Monday marks the start of the annual term for the Supreme Court of the United States. Most of the court’s docket was set as of this week’s preterm conference, painting a picture of what to expect this year. Read More
From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, America celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, signed into law by President Ronald Reagan. How have Hispanics fared in America over the past three years, since they helped to send Barack Obama to the White House?
Like many Americans, not well.
When Obama was elected with 67 percent of the Hispanic vote, some Americans believed he was serious about his campaign promises of immigration reform, an important issue for many voters. Read More
Obamacare’s fate will almost certainly be decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in 2012, either in June or shortly after November’s election. And neither conservatives nor President Barack Obama can be sure whether they want a decision before or after the election.
There are more than 30 Obama-care cases at some stage of litigation nationwide. Read More
Republicans seem to understand that repeal of President Barack Obama’s health care law is necessary. Unfortunately, many of them seem to think repeal is sufficient as well. It isn’t.This is why it’s so important that a GOP leader such as House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., began presenting a viable plan to replace it, with his speech Tuesday at Stanford’s Hoover Institution. Read More
The question is simple: Do you think the federal government should force millions of workers to pay union dues or be fired?
Every presidential candidate should answer that question.
We know where President Barack Obama stands. Read More
In consecutive weeks, President Barack Obama has presented two painfully unserious and economically misguided proposals. The first, his $450 billion American Jobs Act, is another stimulus proposal, based on the ill-conceived notion that more government spending is the answer to what ails the economy. The second is the president’s plan to raise taxes by $1.5 trillion on American job creators. Read More
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The past couple of weeks haven’t been good for the president of the United States, not that most weeks these days have been all that rosy. At this stage of his White House occupancy, about the only thing he can hope to change (to borrow a word from his previous success) is the flat tire on his campaign limousine, and that won’t be easy. Read More
‘Middle-class families shouldn’t pay higher taxes than millionaires and billionaires. That’s pretty straightforward.”
That’s what President Barack Obama said in his White House speech Monday on deficit reduction. It was even more straightforward than he seemed to think. Not only should middle-class families pay less than millionaires and billionaires, but in fact they already do pay less than millionaires and billionaires. Read More
President Barack Obama is set to visit Mountain View on Monday to take part in a live town hall meeting hosted by online professional network LinkedIn.“Putting America Back to Work: LinkedIn Presents a Town Hall with President Obama” will be a forum for a live audience of LinkedIn members and employees — plus online members nationwide — to ask the president about job creation and the economy, according to the White House press secretary’s office. Read More