Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

Who’s responsible for the money spill?

May 17, 2010

Oh, the handwringing we have seen over the horrific oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.    And rightfully so.  It appears that BP made some clear mistakes in glossing over warning signs on the well whose breakdown cost the lives of 11 workers and caused environmental challenges that will take years to overcome.  Washington has criticized the company and demanded that they be held accountable because they were not effectively overseeing the operation.  They claim BP should be held financially responsible for even more than is actually allowed by law.

How interesting it is that when it comes to mismanagement of the people’s money, the people responsible in Washington are unwilling to admit their own mismanagement of the situation or their own accountability and accept the full penalties due.

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Berating Arizona

April 26, 2010

The most divisive issue of late (there have been a few) is Immigration and therefore Border Control measures are also being discussed. This past week Jan Brewer, the Governor of Arizona, signed into law a bill that allows for police in the state to request proof of citizenship when given reasonable cause. (more…)

They still don’t get it

April 21, 2010

For decades, Conservatives have been warning of the dangers of excessive spending by government at every level. As they suffered the “slings and arrows” of criticism by Progressives of being cold-hearted, stingy, etc., Conservatives pressed the case even more as federal and state deficit spending soared to unsustainable levels. Still, the spending persisted. Even Republicans deluded themselves into thinking the spending was not dangerous.

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What “Job Creation” really means…

March 12, 2010

What does $787 billion look like? Can you see it? Can you imagine how truly enormous that sum is?

Our government has been trumpeting the success of the 2009 Federal Stimulus bill for months, and it’s time we do one important evaluation: Job Creation. This link is a website created for disclosing the facts and details of the package. Let’s take a quick look.

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A response to Rep. Cooper’s guest editorial

January 27, 2010

Recently, 5th District Tennessee Congressman Jim Cooper wrote a guest editorial on President Obama’s successes for the year.

http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/201001240210/OPINION01/1240355 (more…)