“A go-along, get-along Republican” who “doesn’t have stomach for a fight.” Those were the words used by Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips to describe Speaker of the House John Boehner after Boehner cut a deal with Democrats to keep the federal government funded.
Nearly a week after the budget deal in Congress was approved, Americans and analysts are still reeling over the proximity of a government shutdown, and even worse, the fraudulent nature of the supposed “savings” found in the deal.
Conservative pundit Mark Levin (picture, left) called the budget deal a “historic scam,” while Joe Weisenthal of Business Insider went a step further, dubbing it a “gigantic fraud.”
When former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty (pictured) was being interviewed on CNN last week, he was asked if he would accept the position as Donald Trump’s running mate for President, he responded: “I’m running for President. I’m not putting my hat in the ring rhetorically or ultimately for vice president so I’m focused on running for president. ” Host Piers Morgan jumped on his statement immediately:
President Obama outlined a new budget plan in an April 13 speech that would continue the increase in total government spending over the next 12 years and increase taxes while averaging trillion dollar deficits for the rest of his Presidency. Obama touted the spending proposal as one that would "achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over 12 years."
Most adults recall the iconic musical comedy, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. It is still a mainstay of annual high-school plays, drama schools, and replays on classic-movie channels. The title speaks for itself, but the entertainment experience remains uproarious.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is trying to reassure American troops that the lifting by Congress of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” ban, which prevented open homosexuals from serving in the military, will actually have little impact on the nation’s fighting forces.
On Monday, the Democratic Attorney General of Missouri filed an amicus brief in one of the federal cases challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare.
The February 22nd Newsweek poll followed by the Wall Street Journal/NBC poll showing billionaire Donald Trump eclipsing his nearest Republican rivals and even challenging incumbent President Obama has caused some commentators to look past his rhetoric to see where "The Donald" really stands on major issues. Jonathan Hoenig, writing for SmartMoney.com, says that Trump's primary appeal is undoubtedly his business experience.
Texas lawmakers are continuing their quest to prohibit Shariah law from being accepted as persuasive in any court in the Lone Star State. This includes any cultural considerations and implications of any foreign law or code, including the Islamic Shariah law.