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

Deepwater permit count rises to seven

From theind.com Written by: Leslie Turk Thursday, 31 March 2011 Federal regulators Wednesday signed off on a deepwater drilling permit for a new Gulf of Mexico well described in an exploration plan approved last week for Shell Offshore Inc. Shell complied with new safety standards implemented in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon explosion andRead More

The fight for lower gas prices starts at home

One year ago, the average price at the pump for a gallon of gas was $2.80. Today, that figure has climbed above $3.50, with no relief in sight. With family budgets tight and disposable income scarce, an extra 70 cents per gallon can be a significant financial burden. As a result, drivers across the countryRead More