Since the election, some fatalistic Washington conservative elites have accepted — and Obama operatives have rejoiced in — a supposedly new and non-white-male ethnic electorate: Americans will be categorized, and collectively so, on the basis of largely how they look
In 2011, “payments for individuals,” including health care, constituted 65% of federal spending, up from 21% in 1955. That’s the welfare state. Yet, the subject is virtually taboo. Because Americans disapprove of government handouts, we don’t even call the welfare
… the city’s decades-long journey from prosperous, middle-class community to bankrupt, crime-ridden, foreclosure-blighted basket case is straightforward — and alarmingly similar to the path traveled by many municipalities around America’s largest state. San Bernardino succumbed to a vicious circle of
Here’s one for you — How to (not) run a government: don’t worry about tracking expenditures against a budget (Harry Reid’s no budget for last 3 years), and at the same time assume you can take on an endless amount of
The Mayan calendar theoretically predicted the end of the world in December 2012… Hat tip to Slick
A day after Barack Obama earned a second term in the White House, Papa John’s founder and CEO John Schnatter said the president’s signature health-care reform law would increase his business costs and possibly result in employees’ hours being cut.
“There are mores states that have tipped either increasingly Republican or Democratic over time. Even in close elections you have a majority of voters who live in counties where the election wasn’t close at all. The world they see at
I love Christmas lights! They remind me of… “the people who voted for Obama…” They all hang together; half of them don’t work, and the ones that do, aren’t all that bright!
As Obama’s unpopularity grew during the last four years, his team at some point decided to concede Indiana. From their perspective, Indiana lacked one tactical asset that Ohio had — early voting. Early voting is a boon for the vote
Elections have consequences… We’re started to see the business impact of Obama’s policies: More companies announce closings and layoffs.