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Obama’s ‘Jobs Act’ Too Much Genius For Republicans to Comprehend in One Bill

By Doug Powers  •  October 17, 2011 01:38 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Another bus tour is under way to promote the $447 billion “save the jobs of the same people whose jobs were supposed to have been saved by the first stimulus” bill. As expected, President Obama is suggesting breaking the bill into smaller pieces. The problem is apparently that the American Jobs […]

New Obama bus tour message: Pass whatever whenever — and we are the occupiers you’ve been waiting for!

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 17, 2011 09:32 AM

debsinger2 citizenbrad Time for some classic Obama Bus Tour photoshops (more here). Yep, he’s on the road again — campaigning on the taxpayer’s dime for who knows what whenever. In the aftermath of the Senate’s rejection of his massive government jobs slush fund, the White House will now push for passage of a slew of […]

Here are your 1 percent-ers: Obama’s bundlers

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 17, 2011 03:13 AM

While the Kamp Alinsky Kids were taunting police officers across the country on Friday night, the Obama-Biden 2012 campaign quietly released its list of the elite deep-pocketed donors who bundled at least $20 million for the White House. I’m publishing the full list below. Some 41 bundlers bagged more than $500,000 each for Mr. Obama […]

Biden Warns: If This Jobs Bill Doesn’t Pass, Your Chances of Getting Raped or Murdered Will Rise

By Doug Powers  •  October 12, 2011 03:06 PM

The subtle approach

‘Pres. Barack Obama Parkway’ Opens in Orlando

By Doug Powers  •  October 12, 2011 11:20 AM

**Written by Doug Powers In June of last year, when “Recovery Summer” was just kicking off, construction began on an Orlando parkway to be named after President Obama and, fittingly enough, paid for with stimulus funds. The first section of road has been completed: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony that showcased President […]

Obama’s Teachable Truthiness Moment

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 12, 2011 10:32 AM

I blogged last night about the Obama government jobs bill bust in the Senate. My coverage is here. The Hill’s report is here. The Dems know it’s another massive dud, yet Team Obama and his prog supporters are accusing opponents of wanting to deliberately harm the economy for political gain. Cloward-Piven projection at its finest: […]

Friday Solyndra Email Dump

By Doug Powers  •  October 7, 2011 07:37 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Logo credit: Sloane Buried within an ABC News story about today’s release of hundreds of Solyndra-related emails is a reminder of what White House Spokesman Jay Carney said at a press conference late last month after being asked about the involvement of a Department of Energy consultant and Obama fundraiser named […]

Taxpayers Were Almost on the Hook for an Additional $469 Million When Solyndra Went Under

By Doug Powers  •  October 6, 2011 09:06 AM

**Written by Doug Powers The Obama administration was preparing to toss another very expensive life preserver, but Solyndra had already forever slipped beneath the rolling, green waves. From the Washington Post: The Obama administration’s Department of Energy was poised last summer to give Solyndra a second major taxpayer loan of $469 million, even as the […]

McConnell Tries to Call Up Obama ‘Jobs Bill’ for Vote, Reid Blocks

By Doug Powers  •  October 4, 2011 08:45 PM

Bluff Story

Obama Administration Warned About Potential Embarrassment of Solyndra Visit

By Doug Powers  •  October 3, 2011 03:39 PM

Sending up solar flares

Gird Your Coins: Another Guaranteed Government Loan ‘Green Jobs’ Biz in ‘Financial Turmoil’

By Doug Powers  •  October 3, 2011 12:30 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Last spring while visiting Nevada Geothermal Power, Sen. Harry Reid said “this project is exactly the type of initiative we need to ensure Nevada creates good-paying jobs.” Notice Reid didn’t say the geothermal power company was exactly they type of initiative Nevada needed to create power. From the New York Times: […]

Green Stimulus Complete: Renewable Energy Loan Program Expires

By Doug Powers  •  October 1, 2011 02:54 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The guaranteed government loan program for “renewable energy” projects, a stimulus-sponsored exercise in venture socialism most famous for its ongoing Solyndra debacle and ties to investors that just happen to be Obama campaign donors, expired yesterday. The Department of Energy didn’t let the deadline go quietly: The Energy Department finalized Friday […]

Solar Energy School Propaganda 101

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 30, 2011 12:01 AM

My latest column investigates the green-washing of the government-funded solar energy racket going in America’s schools. Do you know what your kids are being taught — or rather, not being taught about failed eco-subsidies? Find out below. First, a quick Solyndra Watch link round-up: The White House is doing a Chu-step – sending Energy Secretary […]

Joe Biden: Economy Belongs to Us, Not Bush

By Doug Powers  •  September 29, 2011 03:58 PM

“We’re in charge”

Dem Senator: North Carolina Bridges Aren’t in Danger of Falling

By Doug Powers  •  September 23, 2011 05:01 PM

“Over-suggesting”?

Government Loans to Nowhere

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 23, 2011 11:04 AM

(Click to watch) Well, another House hearing on Solyndra came and went this morning. In another Great Moment Of Transparency in the Age of Obama, the Solyndra execs took the Fifth as promised. The Democrats’ erstwhile chief inquisitor and witch hunter of Capitol Hill, Henry Waxman, demonstrated his trademark chutzpah by complaining that the GOP […]

Obama Hails ‘Intercontinental Railroad’… Again

By Doug Powers  •  September 23, 2011 09:47 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Yesterday, President Obama promoted his “jobs bill” at a bridge that might not even be eligible for jobs bill money. Andrew Malcolm at Top of the Ticket noticed something during Obama’s latest “Bridge to Bankruptcy” speech that would be much more widely reported if Michele Bachmann or Sarah Palin had said […]

Harry Reid: Obama’s Jobs Bill ‘Pretty Well Jammed’ in the Dem-Controlled Senate

By Doug Powers  •  September 21, 2011 03:51 PM

Not going anywhere for a while?

Harry Reid on Obama’s ‘Tax the Rich’ Proposal: Finally Those Who Got America Into Debt Will Have to Pay

By Doug Powers  •  September 19, 2011 04:56 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Privately, DC Democrats like Harry Reid know they need and even depend on the rich, but publicly they reject them like red-heads at Danish sperm banks. That is unless they’re like Warren Buffett and play along in the “wink wink, nudge nudge” sense. Reid spoke earlier about President Obama’s “jobs plan” […]

Solyndra Round-Up: Adventures in Venture Socialism

By Doug Powers  •  September 17, 2011 01:45 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Learning that Solyndra investors were placed ahead of taxpayers when it comes to who gets paid back in the event of a loan default wasn’t a big surprise. After all, the auto bailouts were also structured in a way so that the unions were taken care of first with taxpayers stuck […]

Harry Reid Springs to Action Introducing the Jobs Bill

By Doug Powers  •  September 15, 2011 04:20 PM

Paths to prosperity

Who’s Up For Another ‘Jobs’ Bus Tour?

By Doug Powers  •  September 14, 2011 04:43 PM

All aboooard!… again…”

Obama: If You Love Me You Gotta Help Me Pass This Bill

By Doug Powers  •  September 14, 2011 02:01 PM

**Written by Doug Powers This has to be the headline of the day: From WTVD: The company’s CEO introduced the President before his speech around 12:30 p.m. Obama talked about his proposal to pay for the plan by raising taxes on big corporations and the wealthy, an idea that has not sat well with Republicans […]

Obama’s Big Green Boondoggles; Solyndra circus! Dems’ Blame Bush/Big Oil mantras; OMB warned: Firm “not ready for prime time;” Update: Treasury IG investigates; “Everyone knew”

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 14, 2011 09:50 AM

My syndicated column today expounds on the green phony, crony capitalism that has flourished — and flopped — in the Age of Obama. The latest developments breaking in the Solyndra scandal last night? Obama’s White House tried to rush the $535 million loan review, prompting complaints from financial officials. The White House, naturally, denies any […]

Chart of the day: Obama’s war on poor people

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 13, 2011 12:41 PM

If the trend in this chart occurred under the Bush administration, you know it would end up as a Koward Krugman NYT blog post under the headline “Bush’s War on Poor People.” Via Justin Hart, the data: Like this:Like Loading…

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