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Pentagon No. 2 urges end to U.S. defense cut ‘madness’

 U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work appealed on Wednesday for lawmakers to “end this madness” of across-the-board Pentagon spending cuts, saying they threaten U.S. military readiness and technological dominance at a time of complex global challenges. Work, addressing a think-tank defense conference, said unless Congress is able to provide the Pentagon with greater budgetary stability […] Read More →

Congress makes history: This is a big deal … Congress has cut spending two consecutive years

Dr. Paul Kengor,    I recently attended a political event where a Republican congressman was making a re-election pitch. It was the usual stump speech. But one thing he said especially struck me. “This Congress has cut spending—yes, actually cut spending—each of the last two years,” he asserted. “And how rare is that?”  Well, it would be […] Read More →

Why I Oppose Barack Obama

John Hawkins,   We keep hearing from liberals that people who oppose Barack Obama MUST feel that way because of racism. As if there couldn’t be another reason or for that matter, dozens of other reasons like… · The IRS scandal · Obamacare · Fast and Furious · Opening up the borders and illegally implementing the […] Read More →

A Half-Trillion Dollar Budget Deficit

Donald Lambro.  The Obama administration continues to run up big budget deficits and huge long-term debts that threaten our economic future and put our national security in peril. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released new numbers this week, projecting that this year’s budget deficit alone will be half a trillion dollars more than the U.S. […] Read More →

Fact-Challenged and Extreme? Do You Really Want to Go There, Mr. President?

David Limbaugh  President Obama claims that the extremism and reality-challenged nature of his political opponents explain his limitless policy failures, which, of course, he also refuses to acknowledge. This is truly rich but nothing new. Obama told New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, “What you’ve seen with our politics … is increasingly politicians are rewarded […] Read More →

White House Fiction Department Calls Obamanomics a Success

Michael Schaus Brace yourself… Skepticism, doubt and criticism of Obamanomics (all of which are, undoubtedly, based in racism) will be cast aside. Why? Because, according to the 20-something-year-old White House intern that is in charge of the official White House twitter account (also known as the White House fiction department), Obamanomics is a rousing success! […] Read More →

At Least Get the Big Lie Right

John Ranson,  Donjindrawrote: We’re running huge deficits. Of course our tax bill will go up. It should go up. Do “conservatives” think there’s a free-lunch? That money grows on trees? Apparently so. -Merry Christmas: This Tax Increase is for You, America Dear Comrade Jindra, OK, so now liberals are worried about the deficit? And you […] Read More →

Too Big to Fail Has NOT Ended … It’s Only Gotten WORSE

Washington’s Blog    Despite “Mission Accomplished” Announcement, the Giant Banks Are Worse Than Ever Last week, Paul Krugman said too big to fail is over: There was indeed a large-bank funding advantage during and for some time after the crisis, but it has now been diminished or gone away — maybe even slightly reversed. That is, financial markets […] Read More →

Insolvency milepost: Debt accumulated under Obama sails past $7 trillion

Guy Benson, Since day one, the Obama administration has enjoyed patting itself on the back for sundry “unprecedented” actions and ambitions — even as they often fail to follow through on said unprecedented-ness, and even though that word more often applies to them within a pejorative context.  Behold, another unprecedented ‘achievement:’ The total federal debt of the U.S. government has now increased […] Read More →