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H-1B Visas Take American Jobs

H-1B Visas Take American Jobs

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY When President Obama was participating in a live video chat, Jennifer Wedel asked him, "Why does the government continue to issue and extend H-1B visas when there are tons of Americans just like my husband with no job?" Her husband is a semiconductor engineer laid off three years ago and still unable to find an engineering [...]

Why Obama Will Lose in November

Why Obama Will Lose in November

BY ALAN CARUBA I received a campaign letter from Michelle Obama the other day. This is especially surprising because I am a registered Republican; hardly a likely prospect to contribute to her husband’s reelection efforts. “Every day I learn about the challenges and the struggles—the doctor bills they can’t pay or the mortgage they [...]

Santorum or Romney? Culture War or Class War?

Santorum or Romney? Culture War or Class War?

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES The question for Republicans right now seems obvious: Would you prefer Rick Santorum or Mitt Romney to run against Barack Obama? Well, it depends on whether you prefer to engage President Obama on cultural grounds or on terms of class warfare. Obama and his chief political strategist, David [...]

Gingrich: Obama Lives in ‘Fantasy Land’ Regarding New Energy

Gingrich: Obama Lives in ‘Fantasy Land’ Regarding New Energy

JON E. DOUGHERTY, NEWSROOM AMERICA GOP presidential contender Newt Gingrich said Thursday that President Obama "lives in this fantasy land" regarding new energy technology, even as he vowed to stay in the race for his party's nomination despite sagging far behind Mitt Romney in total delegates. "The president lives in this fantasy land, like [...]

Obama, Cameron Discussed Tapping Oil Reserves

Obama, Cameron Discussed Tapping Oil Reserves

JON E. DOUGHERTY, NEWSROOM AMERICA President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed tapping into emergency oil reserves as a way to ease prices during a Wednesday meeting, Reuters reported, after the American leader raised the issue during broad discussions in Washington, D.C. The discussion could be a signal Obama is [...]

Obama’s Priorities: Life and Death

Obama’s Priorities: Life and Death

Nathanael Bennett, ACLJ President Obama’s recent budget proposal would end a lifesaving adoption program while continuing to advocate for hundreds of millions of dollars to subsidize the abortion industry. On December 31, 1998, Hannah Strege was born to proud parents, John and Marlene Strege. As the father of two (and soon to be three), I [...]

Unconstitutional Recess Appointments

Unconstitutional Recess Appointments

By Phyllis Schlafly Barack Obama's latest unconstitutional action is his attempt to make four so-called recess appointments to high-level, well-paying jobs in the federal bureaucracy when the Senate was NOT in recess. He appointed three people to the National Labor Relations Board, plus Richard Cordray to head the newly created Consumer [...]

No More Secrets

No More Secrets

By Alan Caruba There was a time when, if my Mother wanted to call my aunt in the same state, it was a “long distance” call. Now we live in a time when everyone is “connected” by cell phones and the Internet. The government deems cell phones so essential it gives them away free to “the poor.” The explosion of “social networks” [...]

Heating Up a War of Words

Heating Up a War of Words

By Alan Caruba On Sunday, March 4, President Obama addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference in Washington, D.C. As February concluded on a Leap Year day, I opined that Israel and Iran were largely engaged in a war of words, noting briefly the military difficulties involved should Israel launch an attack on [...]

Netanyahu to Obama: ‘Israel Must Have the Ability to Defend Itself’

Netanyahu to Obama: ‘Israel Must Have the Ability to Defend Itself’

FRED LUCAS, CNSNEWS.COM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made it clear at the White House Monday that Israel was ready to go it alone in defending against the threat of a nuclear Iran, saying that “my supreme responsibility as prime minister of Israel is to ensure that Israel remains the master of its fate.” Netanyahu and [...]

Obama Admin. Using Espionage Act Against Whistleblowers

Obama Admin. Using Espionage Act Against Whistleblowers

JON E. DOUGHERTY, NEWSROOM AMERICA The Obama administration has increasingly used a 1917 law aimed at protecting U.S. national security to prosecute whistleblowers, a practice at odds with the president's pledge to provide better legal protections for them during his 2008 campaign. The New York Times reported Tuesday that in all prior [...]

It’s the Economy, Stupid!

It’s the Economy, Stupid!

By Alan Caruba It is interesting to see how intently foreigners are watching the run-up to the 2012 national elections, particularly as regards whether President Obama could be reelected. Hardly a day goes by that I do not receive inquiries from places like South Africa, Israel, or England. Some offer comments on my Facebook page, but the [...]

Obama’s Claim of Increasing Domestic Drilling “Not Accurate”

Obama’s Claim of Increasing Domestic Drilling “Not Accurate”

FRED LUCAS, CNSNEWS.COM – President Barack Obama does not deserve credit for increased domestic energy production, according to non-partisan energy observers, as well as critics. President Obama spoke to a crowd in Miami on Thursday about rising gas prices. Today, the national average for one gallon of unleaded gasoline is $3.57, which is [...]

‘Buying’ House Votes for Unpopular Legislation

‘Buying’ House Votes for Unpopular Legislation

Lachlan Markay, Heritage Foundation An examination of "administrative earmarks" around the time of congressional votes on key pieces of President Barack Obama's agenda suggests the White House used its power to fund local projects as a means to "buy" votes for major legislative efforts. Administrative earmarking refers to the federal [...]

Man Up, Republicans!

Man Up, Republicans!

BY ALAN CARUBA “I’m beginning to think Obama will be reelected”, writes a friend, a conservative and a Republican who is having grave thoughts about the narrowing GOP field of candidates. He is not alone as I hear similar thoughts from others. As he put it, “Approximately 45% of the people think this idiot is doing a good job.” [...]

RIP No Child Left Behind?

RIP No Child Left Behind?

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Today, by executive order President Obama waived the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act for 10 states, prompting writers at the Huffington Post to speculate “it could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind.”  One of the questions we might want to ask is: why should it be within the power of [...]

That Jobs Thing Sure Didn’t Last Long

That Jobs Thing Sure Didn’t Last Long

Obama rejects Keystone XL jobs, promotes more wind and solar subsidies. What to do now? BY PAUL DRIESSEN President Obama “is focused like a laser on putting people back to work,” Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) assured us last fall – echoing repeated statements by President Obama and Administration officials who “can’t [...]

Catholic Leaders Vow Fight With Obama

Catholic Leaders Vow Fight With Obama

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, NEWSROOM AMERICA U.S. Catholic leaders on Monday vowed to fight the Obama administration over a new provision of the health care law that requires all employers, including religious institutions, to pay for birth control "Never before, unprecedented in American history, for the federal government to line up against the [...]

A Matter of Priorities?—Obama Gives Jobs to Foreigners

A Matter of Priorities?—Obama Gives Jobs to Foreigners

ECONOMY, EAGLE FORUM In this video, Barack Obama is asked why we are importing foreign labor while Americans are out of work: Jennifer Wedel of Fort Worth asked why the government continues "to issue and extend H-1B visas when there are tons of Americans just like my husband with no job?" She was persistent and at one point broke in on the [...]

Netanyahu Says Only Military Strength Guarantees Israeli Security

Netanyahu Says Only Military Strength Guarantees Israeli Security

FOREIGN AFFAIRS, NEWSROOM AMERICA Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu said Sunday that only military strength guarantees the Jewish state's survival because it is surrounded by hostile Arab regimes, especially Iran, that seek its destruction. "In such a region, the only thing that ensures our existence, security and prosperity is our [...]

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