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Does Obama’s job eat unfairly into his vacation time?

WASHINGTON, August 11, 2014 – After updating America on the airstrikes he’s ordered in Iraq, President Obama returned Saturday to Martha’s Vineyard for a two-week family vacation. Presidential vacations and recreation are an easy target for a president’s critics. As his public approval ratings fell in 2003 during the Iraq war, President Bush was forced ...

Magical thinking Americans

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014 —  A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll found 60% of respondents think the United States is in decline, while 71% believe Washington is directly responsible for the nation’s economic woes. President Obama receives a 40% approval rating, a new low, while Congress stands at a meager 14%. The poll also found that ...

Can Americans infected by diseased illegals sue President Obama?

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 — The crisis at the Southern border is getting worse, and tensions are running high on both sides of the illegal immigration debate. President Obama knows that allowing as many illegal immigrants as possible into America increases his chances of creating a permanent liberal governing majority. By opening the borders ...

Obama saved the world, no one knows how

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 — No matter how bad things get, President Obama’s supporters keep reminding us all that he “inherited a mess” and “saved us from another Great Depression.”  A joke about God says that he created the world in six days, and spent the seventh say wondering how he did it. Obama ...

Weekend political roundup: Immigration, Hobby Lobby, and body hair

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2014 – In a week when World Cup mania swept America – or at least that part of it that loathes Ann Coulter – it might have been easy to forget politics. But the Supreme Court delivered the best gift a political junkie could have asked for when it delivered its opinion ...

Obama’s America not a land of opportunity, but of stagnation

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 — The Commerce Department announced today that the American economy shrank in the first quarter of 2014 at an annual rate of 2.9 percent. This was worse than had been previously reported, and far worse than could be blamed on bad winter weather. America has traditionally been the land of opportunity. The ...

In Obama’s America, renouncing citizenship and collecting freebies are rational behaviors

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 — In Economics, rational choice theory says that individuals will take actions that they believe will be in their best interest. If that’s true then every time someone chooses to renounce their citizenship, or relocate their company outside of the U.S. or accept a handout, that reflects a rational decision. This apparently is ...

How the Obama legacy will be blamed on Republicans in 2016

SAN DIEGO,  June 19, 2014 — Republicans are confident that they will take back the Senate and hold on to the House during the 2014 mid term election. That may indeed happen, but those who think this election will signal a new day for Republicans should think again. Likewise, any who believe Obama’s presidency is about ...

Iraq is back, Wall Street, Big Oil not amused

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 – Since the media, the Democrats and the organized left decided to go collectively ballistic after the Y2K elections, business, the markets, and politics itself have been increasingly and inextricably entwined in an ever-tightening Gordian knot. Latest case in point: the ongoing and seemingly instantaneous collapse of the at-least-moderately independent Iraq ...