Tag Archive for President Obama

A Debt Ceiling Vote Paid for on a Backs of Working Families

I’m not happy with the compromise struck between the President, the Senate and the House on the drastic spending cuts in exchange for raising the debt ceiling.  Make no mistake, the spending cuts will hurt the poorest and middle class the most, leaving tax loopholes alone for those most able to afford losing them.  It’s 1937…

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang to run for Congress

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Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang is throwing his hat into the ring and will challenge the John Campbell-Dana Rohrabacher GOP fistfight winner for a seat in Congress in 2012.  If the proposed Huntington Beach-Irvine-Newport Beach-Laguna Beach district holds in the proposed redistricting, the top two emerge and a close GOP vote gives Kang an opportunity.  If elected, Kang will…

Rep. Sanchez statement on President’s plans in Afghanistan

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s impending announcement that he will begin a significant draw down of American troops from Afghanistan in 2012.  Congresswoman Sanchez has long advocated for a full withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. “I am pleased to hear…

Obama Releases Long Form Birth Certificate

The statement from the President to this nonsense is pretty simple; we have serious problems to solve and don’t need the sideshow. What’s the over/under on this document being debunked by conspiracy theorists? The president: ” This issue has been going on for two, two and a half years now. I think it started during…

A New Birther Conspiracy?

Readers of this blog know we believe the issue over where President Obama was born is settled matter. And no matter how often we refer Birthers to the FactCheck.org page with detailed high def photos of the raised seal, the birthers respond with some new insistance that our President was somehow born in Kenya. Orly…