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Saturday, July 31, 2010

SEC Says New Law Exempts it From Public Disclosure

So much for transparency. Under a provision of the financial-reform legislation, the Securities and Exchange Commission no longer has to comply with requests for information, including those filed under the Freedom of Information Act. link

Friday, July 30, 2010

G.M.’s Electric Lemon

G.M.’s vision turned into a car that costs $41,000 before relevant tax breaks ... but after billions of dollars of government loans and grants for the Volt’s development and production. And instead of the sleek coupe of 2007, it looks suspiciously similar to a Toyota Prius. link

Cavuto to Obama: It isn’t we don’t like you … we just don’t believe you

What makes the commentary so good is how he outlines many if not all of the Obama promises that were only later contradicted by Obama actions. link

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Neither Roosevelt nor Reagan. How Obama blew his opportunity.

... he destroyed the best chance the Democrats had for enduring center-left governance since the mid 20th-century, shattered the coalition that brought him to power, and dealt his party and faction a political setback from which they may not recover for years. link

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Obama targets ‘soccer moms’ to halt poll slide

When Barack Obama appears on Thursday on the homey set of The View, all couches and coffee cups, he can expect laughs and soft questions from “the ladies” – led by television mavens Barbara Walters and Whoopi Goldberg. link

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Lockerbie release: So much for “smart diplomacy.” So much for “surprised.”

Correspondence obtained by The Sunday Times reveals the Obama administration considered compassionate release more palatable than locking up Abdel Baset al-Megrahi in a Libyan prison. link

The Obamas Prove They Aren’t Far Removed From What Most Americans are Going Through

Obama says the first couple is “not that far removed from what most Americans are going through.” A college fund for daughters Malia and Sasha has gone “up and down” with the stock market. link

Monday, July 26, 2010

Deportation of illegal immigrants increases under Obama administration

In a bid to remake the enforcement of federal immigration laws, the Obama administration is deporting record numbers of illegal immigrants and auditing hundreds of businesses that blithely hire undocumented workers. link

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Washington 'preferred compassionate Megrahi release'

Barack Obama's administration urged Edinburgh to base the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi on compassionate grounds, it has emerged. link

Friday, July 23, 2010

Obama Changes Tune on Paying for Unemployment Benefits Extension

In signing the bill restoring unemployment benefits to 2 ? million Americans jobless for more than 26 weeks, President Obama is also adding $34 billion to the deficit and the National Debt. link

Price to attend Obama's birthday bash: $30,000

Sneed hears real estate mogul Neil Bluhm is tossing a private birthday party here for President Obama, who turns 49 on Aug. 4. The shocker: The dinner invite to the Barack bash at Bluhm's home requires a $30,000 donation to the Democratic National Committee! link

Dealergate: Destroying Jobs in the Name of “Shared Sacrifice”

The independent review of how and why the Obama administration forced Chrysler and General Motors to oversee mass closures of car dealerships across the country reveals grisly incompetence, fatal bureaucratic hubris and Big Labor cronyism. link

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Obama: Republicans are the reason you may not get your unemployment check

Of course the premise is nonsense. But it’s political year and since the President’s ratings are in the tank, you will pretty much try anything to stir the American people against the Republicans. link

Did you hear the one about 3 million jobs created or saved?

Lies, damn lies, and statistics, but in this case only the first two apply because even though the report comes from the Council of Economic Advisors there are no credible statistics to be found anywhere in this story. It’s just lies, and frankly it is, as Neil Cavuto puts it, outright cruel. link

Feds Hand $28 Million to Kenya Proxies Fighting for Pro-Abortion Constitution

With Kenya’s pivotal referendum on a new pro-abortion constitution just a few weeks away, three pro-life congressmen have brought forward more evidence that the U.S. federal government has heavily invested in procuring the approval of the document - to the tune of $28 million. link

Obama Admin Authorized Abortion Funding in Third State Under Health Care Law

Add Maryland to the list of states, including Pennsylvania and New Mexico, where the Obama administration authorized federal taxpayer funding of abortions under high risk insurance programs created under the new national health care plan President Barack Obama signed. link

Obama's Deadly Anti-British Agenda

This week's meeting between President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron could kill off the US-UK "special relationship" if Obama continues to indulge his anti-British prejudices. link

Here's what Obama's doing with your money – in Kenya!

An investigation by three Republican congressmen has revealed the Obama administration has secretly spent $23 million of U.S. taxpayer dollars in Kenya to fund a "Yes" vote on a constitutional referendum scheduled for Aug. 4 that would increase access to abortions in Kenya and establish legal status for Islamic law tribunals. link

Monday, July 19, 2010

American politics has caught the British disease

Under Barack Obama, the phenomenon of class resentment is a live political issue. For America has learned, thanks to Barack Obama's crash course in European-style government, about the titanic force of class differences. link

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Watchdog: Auto dealers shut down too fast

Automakers GM and Chrysler were pressured to quickly close hundreds of dealerships by the Treasury department without regard for the job losses that would result, according to a government watchdog report out Sunday.
"Treasury made a series of decisions that may have substantially contributed to the accelerated shuttering of thousands of small businesses ... potentially adding tens of thousands of workers to the already lengthy unemployment rolls," link

Administration Now Defends Insurance Mandate as a Tax

When Congress required most Americans to obtain health insurance or pay a penalty, Democrats denied that they were creating a new tax. But in court, the Obama administration and its allies now defend the requirement as an exercise of the government’s “power to lay and collect taxes.” link

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Obama Has Shot 41 Rounds of Golf as President

President Barack Obama has played a remarkable 41 rounds of golf since becoming president, easily outpacing his predecessor and possibly damaging his ability to portray himself in 2012 as a populist advocate of average folks. link

Friday, July 16, 2010

David Cameron, don't follow Barack Obama

When David Cameron visits America next week he will learn a lot – about how not to run a country, says Peggy Noonan. link

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Health Plans Must Provide Some Tests at No Cost

The White House on Wednesday issued new rules requiring health insurance companies to provide free coverage for dozens of screenings, laboratory tests and other types of preventive care. link

Monday, July 12, 2010

Zuckerman: Obama Is Barely Treading Water

The hope that fired up the election of Barack Obama has flickered out, leaving a national mood of despair and disappointment. Americans are dispirited over how wrong things are and uncertain they can be made right again. link

President Obama's policy time bombs

President Barack Obama has long boasted about the transformative change he’s bringing to the country. But by the time those reforms finally arrive, he could be long gone from the White House. Link

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Obama and Supreme Court may be on collision course

The president's agenda on healthcare and financial regulations sets the stage for a clash with the Supreme Court's conservative majority. link

Monday, July 5, 2010

Blame game could 'boomerang' on Obama, strategist says

When signs of a severe economic downfall emerged more than two years ago, then-candidate Barack Obama was quick to point a finger at the man he hoped to replace. Seventeen months into his administration Republicans say it's time for him to take ownership of the problem. link

Friday, July 2, 2010

Congressional Report Claims Administration Misled About Efforts on Oil Spill

Billy Nungesser, president of New Orleans’ Plaquemines Parish, sensed that a chart showing 140 oil skimmers at work -- a chart given to him by BP and the Coast Guard -- was “somewhat inaccurate.” So, Nungesser asked to fly over the spill to verify the number. link

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