Listen to the air going out of the economy; it sounds like an air mattress deflating. As Obamacare comes closer to reality, its drawbacks — or at the very least its growing pains — alienate more of its erstwhile supporters. President Obama’s failure to pass the gun control bill was more than a legislative
A new blockbuster survey by the noted Republican survey research firm McLaughlin and Associates reveals a stunning reversal of opinion by Republican voters on the issue of immigration reform. Where once there was hardened opposition to such legislation, a national sample of 500 self-described likely Republican voters shows broad support now emerging for the measure.
Barack Obama won re-election by perpetrating three frauds: 1. He sold the American people on the idea that we were in the midst of a slow recovery. Given time, he assured us, we would grow our way out of the recession and all would be fine. Nonsense. We now learn — three months after the
Now that the economy is officially contracting, it’s a good time to look back and list the various Obama policies that are causing it. We do this not in the spirit of blame but rather to point to the corrective steps he needs to take to head off a new recession. After several quarters of
Republicans and conservatives may not have to wait until 2016 to get out from under the ravages of an ultra-liberal Obama Administration. History suggests that almost every two-term incumbent faces a sixth year curse in which his party fares terribly in the midterm elections. In nine of the ten sixth-year Congressional elections since 1910, the
Now that President Obama has nominated a Senator Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary, we will see who the real friends of Israel are. Jews, particularly in New York State, are very interested in whether their Senator — Chuck Schumer — has the moxie to stand up against the Hagel nomination. The litany of Hagel’s sympathy
The Republican Party and its House leadership need to find a place to stand in the debt limit battle that is approaching. Lacking a politically-viable place to stand is just a prelude to an inevitable surrender. On the one side are those who oppose any increase in the debt limit and who demand major spending
Al Jazeera is coming to America — courtesy of former Vice President Al Gore and entrepreneur Joel Hyatt. The Arab network, funded by Qatar, has just bought Current TV — the low rated liberal cable station Gore and Hyatt founded — for a reported $500 million. The deal gives the anti-Israeli Arab network access to