Why am I not surprised? Normally, I would conclude that this is nothing more than an overblown book launch, but I am familiar with Ed Klein and even more importantly, I know some of the earlier claims to be true. Thus, it does not surprise me in the least to hear the revelation that Obama and Bill Clinton struck a deal, which included Bill Clinton saving Obama from election defeat and Obama making a promise that he did not intend to keep.
For millions of Americans, it does not feel like it, but the month of June marked the official end to the financial crisis induced “Great Recession.” Although the media may not have conveyed it to the American people, the National Bureau of Economic Research called an end to the recession before Barack Obama ever stepped in office, and it appeared that the economy would recover.
Neal McCluskey, of the CATO Institute, is right to say that government-funded aid for college tuition is right for politicians and their academic friends, not students. College tuition has absolutely skyrocketed side-by-side with the increase in government spending on college tuition assistance programs. This is deja vu all over again. McCluskey recently wrote:
A manned mission to Mars is still described by those who aspire for its possibility as the “ultimate objective” for the U.S. space program. However, it is too distant in time and simply too costly to serve as a guide for short-term, manned space activities.
China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei asks journalists for questions during a news conference in Beijing July 7, 2011. REUTERS/David Gray
On Saturday, just ahead of the scheduled meeting with President Obama, China accused the United States of “prejudice” after the U.S. State Department renewed a call for Beijing to fully account for its bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in June 1989.
Heritage rightly points out that whenever Congress starts stacking a bill it simply means special interest – their friends – profit and get rich.
The Justice Department commissioned a study on
Although it is terribly normal for Americans to be disengaged from the latest Obama scandals, unfortunately there is a clear partisan divide. One must wonder if we are not seeing either a selective hearing or selective answering phenomena in the study conducted by Pew Research.
On this Memorial Day we celebrate the lives of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. However, we have many fighting men and women overseas currently engaged in conflicts that the mainstream media have continued to ignore with Barack Obama as president.
Commentary From the Blogger: In my latest column, I discussed the transformation of the American political ideology of Reagan conservatism, which is one of skepticism toward government, to the modern Obama progressivism that is far less understanding of the nature of government. Perhaps, I am correct in my assumption that Americans can in fact reach a critical mass.