Browsing Month November, 2012

STRASSEL:: This Unserious White House – WSJ

By at November 30, 2012 | 12:55 am

STRASSEL:: This Unserious White House – WSJ

The White House this week finally explained just how serious it is about averting a fiscal cliff that could throw the country back into a recession. The answer: not serious at all. The markets and the media in recent days have been operating on an optimistic belief that the administration simply will not let the country fall off the fiscal cliff. They'd best rethink. ... Go To Article

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KRAUTHAMMER:: Cliff-jumping with Barack – WaPo

By at November 30, 2012 | 12:53 am

KRAUTHAMMER:: Cliff-jumping with Barack – WaPo

By Charles Krauthammer, Thursday, November 29 -- Why are Republicans playing the Democrats’ game that the “fiscal cliff” is all about taxation? House Speaker John Boehner already made the preemptive concession of agreeing to raise revenue. But the insistence on doing so by eliminating deductions without raising marginal rates is now the subject of fierce ... Go To Article

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NOONAN:: Another Crisis: It’s the Obama Way – WSJ

By at November 30, 2012 | 12:50 am

NOONAN:: Another Crisis: It’s the Obama Way – WSJ

The president's inviting Mitt Romney for lunch is a small thing but a brilliant move. It makes Mr. Obama look big, gracious. It implies the weakened, battered former GOP nominee is the leader of the Republican Party—and if the other party has to have a leader, the weakened, battered one is the one you want. Mr. Romney is not the leader of the party; he left no ... Go To Article

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MARCO RUBIO:: We still need answers on Benghazi – CNN

By at November 30, 2012 | 12:48 am

MARCO RUBIO:: We still need answers on Benghazi – CNN

By Marco Rubio, Special to CNN -- Editor's note: Marco Rubio represents Florida in the United States Senate. A Republican, he is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. (CNN) -- Eight weeks after the terrorist attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, it is encouraging that ... Go To Article

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REVIEW & OUTLOOK:: Obama’s Real Fiscal Problem – WSJ

By at November 30, 2012 | 12:40 am

REVIEW & OUTLOOK:: Obama’s Real Fiscal Problem – WSJ

President Obama is by all accounts more confident than ever since his re-election, telling everyone he sees that he's certain he can pound Republicans enough to get his way on taxes and spending. And if he can't, well, then he can always go over the fiscal cliff and blame Republicans next year for whatever happens to the economy. And maybe he's right. If nothing else, ... Go To Article

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CA ECONOMY:: CA Worst-Governed State in America

By at November 30, 2012 | 12:36 am

CA ECONOMY:: CA Worst-Governed State in America

by BEN SHAPIRO 29 Nov 2012 -- According to a new study from 24/7 Wall Street, California is the worst run state in the nation … for the second year in a row. The best run state is North Dakota. What went into the calculation? 24/7 Wall Street explains: To determine how well the states are run, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed hundreds of data sets from dozens of sources. We ... Go To Article

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FRED BARNES:: McConnell ‘Burst Into Laughter’ as Geithner Outlined Obama’s Plan | The Weekly Standard

By at November 30, 2012 | 12:30 am

FRED BARNES:: McConnell ‘Burst Into Laughter’ as Geithner Outlined Obama’s Plan | The Weekly Standard

BY FRED BARNES -- Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, says he “burst into laughter” Thursday when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the administration proposal for averting the fiscal cliff.  He wasn’t trying to embarrass Geithner, McConnell says, only responding candidly to his one-sided plan, explicit on tax increases, vague on spending ... Go To Article

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GEORGE HW BUSH HOSPITALIZATION:: Bush is improving, his doctor says – Houston Chronicle

By at November 30, 2012 | 12:10 am

GEORGE HW BUSH HOSPITALIZATION:: Bush is improving, his doctor says – Houston Chronicle

By Dane Schiller, Todd Ackerman -- Former President George H. W. Bush is in a Houston hospital with a lingering cough, but his doctor said Thursday that he is improving and should be discharged this weekend. Bush, 88, has bronchitis, which alternately got better and worse for a week before improving in the last few days, said Dr. Amy Myunderse, the physician in ... Go To Article

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YOUR MONEY:: Feds: $100,000 to teach teen girls ‘condom negotiation’ | WashEx

By at November 30, 2012 | 12:05 am

YOUR MONEY:: Feds: $100,000 to teach teen girls ‘condom negotiation’ | WashEx

The administration is funding a $100,000 study of pregnant and "at-risk" 14-17-year-old girls on probation in Houston, Texas to determine ways to help them choose safer lifestyles and avoid pregnancy, including better "condom negotiation" tactics. The National Institutes of Health, part of the Health and Human Services Department, is providing a University of Houston ... Go To Article

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YOUR MONEY:: Obamas Plan 20 Day $4 Million Vacation – Hawaii Reporter

By at November 30, 2012 | 12:00 am

YOUR MONEY:: Obamas Plan 20 Day $4 Million Vacation – Hawaii Reporter

BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN - KAILUA, OAHU - Residents living near the beachfront homes where President Barack Obama and First Family vacation with their friends every year since 2008 were alerted on Monday to some specifics of the Obamas' holiday vacation plans. The report delivered to residents living along the ocean and canal that surrounds the multi-million dollar homes at ... Go To Article

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