Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Stop the Obama Tax Hikes, The Odds on Obama II, Obamacare's Popularity Hits All-Time Low, Michael Steele on his way out!? What Do You Tell the Wife?: Giant Lottery Tix Win @ Porn Shop

Stop the Obama Tax Hikes- The American Spectator
Let us survey the wreckage of Obamanomics, which followed in detail the opposite of every policy of Reaganomics.

Unemployment has been near 10% for over a year now, after reaching 9.7% in August 2009. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the U6 unemployment rate, which includes the unemployed, those marginally attached to the labor force (discouraged), and those working part time for economic reasons, at 17%, nearly the highest since the Great Depression.

African Americans suffer long-term, depression-level unemployment of nearly 16%, Hispanics 12.6%, teenagers 27.1%. The employment-population ratio, the percent of Americans with jobs, has spiraled down from over 63% in 2007 to 58.3% today.

Nearly 15 million Americans are unemployed, over 40% of those, 6.2 million, unemployed for over 6 months, also the highest since the Depression. Another 2.6 million were marginally attached to the work force, having looked for a job in the past year and given up. Another 9.2 million are working part-time "because their hours had been cut back or because they were unable to find a full-time job." That leaves 26.6 million Americans unemployed or underemployed.

The Census Bureau reports that 44 million Americans are in poverty, the highest in the 51 years it has been keeping records.

The Odds on Obama II - The Weekly Standard
Don’t put money on a second term.

Like baseball players taking comfort in rituals, in times of uncertainty politicians look to historical trends. For Barack Obama this week, those trends are a mixed bag.

In the modern era (meaning after 1936, when polling appeared in presidential politics), sitting presidents have had an excellent success rate in reelection. Eleven sitting presidents have run for reelection; three of them lost (Ford, Carter, George H.W. Bush) and one of them withdrew to avoid likely defeat (Johnson). That’s either a .636 or a .727 batting average, a pretty fair mark.

What’s more, each of these failed presidents faced a serious primary opponent. (The last incumbent president to lose without one was Herbert Hoover in 1932; he had enough trouble as it was.) There’s an outside chance that Obama could draw a challenge from the left—perhaps a Russ Feingold or a Howard Dean—based in large part on foreign policy dissent. But any such fight would be merely symbolic: President Obama enjoys monolithic support from black voters​—on the day after the president’s agenda was nationally rebuffed, Obama carried a 96 percent approval rating among blacks. Since black voters make up a fifth of the Democratic primary electorate, it would be difficult for a Democratic challenger to make headway against Obama.
Obamacare's Popularity Hits All-Time Low
The November Kaiser Health Tracking Poll shows that President Obama's health care overhaul has now hit a lower level of popularity than at any previous time in his presidency. Kaiser writes, "Just a quarter of the public (25 percent) now says they expect their own families to be better off under the health reform law, which is the lowest share since KFF [Kaiser Family Foundation] began tracking this question." Kaiser notes that it began tracking the question in February of 2009, just weeks after President Obama's inauguration.

The survey also confirms that "health care voters" were central to the Republicans' overwhelming victory in the midterms. Such voters – defined by Kaiser as "those who named health care or health care reform as one of the top two factors in deciding their vote for Congress" – overwhelmingly supported Republican candidates, with nearly six in ten (59 percent) backing the GOP.
FL Att Gen-Elect Pam Bondi: MAJORITY OF STATES, At Least 26, Will Join Suit Against Obamacare (Video) - Gateway Pundit

Florida Attorney General-elect Pam Bondi told Greta tonight that a majority of states are now joining the suit against Obamacare. At least 26 states will sign on to the suit challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare. 28 states may join the suit. Only 43 states elect an attorney general.
'62 letter from father ignores Obama, mom - WND

'My wife is in Nairobi and I would really appreciate any help you may give her'
A letter Barack Obama Sr. wrote in 1962 raises new questions about the veracity of the official Obama nativity story related by Barack Obama Jr. in his autobiography, "Dreams from My Father."

In a May 1962 letter he wrote from Hawaii to his political benefactor in Kenya, Tom Mboya, Barack Obama Sr. discusses his "wife," but without mentioning Ann Dunham, his Hawaiian bride and the mother of the future president.

Toward the end of the letter, Obama wrote, "You know my wife is in Nairobi there and I would really appreciate any help you may give her."

Clearly Obama Sr. is referring to his first wife, Kezia Aoko, whom he had married in 1954 at age 18 while she was pregnant with their first child. Obama left Kenya in 1959 to study in Hawaii.

He instructs Mboya that his wife Kezia was then staying with her brother, Wilson Odiawo, in Nairobi.

Congress report concedes Obama eligibility unvetted'There is no specific federal agency' to review candidates for federal office

Republicans Maneuver to Oust Their Leader - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Turning their attention to the 2012 presidential election, Republican leaders are digging in for a battle over control of the Republican National Committee, judging that its role in fund-raising, get-out-the-vote operations and other tasks will be critical to the effort to topple President Obama.

Some senior party officials are maneuvering to put pressure on Michael Steele, the controversial party chairman, not to seek re-election when his term ends in January or, failing that, to encourage a challenger to step forward to take him on.

Steele Tells Sharpton “We’ll See How It Goes…” As To Whether He Will Keep Republican Chair

Why would Sharpton give a shit?
Romney tops Hotline’s inaugural list of GOP 2012 contenders - Hot Air

Swedish Racist Gunman Involved In 19 Shootings Faces Court

For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Homicide After Watching Another Tyler Perry Movie

Can anyone name a movie that came out recently starring a black man who wasn’t a sociopath? Someone who had a terrific screen presence, like a young Paul Robeson? And he portrayed a character who was complex and fully drawn? Did he respect black women, too?

Anybody see that movie? I didn’t. But surely it’s out there somewhere, right? An alternative to those Tyler Perry films portraying black men as Satan’s gift to black women? But where is it?

Georgia Teen Stomped To Death At Party - Sweetness and Light

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. – A house party that ended in a deadly beating was supposed to be small — just about 10 friends. Word quickly spread by e-mail and text and it swelled into an unruly 80.

When the parents of the high school girl hosting the party asked everyone to leave Saturday night, the crowd spilled into the street.

That’s when a fight broke out between two females and two males, and one of the females hit a guy, said Maj. Tommy Wheeler of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department. In a case of twisted chivalry, the man decided he would not retaliate — but vowed to beat up the next man who passed by, investigators said.

That’s when 18-year-old Bobby Tillman happened to come upon the crowd. Authorities said four teenagers swiftly stomped, kicked and punched him to death while dozens of bystanders watched. All four were charged with murder Monday.
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