Obamanomics  (Page 10)

Yet Another Cheap Attack On Michele Bachmann

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 10:15am 3/25/2009 at 10:15am

Michele Bachmann, the conservative Republican Congressman from Minnesota, has gotten into the heads of the left-wing blogosphere. Yesterday was the completely phony attack on Bachmann’s “armed and dangerous” comment, in which her metaphor for outrage was twisted into a supposed call to arms.

Today brings another twisted attack. Numerous blogs, including Swampland, ...

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Finally, Someone Says “Take This Job And Shove It”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 8:55am 3/25/2009 at 8:55am

I have been waiting for this day, when one of the demonized executives at a bank or insurance company would tell Congress to “take this job and shove it.” The person singing this song today is Jake DeSantis, an executive vice president of the Americ...

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Obama Press Conference In A Nutshell: A Thirst For Power That Will Not Be Quenched

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 8:02pm 3/24/2009 at 8:02pm

I was going to live blog the Obama press conference. But as it started, I changed course because there is a bigger issue here which became obvious with Obama’s lecturing opening statement.

With each passing day, each television appearance, each mass e-mail, each door-to-door solicitation, and each news conference, it becomes more...

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Is Barney Frank “Bad For The Gays”?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 20, 2009 at 5:54pm 3/20/2009 at 5:54pm

Note: This is a cross-post with Gay Patriot. I ask the question, they give the answer.
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There is a peculiar, somewhat uniquely, Jewish phenomenon. It’s called worrying about what is “bad for the Jews.” Many have noted this phenomenon before, so I don’t claim originality here.

Groups which traditionally have been targets of...

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Shell Gives Heave-Ho To Wind, Solar and Hydrogen

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 10:29pm 3/17/2009 at 10:29pm

The centerpiece of Obama’s energy plan is “alternative” energy, such as wind and solar power. Tens of billions of dollars in the “stimulus” package go towards these technologies. The viability of Obama’s energy plan is called into question by Royal Dutch Shell’s announcement that it is discontinuing investment in solar,...

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Stimulus Project Of The Day: Skateboard Park In Struggling City

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 9:37am 3/17/2009 at 9:37am

Pawtucket, RI, is just north of Providence. Pawtucket (pronounced “p-tuket” to those in...

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While Obama Played His Campaign Fiddle …

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 16, 2009 at 2:01pm 3/16/2009 at 2:01pm

Barack Obama is scheduled to go on the Jay Leno show on Thursday, March 19, 2009, as part of his campaign to get the almost $4 trillion budget passed. A few days after the Leno appearance, Obama will be attending $100-$2,500 per plate campaign fundraising events. All the while, Obama has...

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AP On Obama: You’ve Been Punked

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 15, 2009 at 6:12pm 3/15/2009 at 6:12pm

Change is in the air. Not just that the inside the Beltway pundits are noticing that He is not all that He is cracked up to be. Not just that people are taking to...

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Hair Salon Down – Bad

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 15, 2009 at 8:14am 3/15/2009 at 8:14am

Just a little true anecdote on how the “rich” cutting back is hurting the “not rich.”

My wife went to a hair salon last Friday. The salon is located on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island, near Brown University. This is the premier neighborhood in Providence, with a mix of very...

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The Stimulus Plan — It’s In There!

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 12:41pm 2/10/2009 at 12:41pm

The Democratic “stimulus” plan is packed full of all sorts of goodies. Just today, everyone is finding out that someone slipped in a provision to anoint a national health czar. Senator Arlen Specter, one of just three Republicans to support the bill, expressed surprise upon learning about this provision. How do...

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Now We Find Out Which Obama Is Behind Door No. 2

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 6:43am 11/5/2008 at 6:43am

Will President Obama be the moderate of the presidential campaign, the liberal of the primary campaign, or the radical of the past? Which Obama will assume the presidency when we open Door No. 2?

  • The Obama who voted straight party line in the Senate, or the Obama who campaigned as being...
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Obama’s Tax Plan Undermines Social Security

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 8:12am 10/30/2008 at 8:12am

Barack Obama has put forth a plan to issue refundable income tax credits so that people who pay no income taxes will get “refund” checks from the federal government. Obama justifies these payments as being a refund of “regressive” payroll taxes. At the same time, Obama proposes to uncap the limit...

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Obama is “Door No. 2”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 5:42pm 10/12/2008 at 5:42pm

The presidential election of 2008 is still three weeks away. By all likely measures, Barack Obama will win. It’s not a foregone conclusion, but a strong likelihood.

Many people point to the recent economic turmoil as the reason for Obama’s rise. In the short run, that theory is correct. Voter anger at...

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