Posts Tagged ‘Political News’

National

Obama administration stalls economic engine of new free-trade pacts: read more–>>

Economic Fears Hurting Obama, Poll Indicates: read more–>>

In Ohio, fired-up Romney pledges to ‘fight for soul of America’: read more–>>

The left’s lost donors: read more–>>

Republicans back Clinton welfare rule: read more–>>

Can Romney survive the summer storm?: read more–>>

Romney hammers ‘you didn’t build that’ in new web ad: read more–>>

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Press Release from Special Operations for America (SOFA):

Whitefish, Montana – State Senator and Former Commander at SEAL TEAM SIX; Ryan Zinke,
has announced the formation of Special Operations for America (SOFA). SOFA will advocate for
the election of Mitt Romney and like-minded candidates who want to bring true leadership
back to Washington and who believe in permanent and enduring American Exceptionalism.
Leadership that does not apologize and bow to the world for America’s greatness or politicize
military operations for political gain. SOFA stands against the core threats to National Security
created and unchecked by the Obama administration. SOFA will strike to ensure that veterans
and our families receive the care and benefits their sacrifice has earned. (more…)

By Alex Thorne

Yesterday, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Emken sent an email to her supporters calling out Dianne Feinstein for not publicly debating an opponent  in 12 years.  In the email, Emken suggests that the candidates take part in a “series of regional debates” focused on issues important to each area of the state that would be moderated by local reporters. Today, The Los Angeles Times also put pressure on Feinstein to debate Emken, making the case that Emken has earned the right to debate the Senator and that California’s voters deserve a public hearing on the issues.

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National

Romney shows his fighting side, to GOP cheers: read more–>>

Business groups criticize Obama over remarks about government’s role in success: read more–>>

Campaign 2012 turns into a nasty schoolyard brawl: read more–>>

Both parties wield health care law to their advantage: read more–>>

Frenzy over sequester hits Capitol Hill: read more–>>

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By Alex Thorne

(7/17/2012 Update – related article: Bernanke: Economy stinks)

According to the latest report on world economics, the International Monetary Fund documents the effects of failed stimulus spending policies the Obama administration wants to continue if reelected to a second term.

In its latest world economic projections, the International Monetary Fund sounded a newly cautious note about a situation where rounds of government stimulus spending and low interest rates have failed to take hold, and left countries saddled with debt and other problems that give them little room to maneuver if conditions get worse.  (Howard Schneider, IMF: China, India, other developing countries show signs of slowdown, The Washington Post, 7/16/12)

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By Alex Thorne

Over the weekend, The Washington Post ran a devastating exposé by Scott Wilson titled, “Where Obama failed on forging peace in the Middle East,”  that recounts how Barack Obama repeatedly demonstrated a complete lack of understanding, judgment and leadership when dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Middle East during his first term.

According to people who attended early meetings between Obama and influential Jewish leaders, the president was quoted as saying, “Don’t think we don’t understand the nuances of the current issues. We do.”  Yet Obama’s attempts throughout his first term in office to negotiate a peace agreement between Israel and Palestine met with failure due in large part to his unrealistic view of the issues dividing the two parties and the dynamics that govern the region as a whole. (more…)

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Where Obama failed on forging peace in the Middle East: read more–>>

Mitt Romney rips Obama camp’s ‘dishonesty’: read more–>>

Democrats threaten to go over ‘fiscal cliff’ if GOP fails to raise taxes: read more–>>

Romney tries to regain momentum with new focus on Obama’s ‘political payoffs’: read more–>>

Tax cuts, DISCLOSE, sequester, oversight and the Veepstakes: 5 things to watch this week in Congress: read more–>>

(VIDEO) Obama – ‘If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen’: read more–>>

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