Monthly Archives: September 2011

by Ben Johnson, The White House Watch

North Carolina’s Democratic Governor, Beverly Perdue, has a keen idea to help Congress focus on the economy: just cancel Congressional elections in 2012. At a rotary speech in Cary, NC, the governor stated:

I don’t know if the president or any of the candidates for president, quite frankly, of either party, have a solid tool set to help us out…We all want to be number one. I want

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by Ben Johnson, The White House Watch

Tina Brown, the British-born socialite who launched The Daily Beast in 2008 before taking over Newsweek, has done something remarkable: she has formulated her first correct political analysis. On MSNBC’s Morning Joe Tuesday morning, she said Barack Obama was not ready to be president.

The discussion centered around whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie would enter the Republican presidential primaries. Tina weighed in:

Actually, I just hope

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by Michael Reagan

There’s an old curse that begs, “O that mine enemy would write a book.” That’s a desire getting a big play in the debates between Mitt Romney and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who are both trashing my Dad Ronald Reagan’s so-called “11th Commandment,” that Republicans must refrain from attacking each other in public.

Like just about everybody else I’m being wearied by both Mitt Romney and Rick Perry citing passages from each … Read the Rest of this Post

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by Tom Purcell

Now they tell us.

I speak of the erstwhile Obama supporters and admirers, in particular journalists, who are suddenly finding fault with our president.

New York Times columnist David Brooks says he’s a sap for believing Obama “when he said he wanted to move beyond the stale ideological debates that have paralyzed this country.”

Brooks is disappointed, you see. He had famously said, prior to the 2008 election, that Obama had … Read the Rest of this Post

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by Ben Johnson, The White House Watch

When asked what policy would most benefit the citizens of east Tennessee and help put the Volunteer State back to work, one state Senate candidate had a simple answer: impeach Barack Obama.

The Knoxville News Sentinel gave the three women seeking the Republican nomination a questionnaire asking if they could be guaranteed of passing just one law, what would they choose? Victoria DeFreese, a 37-year-old teacher and former … Read the Rest of this Post

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by Leah Durant

This week marks the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 41st Annual Legislative Conference, which was be held on September 23, 2011, in Washington, D.C. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas served as the host. The title of the conference was, “African-Americans: Joining the Leading Edge of the High Tech Boom!” and the conference was slated to touch upon a number of high tech subjects. Unfortunately, the conference would not address mass immigration, … Read the Rest of this Post

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 In implementing the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the new health care reform law), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued a rule requiring almost all private health plans to cover contraception and sterilization as “preventive services” for women. The mandate even forces individuals and groups with religious or moral objections to purchase and provide such coverage if they are to receive or provide health coverage at all.  This Read the Rest of this Post

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