Democrat controlled Congress increased national debt 23%
When the Democrats regained control of Congress on January 4, 2007, the national debt was $8,670,596,242,973.04 — that’s $8.67 trillion. In the two years Pelosi and the Democrats have been in charge, the national debt has grown to $10,699,804,864,612.13 — that’s $10.70 trillion. Since Pelosi and the Democrats regained control of Congress $2,029,208,621,639.09, or $2.03 trillion, has been added to the national debt. That is | Read More »
Obama to nominate Hillary as Secretary of State Monday despite Constitutional prohibition
President-elect Barack Obama plans to nominate Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton as his secretary of state on Monday. Hillary’s nomination will be made in the face of the Constitutional prohibition in the Emoluments Clause (Article I, Section 6, clause 2): No Senator or Representative shall, during the time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil office under the authority of the United States, | Read More »
Obama’s 2.5 million jobs are not enough
In this week’s edition of “Your Weekly Address from the President-elect,” Obama announced a goal of “2.5 million more jobs by January of 2011″: “I have already directed my economic team to come up with an Economic Recovery Plan that will mean 2.5 million more jobs by January of 2011 – a plan big enough to meet the challenges we face that I intend to | Read More »
Obama attacks himself
Mary Katharine Ham has put together the following video, which allows Obama to demonstrate, as Mary Katharine puts it, "the extent to which Obama has gotten away with blatant position switches, political opportunism, and outright lying while floating above us all as the post-partisan redeemer of America." Thanks to Fausta for the tip.
RICO lawsuit filed against ACORN
In Ohio, a state Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) lawsuit was against the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). The lawsuit alleges ACORN has engaged in a pattern of corrupt activity that amounts to organized crime. It seeks ACORN’s dissolution as a legal entity, the revocation of any licenses in Ohio, and an injunction against fraudulent voter registration and other illegal | Read More »
Where’s Obama’s proof of citizenship?
Both presidential candidates have been accused of not meeting the Constitutional requirement that only “natural-born” citizens hold the presidency. Last month a federal judge threw out a lawsuit seeking to remove John McCain from the California ballot because he was born in the Panama Canal Zone: Judge William Alsup of Federal District Court ruled late Tuesday that the law at the time of Mr. McCain’s | Read More »
Obama ‘palling around’ with terrorists
"Our opponent … is someone who sees America, it seems, as being so imperfect, imperfect enough, that he’s palling around with terrorists who would target their own country" Republican vice presidential candidate Governor Sarah Palin on Saturday hit Obama for his longtime association with unrepentant domestic terrorist Bill Ayers: The New York Times article mentioned by Governor Palin is available here. It is a typical | Read More »
Shame on the Democrats and their community organizers
This is just wrong. The Washington Post reports voters spread the blame for the broader economic problems facing the country: In an open-ended question, a quarter of all voters said George W. Bush is responsible for the economy’s relatively poor performance, more than any other single cause. About a quarter name Congress (8 percent), the federal government (8 percent) and Democrats and Republicans (5 percent | Read More »
Obama Tried To Stall Iraq Withdrawal
Amei Taheri reports that even while Obama called for a speedy withdrawal from Iraq on the campaign trail, The Democrats’ standard bearer privately tried to delay an agreement on a draw-down of U.S. forces from Iraq: According to Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Obama made his demand for delay a key theme of his discussions with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad in July. "He asked why | Read More »
Obama: ‘McCain Has Not Talked About My Muslim Faith’
UPDATE: Moe has debunked this post see “The Obama Muslim video, revisited.” This is not exactly what I had in mind when I said Obama should address his Muslim issue head on: John McCain has not talked about my Muslim faith. I’m sure before long we will hear that this clip is taken out of context, that Obama misspoke, and Obama will explain what he | Read More »
More Dems Question Obama’s Readiness
Senator McCain’s presidential campaign released a web video, entitled “Remote Control.” The video features more Democrats, questioning Obama’s ability to lead. Simply devastating.
Obama Says McCain Camp Paints Obama As The Anti-Christ
Immediately after Obama’s appearance with the reverend Rick Warren, the Democrats’ presumptuous nominee was interviewed by CBN News Senior National Correspondent, David Brody. Among other things Brody asked Obama whether the McCain campaign is purposely using imaginary to scare people about him being the anti-Christ. Obama answered yes. You can watch and read a partial transcript of the interview here. I’m sick and tired of | Read More »
Ruffini Predicts: Hillary for VP?
Patrick Ruffini thinks Obama’s VP vetting is nothing more than a head fake and predicts the Democrats’ presumptuous nominee will choose Hillary as his running mate.
Is Obama American Enough?
The New York Daily News reports that Hillary’s chief strategist urged her to undermine Obama as a “quasi-American whose ‘lack of American roots’ are outside the political mainstream:” According to an inside-the-bunker article being published in The Atlantic on Monday, key adviser Mark Penn ridiculed Obama’s “boyhood in Indonesia and his life in Hawaii,” arguing Obama’s multicultural diversity could be exploited. [. . .] Penn | Read More »
Majority See Obama’s Dollar Bills Comments As Racist
Rasmussen Reports found a majority of voters (53%), see Obama’s comments that he does not look like all the other presidents on dollar bills as racist. Sixty-nine percent (69%) of voters have seen news coverage of Senator McCain’s “Celeb” ad, which compares the Obama to Britney Spears and Paris Hilton and suggests the Democrats’ presumptuous nominee is little more than a widely recognized media concoction. | Read More »
McCain Takes Obama To Task Over Troop Treatment
If it doesn’t make good campaign propaganda, provide useful campaign imagery, or lend itself to raising campaign funds, Obama isn’t interested. We know Obama doesn’t really care about what is happening in Afghanistan. If he did care, Obama would have conducted hearings on Afghanistan. Obama never held a single hearing on Afghanistan: Barack Obama: “I became Chairman of this committee at the beginning of this | Read More »
Obama’s Berlin Campaign Rally Too Presumptuous
In the wake of Obama’s Berlin speech, the media debates whether Obama is too presumptuous. ABC World News reported: “To his admirers, it was a soaring speech, with a new vision. To his detractors, it was presumptuous that a candidate for president would deliver a speech as if he were president.” Michael Finnegan reports “the staging of the Berlin event has led critics to accuse | Read More »
Obama Replaces American Flag With Obama Logo
When John McCormick reported Obama replaced his Boeing 737 campaign plane with a Boeing 757, he noted the new aircraft had “a giant flag painted on its tail.” In yet another display of his patriotism, Obama replaced the American flag with the Obama Logo. Lynn Sweet reports that Obama’s 757 has been repainted “with the Obama sunrise logo on the tail.” Oh the audacity of | Read More »
Obama Still Doesn’t Support The Surge
Now that Obama has finally made his so-called fact-finding trip to Iraq, we find that it was too audacious to expect the antiwar champion of the liberal/progressive left to keep an open mind. Obama’s closed-minded opposition to the surge and support for a firm an arbitrary time table for the withdrawal of troops hasn’t changed. When asked if knowing what he knows now, he would | Read More »
Obama Supporters Want Their Money Back
Obama is facing a mutiny over his shift right toward the center. The Democrats’ nominee to be, has offended his extremist left wing base with his “shift,” some would say flip flop, on the terrorism surveillance bill: Thousands are using MyBarackObma.com to angrily organize against him because of a changed position on terrorist wiretap legislation that awaits Senate action as early as Wednesday. [. . | Read More »