Monthly Archives: April 2013

Futures Dive On Soft GDP Data; Coinstar, D.R. Horton In Motion

09:16 AM ET – Stock futures turned south ahead of Friday’s open, after GDP growth estimates for the first quarter came in below expectations. Dow futures were down 46 points and falling. Nasdaq 100 futures scooped out an 11 points loss. S&P 500 futures were down 5.25 points. The stock market today opens with the […]

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The Presidential Wheel Turns

      Disaffection for Bush gave us Obama. That explains the new affection for Bush   Barack Obama was elected president in 2008 because he was not George W. Bush. In fact, he was elected because he was the farthest thing possible from Mr. Bush. On some level he knew this, which is why […]

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As Manager-in-Chief, Obama Blamed for FAA Woes

By Alexis Simendinger The White House predicted last year that frustrations spawned by airline traffic delays would grab the public’s attention and force Congress to correct the misshapen results of lopping through federal budgets with a guillotine. And they were right that air travelers would get the message, but wrong about Congress’s willingness to avert […]

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‘WE GOT HIM’: Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Captured Alive

FOXNEWS.COM   A day-long dragnet for the second of two brothers believed to be behind Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing ended Friday night, with police capturing the suspect covered in blood and hiding in a boat in the backyard of a man who called 911 after becoming suspicious of activity on his property. “We got him,” […]

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Political Cartoons: Michael Ramirez

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Barack Obama can’t pass gun control despite 90 per cent support. Truly, he is a lame-duck president

  By Tim Stanley Yesterday, the most modest of gun control proposals died in the Senate. It would have expanded background checks to people purchasing weapons at gun shows and online sales, enjoyed 90 per cent support among the public and came on the back of the tragedy at Newtown. Yet, despite all that it […]

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Rove: Steaming Toward the ObamaCare ‘Train Wreck’

 The implementation of this unpopular law is a story of missed deadlines and general bungling. By KARL ROVE   In congressional testimony last week, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius blamed Republican governors for her department’s failure to create a “model exchange” where consumers could shop for health-insurance coverage in states that don’t set […]

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Gun Control: Obama’s Biggest Loss

By GLENN THRUSH and REID J. EPSTEIN   POLITICO Never before had President Barack Obama put the moral force and political muscle of his presidency behind an issue quite this big — and lost quite this badly. The president, shaken to the core by the massacre of 26 innocents at Sandy Hook Elementary School, broke his […]

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Margaret Thatcher’s Funeral Photo Courtesy Politico

  The quote below is from POLITICO’S photo gallery of the funeral of Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of Great Britain. I agree with the poster that Obama has embarrassed the United States by needlessly snubbing our allies in the U.K. by refusing to honorably represent our country at the funeral of this great leader. […]

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Boehner’s hand forced on Benghazi

By Julian Pecquet Speaker John Boehner is trying to head off a GOP rebellion over his handling of the investigation into last year’s fatal attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, by releasing an interim report of evidence by his panel chairmen. Boehner, an Ohio Republican, told lawmakers Tuesday that the heads of the […]

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