(Watchdog.org) When it was established way back in 2009, Recovery.gov was intended to be a beacon of transparency, keeping tabs on the more than $800 billion in public funds that were pumped into the U.S. economy. But in the years since, the site has been more of a one-way-mirror than a window into government spending. […]
Having absentee politicians in Washington, DC may be the best thing that has ever happened to this country. We are better off without the new laws.
In the midst of the longest recession in 80 years, the unemployment rate is the highest it has been in 26%. From the New York Times: The United States economy shed 190,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate reached a 26-year high of 10.2 percent, up from 9.8 percent in September, the Department of […]
Greta Van Susteren was up in Alaska for the Iron Dog race and had a chance to interview Alaska Governor Sarah Palin regarding the Stimulus Porkulus (or now C.R.A.P. – Congressional Relief Action Plan ala Mike Huckabee) bill. Her message to President Obama – Veto the bill and send it back so that Congress can […]
1. 2009 Ten Best & Worst States on abortion, bioethics and end-of-life concerns. (HT: Reasoned Audacity) 2. New name for the Stimulus Porkulus plan coined by Mike Huckabee this weekend on his show on Fox News. If I find video of this I’ll post it. Congressional Relief Action Plan. Tell Congress that we aren’t going […]
And it’s just been a month with the new President and Congress. What happened to Obama’s sunlight promise? That the public would get to see a bill for five days online before it is signed – broken promise. What about the Democrats promise to allow the public to see the proposed bill 48 hours before […]
Yeah I really can’t add much commentary, but after making some calls to Capitol Hill it was confirmed that our Congress is completely deaf and blind to reality. HT: Le-gal In-sur-rec-tion Does anybody have any aspirin?
On January 9,2009 then President-Elect Obama said, “There is no disagreement that we need action by our government, a recovery plan that will help to jumpstart the economy.” Mr. President, what exactly do you call the 323 (give or take a couple) economists who signed the CATO Institute letter/ad (so far)? Economists who just haven’t […]
Michelle Malkin shared some nice tidbits received from Senator Colburn’s office from this “stimulus” bill. Here are items that Democrats in Congress feel will help stimulate the economy. Now I’m not saying some of these are not worthy programs or even things that may need funding. Just keep in mind this “stimulus” bill is supposed […]
Important update below! I wanted to respond to something I saw on Fox News on Saturday, and then read on Sunday regarding the stimulus porkulus plan being pushed through Congress. The AP reported (via Fox News) about how Republican Governors were responding to the stimulus porkulus bill. The 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee, Alaska Gov. […]