2011

Obama Releases Taxes, Does Not Qualify for Buffett Rule

President Obama earned $789,674 in 2011, the White House announced on Friday. However, with this income, he does not even qualify for the so-called Buffett Rule that he has promoted relentlessly and the Senate will take up on Monday. The Buffett Rule calls for those making over $1 million a year to pay a minimum tax rate, named after billionaire Warren Buffett. The president did earn over $1 million in […]

RNC Statement on the December Jobs Report

RNC Statement on the December Jobs Report

WASHINGTON – Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus released the following statement on the December jobs report: “Although seeing more Americans returning to work is good for our nation, joblessness in America remains painfully and unacceptably high. After three years of Barack Obama’s presidency, the American economy is not recovering quick enough. “President Obama has broken his promise to the American people. He promised he could fix the economy with an […]

The Year in Obama Scandals and Scandal Deniers

The Year in Obama Scandals and Scandal Deniers

With 2011 drawing to a close, it is time to account. As an early-and-often chronicler of Chicago-on-the-Potomac, I am amazed at the stubborn and clingy persistence of President Barack Obama’s snowblowers in the media. See no scandal, hear no scandal, speak no scandal. Dartmouth College professor Brendan Nyhan asserted in May — while Operation Fast and Furious subpoenas were flying on Capitol Hill — that “one of the least remarked […]

The Politisite Top 20 Conservative Sites For 2011

The Politisite Top 20 Conservative Sites For 2011

Here is our Top 20 Conservative picks for 2011.  Our list was compiled based on stories we used from the sites during the year.  We also added the lists from other sites who used statistical data and ranking by users.   Hopefully, these sites will provide you with additional resources from what you are currently using.  Of course we also hope that you keep us on your daily watch list as […]

White House Press Briefing – North Korea – Kim Jong Il – Dec. 19, 2011

White House Press Briefing – North Korea – Kim Jong Il – Dec. 19, 2011

  THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release                                December 19, 2011   PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:50 P.M. EST MR. CARNEY:  Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  Thank you for your patience.  Thanks for being here for your daily briefing.  I don’t have any announcements, so let’s go straight to questions.   Mr. Feller.   Q    Thanks, Jay.  […]