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Obama In 2006: I'm Not Voting To Raise The Debt Ceiling

Obama In 2006: I'm Not Voting To Raise The Debt Ceiling

“It’s a sad state of affairs,” said President Obama in 2006. “We just voted to increase the debt limit. The US total debt at this point exceeds eight trillion dollars. That’s eight trillion, with a T. So we’ve gotta get our fiscal house in order here in Washington. I’m not sure it’s gonna happen under

War On Women: White House Pays Women 13% Less Than Men On Average

The Daily Caller has taken a look at the White House’s annual financial disclosure to Congress and ran the numbers on pay to male and female members of the administration. Their conclusion? Well, it sort of looks like a war on women. At least as our friends on the left describe it. The median 2012

Gun Control Is A Distraction

Is it going too far to say that President Obama has seized on the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting as an opportunity to push an always-controversial gun control fight to distract from much more pressing issues, such as the nation’s horrendous fiscal position? President Obama has shown himself to be nothing if not the consummate opportunist.

Obama To Propose Assault Weapons Ban, Magazine Limits This Week

After just a perfunctory meeting of the gun control task force he convened, President Obama is set to make recommendations to Congress for new gun control laws. According to the Washington Post, what we’re going to get is a new assault weapons ban, an expansion of federal background check requirements and a limit on magazine

Colin Powell: Republicans "Still Look Down On Minorities"

It seems odd for the first African American Secretary of State, appointed to his position by a Republican President, would say something like this but according to Colin Powell the GOP has a “a dark vein of intolerance.” So what, specifically, is evidence of this “vein of intolerance” according to Powell? Stuff that, frankly, isn’t

How Many North Dakota Lives Could Oil Pipelines Be Saving?

One continually frustrating aspect of the North Dakota media’s coverage of rising traffic fatality rates is the fact that they refuse to report those rates in the context of rising levels of traffic on the road. Yes, fatalities are up, but so are the number of drivers on the road and the number of vehicle

White House Petition Calls For "Gun Free Zones" Around President And Vice President

Hey, if it’s good enough for our schools and college campuses, it should be good enough for the top officials in the executive branch, no? Gun Free Zones are supposed to protect our children, and some politicians wish to strip us of our right to keep and bear arms. Those same politicians and their families

White House: "Deficit Reduction Is Not A Worthy Goal"

“Most importantly because deficit reduction is not a worthy goal onto itself,” said White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today. “This is all about making our economy stronger, making it more productive and allowing it to create even more jobs. That is the most important thing when it comes to economic policy as far as

Anti-Gun Advocates Use Sneaky Language

After today’s first meeting of President Obama’s gun control task force, created after the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, a spokesman for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence said that they’re not pushing to take guns away from law-abiding citizens: After meeting with Vice President Biden on Wednesday, the president of the Brady Campaign to

Obama Administration: We Can Use "Executive Action" To Implement Gun Control

Vice President Joe Biden is saying that President Obama may not need Congress to implement tough new gun control laws. “The president is going to act,” the Vice President said today. “There are executives orders — executive action that can be taken. We haven’t decided what that is yet. But we’re compiling it all with

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