by baldilocks First off, I never have, at least explicitly. There is no way of guessing which candidate, if elected, will keep his/her word after getting elected. Promises—like rules—are made to be broken among those of the political class. Endorsing a candidate implies that I think that a single person would make the best president … Continue reading Why I Won’t Endorse a Candidate
By John Ruberry The world has a new Islamic republic. On Friday Gambia's strongman president, Yahya Jammeh, declared the impoverished west African nation that is almost completely surrounded by Senegal, a Muslim state. Other such nations are Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Mauritania--none of which are well-known for freedom or prosperity. Jammeh promises freedom of religion … Continue reading About the whacked-out leader of the world’s newest Islamic republic
By A.P. Dillon From the instant the news broke there was an attack going on in Paris, I knew it was them. Everyone in the world knew it was them. Whereas I and the rest of the world seem to be able to say the words, Islamic Terrorist', the 2016 Democratic candidates and President Obama refuse to. And this is a … Continue reading The Fed has Written A Suicide Note for the States
A few days ago there was a story about Donald Trump saying he thinks Obama hates Israel. Why on earth would he come to that conclusion? You'd think the people of Israel held the same opinion or something https://t.co/LpZSAQ7HgC — Peter Ingemi (@DaTechGuyblog) October 29, 2015 If you want to know where he would have … Continue reading How Obama & the left View Israel & the Jews in one Paragraph
By A.P. Dillon If it looks like a political stunt and smells like a political stunt, then it stands to reason it is a political stunt. President Obama's big shift in rhetoric on testing this past week comes at a politically convenient time. In a total course reversal, Obama wants a cap that limits the testing on … Continue reading Obama’s ‘Testing Cap’ Comes At Convenient Political Moment
By John Ruberry Last Wednesday in a Rose Garden ceremony Vice President Joe Biden, with President Obama at his side, announced that he will not be a candidate for president in 2016, although he certainly sounded like one. And Biden heralded art of compromise in his address. I believe we have to end the divisive … Continue reading Biden’s praise of compromise rings hollow
By John Ruberry A year ago a third presidential campaign by Joe Biden would have been greeted by guffaws from Anchorage to Key West. But the plummeting opinion poll numbers of struggling frontrunner Hillary Clinton have re-opened the trap door for the vice president. Clinton's primary opponent is socialist Bernie Sanders--but few people think the … Continue reading How bad is it for the Democrats? Biden is touted as their savior
By A.P. Dillon Just last week, I was delving into the politically correct, First Amendment violating battlefields we call college campuses. This week, we have President Obama condemning the 'coddling' of our college kids. Washington Free Beacon captured the meat of Obama's comments: “Sometimes there are folks on college campuses who are liberal, and maybe even … Continue reading ‘New Tone’ POTUS who defines 25 YO’s as Kids condemns ‘Coddling’
By John Ruberry Obscured by liberal attacks on the Confederate battle flag is the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule announced earlier this month by US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro. HUD will review racial demographics in suburbs such as mine, Morton Grove, Illinois, and look for what it may view as patterns of segregation. HUD … Continue reading Obama declares war on the suburbs
By John Ruberry The poet called Miss Liberty's torch "the lamp beside the golden door." Well, that was the entrance to America, and it still is. And now you really know why we're here tonight. The glistening hope of that lamp is still ours. Every promise, every opportunity, is still golden in this land. And … Continue reading Ronald Reagan clearly loved America
There are so many depressing stories to write about today I scarce know where to begin. #1 The first Post american President continues his Post American program. Obama had traded away concessions for “symbolic gestures,” and that Obama was “the worst negotiator that we've had as president…maybe in the modern history of the country.” I … Continue reading Which Depressing story Do I write about this morning?
By John Ruberry Last week, while few people outside of the west noticed, President Obama declared nearly 780 square miles in southern New Mexico America's newest national monument, Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks, his largest designation yet. Two months ago the president, who infamously boasted early in his term, "We can't wait for Congress to do its job, … Continue reading New Mexico: Another Obama land grab
In reading the transcript from Chris Wallace's interview with Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer, it becomes evident that the White House doesn't understand one basic concept - they report to American citizens. They are accountable to us. Unfortunately for all individuals, Obama was hired by the American people and as such, it is not outlandish for him to be … Continue reading No Presidential Presence During Bengazi?
Yesterday I warned Gun owners in five states about democrats and promises, to reinforce that message let me give you one more story: Perhaps you might recall the President and his supporters assuring Sandy victims the week before the election that Red Tape would not be a problem: In his final weekly address before the … Continue reading How Stupid do you Think We Are? Hurricane Sandy Edition
Some things are just so mind blowingly ridiculous that it amazes me that they would be said. NBC-WSJ poll: By 48%-43%, Americans say Obama takes "unifying" rather than "partisan" approach. By 64%- 22%, they say GOP does the opposite — John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) February 26, 2013 Here is the WSJ article. By a more … Continue reading Obama’s a Uniter 48% Say So!
Back in 2011, after Gabby Giffords was shot, Obama made a touching speech in Arizona. Pundits said that it was a "defining moment" in his Presidency. On Peter's show, I doubled down and said, "Hell, no, it's not, and it won't change a thing." You're all thinking, "Ohhh, yeah, I remember that speech, I think, … Continue reading I said it in early 2011 and I’ll say it again now: this is not a defining moment in Obama’s Presidency
I've been going back and forth in comments concerning if the Obama move on Gay Marriage was planned. I think this story slam dunks it: As political fundraisers go, it's set to be an "Avengers"-sized blockbuster: One hundred and fifty wealthy Democrats will dine with President Obama at George Clooney's Studio City home Thursday night, … Continue reading By George Clooney that explains it!
...because on the same day the "Dogs vs Romney" puts up this: Abusing animals has consequences – consequences not even Mitt Romney can avoid. In the wake of his campaign’s 2007 revelation of the “dog-on-roof story,” Mitt Romney’s name was listed by two national animal cruelty registries used to track animal abuse offenders. This story … Continue reading God must really love Jim Treacher…
Sheldon: Is the Whip App contextually appropriate here? Leonard: Yes, but I think you waited too long for it to be funny (Sheldon runs Whip app all laugh Leonard: I was wrong it's still funny Big Bang Theory 2012 For the last several days on Facebook on twitter and during at least one segment on Morning … Continue reading “I was wrong it’s still funny”
Hey guess what the NYT says about the race now Registered voters are evenly split between Mr. Romney and Mr. Obama. The poll finds 46 percent support Mr. Obama, while as many prefer Mr. Romney. Last month’s Times/CBS News poll also showed a close race, with 47 percent supporting Mr. Obama and 44 percent Mr. … Continue reading Maybe Don Surber was right