Holding The Line
We are in day two of this partial government shutdown and at this point it doesn't look like it will end any time soon. Barack Obama will meet with top Congressional leaders today, but the line we continue to hear from the administration and Democrats is that they will not negotiate on their position. As politics paralyzes Washington, perhaps nothing has been so emblematic as the standoff between a closed federal government and WWII veterans. Yesterday dozens of veterans in their 80s and 90s showed up to the WWII Memorial in Washington DC only to find it barricaded off, closed. Luckily with the help of some lawmakers, they were able to cut through the barriers and visit the open-air memorial nonetheless. There is no doubt that the Democrat PR campaign will be in full force. Obama is already scheduled to hold a series of events highlighting the consequences of this shutdown. This is no different than what we saw during the battle over sequestration. The only difference is that this time around, we heard the president's dire warnings of sequestration and then we saw that once it went into effect, the president was full of it. His doom-and-gloom, apocalyptic predictions didn't come true. So I find it hard to believe that Americans won't view his warnings this time around with a skeptical eye...more
What A Waste!
The absurd ways our federal government finds to spend your tax dollars becomes even more infuriating when we consider Washington's inability to cut spending. As Nancy Pelosi says, "The cupboard is bare." If that's the case, then how do you explain the fact that the federal government managed to find nearly $100,000 to purchase an outhouse? Yes - an outhouse!...more
McDonald's Employee Admits Being Paid $15 to Protest WW2 Veterans
According to Patrick Poole writing for PJMedia.com, several McDonald's employees were paid $15 to protest World War II veterans. You can read more about this exclusive story as well as view video taken from the scene by clicking here.