“Did Al Sharpton Just Pick the Next Attorney General?” asked the headline of the Daily Caller article that reported Obama had announced as his candidate U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch of New York "just two days after Obama's post-election meeting with Al Sharpton and weeks after Lynch's own meeting with Sharpton." Lynch is also, the report noted, known to be close to Attorney General Eric Holder, who recently announced his resignation, effective with the confirmation of the new AG.
ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber has admitted that the Obama administration’s lack of transparency was necessary in order to get the president's healthcare law passed, adding that the legislation was written intentionally to take advantage of “the stupidity of the American voter.”
Responding to a question from host Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation on November 9, President Obama repeated his past statement to Speaker of the House John Boehner: “John, if you don’t do it, I’ve got legal authority to make improvements on the system.”
Judge Steven Rhodes approved a "grand bargain" to end Detroit's bankruptcy on Friday, but there’s little reason to expect that the culture of corruption and self-dealing and the treating of taxpayer funds as a political punch bowl will suddenly come to an end.