Ron Paul: You think Hurricane Irene was bad? Wait till you experience FEMA

Governor Dan Malloy of Connecticut called presidential candidate Ron Paul an idiot last Thursday. He was answering a loaded question on CNN, responding to Congressman Paul’s concern about a bankrupted FEMA. This government agency, founded in 1978, now doles out money to victims of natural disasters. Of course, Malloy is salivating over that well earnedContinue reading “Ron Paul: You think Hurricane Irene was bad? Wait till you experience FEMA”

Bill Clinton to Obama: Forget congress, raise the debt ceiling yourself

Yesterday Bill Clinton suggested that President Barack Obama ignore congress and just raise the debt ceiling limit himself. He would supposedly invoke the 14th Amendment to the Constitution as his rationale and let the courts decide the issue. Obama demurred. This is all no accident. Having worked in the White House I can tell youContinue reading “Bill Clinton to Obama: Forget congress, raise the debt ceiling yourself”

Ron Paul to Obama: Quit ordering Israel around!

In a statement released after the president’s speech, Thursday, May 19, 2011, Congressman Ron Paul took Barack Obama to task. “Unlike this president, I do not believe it is our place to dictate how Israel runs her affairs.” Ron Paul’s statement, released immediately after the speech, reflected the congressman’s long held views against American leadersContinue reading “Ron Paul to Obama: Quit ordering Israel around!”

Osama is dead, Obama’s re-election is alive!

There has been more than one casualty in America’s successful raid into Pakistan to get Osama Bin Laden.  Republican chances to take back the White House are equally dead.  At least for the moment. It is hard to think of anything that can happen on the world stage, or in the American economy, that couldContinue reading “Osama is dead, Obama’s re-election is alive!”

HOW WILL BARACK OBAMA BE RANKED IN HISTORY?

In 2010 the distinguished Sienna Institute determined that Barack Obama was the 15th greatest president of all time and George W. Bush the sixth worst.  The survey reveals much more about the school girl crush academia has on liberal politicians than anything about our last two presidents.  Here is the cold, hard truth. Yes, the election of Barack Obama was a greatContinue reading “HOW WILL BARACK OBAMA BE RANKED IN HISTORY?”

How FDR got us out of the Great Depression: Lessons for today

Conservatives and Liberals still argue about government’s role in ending the Great Depression and many people see the discussion more relevant today than ever before.  Conservatives point to a compelling 2004 study by two UCLA economics professors showing that Roosevelt’s New Deal policies actually prolonged the recovery.  Written four years before the recent crisis theContinue reading “How FDR got us out of the Great Depression: Lessons for today”

Obama flip flops?

Yesterday I found myself being quoted on the front page of  The New York Post.  It was a Jennifer Fermino piece all about President Obama’s footwear.  He was apparently caught wearing flip flops at a restaurant in Hawaii.  The Post story was all about presidential footwear and it was intriguing enough that NBC picked itContinue reading “Obama flip flops?”

Will Obama be a Clinton or a Carter?

Both Democrats presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton experienced voter corrections in their second year in office.  But the two reacted differently.   Clinton moderated his policies, worked with a Republican congress and was re-elected.  Jimmy Carter stuck to his guns and was defeated.  So which template will it be for Barack Obama?  Clinton or Carter?Continue reading “Will Obama be a Clinton or a Carter?”

Democrats, Republicans and Ron Paul

There are Democrats and Republicans and then there is Ron Paul.  His time has come.  The numbers don’t lie. Last night’s NBC Evening News showcased the stunning results of the Hart/McInturff poll of the American electorate.  It was conducted by NBC and the Wall Street Journal.  It included 1,000 adults but unlike many recent polls,Continue reading “Democrats, Republicans and Ron Paul”

Obama and his girls

The planned release of President Obama’s new book, Of Thee I Sing, a Letter to my Daughters, represents a seismic change in the conventional presidential parenting philosophy.    Recent White House families, including political dynasties such as the Bushes, the Clinton’s and the Kennedy’s have all held to the idea that the less the First ChildrenContinue reading “Obama and his girls”