Fresh off their midterm tidal wave, the Republicans now face the same dilemma as in the story line of “The Untouchables” — the 1987 classic about dealing with Al Capone in Chicago. As Sean Connery asked Kevin Costner, “What are you prepared to do?” [Read more...]
A democracy dies by a thousand cuts. A particularly deep one may come later this week, administered by none other than Barack Obama. As has been widely reported, the president plans to make “changes to the immigration enforcement system” that “could offer legal documents to as many as five million immigrants in the country illegally.” [Read more...]
Damn Americans. They just don’t see the wisdom of surrendering to experts the power they need to remake the country into a progressive paradise.
Sighing with regret, liberals like Jonathan Gruber admit that they’re forced to hoodwink the citizens. For their own good. [Read more...]
Obama and the Democrats have embraced the argument that suburbs and sprawl are bad for you. As the last election demonstrated, this is no way to get elected.
You are a political party, and you want to secure the electoral majority. But what happens, as is occurring to the Democrats, when the damned electorate that just won’t live the way—in dense cities and apartments—that you have deemed is best for them? [Read more...]
President Obama once declared that an influx of illegal immigrants will harm “the wages of blue-collar Americans” and “put strains on an already overburdened safety net.”
“[T]here’s no denying that many blacks share the same anxieties as many whites about the wave of illegal immigration flooding our Southern border—a sense that what’s happening now is fundamentally different from what has gone on before,” then-Senator Obama wrote in his 2006 autobiography, “The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream.” [Read more...]
‘The President is ‘trying to transform our country into something like 3rd-world countries.’
Phyllis Schlafly has been involved in, worked on, and an observer of elections since 1946, and she believes they have meaning.
Barack Obama agreed at one point, saying after his first election that elections have “consequences.” [Read more...]
Al Gore, a career “public servant,” reportedly became a billionaire just a few years after leaving his last government job as vice president of the United States.
He achieved this miracle, according to news reports, through various “green” business deals. [Read more...]
President Obama threatened to write his own laws through executive orders while claiming “that’s how democracy works.”
There has always been a substantial level of incompetence at federal agencies, but under the Obama administration, incompetence has risen to unprecedented levels. This year the incompetence of the Secret Service, the Veterans Administration, Homeland Security and the CDC have all made national headlines. And it’s hard to forget how the launch of Obamacare became a global joke. [Read more...]
If President Obama suffered a “shellacking” in the 2010 elections, then what he endured Tuesday night was nothing short of a vicious gangland beatdown the likes of which have rarely been seen before in the history of electoral politics. [Read more...]