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Obama Asks For $3.7 Billion To Aid Border But What We Really Need Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform

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Yesterday, President Obama requested close to $4 billion from Congress to help handle the surge of young migrants – mostly children 12 years old and under – crossing the Texas border from Central America.
The money will be used to… Continue reading

Obama sets out to save his legacy — will it work?

President Obama has begun a new 20 day effort to sell the Affordable Care Act. And while his press conference on Tuesday was less defensive and more forward looking than his previous comments, it very much remains to be seen… Continue reading

Please, Mr. President, for the good of the country, let’s delay ObamaCare

Today, President Obama and the Democrats are faced with the opportunity to take a timeout – a timeout from ObamaCare.
I believe that they should delay ObamaCare for six months to a year. America’s health care system isn’t something that… Continue reading

You call this a deal? Congress, Obama set to kick the can … again

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that he was hopeful it would be a “bright day.” Republican leader Mitch McConnell seconded Reid’s optimism, “we’ve had a good day,” he commented on Monday.
Indeed, we are on the precipice of a… Continue reading

A culture of meanness and political opportunism, on both sides, is poisoning Washington

On Monday, as the tragic shooting in the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard was still in the process of unfolding, President Obama gave a partisan speech observing the fifth anniversary of the financial crisis. Despite the fact that the shooting had… Continue reading

No minds changed by Syria speech but Obama’s message is loud and clear

Bottom line: I don’t think the president changed any minds Tuesday night. And I don’t think he intended to.
President Obama didn’t make the case Tuesday night that a military strike would have any consequential impact on degrading the chemical… Continue reading

Yes, Virginia, there really is a way to balance the budget

President Obama is set to propose his “compromise” budget plan on Wednesday. His budget is reported to trim the deficit by $1.8 trillion over the next ten years, with nearly $600 billion in savings coming from additional revenue and $1.2… Continue reading

Obama practices the divisive politics he eschews in Inaugural speech

“That is our generation’s task – to make these words, these values – of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness – real for every American.”
The president spoke these words with conviction, and in the tone of the President… Continue reading

A win for Romney in first round of debates

Wednesday night’s presidential debate in Denver was a win for Mitt Romney. He was clear and unambiguous on health care and the dangers of big government.
The president lost his focus after the first 45 minutes. For the rest of… Continue reading