Obama Energy Secretary Unbelievably Gives Himself an “A” on Gas Prices

Submitted by kvaughn on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 01:00

In September 2008, Steven Chu, the future U.S. Secretary of Energy, said, “Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe.” This week, Secretary Chu gave himself an “A” for “controlling the cost of gasoline at the pump.”

Do these people live in the real world like you and me?

A Holiday to Debtors Prison

Submitted by kvaughn on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 01:00

Congress is patting itself on the back for passing the payroll tax holiday for the rest of the year along with other spending. The bill’s supporters are quick to point out that this will result in the typical American family keeping an extra $1,000 this year. What they fail to mention is that each family’s share of the national debt will increase by more than $1,000.

Taking Responsibility

Submitted by kvaughn on Mon, 02/13/2012 - 01:00

Upon releasing his first budget in 2009, Obama promised, “today I’m pledging to cut the deficit we inherited in half by the end of my first term in office. This will not be easy. It will require us to make difficult decisions and face challenges we’ve long neglected. But I refuse to leave our children with a debt that they cannot repay — and that means taking responsibility right now, in this administration, for getting our spending under control.”

A Discussion of the Issues

Submitted by kvaughn on Fri, 02/10/2012 - 01:00

A Discussion of the Issues

How do voters decide who they want representing them?

They ask questions. The candidates answer them. In the process, they reveal not just how they view the world, but how they think through complex issues.