Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will officially announce his candidacy for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination today in New Hampshire. According to The Associated Press, which obtained excerpts of the speech, his announcement speech will include a fiery indictment of President Barack Obama’s economic policy: “Barack Obama has failed America.” “A few years ago, Americans […]
President Barack Obama received a loud message yesterday for his proposed plan to increase the debit limit from House Republicans and some Democrats.
If you listen to the talk in Britain, President Barack Obama will sail through the 2012 elections, easily keeping his place in the White House. Such talk reflects a fundamental misunderstanding of the political climate in America, according to Nile Gardiner, a foreign affairs analyst and political commentator.
*The grass really is greener. We’re just back from a family wedding in Worthington, Ohio, one of the Buckeye State’s beautiful small towns. And you know what? The grass really is greener there than it is in north Florida. It smells better when it’s freshly mown. And it feels better when you walk on it. […]
Dancing in the Jefferson Memorial last weekend got a group of people arrested, so now they’re planning an even bigger dancing event for Saturday as a point of civil disobedience. The group claimed to be protesting a recent court ruling that says expressive dancing is considered the same as picketing, marching and public speaking, all of which are banned in certain areas of national memorials.
When’s the last time you heard (or better yet, sung) the lyrics to George M. Cohan’s marvelous tribute to the country he loved? The song “You’re a Grand Old Flag” has a fascinating history.
The United States provides hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign aid to the very countries it borrows billions of dollars from, according to a report by the Congressional Research Service. The report, which focuses only on countries to which the U.S. owes $10 billion or more, provides data for fiscal year 2010 and includes a chart where “countries are ordered by the value of their treasury security holdings, with the highest value holder, China, listed first.”
I am old enough to have a vague memory of clothes so white they were called bright. This happened despite the absence of additives — the ridiculous varieties of sprays, bottles and packets that fill our cabinets today and that we throw into the wash to try to boost the cleaning power of our pathetic machines and increasingly useless laundry soap.
Representative Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) recently said that, among the voices clamoring for her to run in 2012, one stands out: God’s. In an interview with Iowa Public Television, Bachmann was asked if she, unlike recent GOP race bow-out Mike Huckabee, had received a divine calling to run for President.