Monthly Archives: August 2011

Obama Blames the Internet for High Unemployment – President Obama – Fox Nation

OBAMA: One of the challenges in terms of rebuilding our economy is – businesses have gotten so efficient, that, uh, when was the last time somebody went to a bank teller? Instead of using an ATM. Or, used a travel … Continue reading

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Obama proposes further stimulus to spur economy – Telegraph

The White House could seek billions of dollars in new spending through a mix of measures designed to reignite the faltering recovery. “There are some immediate things we can do around infrastructure, tax policy that would make a difference in … Continue reading

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Obama Ag Secretary Vilsack: Food Stamps Are A Stimulus | RealClearPolitics

Obama’s Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack: “Well, obviously, it’s putting people to work. Which is why we’re going to have some interesting things in the course of the forum this morning. Later this morning, we’re going have a press conference … Continue reading

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Obama Dismisses Farmer’s Concerns About Regulations: ‘Don’t Always Believe What You Hear’ – President Obama – Fox Nation

During a town hall meeting at Wyffels Hybrids in Atkinson, Illinois, a farmer expressed concern to President Obama about forthcoming regulations. The man stated that people would rather be farming than “filling out forms and permits to do what we … Continue reading

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ATF promotes supervisors from border gun operation – latimes.com

    The ATF has promoted three key supervisors of a controversial sting operation that allowed firearms to be illegally trafficked across the U.S. border into Mexico. All three have been heavily criticized for pushing the program forward even as … Continue reading

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Obama: I reversed recession until ‘bad luck’ hit | Campaign 2012

At a town hall meeting on his campaign-style tour of the Midwest, President Obama claimed that his economic program “reversed the recession” until recovery was frustrated by events overseas.  And then, Obama said, with the economy in an increasingly precarious … Continue reading

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DURBIN DISSES REPORTER’S DOWNGRADE QUESTION – YouTube

DURBIN DISSES REPORTER’S DOWNGRADE QUESTION – YouTube.

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Postal Service proposes pulling out of health-care plan

The financially strapped U.S. Postal Service is proposing to cut its workforce by 20 percent and to withdraw from the federal health and retirement plans because it believes it could provide benefits at a lower cost. The layoffs would be … Continue reading

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Gov’t considers turning foreclosures into rentals

The Obama administration may turn thousands of government-owned foreclosures into rental properties to help boost falling home prices. The Federal Housing Finance Agency said Wednesday it is seeking input from investors on how to rent roughly 250,000 homes owned by … Continue reading

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Researchers: Obamacare cost estimates hide up to $50 billion per year

Federal payments required by President Barack Obama’s health care law are being understated by as much as $50 billion per year because official budget forecasts ignore the cost of insuring many employees’ spouses and children, according to a new analysis. … Continue reading

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