Tuesday, September 16, 2014

If a candidate's slogan is "Believe in America," shouldn't he invest in America? And will GOP governors really turn down 100 percent funding to cover free riders at hospitals?
WASHINGTON -- Republican governors Rick Scott of Florida and Terry Branstad of Iowa on Sunday attacked President Barack Obama's decision to grant states increased flexibility...

WATCH: Maddow Mocks Romney’s Interview Blitz

Posted by Jack Mirkinson On July - 14 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Rachel Maddow lampooned Mitt Romney's Bain Capital interview blitz on her Friday show. The presumptive GOP nominee sat down with correspondents from five networks --...
CAIRO — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has held her first meeting with Egypt's new Islamist president and says that America's "share strategic...

The Islamist Generation

Posted by Mark Steyn, National Review On July - 14 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Mark Steyn, National ReviewMedia types like to talk about "the narrative": News is just another form of storytelling, and certain plot lines grab you more than others.The easiest narrative of all is anything involving young peo...

Pressure Mounts On Romney For Tax Release

Posted by The Huffington Post On July - 13 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Mitt Romney is facing renewed pressure to release further years of tax returns following reports on his complicated personal finances and disclosure filings that show...

Big Government Image Is Obama’s Bane

Posted by Scott Clement, Washington Post On July - 13 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Scott Clement, Washington PostPresident Obama and Democrats have fixated on Mitt Romney's work at Bain Capital as the keynote attack against the Republican hopeful, and recent polls show the attacks are making headway "” especi...

Barack Obama: "Mitt Romney's companies were pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs to low-wage countries."

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On July - 13 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Were Romney's companies 'pioneers in outsourcing' ? For Mitt Romney, a candidate who has made job creation the centerpiece of his campaign, it hardly helps to have news reports that Bain Capital invested in comp...

The Islamist Ascendancy

Posted by Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post On July - 12 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Charles Krauthammer, Washington PostPost-revolutionary Libya appears to have elected a relatively moderate pro-Western government. Good news, but tentative because Libya is less a country than an oil well with a long beach and myriad tribes. Popular a...

Jeff Duncan: "83% of doctors have considered leaving the profession because of #Obamacare."

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On July - 12 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | GOP lawmaker Jeff Duncan repeats survey finding that 83 percent of doctors are considering quitting due to Obamacare As the House was taking another vote to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law in m...

Why Not Try the Small Government Solution?

Posted by Cal Thomas, Denver Post On July - 12 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Cal Thomas, Denver PostBy Cal Thomas - July 12, 2012In order to get the correct answer to anything, one must ask the right question. That is what former ABC News and current Fox News TV host John Stossel does on his weekly program. If ever there was &...

Secure America Now: "For his first interview as president, Barack Obama chose Arab TV for an apology."

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On July - 12 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Ad says Obama apologized, showed weakness on Iran A new ad from an independent group claims President Barack Obama apologized and showed weakness on Iran. The ad comes from Secure America Now, which calls it...

A Very Mitt Romney Vacation

Posted by Margaret Carlson, Bloomberg On July - 11 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Margaret Carlson, BloombergAt the end of his summer vacation last week, Mitt Romney got the question inevitable for anyone in the White House or hoping to get there:At Bradley's Hardware in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, Romney was asked if, at a time...
The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Democrats say Mitt Romney failed to disclose offshore company in Bermuda In the Democratic playbook, the more attention paid to Mitt Romney’s wealth, the better. Over the past few days, many Democrats questione...

Americans for Prosperity: Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester is "the largest recipient of lobbyist money."

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On July - 10 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Americans for Prosperity says Jon Tester ranked first in lobbyist donations in the Senate A new TV ad shows big Montana skies and a succession of people saying Democratic Sen. Jon Tester isn’t representing...

Can Obama Win by Running on a Tax Hike?

Posted by Chris Stirewalt, FOX News On July - 9 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Chris Stirewalt, FOX News"I've never known of a Swiss bank account to build an American bridge, a Swiss bank account to create American jobs, or Swiss bank accounts to rebuild the levees to protect the people of New Orleans. That's not ...

Facebook posts: "75 percent of the Obamacare tax falls on the middle class."

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On July - 9 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Facebook post says “75 percent of the Obamacare tax falls on the middle class” In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision upholding President Barack Obama’s health care law, many readers asked us to...

Mitt Romney: " ‘Obamacare’ puts the federal government between you and your doctor."

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On July - 9 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Health law puts government in between patients and doctors, Mitt Romney says The Republican position on the health care law is that it represents a government takeover of the health care system. In his response to t...
WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday that Mitt Romney must be elected in November in order to "save America," arguing that...

Barney Frank Marries Longtime Partner

Posted by Elyse Siegel On July - 7 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
By Tim McLaughlin BOSTON, July 7 (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Representative Barney Frank wed his longtime partner, James Ready, on Saturday, becoming the first...
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Nancy Pelosi says 'everybody' will get more and pay less under the health care law In the debate over health care reform, a central question is whether the Affordable Care Act will live up to its name and make healt...

HBO Abandons Fox News Movie

Posted by AP On July - 5 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
NEW YORK -- HBO is dropping its plans to make a film on Roger Ailes and the rise of Fox News Channel. The network had...

Mitt Romney: The Supreme Court said the individual mandate "is a tax. So it's a tax."

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On July - 5 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Mitt Romney says health care law's penalty is a tax In the days following the Supreme Court’s decision on President Barack Obama’s health care law, supporters and critics of the law sparred over th...

John Boehner: The United States has "the best health care delivery system in the world."

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On July - 5 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | John Boehner says U.S. health care system is best in world House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says the health care law signed by President Barack Obama -- and upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court -- imperiled the n...