Thursday, December 8, 2011

Obama's Big Failure

Volume 43 -- December 8, 2011

Welcome to this week's Victory Insider, your weekly round-up of news, views, and information for staying up to speed on recent developments in Washington, the unfolding 2012 elections, and GOP efforts to stop the Obama Agenda and return commonsense and responsibility to American government.

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In this week's installment:

Good Riddance
Nine House Democrats are retiring instead of running for re-election in 2012 -- are the rats leaving the sinking ship? (Alex Isenstadt, "Retirements Leave Dems Pessimistic About House," Politico, 11/29/2011)

That's Your Plan?
"So here's the latest Democratic growth plan: Pay for a temporary tax cut that has already proven not to create jobs with a permanent tax increase that almost certainly will cost jobs." (Editorial, "Harry Reid's Jobs Surcharge: A Temporary Tax Cut Paid For by Permanent Tax Increases," Wall Street Journal, 12/2/2011)

Ignorance is Bliss for Obama
"He recently described France as America's closest ally, and famously declared that he has traveled to no less than 57 states. But it would be nice if the leader of the free world bothered to look at a map once in a while, or even paid a visit to the British Embassy in Washington, currently housing the Churchill bust that Mr. Obama unceremoniously threw out of the Oval Office soon after his inauguration." (Nile Gardiner, "Does Obama Know the Difference Between Great Britain and England?" The Foundry, 11/29/2011)

Pipeline Deadline
Senate Republicans are giving Barack Obama 60 days to drop the re-election pandering to eco-leftists and approve the oil pipeline from Canada and the 20,000 new jobs it will create. (Bree Tracey, "GOP Senators Push Obama to Develop Keystone XL Pipeline," Fox News, 11/30/2011)

Big Failure
From the hype to the economy to spending to foreign policy, Obama's failed presidency has exposed the unseemly side of leftist politics and ideology for all to see. (Victor Davis Hanson, "Obama 101: Few Presidents Have Dashed So Many Illusions as Obama," National Review, 11/30/2011)

Out of Bounds
"The NFL wouldn't allow a team to officiate its own game. If, as solicitor general, Kagan did advise administration officials on the constitutionality of the president's health-care law, she should not officiate when the matter comes before the Supreme Court." (Rep. Lamar Smith, "The White House Needs to Come Clean on Elena Kagan and the Affordable Care Act," Washington Post, 12/1/2011)

Budget Shenanigans
"With the embarrassing collapse of the 'Super Committee' and its inability to come up with even a nominal $1.2 trillion "cut" from an artificially bloated ten year baseline, budgeting in the nation's capital has reached a new low." (Matt Kibbe, "The Budget Democrats Don't Want You to See," Fox News, 11/29/2011)

Don't Hold Your Breath
Will Attorney General Eric Holder -- or his boss, Barack Obama -- take responsibility for the "Gunwalker" scandal? (Michael A. Walsh, "Fast & Furious Lies: Justice Dept. Must Come Clean," New York Post, (12/4/2011)

The Republican National Committee (RNC) launched
a new web video "A Fast and Furious Cover-Up" ahead of Attorney General Eric Holder's hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. The video highlights the Department of Justice and Eric Holder's cover-up of the disastrous Obama Administration program that allowed thousands of weapons to get into the hands of Mexican drug cartels including weapons found at the scene of the murder of a U.S. border agent.

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