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Falling Down: Hillary Clinton Support Dips In New Poll

Clinton desperate to remain relevant.  Hillary Clinton’s lead over potential 2016 Democratic rivals has shrunk considerably, a new poll finds. According to the poll, from ABC News and the Washington Post, 61% of likely Democratic voters say they would vote for Clinton. This is down from last month’s lead of 63%, and January’s 73%. This […] Read More →

Oil prices likely to rebound in second half of 2015

 Crude oil prices are likely to bottom out in the first half of 2015, until a possible slowdown in U.S. shale production counters a supply glut exacerbated by OPEC’s decision not to cut output, a Reuters monthly survey showed. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ agreement last month to stand pat on output meant […] Read More →

With Cuba decision, Obama hands Hillary Clinton a gift

 Potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton knows a political gift when she sees one. She was quick to embrace the step this week when President Barack Obama, a fellow Democrat no longer having to face an electorate, relaxed U.S. policy toward Cuba. While assailed by Republicans opposed to restoring ties with the communist-led island, […] Read More →

New York protesters ‘blow the whistle’ at police stations

 Demonstrators staged mass “whistle-blowing” rallies outside police stations across New York City on Friday to start a second weekend of planned protests against the killing of an unarmed black man by a white patrolman. In Harlem, about three dozen protesters marched past public housing projects where they say police abuse is particularly pervasive before rallying […] Read More →

Support for the Second Amendment hits 20-year high

 For some reason, Democrats are gearing up for another gun-control crusade, even though they couldn’t make it work when they controlled the Senate, at a moment of maximum media energy for the gun-control movement.  They seem to think it will put a fresh political wind in their sales, despite the dearth of polling evidence to […] Read More →

Approval Ratings Hit 5-Year High for GOP

 President Obama’s ratings hit bottom in a new Bloomberg Politics poll as he prepares to take on an antagonist Congress. Republicans are enjoying a five-year peak in popularity after their wins in the midterm elections, according to a new Bloomberg Politics poll, while President Barack Obama struggles with his lowest job approval rating, at 39 percent. […] Read More →

Flip Flop Courage: Hillary Attends Pro, Anti-Keystone Events on Same Evening

Guy Benson,  In late October, Hillary Clinton traveled to the Hawkeye State to campaign for Democratic Senate nominee Bruce Braley. Hillary offered some choice words about Braley’s Republican opponent, Joni Ernst, who’d recently declined to meet with a major state newspaper’s editorial board. Ernst’s refusal to answer tough questions (besides in her many media interviews and […] Read More →

Obamagration and our Disdainful President

Star Parker  The executive order, which President Obama has issued, granting amnesty to millions of individuals now residing illegally in our country, should make clear the profound disregard our president has for American voters, our constitution, and our two-party system. It might be possible to justify this action if it was addressing a national emergency […] Read More →

NBC/WSJ poll: By large margin, Americans want GOP, not Obama, leading on policy

Guy Benson,  Perhaps the White House will rationalize these results as yet more evidence of the American public’s “stupidity:” The American people don’t want President Barack Obama to take the lead on enacting policy, according to the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll out Wednesday…By a clear 56% to 33% margin, those surveyed don’t want Mr. Obama […] Read More →