Obama says there was no “hard sell” for Obamacare. The $700 million he spent advertising it says otherwise.
(Fox News appearance 4/3/14) From the moment he rammed Obamacare through Congress, the President has treated this like one of his political campaigns. He’s paid people to go out into communities and sign up participants for Obamacare, he and state governments have spent on advertising that talked little about the content or benefit of the […]
During the last few years while the country has experienced economic low points causing some to question their economic futures ( I’m guilty of this), Hispanics have clung on to the traditional idea of attaining the American Dream, despite the economic hardships many of them currently face. What hardships am I talking about? Take […]
A new poll from Quinnipiac reveals that President Obama’s approval rate is taking a plunge and pulling Democratic lawmakers down with him. Among the findings: President Barack Obama’s job approval among American voters drops to a new low, a negative 38 – 57 percent. Obama gets a negative 41 – 49 percent among voters 18 […]
True conservative Mike Huckabee discussed the recent WPA/Family Research Council National Poll showing that a majority of Americans oppose the HHS mandate on contraceptives. Listen to Governor Huckabee’s radio broadcast here!
WPA Opinion Research conducted a national survey of 801 likely voters to gauge public perception on President Obama’s promise that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it.” Consistent with recent public data, WPA found that the 2012 election would have been different had Obama voters been aware that their health care […]
So many times people are afraid to run for office because they think the amount of money they need to raise is too daunting. Unfortunately, many good candidates then decide not to run. In a recent article by Sean Trende, “Is the Value of Campaign Spending Overrated?” this issue is well researched and the facts […]
This past week, Harvard Political Scientist Ryan Enos suggested something that defied what many Americans have assumed for years: Good looking candidates don’t always win elections. I know – this is truly shocking. But the truth is that attractiveness is not a deciding factor for the majority of people when it comes to elections. The […]
Now that the debt deal has been pushed down the road (again), we find ourselves back to the issue of immigration in Washington (again). The results of these negotiations are important to Republicans because we’ve seen over the past two presidential elections that Hispanics are voting in larger and larger numbers, and the dramatic […]
(Photo credit to AP Photos) Prepare for some shocking news. The media is biased. Yes, I know. That’s pretty surprising. But there’s more! The media has a distinctly liberal bias. Unbelievable! Okay, so maybe that wasn’t the least bit surprising. But if you try to tell liberals that the media leans towards their side of […]
The 2012 Supreme Court decision declaring Obamacare, aka the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, constitutional should have put the issue to rest. Only, it isn’t. Only, Republicans in Congress are still bristling at Chief Justice John Roberts’ unexpected deciding vote in favor of the president’s signature legislative accomplishment. Only, after more than 30 votes […]
Earlier this month, James Risen and Eric Lichtblau of The New York Times wrote something truly astonishing. That it came in the liberal-leaning Times may be the reason not enough conservatives took notice. Read it. Then read it again. (Emphasis added.) “In Virginia, a telecommunications consultant reported, Verizon had set up a dedicated fiber-optic line […]
In 1759, Benjamin Franklin wrote in his Historical Review of Pennsylvania, “They that give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Since 9-11 and the Patriot Act, politicians and pundits have batted Old Ben’s quotation back and forth so much that we risk it becoming a cliché. Today, […]