that his mouthpiece is now saying was 'just a preference':
Remember President Obama’s supposedly inviolable pledge—repeatedly uttered during the 2008 campaign and at countless town meetings since the inauguration—that he would never raise taxes on middle-class citizens who earn $250,000 a year or less?
This morning at a Manhattan breakfast sponsored by Thomson Reuters, White House Budget Director Peter Orszag threw that pledge out the window. Instead, he described Obama’s “read my lips, no new taxes” pledge as a “stance” and a “preference” that is subject to study by the president’s newly-formed bipartisan Commission on Fiscal Responsibility.
“The president has been very clear about what he prefers,” Orszag said under questioning from Thomson Reuters’ Chrystia Freeland.
Yes, he has, and that's the damned problem, you miserable little squint.
Ah, isn't the thought process of the Obama group wonderful...
The Department of Homeland Security decided Wednesday to go through with cuts to New York anti-terrorism funding, just 11 days after the Times Square car bombing attempt.
Rep. Pete King's office said the final DHS budget decision for the year gives the New York City area $111 million for transit security - a 27% cut from last year's funding of $153 million.
Also, the port security program for the metro-area is area is getting chopped from $45 million to $33.8 million - a cut of 25%.
which is followed by
Obama is expected to be in New York City Thursday for a Democratic fundraiser and to shake hands with many of the first responders of the attempted Times Square bombing. And he can expect an earful.
Coming barely two weeks after the bombing attempt, Democrats and Republicans call the cuts an indefensible slap in the face.
The President is slated to headline a superswank, $50,000-per-couple fund-raiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee at Manhattan's gilded St. Regis hotel on Fifth Ave.
The high-dollar affair will feature fine French food, a bevy of Wall Street titans and 23 Congress members - including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).
Even that sorry little camera-chaser Schumer is shocked. Usually that'd be a place for a picture of Capt. Renault, but I think Schumer probably really is this time; maybe he's starting to understand that Obama really doesn't give a rats ass what happens to NYEffin'C as long as he can move his plans along.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi(Lying Bitch Socialist-CA): “We Have to Pass the Bill So That You Can Find Out What Is In It”. And what's in it includes
ObamaCare sweeps away a host of state regulations and permanently alters our state’s insurance market. From now on, the federal government will manage the health care of all Washingtonians. The 2,700-page law contains a complex web of mandates, directives, price controls, tax increases and subsidies.
Tax on tanning. Imposes a 10 percent tax on services at tanning salons. Business owners will collect the tax from customers and send it to the federal government. This appears to be the first federal sales tax in the United States.
The new law falls well short of universal coverage. ObamaCare will leave about 6 percent of Washington residents without coverage. The measure is conservatively expected to cost $2.4 trillion in its first full decade. Thousands of older Washingtonians will lose their Medicare Advantage coverage, and the state’s 120,000 Health Savings Account holders may need to buy new policies or face stiff penalties.
Washington residents will begin paying ObamaCare taxes this year, while most benefits don’t start until 2014. The law includes some 19 new taxes. Here’s a rundown of what Washingtonians can expect in the coming years.
And one of those things?
Tax on Home Sales. Imposes a 3.8 percent tax on home sales and other real estate transactions. Middle-income people must pay the full tax even if they are “rich” for only one day – the day they sell their house and buy a new one.
You know, I'm getting dangerously close to wishing disease and disaster on some people.
You've heard all the crap about Arizona 'banning ethnic studies classes'? Guess what's actually banned:
The law prohibits the teaching of any classes that promote “the overthrow of the United States government,” “resentment toward a race or class of people,” “are designed primarily for pupils of a particular ethnic group” or “advocate ethnic solidarity instead of the treatment of pupils as individuals.”
If banning those things bans 'ethnic studies', then so be it.
Mamby-pamby, mealy-mouthed drivel about how they're "homegrown" completely misses the point. Timothy McVeigh, homegrown. Bill Ayers, homegrown. Faisal Shahzad, radical Muslim from Pakistan.
See the difference?
Well, you sorry excuse for a lawman, what happens if the 'proper emergency services' don't show up? You just stand there and watch her drown?
Speaking of the enemy we're dealing with,
University of California at San Diego Student Tells David Horowitz She's Up For Another Holocaust
Shockingly, she's a member of the Muslim Student Association.
You have to stick with it to the end for the real (but not very surprising) gut punch but it's worth it.
Video follows, then
I love how she starts it off with the traditional liberal pablum about dialogue and exchanging ideas. She isn't interested in exchanging ideas, she's interested in seeing Jews die a the hands of her coreligionists.
There are always going to be cranks and nasty pieces of works in the world but right now, we are in the business of creating them through what our schools do and do not teach.
And now, life other than bloggage calls.