Woman Obama Held Up as ACA Success Story Turns Out to Be a Perfect Example of Everything Wrong With the Law

By: Tuesday November 19, 2013 7:36 am

This is really embarrassing. Jessica Sanford, the woman President Obama held up last month as an example of the Affordable Care Act working, turned out to be a perfect example of everything wrong with the law.  From CNN (you really need to read the whole thing): But then, after Obama mentioned her story, Sanford started [...]

GOP Will Be Blamed for Government Shutdown

By: Thursday September 12, 2013 7:03 am

After some Republicans have spent months threatening to shut down the government unless Obamacare is defunded the American people have rightly decided to blame the GOP if there is a shutdown. According to a new CNN/ORC poll, 51 percent of Americans would blame Republicans if there is a shutdown, only 31 percent would blame Obama [...]

Obama Is Just Going to Pretend the NSA Phone Sex Abuses Never Happened

By: Friday August 23, 2013 7:39 am

It is bizarre that President Obama and other defenders of the NSA still pretend there have been zero examples of NSA employees abusing their power, even though abuses have already been documented. From Obama’s interview with CNN: CUOMO: Especially when they hear that they are and mistakes are made. You know, it shakes your confidence. [...]

NSA Scandal Seems to Have Done Serious Damage to Obama’s Image

By: Monday June 17, 2013 7:40 am

It appears the recent revelations about the NSA surveillance programs and President Obama’s less than honest defense of them has done some real damage to his standing with the American people. According to a new CNN poll, Obama’s job approval rating is now negative. Only 45 percent approve of how he is handling his job [...]

Obama’s Second Term Goal: Cut Social Security

By: Thursday October 4, 2012 7:34 am

If President Obama behavior on the issue of Social Security and his willingness to offer up cuts to Social Security as part of a deficit deal left any doubt about his personal intentions for the program, last night’s debate should put those doubts to bed. One of the most telling moments regarding what Obama’s second [...]

The Individual Mandate Is Still Very Unpopular

By: Wednesday November 30, 2011 9:40 am

The individual mandate, a requirement in the Affordable Care Act that individuals buy private health insurance or pay a fine, is still very unpopular according to the newest Kaiser Family Foundation poll. According to the poll 63 percent have a somewhat or very unfavorable opinion of the individual mandate, while only 35 percent have a [...]

Another Day, Another Poll Showing America Losing Faith in Its Government

By: Wednesday September 28, 2011 7:38 am

Trust in the federal government has now reached an all time record low according to CNN’s polling.  The previous low was set back in 1994. From CNN: A CNN/ORC International Poll released Wednesday morning indicates that only 15 percent of Americans say they trust the government in Washington to do what’s right just about always [...]

9/11 Workers with Cancers Enter Kafkaesque Nightmare

By: Wednesday July 27, 2011 3:28 pm

The law passed last year to provide health care to 9/11 responders will not pay for the treatment of cancer, according to a recent decision by the World Trade Center Health Program. From CNN: Workers who were involved in the response to the World Trade Center attack will not have their cancer treatments compensated under [...]

Health Insurance Excise Tax Headed for Failure: Premiums Rise Despite Employees Paying More

By: Thursday May 12, 2011 12:05 pm

The cost of private health insurance in America continues to rise at an alarming rate. From CNN Money: American families who are insured through their jobs average health care costs of $19,393 this year, up 7.3%, or $1,319 from last year, according to independent actuarial and health care consulting firm Milliman Inc. The rate increases [...]

CNN Poll Shows GOP Won Far Better Deal on Tax Extension

By: Monday December 20, 2010 12:44 pm

Either Sen. Mitch McConnell is a dramatically better negotiator than President Obama or Obama lied about not wanting to extend the tax cuts for the wealthy. McConnell’s superior skills of negotiation appear even more impressive given that he only controls a small minority in the Senate.

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