Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Obama and “Autopen”-Gate

There is a veterans’ group that has vowed to get a handwriting expert to determine if the letters sent to parents of Navy SEALs killed in Afghanistan  were signed by President Obama himself or an electronic autopen that can  replicate his signature.   Looks like Obama may have offended another group of people.  Entering the controversy …

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Romney Leads Two Polls After Convention Ends

In 2 new recent polls, after his speech at the Republican Convention, presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a six-point swing, giving him a two percentage point lead over President Barack Obama.  He now leads Obama by 44 to 42 percent having previously trailed 46 to 42 percent, the poll showed.

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California lawmakers move to give some illegal immigrants driver’s licenses

This comes as no surprise, but no matter how they look at it, even with the Obamanut granting amnesty, they are still illegal immigrants, and therefore legally can’t obtain a driver’s license.  Remember this is all done to suck up for the hispanic vote.  This still remains a slap in the face to all legal …

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US Fed chief Ben Bernanke hints at further measures

The head of the US central bank, (the Fed), has said that he has not ruled out further action to boost the US economy.

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Union-owned Bank Bails Out Scranton’s Unions but Ties Up the City’s Finances

The union-owned Amalgamated Bank, which had never lent money to a municipality before, has decided to loan Scranton, Pennsylvania, $6 million in order that union members get paid their full salaries.  Scranton’s Mayor Chris Doherty ran out of money in June and put everyone, himself included, on minimum wage. The unions protested and won a …

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Obama seeks to overturn Citizens United

This sounds a lot like sour grapes to me, and remember, the US Supreme Court already gave the go ahead for the usage of Super PACs, but since the Obamanut isn’t bringing is as much as Republican leaning PACs, he’s trying to put a stop to them, although his campaign is using them.

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Obama: Re-election Would Be Like ‘Popping a Blister’

Obama says his re-election might help end the political stalemate in Washington, much like “popping a blister.”  During an interview with Time magazine, Obama said he expects Republicans in Congress to work more cooperatively in a second term, since his re-election would no longer be a factor.

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Ryan attacked over his speech by Democrats

We knew this would happen after vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan gave his speech last night at the Republican convention.  And Democratic organizations are quick to state that Ryan’s facts were wrong.  Did we expect otherwise, as we know, Obama has no record to run on, so all he can do is attack.

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Merkel: ‘nein’ to gay equality on tax and kids

Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected calls to give tax breaks to gay couples equal to those available to married heterosexual couples.  “I believe that it would be good at this point to wait for the court’s decision,” Merkel said, referring to a ruling due soon from Germany’s constitutional court on whether tax privileges given to …

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Yahoo News fires reporter, apologizes to Romney over ‘black people drowning’ remark

On Wednesday, Yahoo News’ Washington bureau chief was fired after he was caught on a hot mic joking that Republicans are “happy to have a party”  while black people drown.   David Chalian made the comment during live coverage of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, and was an  apparent reference to the convention getting underway …

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