There are more loopholes in Obama’s proposed “spending freeze” than in an Olympic volleyball net.
President Barack Obama, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will be all smiles as the president arrives at the Capitol for his State of the Union speech Wednesday night, but the happy faces can’t hide relationships that are fraying and fraught. The anger is most palpable in the House, where Pelosi [...]
With the president’s State of the Union address coming up on Wednesday, the White House appears to be struggling to find its feet. Republican Scott Brown’s surprise victory in liberal Massachusetts has dominated the national conversation in the last week and made Obama’s goal of signing health care reform impossible before the big speech. Now, [...]
The White House said yesterday it has damped down a political revolt against Ben Bernanke and now has the votes to secure the Federal Reserve Chairman’s second four-year term. Whether or not Mr. Bernanke is confirmed, the lesson we draw is that overly political central bankers will eventually be undone by politics. There’s no doubt [...]
WASHINGTON – Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she lacks the votes to quickly move the Senate’s sweeping health overhaul bill through the House, a potentially devastating blow to President Barack Obama’s signature issue. Pelosi, D-Calif., made the comment to reporters after House Democrats held a closed-door meeting at which participants vented frustration with the [...]
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Obama has not held a full news conference at the White House since July 22, the night he [stupidly] said that the Cambridge Police “acted stupidly” in the arrest of [elitist, race-hustling punk] Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates. More…
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“The OReilly Factor” devoted a segment to the political influence of late-night comedy, focusing on Jon Stewart.
Stewart is an appendage of the Obama White House. A self-confessed liberal, he has no influence beyond his politically like-minded fan club. The 1.6 million “Daily Show” viewership is lower than “Adult Swim” on Cartoon Network.
David Letterman’s adolescent humor is [...]