fury

Hatin’ Palin – Why Palin Provokes the Left’s Fury

You would think President Obama is the only politician suffering from “hate speech” via signs at Tea Party Rallies.  Well the left has been a champion of Bush Monkeys and Hitler signs for years.  Sarah Palin is the main target of the left wing fury. From Megan Fox When Sarah Palin first stepped onto the national stage (in the hottest red high heels anyone ever saw) this country was changed […]

if ‘ObamaCare’ is Partisan Attack Word, why did the Obama Admin buy Google adwords for that term?

if ‘ObamaCare’ is Partisan Attack Word, why did the Obama Admin buy Google adwords for that term?

I’ve heard and read lots of hand-wringing from President Obama’s most ardent supporters that we (the left, right, and center) can’t have “serious discussion” about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“health care reform”) as long as people call it “ObamaCare,” which we do frequently at Cato. So basically, Obama supporters are going to stick their fingers in their ears and yell “LA LA LA” until we meanies stop–*gasp*–attaching […]

White House using Crisis to Catastrophe rhetoric again, this time Debt Ceiling

White House using Crisis to Catastrophe rhetoric again, this time Debt Ceiling

The top White House economic adviser warned lawmakers Sunday that the United States faces a catastrophe if Congress does not raise the debt ceiling, as spend-averse Republicans indicated they’d be willing to support the increase so long as certain conditions are met. The debt ceiling debate is one of the first major legislative clashes on tap as lawmakers return to Washington this coming week for the start of the 112th […]

Bachmann vs. Wiener a Face The Nation Shout Fest

Bachmann vs. Wiener a Face The Nation Shout Fest

Luckily regular Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer was vacationing because the mild-mannered Schieffer might not have been able to keep this wild bunch of elected representatives under control. Substitute host Harry Smith handled the debate well though, as Representatives Michele Bachmann, Anthony Wiener, Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Mike Kelly unleashed a fury of verbal blows on one another. Discussion of the nation’s debt ceiling was a frequent topic on […]

Obama spends nearly half his presidency outside Washington

Obama spends nearly half his presidency outside Washington

On “Meet the Press” December 26, top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett said President Obama’s “biggest regret” is that the severity of the economic crisis forced him to “spend almost every waking hour in Washington focusing very hard on solving that crisis” and thus kept him from traveling the country to connect with the American people.  According to Jarrett, Obama recently told aides, “I really want to figure out a […]

Incoming Oversight committee chair Issa set sights on Obama

Incoming Oversight committee chair Issa set sights on Obama

It sounds as if incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Rep. Darrell Issa is fine tuning his investigations targets net — and some of his inquires could could touch on GOpers as well. The Hill reports: The incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Sunday that he won’t investigate the Obama administration for offering a job to a Democratic House member to […]

Obama Hawaiian Vacation: Cost to Taxpayers $1.4 Million Detailed

Obama Hawaiian Vacation: Cost to Taxpayers $1.4 Million Detailed

The President will expect the debt ceiling to increase, so you and I can pay for vacations where the President is some  4835 miles away from Washington DC. One would think the President could use one of the many resort areas the Government owns during this economic time.  Instead the President expects to live lavishly at over 700 thousand per week on our dime. Nestled in three luxury beachfront homes […]