Bush Tax Cuts vs Obamacare: Same Playbook, Different Reactions & Blame (of course)
The tactics that the Democrats used in 2012 regarding the Bush tax cuts is the same strategy being deployed by the Republicans in 2013 and Obamacare. Yet this time around, the Republicans are getting vilified for it. Let’s get this straight. In 2012, the Republicans wanted to permanently extend the “Bush tax cuts” for all. These cuts had been temporarily put in place in 2001 | Read More »
Congressional Chicken or Egg?
The Democrats (and some others) have been screaming for all the country to hear that the upcoming debt ceiling vote should not have to be. After all, once Congress passes a law that involves paying for something, and the President signs it, the country has an obligation to “pay its bills”, right? Wrong. This rationale is utter nonsense, as Congress has the sequence of events | Read More »
Government Shutdown Casualty: FLOTUS Twitter
So, the FLOTUS account on Twitter posted this yesterday So, a few questions come to mind: 1) Isn’t Twitter free? 2) If FLOTUS isn’t doing her own TWITTER (for free), can we assume the Twitter position for her is “non-essential” personnel? 3) Do we taxpayers need to be paying someone to Twitter for the FLOTUS, especially since 2 million (37%) of her followers are fake?
Obama Says, “I Shouldn’t Have to Offer Anything”. He Already Has.
On the eve of the government shutdown last night, Obama remarked that “I shouldn’t have to offer anything”, and that he’s always ready to have a conversation: “Steve when you say what can I offer? I shouldn’t have to offer anything,” Obama said. “They’re not doing me a favor by paying for things that they have already approved for the government to do. That’s part | Read More »