You Can Always Count On Politicians

To lie, that is:

President Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3 if Democrats and Republicans in Washington do not reach an agreement on reducing the deficit in the coming weeks.

“I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on August 3rd if we . . . → Read More: You Can Always Count On Politicians

Explaining the Latest Version of ObamaCare

Simply put, it’s like this: If you’re a member of Generation X or Y or whatever the hell they’re calling the various post-Boomer generations these days, you are to be boiled in hot water until you’re nice and tender and your meat and bones have separated.

The insurance companies receive the meat (“individual mandate”).

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Obama Jobs Plan Advances

President Barack Obama pressed forward with his job-creation proposals on Tuesday. Specifics included a hiring tax credit to businesses and other stimulus components. Further, those stimulus programs that he believes have worked best thus far, he would like to extend or amplify.

Thus far the existing stimulus efforts have taken an abysmal rate of . . . → Read More: Obama Jobs Plan Advances

Barack Obama: Eloquent but Unrealistic

The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. By Barack Obama. Crown Publishers, 2006 (Hardcover) and Random House Audio, 2006 (CD). 384 pages. $25.00 (Hardcover) and $29.95 (CD).

In 2006, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama published The Audacity of Hope. I first encountered The Audacity of Hope as an audiobook read by . . . → Read More: Barack Obama: Eloquent but Unrealistic