All posts tagged "Obama"

  • Government
    Four More Years Of Gridlock In Washington

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – Class warfare works. Or, as Bill O’Reilly said during the Fox News election pre-game show, “50% of America wants ‘stuff’ and Barack Obama will give them ‘stuff’”. Republicans and conservatives didn’t factor in the resentment towards the big banks which the “folks”, as O’Reilly calls them, have....

  • Opinion
    Obama Remarks Reveal an Utter Ignorance of or Total Disregard for History

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Does President Obama have no grasp of history? At one point in the debate this week, he accused Mitt Romney of being a throwback. He said: “But Governor, when it comes to our foreign policy, you seem to want to import the foreign policies of the 1980s, just like the...

  • Politics
    Obama No Evil Genius, Just Arrogant, Incompetent Putz

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – The last few weeks, I’ve written about the various failings of Barack Obama. My friends at the Center for Western Journalism have posted my columns on both their site and their facebook page, where they have attracted well over a thousand comments. Now, I need to point...

  • Politics
    Big Bird And The Left’s False Dichotomy

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – Is Big Bird powerless without the state? This letter writer to the Las Vegas Sun thinks so. During last week’s presidential debate, Mitt Romney fired Big Bird. He said that Big Bird was dependent on government funds and thus part of the 47 percent — therefore he would be...

  • Opinion
    My Night As A Conservative Pin Cushion

    (Roger Hedgecock) – Last Friday night, I made my way to “Television City” in Los Angeles, the sprawling campus of endless sound stages where America’s favorite as well as forgotten, TV shows are made. I had been invited to be a guest panelist on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.” I found...

  • Opinion
    Blazing Saddles, Animal House, Saturday Night Live, Innocence of Muslims. What’s The Difference?

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – We here in the most flown over of flyover country can’t claim to be experts in foreign affairs. What could we, protected by the Sierra Nevada Mountains on one side and the Rockies on the other, know about the Middle East? But we do know something about...

  • Politics
    Hope And Change? Now It’s Hope For Change!

    (Stephen Allott) – On Sunday September 2, Stephanie Cutter, senior campaign aide to President Obama, appeared on “Face the Nation,” commenting on the Republican convention. “It was a week of personal attacks, empty platitudes, and the one thing you were left with is they really think lying is a virtue,” she declared....

  • Business
    Obama Inherited an Economy Better than Reagan Did, But …

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) While putting Barack Obama’s name into nomination at the Democratic convention last night, former President Bill Clinton said: “I want to nominate a man whose own life has known its fair share of adversity and uncertainty. A man who ran for President to change the course of an already...

  • Government
    Reid Calls for Romney to Release Tax Returns While Keeping His Secret

      (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Harry Reid continued his sleight-of-hand routine Tuesday night at the Democratic convention, pointing with exaggerated animation to Mitt Romney’s tax returns in an attempt to distract everyone from the glaring facts right in front of their eyes. Look, rich people! After introducing himself as the humble senator from...

  • Politics
    Reid Defends Obama, Criticizes Tea Party

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today defended President Obama’s record of accomplishments in his first term, citing his preservation of the nation’s auto industry, the elimination of Osama bin Laden as a threat to America and his push to regulate the banking industry as examples of...

  • Government
    The Gift That Keeps On Giving

    (Geoffrey Lawrence/NPRI) – President Obama has remained proud of his purported success in bailing out General Motors. In fact, he’s so proud that, just days ago, he told supporters in Colorado that he wanted to bail out “every industry” just like he did with the automotive industry. See it yourself. And now,...

  • Opinion
    It’s Not About Liberals Or Conservatives In The White House

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – It’s About Ideas Versus Buffoonery. OK. Game on. With Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential nominee, America’s voters are being presented with a very clear choice. And it’s not the liberal vs. conservative choice you’re thinking I’m going to suggest. That choice is...

  • Government
    Nevadans To Pony Up $2,000 If Tax Cuts Expire

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) – The Democrats are eagerly telling everyone they know that the Republicans are...

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