Added by Jan Larimer on August 31, 2010 at 2:25pm —
When it comes to getting our economy moving again and creating jobs for American families, the difference between the two parties has never been more clear. President Obama and his liberal allies in Congress want to raise taxes by letting the Bush tax cuts expire. Republicans want to reduce taxes to put more money in the hands of individuals and small businesses to spend or invest as they see fit.
If Congress does nothing, as Nancy Pelosi has indicated they will do, the Bush tax cuts… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 30, 2010 at 12:00pm —
The American public knows instinctively that the federal government’s $800 billion stimulus program has failed to get our economy moving again. New economic data released today confirms that suspicion, as economic growth was revised down
to just a 1.6 percent annual rate in the second quarter.
This stands in stark contrast to the promises that were made by President Obama and Nancy Pelosi when the stimulus… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 27, 2010 at 1:29pm —
In an interview with Time Magazine, Vice President Joe Biden
said of the $787 billion Obama stimulus package, “This is a chance to do something big, man!”
He was right. The stimulus package was an opportunity to do something big – it was a chance to get the American economy moving again and reduce taxes to create jobs.
Instead, Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama saw it as a chance to enact the liberal… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 26, 2010 at 11:35am —
New data from the National Association of Realtors shows that existing home sales fell by more than 27% in July, the largest one month decline in history. Economists and the Realtor trade group blamed the fall largely on the expiration of an $8000 tax credit for purchases of new homes. Common sense also… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 25, 2010 at 3:52pm —
If a recession is when your neighbor loses his job, and a depression is when you lose your job, what will it be called this fall when Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid lose their jobs?
According to a new Associated Press poll
released last week, 65 percent of voters say they know personally someone that has lost their job. Not surprisingly, an almost identical number of voters, 61 percent, disapprove of the… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 24, 2010 at 4:03pm —
During last year’s debate over President Obama’s and Nancy Pelosi’s failed stimulus plan, Obama Administration officials famously promised
that the unemployment rate would not rise above 8% percent if their bill was enacted.
Yet, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month, the unemployment rate now stands at 9.5 percent.… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 23, 2010 at 1:24pm —
One of the most important demographics in American politics is senior citizens – and President Obama and the Pelosi Congress are losing their support in droves.
The reason seniors are moving away from the Democrats in Congress and the White House is clear – given control of the executive and legislative branches of government, the Democrats responded by enacting a government takeover of health care that will raise costs but lower the quality of care.
According to a new… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 20, 2010 at 10:45am —
Much Ado About Nothing: Costello spends FIVE YEARS TO GET 75 JOBS AT Mid-America Mausoleum
|Jerry Costello postures and panders for the cameras but a McDonald's would bring the same 75 jobs to the concrete tombstone in the cornfields; and the State of Illinois ponies
up $2.3 million taxpayer dollars for these 75 jobs.…
Added by Teri Davis Newman on August 19, 2010 at 10:50pm —
“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”
Ninety years ago today, the Tennessee General Assembly became the thirty-sixth state legislature to ratify a constitutional amendment to give women the right to vote, making it the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
With just one more state… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 18, 2010 at 9:42am —
Since his inauguration, President Obama has cast himself more as a college professor lecturing to wayward students than he has as the leader of the strongest country on earth. Playing this role as Lecturer in Chief is one of the chief reasons his approval ratings are in free fall and his party is poised to take a drubbing at the polls in November.
During the debate over health care, President Obama lectured to the American people instead of listening to them. Poll after poll showed… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 16, 2010 at 4:24pm —
Last year, over 500k people crossed our borders illegally. I understand that the majority are harmless and just trying to escape the violence and pursue better opportunities. However, there are those who are not so innocent and don't care about our country, or theirs. I've been verbally attacked by members of both parties for voicing my concerns surrounding the immigration issue. I've stated repeatedly that there are innocent victims involved in the boarder crossings and we need to strengthen… Continue
Added by J V on August 15, 2010 at 10:54pm —
New job statistics from the Labor Department
show that the Democrats’ multiple attempts to stimulate the economy have failed to get people back to work and spur investment in American small business.
The new numbers show that initial jobless claims have risen in three of the last four weeks and are close to their highest point of the year. The seasonally adjusted numbers show… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 12, 2010 at 2:14pm —
For union leaders, liberal special interests and out of control state governments that refuse to make the tough choices to rein in spending and balance their budgets, Nancy Pelosi is the gift that keeps on giving.
Yesterday, she offered one of her biggest gifts of all – another $26 billion bailout bill financed by the American people. According to Pelosi
, the bill will “create or save” 290,000 jobs. But how can she be believed… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 11, 2010 at 4:02pm —
The pundits and media have dubbed this the ‘Year of the Republican Woman.’ I’m happy to report that, at least this time, they are right.
We have set records this year for the number of Republican women running for Congress, beating even the numbers set in the last Republican wave election of 1994. I am incredibly proud of these women who stepped forward to represent their fellow citizens.
To focus attention on these female Republican candidates, I have started a program on… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 9, 2010 at 4:42pm —
What is MD GOP doing to defeat Barbara McKulski?
Added by Maureen Bigelow on August 8, 2010 at 11:21pm —
Voters in Missouri took the first steps last night toward the eventual repeal of ObamaCare
by overwhelmingly voting to reject the federal mandate to buy health insurance. The Missouri ballot measure approved with more than 70 percent of the vote last night would prohibit the government from requiring people to have health insurance or from penalizing them for not having it.… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 4, 2010 at 3:53pm —
One of President Obama’s favorite pastimes whenever he has found himself in political trouble is to blame George W. Bush. From the economy, to the war in Afghanistan, to even the BP oil spill, the first preferred response from the Obama Administration has been to blame their predecessors. It has gotten to the point that if you search the words “Obama blames Bush,”… Continue
Added by Jan Larimer on August 2, 2010 at 4:19pm —