The fact is Obama is only comfortable cutting one sector of the budget: Defense. This is not to say that Defense is without waste, fraud, and abuse but it isn’t destroying jobs and the economy like Health and Human Services, EPA, and Labor. Right now cuts in defense are projected to total a half trillion dollars. Under Secretary Gates $178 billion, earmarked to support the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, was given up to support budget reductions.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Back in August, the Obama administration announced the implementation of its “Clean Power Plan.” This is an effort but the administration to eradicate affordable electricity and force the nation to rely more upon completely unreliable and unfeasible energy sources like wind and solar. What its purpose really is is to shut down the coal mining industry and build a | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES The early reports from the ground in New Hampshire indicate a massive voter turnout, likely a record, particularly on the Republican side. According to exit polling data, undeclared voters (which make up the largest bloc of New Hampshire voters) were a higher percentage of the Democrat vote than the Republican vote, although the Republican vote is expected to be | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES The hip young party of hip young youngsters has two people still running for the nomination for President at an average age of 71 years. Of the two oldsters running, one of them today was baffled and alarmed when a hip young voter said his friend’s “selfie” went “viral.” “You went viral?” Mrs. Clinton said to the man’s friend. | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Word on the ground in New Hampshire is that Team Hillary knows they are going to lose and lose big. The campaign is prepared to lose in NH and recover in SC, where Hillary is leading Bernie by a huge margin. Hillary has already turned her attention to the general election, and for good reason. In New Hampshire, non-aligned | Read More »
The Donald’s lack of concern or ignorance about the basic technique of American politics surely contributed to Trump’s defeat by the excellent ground game of Sen. Ted Cruz’ campaign. Worse Trump’s failed Iowa effort, led by Chuck Laudner who ran Santorum’s 2012 Iowa ground game, was stronger than Trumps operation in New Hampshire.