From the daily archives:

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

TARP Loan Modification Program a Failure

March 23, 2010

It appears that Obama’s prized home foreclosure forgiveness program, which he created as an extension to the TARP program, is a complete and utter failure, at least according to the TARP program Inspector General.  In fact, the IG says that the program actually may be doing more harm than good.  For one reason or another, [...]

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ObamaCare and Insurance Premiums

March 23, 2010

So it looks like ObamaCare is already having the desired impact on insurance premiums.  They are going up as anticipated, so far in one case as much as $2,400/year.  The Democrats want this, as they want insurance to get so expensive that people clamor for single payer, the ultimate government bailout.  Let’s see how this [...]

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Poll: Americans See Economic Collapse as Real Possibility

March 23, 2010

A new Fox News poll has 79% of the American people seeing an economic collapse in this country as a possibility.  The sample was taken last Tuesday and Wednesday of 900 registered voters.  While not a perfect poll sampling, it does reflect the substantial unease the public is feeling over the direction our country is [...]

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Thus Begins the Reconciliation Amendment Game

March 23, 2010

Sen. Tom Coburn is playing real good politics with his first amendment proposal to the reconciliation package – an amendment denying Viagra to sex offenders as part of ObamaCare.  It’s good politics because it will force Democrats to either vote for Coburn’s amendment or vote against it.  If they vote against it, they go on [...]

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Another Broken Obama Promise

March 23, 2010

I know, I know.  Obama broke another promise.  Big surprise.  It would be more newsworthy to put up a promise that Obama kept, because as we all know, “All of Obama’s promises have an expiration date.  All of them.”  (phrase attributed to Jim Geraghty).  It’s still worth pointing out, however, in case someone comes across [...]

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The Death of ACORN

March 23, 2010

In a bit of good news following the passage of socialized medicine, ACORN has decided to close its doors for good.  It seems that they’ve been in financial trouble ever since the videos surfaced showing ACORN staffers advocating for child prostitution.  I wonder why people wouldn’t want to give to an organization like that? The [...]

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