Filed under 2012 Election

Obama Budget Unanimously Defeated

(Washington Times)  President Obama’s budget suffered a second embarrassing defeat Wednesday, when senators voted 99-0 to reject it. Coupled with the House’s rejection in March, 414-0, that means Mr. Obama’s budget has failed to win a single vote in support this year. Republicans forced the vote by offering the president’s plan on the Senate floor. … Continue reading

Slow and Steady Wins the Race…

UPDATE: (Business Insider)  Mitt Romney may have all but locked up the Republican nomination with his victories in the East Coast primaries this week, but Ron Paul and his army of acolytes aren’t ready to give up the fight just yet. As the rest of the political world’s attention shifts to the general election, Paul … Continue reading

Romney Takes Washington, Paul Runner-Up

Washington Caucus 100% precincts reporting Candidate Votes Pct. Del. Romney 19,111 37.6% 30 Paul 12,594 24.8% 5 Santorum 12,089 23.8% 5 Gingrich 5,221 10.3% Others 1,749 3.4% Source: Huffington Post   As for my opinion on the matter… Romney is still the Republican front runner, with Paul and Santorum following closely behind.  No one is … Continue reading

Obama Launches “Truth Team”

Obama Launches “Truth Team”

ABC News reported Monday that the Obama campaign is recruiting two million supporters for a “grassroots communications team” with the Orwellian name Truth Team.  Kirsten Kukowski, Republican National Committee spokesperson, responded, “The Obama campaign is organizing propaganda teams to deceive voters because Americans are catching onto the reality that Obama’s record doesn’t match his rhetoric.” … Continue reading

Top 10 National Anthem Performances

Top 10 National Anthem Performances

In honor of the great American comedian Roseanne Barr’s bid for president, here are my 10 favorite national anthem performances (in chronological order): Jimi Hendrix, 1969 Woodstock  Marvin Gaye, 1983 NBA All-Star Game Roseanne Barr, 1990 San Diego Padres Game Wayne Messmer, 1991 NHL All-Star Game Whitney Houston, 1991 NFL Superbowl Robert Downey Jr, Heart … Continue reading

My Top News Stories: January 27, 2012

My Top News Stories: January 27, 2012

Debt Ceiling Increase Allowed by Senate In a vote mostly split between party lines, the Senate voted yesterday to allow President Obama to raise the debt ceiling by $1.2 trillion (to above $16 trillion).  Though the House had voted earlier to oppose H.J. Res. 98, a two-thirds majority is necessary to even keep the debt … Continue reading