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Morgan Freeman on Barack Obama: He’s not black, he’s half-white

Morgan Freeman on Barack Obama: He’s not black, he’s half-white

Actor Morgan Freeman says Barack Obama is many things but he’s not America’s first black president because the nation has not yet sent a purelt black man or woman to the White House. “He’s America’s first mixed-race president,” Freeman said in an interview with National Public Radio (NPR): First thing that always pops into my […]

June jobs report: Just more bad news in an election season of doom and gloom

June jobs report: Just more bad news in an election season of doom and gloom

No President in modern times has run for re-election with unemployment is as high as it is now and if Barack Obama thought Friday’s jobs report would ease that situation he was no doubt disappointed. June’s job figures showed unemployment holding stedy at 8.2 percent and lackluster numbers for jobs growth remain the highest since […]

Bitter Thad McCotter resigns from Congress

Bitter Thad McCotter resigns from Congress

Thad McCotter, the Michigan Republican Congressman whose bid for re-election was cut short after his primary election petition was thrown out amid charges of fraud, quit Congress Friday, saying he’s had enough. McCotter was elected to Congress from the state’s 11th Congressional district, which encompasses Detroit’s northwestern suburbs, in 2002.  He announced a bid for […]

Romney sets fundraising record in June, continues to outpace Obama

Romney sets fundraising record in June, continues to outpace Obama

Presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney‘s fundraising juggernaut rolled on in June, setting a Republican fundraising record. The Romney Victory Fund and the Republican National Committee pulled in more than $100 million for the month.  Campaign officials say fundraising has “exceeded all expectations” in New York, Colorado, Michigan, New Jersey and Ohio. With anger growing […]

At Fourth of July lull, a close Presidential race with no clear front-runner

At Fourth of July lull, a close Presidential race with no clear front-runner

As America heads into a hot and humid Fourth of July, the Presidential race so tight that neither Barack Obama nor Mitt Romney can be declared a front-runner and voters see little reason for enthusiasm for either candidate. Polls show voters on both sides of the political sense lukewarm towards the incumbent President and his […]

Vets split over Supreme Court decision on lying about service, medals

Vets split over Supreme Court decision on lying about service, medals

Some veterans, particularly those who earned medals the old fashioned way — fighting for their country and facing death — are mad as hell at the U.S. Supreme Court over its decision to strike down the “Stolen Valor” act by declaring lying about service and honors just another expression of free speech. Others agree with […]

Takes one to know one? Sarah Palin calls Nancy Pelosi a ‘dingbat’

Takes one to know one?  Sarah Palin calls Nancy Pelosi a ‘dingbat’

Memo to Nancy Pelosi:  If Sarah Palin thinks you’re a dingbat, you’ve got trouble. Palin, the flake from Alaska who proved that even a dingbat can grow up to become a failed governor who can quit in the midst of a lackluster and scandal-filled first term after a disastrous attempt to be John McCain‘s running […]

White House chief of staff claims Obama administration is ‘most transparent’ in history

White House chief of staff claims Obama administration is ‘most transparent’ in history

According to White House chief of staff Jack Lew, the Obama White House is the “most transparent” in history. The facts, however, don’t support Lew’s claim. The Obama administration has used executive orders, claimed executive privilege and conducted secret investigations of Americans more often than several previous Presidents.  In addition, the White House has launched […]