Economy – The economy added 227 thousand jobs in February, but the unemployment rate remained at 8.3%.
Mike Malloy – The liberal talk show host had this to say about Andrew Breitbart’s death "God dam# you Breitbart I'm so glad you're gone."
Derrick Bell – In a video released by Breitbart.com, Obama had this to say about Derrick Bell when at Harvard “Open up your hearts and your minds to the words of Professor Derrick Bell.” Bell is a proclaimed Marxist and racial conspiracy theorist similar to the words preached by Obama’s former pastor Jeremiah Wright. Bell is on record saying “I live to harass White folks!”
Buy Green – While pushing his green energy policy, Obama says if “You buy a fuel efficient auto” he will give you free stuff and “cut red tape”. In other words, he is holding our economy hostage until we go green. Obama stopped by a North Carolina truck factory this past week to announce $1bn in tax credits and grants for alternative-energy cars and trucks.
Ethics - More than half of Obama’s 47 biggest fundraisers, those who collected at least $500,000 for his campaign, have been given administration jobs. Nine more have been appointed to presidential boards and committees.
Iran - Satellite images of an Iranian military facility appear to show trucks and earth-moving vehicles at the site, indicating an attempted cleanup of radioactive traces possibly left by tests of a nuclear-weapon trigger, diplomats told The Associated Press on this past week.
Obama Campaign - The Obama campaign is out with a new short film directed by Academy Award winning director Davis Guggenheim and narrated by Academy Award winning actor Tom Hanks. According to Guggenheim, the only negatives on the Obama Presidency are that he accomplished too much.
Deficit – The federal government recorded its worst monthly deficit in history in February, according to a preliminary report last week from the Congressional Budget Office that said the deficit in fiscal year 2012 is already more than half a trillion dollars.
Keystone Pipeline - The Senate narrowly (56-44 – 60 votes needed) rejected a Republican-sponsored measure this past week that would have bypassed the Obama administration's current objections to the Keystone XL pipeline and allowed construction of the project to move forward immediately. Obama lobbied heavily to reject the GOP resolution.
Syria – Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta said the administration seeks “international approval” not “Congressional approval” to act in Syria.
Cyber Attacks - The U.S. is facing an increasing threat of cyberattacks from so-called “cyberterrorists.” Fox news explains that these hackers are using technology to steal money and finance their operations.
Trade Deficit - The U.S. trade deficit has hit an all-time high of $52.6 billion in January, according to the Associated Press. This reflects a big demand for foreign-made cars, computers and food products.
Israel - Israel has asked the United States for advanced “bunker-buster” bombs and refueling planes that could aid in striking Iran.
National Security – Army Chief of Staff, General Odierno had this to say about the military budget cuts “This would result in severe reductions in the National Guard, the Army Reserve and additional reductions in the active component and will significantly decrease what the Army can do for our joint force,” Odierno said. “In my estimation, sequestration would require us to fundamentally relook how we provide national security.”