Tag Archive for Obama

Pelosi on Obama’s SOTU

“Tonight, President Obama offered a strong vision for our nation’s future rooted in the strength of the American people.  “The President outlined a Sputnik-type commitment to the entrepreneurial spirit of the American people, through which we can lead the world in innovation, secure energy independence and create clean energy jobs, and strengthen small businesses.  That…

The State of the Union

Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and women of the 112th Congress, as well as your new Speaker, John Boehner. And as we mark this occasion, we are also mindful of the empty chair in this Chamber, and pray for the health of our colleague – and our friend – Gabby Giffords.…

The Obama Tax Cuts

President Obama- Costa Mesa 3/16/09

President Obama signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 on Friday preventing the Bush tax cuts from expiring for anyone. Progressives, like Paul Krugman and Huffington Post writers, have derided this compromise. To the liberal base, this Act is, in effect, the equivalent of what Bush’s immigration reform was to his base.

The Liberal Clause

Are you a conservative Tea Party Republican in Orange County and pulled Chuck DeVore’s name for your Secret Santa gift? Perhaps you’re struggling to buy the perfect present for OC Tea Party grandfather Shawn Nelson.  Are you trying desperately to find that gift for Irvine council member Steven Choi that ties Josef Stalin to Nancy…

Cheney and Rumsfeld Tonight at the Nixon Library

As we reported a few weeks ago when Ann Coulter was in town, the bigger event coming to the Nixon Library before the end of the year happens tonight when former Vice President Dick Cheney joins former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. The ocassion: a Richard Nixon Foundation dinner honoring…

On Election Day and Beyond: Now What?

Being witness to Democracy in Action is a privilege and an honor. I have had that privilege for the past five elections. Besides the Presidential Election, this past Tuesday, November 2, 2010, was truly different in many ways. I wanted to begin this with how I ended a very long but wonderful day. After I concluded my duties as Elections Coordinator for Area 47C (covering Laguna Niguel),