8.3% Unemployment Deception

    The Democrats and their media friends are pointing gleefully to the January unemployment numbers as indicators that Obama’s policies are working. The official rate fell to 8.3% with 243,000 jobs

    Romney Backhandedly Right about ‘the Poor’

    Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said recently that he’s “not concerned about the very poor” because they have an “ample safety net”.  Romney said that he is focused instead on helping

    Thank God for… Global Warming?

    It sure has been a great winter. After many harsh ones we finally got a warm one – nice temperatures and little snowfall. Heating bills are low, plowing costs are

    Romney Rolls, Super PACs Flourish

    Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney won the Florida primary handily with 46% of the vote to Newt Gingrich’s 32%. Rick Santorum got 13% of the tally while Ron Paul got

    Bureaucrats’ Shadow Play

    Here is a recent news items from ‘The White House will propose a 0.5 percent pay increase for civilian federal employees as part of its 2013 budget proposal… The

    Newt Under Heavy Fire

    Newt Gingrich is under fire. Again. Negative perceptions of him are on the rise from within the Republican party. Again. A handful of anti-Gingrich commentaries by prominent Republicans/conservatives appeared on

    About Romney’s Taxes

    When Warren Buffett said in 2011 that he pays a lower tax rate than his secretary, all hell broke loose. And when Mitt Romney recently said that he paid a

    Obama Speech Parsed

    (Here are excerpts from the State of the Union speech, with my comments after each.) Obama said: Most of Al Qaida’s top lieutenants have been defeated. The Taliban’s momentum has

    Socialist Blowhards Convene in Swiss Luxury

    If you want to see the contrast between an arrogant, clueless socialist elite and the people of the world who actually go to work every day, look no further than

    Kristi Noem: Rising GOP Star

    This essay could be called Politician In the Fast Lane or GOP Ticket to the Future. But you would never want to make jest of first-term South Dakota Republican US