The first report cards are in for President Obama and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. The Wall Street Journal asked 49 economists to rank Obama and Geithner's handling of the economy. Here is what they reported: U.S. President Barack Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner received failing grades for their efforts to revive the economy from participants in the latest Wall…Read More »
The hypocrisy of the Obama Administration has now reached a new low. On Tuesday, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinsheki confirmed to a Senate Committee a plan by the Obama Administration which will require veterans to pay for treatment of service related injuries with private health insurance. Although the plan had not been announced publicly, veterans groups had caught wind…Read More »
On Obama’s first full poll in Office (01/22/09) Rasmussen Reports had his Presidential Approval Index at +30%. Since then it has steadily ticked down to it’s current level of only +6%. Mainly, this has been due to the sharp rise in the “Strongly Disaprove” category which has move from only 14% up to it’s current level of 32%.
(In eight years, George W. Bush added $2.9 Trillion to the National Debt. According to his own budget plan, Barack Obama will add that in his first 20 months and 11 days….. – promoted by Cool Cal) I’ve talked about the “inherited” deficit in the past. http://redmassgroup.com/sh… The actual deficit the Democrats inherited in 2007 was only $160.7 Billion…Read More »
Today on bloomberg.com, commentator Kevin Hassett lays out what would happen if a foreign power intent on destroying the American Economy would have their Manchurian candidate do. The analysis would be funny if it weren’t so close to the truth. Imagine that some hypothetical enemy state spent years preparing a “Manchurian Candidate” to destroy the U.S. economy once elected.…Read More »
The list of so-called shovel ready projects approved by the Commonwealth for federal stimulus money is very long. The projects range from the mundane to the absurd. This week Red Mass Group is going to highlight some of the more unusual projects. Several weeks ago Governor Deval Patrick organized a Project Delivery Task Force to review thousands of projects and…Read More »
(I have made Steve a Guest Blogger. His writing is consistently good. It will now go on the front page without promotion. Thank you Steve. – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Crossposted at The Rockefeller Republican “I came here to change politics as usual. Because what’s missing from politics as usual is hope. We have been governed for too long by…Read More »