Category Archives: 2012 Election News

Roe at 40: A Discussion with Live Action’s Lila Rose

On January 22, the United States celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case, which legalized abortion in all fifty states.  In doing so, the Court usurped a developing consensus amongst the state legislatures on the issue, and violated the principle of federalism that should guide how we enact policy in… Read More »

Vindication for Romney? Jeeps to Be Built in China Come 2014.

In case you’ve forgotten last Fall’s election (and, really, who can blame you if you’ve wanted to), Mitt Romney was called a liar for nearly every statement he made, this one included.  Last October, the former governor from Massachusetts said he’d read a story claiming that Chrysler might move production of Jeeps from the U.S.… Read More »

The fiscal cliff could be the country’s cure

According to Wikipedia’s definition of the fiscal cliff Americans could suffer a little more short term pain for a lot more long term gain. Americans are used to suffering these last four years so what’s another few more? The fiscal cliff by their definition is a number of different laws which if left unchanged could… Read More »

Misinterpreting Obama’s Tax Mandate

I have written before regarding Obama’s legitimate claim to a mandate for raising taxes on the “rich.” He made no secret of his plan to raise taxes during the campaign and voters — who for the most part know they won’t be paying the increased taxes — thought it was a fine idea and re–elected… Read More »

Should America Pay Detroit’s ‘Bacon Bailout’ for Obama Election Support

When President Obama visits the Detroit area Monday, December 10th, should he bring a plane fill of election bacon payback for loyal Detroit voters? City Councilwoman JoAnn Watson is demanding America give the city bailout “bacon” to erase Detroit’s $200 plus million deficit as a quid pro quo for Detroit’s overwhelming presidential election support of… Read More »

Will Speaker Boehner purge of Tea Party membership on key House Committees backfire

While Washington D.C. political leaders battle on Capitol Hill and in the White House over the approaching ominous fiscal cliff, it appears House Speaker John Boehner has shoved conservative House Tea Party members over another type of cliff. In the military it is called “relieved of duty”, and that is exactly what Boehner has done… Read More »

Sarah Palin in 2016 Presidential Race is no laughing matter

The presidential campaign of 2016 was launched as soon as the last light dimmed on the stage after Mitt Romney gave his concession speech, in losing his presidential bid to Barack Obama. With the new battle now warming up amongst the GOP hierarchy there are many Republican leaders who want to point the party leftward,… Read More »

Super PAC Spending in Maine’s Senate Race

Despite running against spending from non-local groups, Maine’s Senator-Elect Angus King’s campaign benefitted from money spent on his behalf by Super PAC’s. King’s campaign was opposed to recent campaign finance reform measures that created Super PAC’s. Super PAC’s do not have to disclose their donors and can contribute unlimited amounts of money. However, they cannot… Read More »

Ambassador Rice Defends White House Watergate Style Lies on Benghazi Cover Up

U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice has resurfaced after she told America that the attacks and subsequent murders of four American at the U.S. Benghazi Consulate was due to a spontaneous attack because of a You Tube video on five Sunday network news shows.  The nation now knows, and the White House knew then that the story… Read More »

Post Election Obama Support List Misses Groups

Team Obama sent an email to its many supporters looking for post election feedback. Pundits across the country have acknowledged this campaign was well managed and found its target groups, rallying them to vote in big numbers. The image at right, taken from the BarackObama.com website, gives the supporter many opportunities to list with which… Read More »