By Carole on Nov 7, 2012
President Barack Obama won a second term last night and must now begin the hard work of cleaning up the mess left by the man who held the office for the last four years.
By Carole on Jul 14, 2012
The Federal Trade Commission has issued an alert warning that unscrupulous individuals are using the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) to obtain personal financial information from consumers. According to the alert, these "scam artists want your information to commit identity theft, charge your existing credit cards, debit your checking account, open new credit card, checking, or savings accounts, write fraudulent checks, or take out loans in your name. " Shameful behavior for sure, but not all that different from that of the architects of the law itself.
By Carole on Feb 23, 2012
The buzz before last night's GOP presidential debate was that former Senator Rick Santorum could solidify his front runner status with a win and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney could be in big trouble if he lost. Well, Mr. Santorum didn't win and Mr. Romney didn't lose and that's about all the news that was made at debate #20.
By Carole on Aug 31, 2011
If there was any question that next month's special election in New York's 9th congressional district will be a referendum on President Barack Obama's policies, yesterday's New York Times endorsement removes all doubt. Not surprisingly, the left-leaning paper's editorial board has chosen to support Democrat David Weprin in the September 13 contest to replace disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner. But the reasons given for that support have little to do with the candidate's qualifications and everything to do with the Obama agenda.
By Carole on Aug 1, 2011
Ordinarily when both sides in a negotiation are unhappy with the outcome, it means a compromise has been achieved. But the 11th hour debt deal reached between Congressional leaders is far from a compromise. It is a resounding defeat for President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats and it is proof that Republicans cannot achieve significant victory until after November of 2012.