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Archive for July, 2011

Harry Reid Wouldn’t Know Compromise If It Bit Him On The Nose

Things just are not the same when the shoe is on the other foot! The Democrats are all up in arms with the Republican, specifically the Tea Party Republicans, for not “compromising” on the debt ceiling. Senator Harry Reid said:  “Obviously what is being done in the House is not a compromise. It is being […]

A One Horned Maverick

A Dishonest Look at the Debt [White House Graphic]

On Tuesday, the White House posted a misleading graphic that took “blame Bush” to a whole new level. Besides using a time gimmick to make a false comparison, the chart (click for a larger view) has what must be intentional mis-truths spread throughout. The bar graph uses a dishonest mechanism to make it appear as […]

HR 2693 – Reid’s Debt Bill in the House [Full Text]

On Thursday, it appears as though the House version of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s debt bill has surfaced. HR 2693 “The Budget Control Act of 2011″. This bill isn’t compromise, it’s pure can-kicking.  Summary The Reid bill looks like mainly fluff – no real cuts and nothing of substance. It basically defers everything to another […]

Okay! May As Well Bring On Another Clown

…“I stand before you today as a disciplined, conservative Texan, a committed Republican and a proud American, united with you in the desire to restore our nation and revive the American dream,” Holy Cow Rick! No kiddin’? A disciplined, conservativeTexan! I think not. Be still my hyperventilating cardiac event!!! Rick Perry???!!!…,…the same Rick Perry who endorsed […]

President Obama’s Speech on Debt Ceiling [Full Text and Video]

Listen live to Obama’s July 29th, 2011 remarks on the current debt ceiling debate. We will post a recorded version soon after the speech concludes along with a written full-text transcript of his remarks. Video  Full Transcript Good morning, everybody. I want to speak about the ongoing and increasingly urgent efforts to avoid default and […]

Channeling Reagan

The Republicans in the House have a real opportunity to channel one of the greatest Conservative leaders of all time. But they won’t. While privately wishing for a GOP presidential candidate to materialize out of thin air that would be another Reagan, the established, moderate, old-guard GOP is failing to grab hold of the opportunity […]

BEA Releases Revised 1st Quarter and Initial 2nd Quarter GDP

Bureau of Economic Analysis//  Real gross domestic product — the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States — increased at an annual rate of 1.3 percent in the second quarter of 2011, (that is, from the first quarter to the second quarter), according to the “advance” estimate […]

Budget Ceiling Crisis Update: Debt Limit Compromise Passes the House

As the commentary and reports roll out of Washington D.C., it is apparent that we are not as near to a solution as first thought. This post will be constantly updated with the newest activities on the debt ceiling. 8-1-11 7:09pm The debt ceiling compromise passes the house by a wide margin 269-161. The bill […]

Chillin’ At The Polls

Proposed Natural Gas Act: Dead on Arrival in Washington

NEW YORK, July 27, 2011 — Senior energy executive Karl W. Miller is a major supporter in establishing a comprehensive energy plan for the U.S. However, Mr. Miller has advised numerous times, government handouts do not work, never have and never will. The capital markets must make investment decisions based upon supply, demand, price points […]

Hold the Line!

Tea Party faithfuls are reminding Speaker Boehner that his seat as speaker is dependent upon him living up to their expectations. Expectations that the runaway spending in Washington will end under his leadership. Wearing t-shirts adorned with “Hold the Line” a large contingent of small-government activists held court at capitol hill on Wednesday. Their show […]

Mortgage Rates Inch Higher

NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Mortgage rates turned course this week with the benchmark conforming 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 4.74 percent, according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.35 discount and origination points. The average 15-year fixed mortgage moved up to 3.83 percent, as did […]

Unemployment Claims Lowest Since April

A Bureau of Labor statistics report announced that first-time applications for unemployment benefits fell to below 400,000 for the first time in three months. At 398,000, the drop has gone under the mark that many analysts feel signals recovery in the job market. No extenuating circumstances were noted in the labor report as to why […]

Calling on Optimus Prime: An Independent’s plea

If there was ever a time for a Super hero in American Politics, it is now. It’s prime time for Governor Rick Perry of Texas to announce his candidacy. Gov. Perry, a real transformer of sorts, is the only potential candidate who has the heavy metal needed to take on the socialist agenda of President […]