Browsing All posts tagged under »State Of The Union Address«

Obama’s ‘Middle-Crush Economics’

January 28, 2015 by

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A “Middle-Class Economics” Reality Check By Mark Alexander ~ “Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.” –Thomas Jefferson (1781) Analyzing Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union, I noted that “middle-class economics” got five mentions, and no doubt would become the centerpiece of […]

Pelosi Wants Action + More Daily Digest

January 30, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “If there be a principle that ought not to be questioned within the United States, it is, that every nation has a right to abolish an old government and establish a new one. This principle is not only recorded in every public archive, written in every American heart, and sealed […]

2014 SOTU: The MO BO Show The Sword Is Mightier Than the Pen

January 29, 2014 by

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By Mark Alexander~ “Every man who loves peace, every man who loves his country, every man who loves liberty ought to have it ever before his eyes that he may cherish in his heart a due attachment to the union of America and be able to set a due value on the means of preserving […]

SOTU Quick Hits + More Daily Digest

January 29, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government. A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must, in practice, be a bad government.” –Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution, 1833 Editor’s Note If you’re like […]

The President’s ‘Really Bad Idea’

February 15, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “The multiplication of public offices, increase of expense beyond income, growth and entailment of a public debt, are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.” –Thomas Jefferson Proposed by Barack Obama and signed into law by Barack Obama, the sequester — automatic spending “cuts” of $85 billion that will kick […]

Obama’s Progressive State of Disunion

February 14, 2013 by

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Pinocchio/Picasso Politics — All Lies and Distortions By Mark Alexander “I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” –Article II, Section 1, Constitution of the United States OK, […]

Obama’s State of the Union

February 13, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “For it is a truth which the experience of all ages has attested, that the people are always most in danger, when the means of injuring their rights are in the possession of those of whom they entertain the least suspicion.” –Alexander Hamilton NeoCom SOTU Address Last night, Barack […]

Poisoning the Well of Political Rhetoric + More

January 30, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Brief   The Foundation “Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.” –George Washington Political Futures “The Republican candidates’ circular firing squad now seems to be using machine guns. Whoever the eventual ‘last man standing’ turns out to be, he may not be standing very […]

The Tired Refrain of Class Warfare + More

January 27, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee […]

Obama’s State of Disunion

January 26, 2012 by

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By Mark Alexander   AKA, ‘State of the Campaign’ “I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” –Article II, Section 1, Constitution of the United States On Tuesday, […]

President Obama Cool On Carbon Taxes

January 26, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Julia Gillard claimed her carbon tax was not putting us ahead of other countries and the United States was taking “similar steps”: The fact sheets show the Gillard Labor Government’s move to put a price on carbon follows similar steps in many countries, with others planning or in the process of […]

Chronicle: State of the Union + More

January 25, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle   The Foundation “Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.” –Benjamin Franklin The Demo-gogues To sum up the SOTU: “I went … I know … My … My … I took office … I’m president … I will work … I intend … I […]

Deficit Report Doesn’t Paint a Pretty Picture + More

January 28, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” –Thomas Jefferson Government & Politics Deficit Deceit The Congressional Budget Office released new budget estimates Wednesday predicting that the federal deficit will reach a record of nearly $1.5 trillion this year, or almost 25 percent of GDP. The […]

2011 SOTU: The Patriot Response

January 27, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander “As a very important source of strength and security, cherish public credit. One method of preserving it is to use it as sparingly as possible [and] not ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burthen which we ourselves ought to bear.” –George Washington Barack Hussein Obama delivered his third State of the Union address […]

President’s ‘Sputnik Moment’ Will Take America Back Into the Dark Ages

January 27, 2011 by

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TELL HIM HE’S DREAMIN’ In his State of the Union address, President Obama used the ‘Sputnik Moment’ metaphor in an effort to cover a broad range of things. Foremost among them is his call for a ramping up of ‘renewable energy, which he also referred to as clean energy. In that speech, the President said: […]

SOTUA and More Lies + More

January 26, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post Chronicle The Foundation “The principle of the Constitution is that of a separation of legislative, Executive and Judiciary functions, except in cases specified. If this principle be not expressed in direct terms, it is clearly the spirit of the Constitution, and it ought to be so commented and acted on by every […]

My Advice to the POTUS about the SOTU

January 24, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba Some of you will have more important things to do on Tuesday evening than to listen to President Barack Hussein Obama’s second State of the Union, commonly referred to as the SOTU and, of course, he is the POTUS. Is there an acronym for B-O-R-I-N-G and P-R-E-D-I-C-T-A-B-L-E? Here’s some free advice for the POTUS. […]

The Never-Ending Barack Obama Presidential Campaign

February 2, 2010 by

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President Barack Obama speaking during his State Of The Union Address: “What frustrates the American people is a Washington where every day is Election Day. We can’t wage a perpetual campaign.” Sounds like a call for the end to partisan politics. Perhaps brought on by Scott Brown’s recent victory in Massachusetts, which to anyone besides […]