Obama to ask for debt limit hike: Treasury official

(Reuters) – The White House plans to ask Congress by the end of the week for an increase in the government’s debt ceiling to allow the United States to pay its bills on time, according to a senior Treasury Department official on Tuesday. The approval is expected to go through without a challenge, given thatRead More

Black caucus: Tired of making excuses for Obama

by Byron York During a sometimes-raucous session of what’s being called the “For the People” Jobs Initiative tour, a key member of the Congressional Black Caucus told an audience in Detroit Tuesday that the CBC doesn’t put pressure on President Obama because he is loved by black voters. But at the same time, Rep. MaxineRead More

Motion Picture on killing of Bin Laden

Kathryn Bigelow’s Bin Laden film gets green light Columbia Pictures wins rights to distribute Hurt Locker director’s film about killing of Osama bin Laden A film about the hunt and eventual killing of Osama bin Laden from Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow has been given the green light. from the Guardian.co.uk Reports that the Hurt LockerRead More

Obama’s Battleground-State Blues

Obama’s Battleground-State Blues The president’s national poll numbers aren’t good, but they’re worse in battleground states. Updated: July 27, 2011 | 11:29 a.m. July 26, 2011 | 9:30 p.m. Olivier Douliery/Getty Images Obama: Numbers are bleak. President Obama’s job approval rating in the latest national polls has been in the danger zone, ranging from 42Read More

Top 10 Obama Lies

President Obama is becoming a veritable Pinocchio by stretching the truth on a regular basis. Here are the Top 10 Obama Lies. 1. Americans want higher taxes: During the debate over raising the debt ceiling, President Obama said that 80% of Americans support including higher taxes as part of the deal. But a Rasmussen pollRead More