ObamaCare - A new government actuarial study finds that as a result of the law, health care spending will be $478 billion higher over the next decade than it would have otherwise been had no law been passed. Furthermore, as a result of the health care law, about 50 cents of every dollar of health care spending in the United States will be financed by government by 2021. In other news, the Doctor Patient Medical Association has released a new survey of about 700 doctors, and the results are bleak. Eighty-Three percent of doctors are contemplating quitting and over 90% say the medical system is on the wrong track.
Obama Campaign - Democratic strategists Stanley Greenberg and James Carville have released a striking new report arguing in stark terms that some key voting groups now reject President Obama's claim that the economy is improving.
Joy Behar – The liberal talk show host said “it would be nice to see Romney’s house burn down”.
AFL-CIO - The federation says the shift in campaign funding from Obama has been in the works for months, and had nothing to do with the president's failure to show in Wisconsin last week, where labor unions led a failed recall election of Governor Scott Walker.
Marijuana – Marijuana legalization and medical use initiatives are the ballots in many key states this November. The Obama reelection could hinge on this and how this energizes the youth to get out to vote.
Republican Campaign Funding - Forbes has confirmed that billionaire Sheldon Adelson, along with his wife Miriam, has donated $10 million to the leading Super PAC supporting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney–and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. A well-placed source in the Adelson camp with direct knowledge of the casino billionaire’s thinking says that further donations will be “limitless.”
Harry Reid - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced his support of an investigation into last weekend’s controversial Pacquiao – Bradley boxing match. I’m so glad he has his priorities properly aligned with the rest of America.
Eggs - Dianne Feinstein is currently working to pass an amendment through the Senate that will nationalize standards for the housing of egg-laying hens.
HBO – HBO’s “Game of Thrones” parades George W. Bush’s decapitated head on a stick.
Fundraisers – Obama held another celebrity fundraiser in New York where he said he loved the middle class – and yes, because he visited the World Trade Center he is charging the taxpayers for the event. Thank you for the love! If that is not hypocritical enough, Obama has security checking photo IDs at campaign events – evidently, there has been fraud – people entering campaign events who are not Obama supporters.
Illegal Immigration - The White House, desperate for the Latino vote come November, will halt the deportation of as many as 800,000 young illegal immigrants and in some cases give them work permits, in a sweeping new initiative announced by the Department of Homeland Security.
Biden – Joe called the current recession the worst in American history. I think he needs a history lesson, but no doubt he and Obama made the recession worse. What’s worse, Biden then said the greatest cities are in China, not in the U.S.
Secret Service - The U.S. government has revealed details of serious allegations against Secret Service agents and officers since 2004, including claims of involvement with prostitutes, leaking sensitive information, publishing pornography, sexual assault, illegal wiretaps, improper use of weapons and drunken behavior. It wasn't immediately clear how many of the accusations were confirmed to be true.