Even for a veteran of Capitol Hill such as myself, the mountain of disinformation is difficult to dig through to find the truth. Telling the truth to Capitol Hill staff is even more difficult than finding out what the truth is to start with. A prime reason for this is the many catch phrases that have been put into play that are less than truthful, but have been said over and over again so many times that they are accepted as truth by virtually everyone, including the media.
Posts Tagged ‘ Obama ’
President Obama has become one of the nation’s most successful commanders in chief when it comes to at least one battlefield: the liberal agenda. In his final months in office, Mr. Obama is leaving a legacy of a more politically correct armed forces, with the top brass squarely behind him, save the Marine Corps.
Congressman Steve King (R-IA) stood before the Supreme Court yesterday and faced down illegal aliens who tried to shut him up. He reminded them of the Constitution, the First Amendment and the principle of freedom of speech in an open society.
GINGPAC Chairman William J. Murray’s new book, Utopian Road To Hell, explains why the central planning advocated by Obama, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders always results in coercion, shortages, death and the loss of freedom for left living under it.
We live in a dangerous world—and the dangers are ever increasing, particularly from radical Islamic terror. The attacks in Brussels, Paris, San Bernardino, and across the world make this all too clear. Americans are understandably fearful about their safety and security. But President Obama wants us to ‘chill out.’
We are here today to shine a light on the brutal, illegal, and dehumanizing use of torture in China. We shine a light in a dictatorship because nothing good happens in the dark. And, as we will learn today, there are some very dark places in China were torture is used regularly to punish and intimidate political and religious prisoners and their lawyers.
President Barack Obama is slowly closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center, which once held hundreds of al-Qaida terrorists, because, he says, it is a “recruiting tool” for groups such as the Islamic State.
Specifically, the Treasury Inspector General found that conservative organizations were singled out for adverse tax treatment by the IRS and researchers have found that it may have significantly affected the 2012 presidential election. In another instance of overreach, President Obama unilaterally acted to remove the work requirements in the bipartisan federal welfare reforms of 1996.
Interesting interview between Fox News’ Chris Wallace and Barack Obama. About Hillary Clinton’s email scandal as secretary of state, Obama said the following: She did not jeopardize America’s national security secrets; Politics will not influence the outcome of the massive FBI investigation and his Justice Department’s decision about possible prosecution.
Congressional Republicans had a benchmark day for transparency last week, winning battles in two long-simmering fights with President Obama, who had been shielding documents sought by Capitol Hill investigators in two big cases.