Archives for: June 2012
By Carole on Jun 30, 2012
In the aftermath of their Supreme Court victory, supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) are lamenting over their inability to sell the law to the American people. According to a recent poll, only 34 percent approve of Obamacare while 48 percent disapprove and that was before the Supreme Court affirmed that it is one of the biggest tax increases in history.
By Carole on Jun 28, 2012
The following is a transcript of remarks made by presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney regarding today's Supreme Court decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare).
As you might imagine, I disagree with the Supreme Court's decision and I agree with the dissent. What the Court did not do on its last day in session, I will do on my first day if elected President of the United States. And that is I will act to repeal Obamacare.
By Carole on Jun 27, 2012
This morning, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced that the House of Representatives will proceed with a contempt of Congress vote tomorrow against Attorney General Eric Holder. Neither the announcement nor the expected outcome is a surprise. Republicans have the votes to make it happen and even some Democrats may support the charge that Mr. Holder's withholding of documents regarding the Fast and Furious gun smuggling operation rises to the level of contempt. But what is striking is that the words Speaker Boehner chose to summarize the situation are so applicable to so much about the Obama administration. "We're going to proceed," he said. "We've given them ample opportunity to reply."
By Carole on Jun 25, 2012
In his latest campaign ad, President Barack Obama tries to blunt attacks over something he said by claiming he didn't say what he said while showing an image of him saying exactly what he said. Go ahead and read that again but it won't make any more sense the second time.
By Carole on Jun 21, 2012
A new ad from President Barack Obama's re-election campaign touts the first law our Candidate-in-Chief signed. While the ad claims the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act will "help insure that women are paid the same as men for doing the exact same work," in reality it was a gift to big Democrat donors (trial lawyers) wrapped in job killing expense for employers and will likely dissuade companies from hiring women in order to avoid potential lawsuits.