Whenever there is a great crisis or a great tragedy in the United States, the collectivists immediately try to use it for their own political advantage. As Rahm Emanuel once said, “you never want a serious crisis to go to waste”. So it should be no surprise that liberals are doing their best to exploit the horrible tragedy that just happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. [...]
from CNS News:
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Friday that Congress should stop placing legal limits on the amount of money the government can borrow and effectively lift the debt limit to infinity.
On Bloomberg TV, “Political Capital” host Al Hunt asked Geithner if he believes “we ought to just eliminate the debt ceiling.”
“Oh, absolutely,” Geithner said.
“You do? Will you propose that?” Hunt asked.
“Well, this is something only Congress can solve,” Geithner [...]
Ben Smith, former SEAL, says: ‘As a citizen, it is my civic duty to tell the president to stop leaking information to the enemy. It will get Americans killed.’
A group of former US Navy SEALs, other Special Forces troops and CIA operatives is to launch a national campaign to tell Barack Obama: ‘Mr. President, you did not kill Osama bin Laden, America did.’
The group, calling itself OPSEC, short for Operational [...]
Hit Obama on military spending cuts, intelligence leaks, and Israel
Mitt Romney has ripped into Barack Obama’s foreign policy, accusing him of ‘wishful thinking’, apologising for America and creating a ‘national security crisis’ by allowing top secret military information to be leaked for ‘political advantage’.
Speaking to the Veterans of Foreign Wars conference in Reno, Nevada, the presumptive Republican nominee drew cheers and applause when he said that Obama’s policies had ‘made [...]
‘It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With The New Politics of Extremism’ by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein
By Robert G. Kaiser, Monday, April 30, 4:49 PM
Reading this book is a little like quaffing a double espresso on an empty stomach — it’s a jolt. For this reader it was a welcome jolt. Others will find it less palatable.
Thomas E. Mann and Norman [...]
Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s extreme right National Front, wasted no time on Wednesday in seeking political advantage from news that the suspected killer of three Jewish children, a Jewish teacher and three Muslim soldiers was a French citizen apparently linked to al-Qaeda.
“It is time to wage war on these fundamentalist political religious groups who are killing our children,” she said. “The threat of Islamic fundamentalism has been [...]
WASHINGTON – The Congress returns to work on Monday to begin negotiations in earnest on the government’s jumbo-sized debt, even as Republicans and Democrats trade blame for soaring gasoline prices.
Tamping down voter anger over rising prices at the pump has emerged as a top priority for the White House, which has seen President Barack Obama’s approval ratings take a beating during Congress’s [...]
Hoping to grab some high-tech luster and begin filling the campaign warchest he’ll need in 2012, President Barack Obama will visit Facebook this month for an online town hall event with CEO Mark Zuckerberg before going to San Francisco for a series of pricey fundraisers, including a $35,800 a plate dinner hosted by Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff.
Obama, who announced Monday he would seek re-election, is [...]
Fed up with waiting, President Barack Obama announced Saturday he would bypass a vacationing Senate and name 15 people to key administration jobs, wielding for the first time the blunt political tool known as the recess appointment.
The move immediately deepened the divide between the Democratic president and Republicans in the Senate following a long, bruising fight over health care. Obama revealed his decision by blistering Republicans, accusing them of holding [...]