This week, the U.S. Supreme Court gave a whole new meaning to the saying “money talks.” In a 5-4 decision split along party lines, the justices proclaimed that campaign finance laws in place since the Watergate era violate donors’ free-speech rights. Wonder who’s happier: the politicians or the fat cats who are now free to […]
Webster’s defines “deadline” as “the latest time by which something must be done or completed.” What part of that does President Barack Obama not understand? This week, he extended yet another Obamacare deadline — and then he had the unmitigated gall to claim he hadn’t.
Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News
In journalism lingo, a “sexy story” is a story that has popular appeal. It’s an attention grabber. People read about it. They talk about it. They “like” it and share it and tweet about it. And they stick with it, reading and watching and listening to update after update after update, much to the delight […]
All eyes are on Barack Obama as the situation in Ukraine intensifies. And for some reason, Jimmy Carter’s name keeps coming up. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal apologized for saying Carter was the worst President in his lifetime. “President Obama has proven me wrong,” Jindal said.
John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune
On Monday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined a military spending plan that would cut the Army to its smallest size in 74 years. The cuts Hagel mentioned go beyond equipment; they include slashing personnel costs. Unsurprisingly, military groups and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are up in arms. The Pentagon budget will be unveiled next week. Get ready for a budget battle.
Gary McCoy, Cagle Cartoons
Early this month, the Congressional Budget Office reported that Obamacare would effectively cost jobs, that people would choose to work less or not at all in order to get Obamacare subsidies. This week, the Administration of President Barack Obama did what it always does in response to bad news: lied and said uh-uh.