Unfortunately, though not unexpected, President Obama and Attorney General Holder have, yet again, set aside ballot box integrity and the prevention of fraud for perceived short-term political gain. It is truly disheartening and should rightfully scare every American, regardless of their political affiliation, that President Obama’s Justice Department, overseen by Attorney General Holder, has rejected Texas’ common sense voter identification law – an action devoid of common sense. In their defense, the Justice Department’s civil-rights division contends that Texas’ common sense voter identification law was rejected because it would somehow hinder Hispanics from voting, as some lack state-issued identification. Moreover,...Read More
Author: Ryan Heffner
In the run-up to the 2008 elections, candidate Obama captivated millions of Americans with his “hope and change” rhetoric and the promise of a new and better America. Obama was “cool,” and perceived as the candidate that understood the needs and wants of ordinary Americans. Obama was (wrongly) perceived as the candidate who could get Americans back to work with good-paying jobs. Therefore, candidate Obama became President Obama. Three years later, however, millions of Americans regret their vote for Obama; as his narrow-minded, far-left ideology is destroying good-paying American jobs and the American Dream. The Obama administration is synonymous with unemployment and stunted economic growth. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Obama was inaugurated with an unemployment rate of 7.8%; today, the unemployment rate is 8.6%. Under Obama, the current underemployment rate (U6) is 15.6%; and absolutely ridiculous. Moreover, the current unemployment rate is higher than what Obama promised the American people it would be, when the Democrat-controlled Congress unwisely passed his wasteful “stimulus“. The same wasteful “stimulus,” which the Congressional Budget Office projected will harm long-term economic growth, denied hardworking Americans good-paying jobs and self-respect. Accounting for job-killing ObamaCare, America’s nightmare becomes worse. According to the Congressional Budget Office, Obama’s disastrous ObamaCare law will kill a minimum of 800,000 good-paying American jobs. ObamaCare will rob thousands of Americans (especially those with low-skills) from building their own American Dream; keeping them permanently dependent on the government. All in all,...Read More
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