It would be difficult for any strong partisan to admit that such an accomplishment was so deeply unpopular. Yet the polling is pretty unequivocal on the relationship between the Democrats’ fortunes and the health care bill. It was during the health care debate that the essential building block of the Democratic majority – Independent voters – began to crumble. It was evident in the generic ballot. It was evident in the President’s job approval numbers. It was evident in Virginia, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.
We’ll start rolling out our Ohio poll results tomorrow but there’s one finding on the poll that pretty much sums it up: by a 50-42 margin voters there say they’d rather have George W. Bush in the White House right now than Barack Obama.
President Obama’s administration recently submitted a report to the United Nations on human rights in America. The 29-page report shows the nation badly flawed but fortunate to have a Nobel Prize winner as its leader. The report is billed as “a partial snapshot of the current human rights situation in the United States, including some of the areas where problems persist in our society.”
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-A principal at Karns Elementary School is on shaky constitutional ground after telling a group of young students that they cannot bring their Bibles to school or study them during recess, according to a letter written to Knox County School District officials by an ADF-allied attorney.
“No longer does the government seem to be a fairy godmother but rather a tough enforcer of an avalanche of new mandates, taxes and regulatory requirements,” writes Grace-Marie Turner, the Galen Institute’s ace healthcare policy analyst, in today’s IBD.
“Sometimes you have to spend money to save money.” So said Pennsylvania’s Governor Ed Rendell at a Monday morning news conference in Harrisburg to detail his proposal to fund transportation projects in his state.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal is outraged at the deceptions avowed to pass the latest $26 Billion bailout for public employees. The editorial ended with these very harsh words:
“The biggest Keynesian stimulus in U.S. history was a bust,” AEI economist Kevin Hassett writes today on Bloomberg. He’s referring, of course, to the economic stimulus package that didn’t prevent new unemployment claims from rising to 500,000 in mid-August.
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President Obama’s Radio Address “No Corporate Takeover of Our Democracy” Exposes President’s Double Standard Regarding Corporate Influence (more…)
Last month, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi claimed that unemployment benefits “creates jobs faster than almost any other initiative you can name.” PolitiZoid has created an animated video of Nancy Pelosi’s foolish speech on the “stimulus” of unemployment benefits:
You attacked your opponent as one who publically opposed the FairTax while secretly promising to our organization he would adopt it. This has now been corrected. (more…)