American’s Food Stamp Presidency

In Monday night’s Fox News/WSJ debate, Fox News‘ Juan Williams “challenged Gingrich for his statements calling President Obama a ‘food stamp president’ and advocating that kids learn the work ethic by doing, for instance, janitorial work at schools. Gingrich has thrived throughout the debate season on combat with moderators and Williams was straying into his…

Robin Obama

I felt somewhat (oh ok, really) proud of myself yesterday when I beat one of my favorite radio hosts to the punch in an analysis of the President’s most recent of many pitches for his so-called jobs bill. The specific observation? The President made the following “the rich are so selfish” point standing in front…

Stimulus: Reloaded

In a forum generally left for major events; that is, State of the Union addresses, declarations of war, etc., the President took the podium Thursday evening to pitch his jobs plan to the nation.  Rather, he took the podium this evening in front of a Joint Session of Congress to pitch his first major campaign…

“I inherited….a AAA credit rating…”

For the first time in U.S. History, our financial standing in the world has been downgraded. Our credit rating was given the boot by Standard and Poor’s, (“S&P”) after repeated warnings of the possibility.  Our AAA credit rating, since its establishment in 1917, has endured World War I, the Great Depression, FDR’s big-spending presidency,  World…

The Soup Lines of the 21st Century

The markets plummeted yesterday in the worst single day slump since 2008. All the while, the President continues to blame everyone and everything but his own ideas. It must be hard for the mainstream media; after all, they must be running out of ways to excuse away his policy failures. I suppose after two “recovery”…

The Great Debt Debate

As promised, an analysis of the outcome of the debt debate! Obama got his debt ceiling hike, and Republicans got their cuts….or did they? I want to put a few things in perspective before I start throwing the words billion and trillion around like confetti. Consider this: A million seconds ago, it was July 22,…

Good Enough?

I’ve got a post ready that I’ll  publish a little later on in which I do a little explaining of the debt deal that was just passed today. Meanwhile, I feel the immediate need as a concerned young woman; as a concerned young American, to vent. This deal is no good, people. Please come back and read…

Baseline Funny Business

While I sit contemplating the yet-to-be-passed-in-the-Senate debt deal, I feel that many people mulling over this compromise lack an understanding of exactly what the proposed “cuts” in the bill mean. It’s not hard to see why. Most individuals, when constructing a household budget, do not typically plan ahead to spend more than what’s coming in.…