Browsing All Posts filed under »Government Promises«

We are paying attention, John Kerry

September 27, 2010


The Left was unable to paint the Tea Party as anarchists, violent lunatics, or racists.  The feeble attempt to suggest they should really be focusing their ire at George W. Bush or the Republican Party fizzled into embarrassed silence.  Like a clumsy kid going deep into the dinnerware department to catch a Nerf football pass […]

Obama: Iraq begins and ends with I, I, I

August 29, 2010


Barack Obama had an opportunity to at least share a little credit for the close of combat operations in Iraq with George W. Bush, who wrote the plan for drawing down American troops in Iraq that Obama has followed to the letter, rather than go for Obama’s repeatedly promised all-out 16-month retreat plan from 2007. […]

All of Obama’s promises have an expiration date.

August 27, 2010


Obama’s campaign to make the Democratic brand as toxic as possible before November rolls on. The Obama administration has shelved the planned prosecution of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged coordinator of the Oct. 2000 suicide attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, according to a court filing.The decision at least temporarily scuttles what was supposed […]

Surprise! Obama mortgage-aid program not quite as promised

August 22, 2010


WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly half of the 1.3 million homeowners who enrolled in the Obama administration’s flagship mortgage-relief program have fallen out. The program is intended to help those at risk of foreclosure by lowering their monthly mortgage payments. Friday’s report from the Treasury Department suggests the $75 billion government effort is failing to slow […]

Surprise! Teachers Not Receiving the $10 Billion Promised by Obama and Pelosi

August 18, 2010


What was touted as legislation to “save the teachers” by President Obama and Nancy Pelosi, the New York Times reports that most school districts are taking advantage of the loophole in the $26 Billion legislation. “A $26 billion federal aid package, signed by President Obama on Aug. 10, allocates $10 billion for school districts to […]

Selective Transparency for this Administration

July 29, 2010


Barack Obama and the Democrats don’t want people to see how the SEC does its work, and that should worry everyone who has watched the SEC blow its regulatory responsibilities over the last few years.  This is an agency that needs more oversight, not less, especially with its increased power and authority. Under a little-noticed […]

Obama’s Day of No Resting

July 12, 2010