Daily Archives: January 29, 2010

McDonnell Trumps Obama’s State of the Union Speech

Connie Hair By Connie Hair

Speaking from the floor House of Delegates at the Virginia state capitol building in front of over 300 people, newly-inaugurated Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell delivered the Republican response to the President’s State of the Union Address last night. McDonnell was sworn in just 11 days ago after having received more votes for governor in his election last fall than any other gubernatorial candidate in Virginia history.

McDonnell stepped onto the national stage last night with great ease, articulating the conservative ideals and the common sense that Americans are eager to embrace after a long year of an unprecedented spending binge.

“Today, the federal government is simply trying to do too much,” McDonnell said in the speech. “Last year, we were told that massive new federal spending would create more jobs ‘immediately’ and hold unemployment below eight percent.” Continue reading

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Can’t We At Least Get a Toaster?

Ann CoulterBy Ann Coulter

In the wake of the Massachusetts Miracle last week (“The other Boston Massacre”), President Obama adopted a populist mantle, claiming he was going to “fight” Wall Street. It was either that or win another Nobel Peace Prize.

Now the only question is which Goldman Sachs crony he’ll put in charge of this task.

If Obama plans to hold Wall Street accountable for its own bad decisions, it will be a first for the Democrats.

For the past two decades, Democrats have specialized in insulating financial giants from the consequences of their own high-risk bets. Citigroup and Goldman Sachs alone have been rescued from their risky bets by unwitting taxpayers four times in the last 15 years. Continue reading

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