End Of Day Report

Friday, June 29, 2012

To: Friends & Supporters

From: Gary L. Bauer

Holder In Contempt

The Supreme Court wasn’t the only institution making news yesterday. Lost in all the commotion over the ObamaCare ruling was the vote in the House of Representatives holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for obstructing the congressional investigation into Operation Fast and Furious.

That resolution passed 255-to-67. The vote was bi-partisan with 17 Democrats joining 238 Republicans. Adding to the day’s theatrics, more than 100 Democrats refused to vote and walked out in protest.

Following the vote, Attorney General Holder released the following statement:

“Today’s vote is the regrettable culmination of what became a misguided — and politically motivated — investigation during an election year. By advancing it over the past year and a half, Congressman Issa and others have focused on politics over public safety. Instead of trying to correct the problems that led to a series of flawed law enforcement operations, and instead of helping us find ways to better protect the brave law enforcement officers, like Agent Brian Terry, who keep us safe — they have led us to this unnecessary and unwarranted outcome.”
The House also voted to initiate judicial proceedings to enforce the contempt citation. According to Reuters, House Republicans are following the example set by Democrats in 2008 when they sued to force the Bush White House to turn over documents and compel White House Counsel Harriet Miers to testify about nine fired U.S. attorneys. Stay tuned!

Roberts’ Rules

Friends, I confess I was surprised by Chief Justice John Roberts’ opinion to uphold ObamaCare as a tax. But some conservatives I respect are suggesting that there is a silver lining in his opinion.

First, he slammed the door on the continued exploitation of the Commerce Clause to justify every whim of the left. Second, he defined ObamaCare as a massive tax. And lastly, he reminded the American people that elections have consequences. As Roberts declared in his opinion, “It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.”

I’m not terribly interested in dissecting Roberts’ opinion or divining his true intentions. My main concern right now is how it will be implemented — the financial burden it represents as well as the burden on religious liberty currently being protested by the Catholic Church and other religious institutions. More cases against ObamaCare are coming, and John Roberts will have new opportunities to clarify his ruling.

But if you are interested in such analysis, George Will and Charles Krauthammer offer some intriguing thoughts.

End Of Day Report


Thursday, June 28, 2012

To: Friends & Supporters

From: Gary L. Bauer

COUNTDOWN TO VICTORY: 131 DAYS TO THE 2012 ELECTIONS

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Supreme Let Down

Sarah Palin’s response to the Supreme Court’s 5-to-4 ruling today upholding ObamaCare and the individual mandate was the most on target comment I read or heard — “Obama Lies, Freedom Dies.”

The court rejected the administration’s main argument that the individual mandate was constitutional based on the Commerce Clause. It rejected the administration’s second argument that the mandate was constitutional under the Necessary and Proper Clause.

However, five justices, including sadly Chief Justice John Roberts, concluded that the mandate was constitutional under Congress’ power to tax. As Roberts wrote in his opinion, “Simply put, Congress may tax and spend.”

That’s the problem in Washington, isn’t it? There’s already way too much spending, and ObamaCare won’t help that. And it is a huge tax increase — $500 billion over the next ten years.

Here is where the lie comes in. You may recall Barack Obama’s September 2009 interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. During a testy exchange, Obama repeatedly rejected Stephanopoulos’ characterization of the mandate as a tax, saying, “I absolutely reject that notion.”

Unfortunately, that was the only notion the Supreme Court didn’t reject, and the justices’ decision is effectively calling Obama a lying tax-hiker.

Are we to believe that George Stephanopoulos understands the Constitution better than our constitutional law professor president and all of his liberal co-conspirators in Congress? At this point, I’m willing to believe that. I’m also willing to believe, based on Obama’s books, which are filled with lies and distortions, that he looked the American people in the eye on national television and lied to us!

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Reaction

Governor Mitt Romney came out swinging in response to the ObamaCare ruling. He said, “[W]hat the court did not do on its last day in session, I will do on my first day if elected President of the United States, and that is I will act to repeal ObamaCare.”

Governor Romney added, “ObamaCare was bad law yesterday, it’s bad law today.” He also labeled ObamaCare as “a job killer.” He finished his remarks by echoing the words of Ronald Reagan, telling them, “This is a time of choice for the American people,” reminding the nation that to in order to “get rid of ObamaCare, we’re going to have to replace President Obama.” He’s exactly right!

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor and blasted Obama and the Democrats for wasting so much time on this unpopular monstrosity. And McConnell also nailed Obama for misleading the American people, saying, “The Supreme Court has spoken. This law is a tax. This bill was sold to the American people on a deception.”

Some Democrats, however, could hardly contain their gloating. Patrick Gaspard, executive director of the Democrat National Committee, tweeted: “It’s constitutional. Bit@hes.” The DNC’s new media director lowered the political discourse even further, tweeting: “TAKE THAT MOTHER******S!!”

Within an hour of the Supreme Court’s decision, the House Republican leadership vowed that it would hold a vote on legislation to fully repeal ObamaCare on July 11th, once again putting Democrats on the record. This is important because as much as some folks still insist that the economy is the biggest issue, ObamaCare is tremendously unpopular and Obama and his left-wing allies now own it.

This election MUST be about ObamaCare — how it will impact the future of our country, our economy and our values. Sadly, all the regulations providing tax dollars for abortions and those forcing the Catholic Church and other religious institutions to violate their core values were not under consideration in this case. So for now, they still stand.

There is only one option: Only a conservative victory on November 6th can undo this nightmare. We must throw Obama and his socialist co-conspirators out of office!

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

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From: Gary L. Bauer

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Tomorrow A Watershed Day!

The Supreme Court is set to announce its decision on its biggest case in at least a decade. Not since Bush v. Gore has a court decision had so much riding on it. So much is at stake about the kind of country we will be.

But that’s not the only action in Washington tomorrow. The House of Representatives is set to vote on whether to cite Attorney General Eric Holder with contempt of Congress. The National Rifle Association announced that it would include the vote in its ratings of House members because it views Operation Fast and Furious as an assault on Second Amendment liberties.

While the White House and its left-wing media allies have tried to portray this vote as a partisan witch hunt, several Democrats are expected to support the contempt resolution. Yesterday, Rep. Jim Matheson (D-UT) was the first to publicly break ranks, saying:

“Utahns expect and deserve transparency and accountability from government officials, especially when a tragedy such as the death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent occurs. …Sadly, it seems that it will take holding the Attorney General in contempt to communicate that evasiveness is unacceptable.”
By the way, a recent poll found that only 29% of likely voters approved of Obama’s claim of executive privilege over the Fast and Furious documents, while 56% of voters disapproved. Once again, Obama is demonstrating just how out of touch he is with the American people.

I can’t predict the future. But if the Supreme Court strikes down the individual mandate and if the House of Representatives cites Eric Holder with contempt, it will be tough for the White House and its big media allies to spin these results.

“Contingency Plans A-Plenty”

What will our constitutional law professor president do if the justices of the Supreme Court flunk his signature initiative? Marc Ambinder of The Atlantic thinks he knows. Anticipating a possible decision Monday, Ambinder tweeted: “The WH has exec orders [ready to go] if [the Affordable Care Act] is struck down. Their content and timing I don’t know. But they’ve got contingency plans a-plenty.”

Is Ambinder really suggesting that Obama is prepared to defy the Supreme Court and risk a constitutional crisis?

I think Obama will stop at nothing in his plans to “fundamentally transform” America. This is the same man who has campaigned on the themes of “We Can’t Wait” and “If Congress Won’t Act, I Will.”

He has refused to enforce our immigration laws. His administration has been cited by a federal court for contempt over its offshore drilling ban. He is ignoring the First Amendment and trying to force the Catholic Church and other religious institutions to violate their core values. He is blocking a congressional investigation into the death of a Border Patrol agent. And he has the audacity to redefine marriage.

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FBI Investigating 100 Extremists — In Military!

On Monday National Public Radio broke a story that has been largely ignored by the “mainstream media.” According to NPR, the FBI has “conducted more than 100 investigations into suspected Islamic extremists within in the military… About a dozen of those cases are considered serious.”

Do you remember how the media and left-wing members of Congress denounced Rep. Peter King (R-NY), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, for holding hearings about Islamic radicalization in the U.S.? Evidently the FBI thinks there is reason for concern — even within the U.S. military!

I hope these cases are being taken more seriously in the aftermath of Nidal Hasan’s murderous rampage at Fort Hood. Political correctness prevented too many of Hasan’s associates from acting on his bizarre behavior. But I’m not holding my breath. Top commanders at the time were worried that “diversity” would become a casualty after Fort Hood. And we all know how important “diversity” is in Obama’s military.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

To: Friends & Supporters

From: Gary L. Bauer

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While We’re Waiting…

As the nation awaits the Supreme Court’s ruling on ObamaCare, our friends at The Weekly Standard have gone back and reviewed the polling data. Here’s what they found:

“…[F]rom March 2010 through a poll released this morning, Rasmussen has conducted 98 polls of likely voters.  All 98 times, support for repeal has [been the winner].  Across 98 contests, Obamacare has gone 0 and 98. Here are a few interesting stats from those 98 polls of likely voters:

“Number of times that a plurality has favored repeal: 98.

“Number of times that an outright majority has favored repeal: 96.

“Number of times that repeal has been favored by a double-digit margin: 95. …

“Average margin in favor of repeal: 17 percentage points. …

“In addition to Rasmussen’s polling, Real Clear Politics lists 20 other polls on repeal from across the past 27 months.  In 19 of those 20, support for repeal has outpaced opposition to repeal — giving Obamacare an overall record of 1-117.”
Given the polling data, Republicans might consider making ObamaCare and everything it represents — bigger government, higher taxes, more spending, an unprecedented assault on religious liberty — a much bigger issue in this campaign.

Update On Hunter Rogers

Here’s a disturbing update on Hunter Rogers — the North Carolina high school student who videotaped his teacher threatening him with jail for allegedly being disrespectful toward Barack Obama. The teacher, Tanya Dixon-Neely, was initially suspended with pay. She has since been told that she will be allowed to keep her job. But that’s not the disturbing part.

After Rogers’ video went viral, he became the subject of threats and harassment from students and the school! In an interview with Breitbart News, his sister said that there are students in school who are related to Dixon-Neely and they have physically threatened him.

Worse, school officials have berated him for embarrassing the school and refused the family’s request to allow Rogers to complete his final three weeks of the school year at home for his own safety. According to the report, Rogers was permitted to come to school late, “be secluded from other students during the school day” and leave late so as to avoid being assaulted. In short, the atmosphere is so bad that the only way the school can guarantee his safety is to isolate him.

And to add insult to injury, the school slapped Rogers with a suspension for videotaping in the classroom!

Imagine if this situation were reversed. Suppose a gay teenager had been “bullied” by a conservative teacher. I guarantee you that teacher would have been fired on the spot. Moreover, the school would have bent over backwards to accommodate any request from the family and to quash the “atmosphere of hate” if he felt threatened by other students.

It’s okay to videotape cops roughing up someone without knowing anything else about what happened before that incident. Those folks are hailed as heroes. The Occupy Wall Street movement constantly videotaped the police, hoping to intimidate them. But a kid who videotapes his teacher trying to indoctrinate a class with false information about Barack Obama gets punished.

This is how the left wins, my friends. The “tyrants of tolerance” do not hesitate to intimidate and silence their opposition. They are bitter, angry people. We saw it in the violence and vandalism that was so rampant in the Occupy Wall Street movement.

We saw in the hatred that was directed at the Mormon Church and some small businesses after Proposition 8 passed in California. We saw it Friday when news broke about the disgusting and demeaning behavior in the White House toward Ronald Reagan and other conservatives.

We see it in how the Obama Administration is now punishing Arizona and demanding that the Catholic Church and other religious institutions violate their core values. The left wants to control you, and it will if we don’t fight back!

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Obama’s Imperial Presidency

The trend in recent decades toward more power being concentrated in the executive branch has reached its high point in the Obama White House. Obama’s first three and a half years have resurrected the title “the imperial presidency,” a term that captures how much Obama’s presidency has exceeded its constitutional limits. Read more in my weekly column at humanevents.com.

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Monday, June 25, 2012

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From: Gary L. Bauer

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Monday Mania

All eyes were on the Supreme Court this morning as the nation awaited rulings on major cases related to immigration, criminal justice, campaign finance reform and health care. But true to form, the justices are holding their blockbuster case — ObamaCare — until the very end. We’ll find out Thursday morning whether Obama’s signature initiative passes constitutional muster.

Today, however, the court largely gutted Arizona’s anti-illegal immigration law, which was passed out of frustration with the federal government’s failure to control the border and enforce our immigration laws. A July 2010 Rasmussen poll found that 61% of likely voters would support a similar law in their own state. But the court’s majority reaffirmed the long-standing view that immigration enforcement is a federal responsibility with virtually no role for the states.

Arizona law enforcement officials will still be permitted to inquire about the immigration status of individuals who have already been stopped. Advocates of the law are suggesting that just the ability of local police to check the immigration status of a detained individual is of some deterrent value.

In his dissenting opinion, Justice Scalia, who would have upheld the entire Arizona law, observed, “Today’s opinion… deprives states of what most would consider the defining characteristic of sovereignty: the power to exclude from the sovereign’s territory people who have no right to be there.”

In another disappointing decision, the court’s liberal majority continued down the path it has been on for several years of restricting the right of states to establish their own laws and punishments. The court ruled 5-to-4 that mandatory life sentences for juveniles convicted of murder violated the Eighth Amendment prohibition against “cruel and unusual punishment.”

Several years ago, the Supreme Court banned the death penalty for juvenile murderers. Now it has essentially taken life sentences off the books too!

In both cases Justice Anthony Kennedy was part of the liberal majority. And it is possible that Kennedy will disappoint conservatives yet again Thursday morning.

But no matter what happens in the ObamaCare decision, here’s the bottom line: This fight doesn’t end Thursday morning. Win or lose, the left isn’t about to give up and we can’t either! Whatever the court does simply raises the stakes in November.

This election will decide the future of America. That’s why your support for CWF is so important!

Make Corruption An Issue

The House of Representatives will vote this week on a resolution citing Attorney General Eric Holder with contempt of Congress. As House Republicans prepare to hold the Obama Administration accountable for Operation Fast and Furious, I’m hearing more and more “nervous Nellies” on the right fretting about getting off-message.

Some consultants fear the Obama campaign will use this investigation to portray Republicans as vindictive and mean-spirited. They will do that anyway!

For example, Nancy Pelosi played the race card last week, saying that the contempt vote against Holder was about voter suppression, not Fast and Furious. Republicans should hit back: Make government reform and corruption a major campaign theme.

Yes the voters care about the economy. But they also care about the GSA scandal. They care about politically connected donors getting stimulus funds to prop up failing green energy companies. They care about congressional votes being bought with schemes like the “Cornhusker kickback.”

While Democrats are raking JP Morgan over the coals for losing its own money, Romney should remind the voters about Democrat Jon Corzine bankrupting MF Global. (Corzine, by the way, is still listed on the Obama campaign’s website as a top $500,000+ bundler.)

Romney should remind the voters about how the Obama Administration routinely ignores Congress, refuses to enforce the law (including the Defense of Marriage Act), and can’t seem to keep our national security secrets secret.

There is nothing wrong with pointing out that the “most transparent administration in history” is refusing to comply with congressional subpoenas and covering up the details of a botched operation that led to the death of a Border Patrol Agent. The family of Agent Brian Terry certainly cares about that, and millions of Americans do too.

We’re On The Wrong Track

According to a recent Associated Press poll, 60% of Americans believe our country is on the wrong track. Of course the state of Obama’s economy is a big part of that negative sentiment. But I also think that figure reflects a deep concern about America’s growing virtue deficit too.

Who could not watch the disturbing video of Karen Klein, a 68-year-old bus monitor, being so viciously taunted by seventh and eighth-grade boys and not be worried about the breakdown of the family?

Who can read the almost daily headlines of teachers molesting students and not be worried about the lack of respect for traditional values?

Who can read about Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s house of horror and not see the slippery slope of abortion-on-demand?

And is it any wonder that so many Americans think we’re on the wrong track when our political and cultural elites no longer know what the meaning of marriage is?

Yes, America is on the wrong track, but not all that ails our nation is economic in nature. Values matter too.

Refuting The “Gospel Of Marx”

Dealing with liberal politicians and the media is frustrating enough. But it really infuriates me when they try to use the Gospel to justify their radical, left-wing ideas. Remember when Obama tried to claim that his faith in Jesus Christ led him to embrace same-sex “marriage”?

The Religious Left also claims that the scriptures require us to support higher taxes to fund massive social justice programs. But the biblical call to help the poor is a personal command, not a call for Big Government.

That’s where the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics comes in. IFWE is dedicated to countering the left’s false gospel of socialism. We will be working closely with IFWE in weeks and months ahead, and sharing their research so you can refute liberals preaching from the “Gospel of Marx.”

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Friday, June 22, 2012

To: Friends & Supporters

From: Gary L. Bauer

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Homosexual Activists Demean Reagan; Defile White House

The White House is a place where Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt and others made the most monumental decisions about war and peace. The Oval Office became a sexual playground when Bill Clinton frolicked there with a White House intern. And now the White House has been defiled by homosexual supporters of Barack Obama.

A Philadelphia columnist has broken a story [WARNING: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE], now picked up by Drudge, that attendees at last week’s White House Gay Pride reception used the event as an opportunity to pose for photos under the portrait of Ronald Reagan, in which they displayed their hatred for him.

They gave Reagan “the finger,” and then proudly posted these pictures on their Facebook pages. A lesbian couple thought it was really cute to make out under Reagan’s portrait. All this took place while the Marine Corps Band, under order from the Obama White House, played Barbara Streisand songs popular in the so-called “homosexual community.”

Ronald Reagan was one of the most decent men I have known in my entire life. He was a strong conservative who battled the left. But he never allowed his strong convictions to lead him to hate or disrespect his opposition.

Reagan had such reverence for the White House that he always wore his jacket in the Oval Office. In his White House, any group of conservatives or anyone else who demeaned a previous president with obscene gestures or any other unacceptable behavior would have been escorted out immediately!

Trust me, my friends. There would have been plenty of White House staff in the area where this disgusting display of hatred toward one of our finest presidents took place. No one was asked to leave, and I have no doubt there was plenty of laughter.

I saw Michelle Obama on “Jeopardy” this week bragging that under the leadership of her husband the White House has truly become “the people’s house.” It’s become some kind of a house, but I doubt if the people would want their name on it.

Barack Obama should immediately apologize to the American people for the inexcusable behavior of his “guests,” and he should denounce the vitriol and hatred of his militant homosexual supporters. But I doubt he will. Some “spinner” at the White House is probably trying to figure out some way to blame the conduct on Bush!

I don’t think this latest outrage is going to play well in Middle America. I doubt if “swing voters” will find this incident to be the kind of hope and change for which they were hoping. Sure the election is about the economy, and on that issue alone Obama should be fired by the voters.

But the election is also about our values and our increasingly defiled culture. From top to bottom the Obama White House should be ashamed.

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

To: Friends & Supporters

From: Gary L. Bauer

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Fortnight For Freedom Begins

Today Catholics across America are beginning a two-week period of prayer, fasting and public action for the preservation of religious liberty in America.

This extraordinary call to prayer and action by the largest religious denomination in America is a response to the unprecedented assault by the Obama Administration against long-respected norms and traditions — including forcing religious institutions to pay for medical services and procedures that violate their core values to redefining marriage.

And here’s the latest assault on religious liberty: A lesbian couple in New York, where they recently legalized same-sex “marriage,” is suing a Catholic hospital for refusing to recognize their relationship.

The culture war is real, and the Obama Administration is throwing the full force of the government behind the radical, secularist left.

The “Fortnight For Freedom” concludes at noon on July 4th, when Catholic churches around the country will simultaneously ring their church bells. This is tremendous symbolism: Celebrating our Day of Independence, as well as calling the faithful to action. As has been said so many times, “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.”

If you would like to learn more about the “Fortnight For Freedom,” click here.

ACTION ITEM: Use this “Fortnight For Freedom” to encourage your like-minded friends and family members to register to vote. And don’t assume they are registered. Millions of Americans who think they are in fact are not. Now is the time for men and women of faith to take a stand for religious liberty.

Media Bias

Watching the CBS Evening News last night reminded me just how biased the media are, not just in what they say but also what they don’t say.

For example, as I just reported, Catholic leaders are all on the same page and they are taking extraordinary action in defense of our fundamental freedoms. You would think that would be big news. But CBS ignored the “Fortnight For Freedom,” and instead reported on 15 nuns on a bus tour protesting Republican budget cuts.

Southern Baptists Stand For Marriage; Make History

Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest Protestant denomination, approved a resolution this week reaffirming that marriage is “the exclusive union of one man and one woman.” The resolution also rejected attempts to equate same-sex “marriage” with the civil rights movement.

It is especially noteworthy that one of the authors of this resolution is Reverend Dwight McKissic of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas. Reverend McKissic is black, as is the Southern Baptist Convention’s newly-elected president, Reverend Fred Luter, Jr., of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Reverend Luter is the first black man to lead the Southern Baptist Convention, and his election says a lot about the genuine desire of religious conservatives to seek racial reconciliation. I hope that Reverend Luter will be a powerful voice for men and women of faith when it comes to fundamental issues like the sanctity of life and the meaning of marriage.

Speaking Of Values Issues…

Governor Mitt Romney addressed the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials this afternoon in Orlando, Florida. His speech focused on Obama’s failures to manage the economy and reform our immigration laws. He did well, but the audience was overwhelmingly Democrat and therefore largely hostile to virtually everything Romney had to say.

Next month, Governor Romney will address another largely Democrat audience when he speaks before the NAACP’s 103rd Annual Convention. Whenever he addresses such groups, I would encourage him to speak beyond the specific audience and directly to the broader minority electorate with a message that also stresses values. For example, imagine if he said something like this:


“I know Hispanics care deeply about traditional values of faith and family. I share your belief that marriage is between a man and a woman. I also believe, as do many Catholic and evangelical Hispanics, that all of our children should be welcomed into the world and protected under the law. And I think school choice is an essential ingredient to giving our children a first-class education and brighter future.

“Now we may have some disagreements on immigration reform. But on these fundamental issues of faith and family, there is more that we have in common than you do with Barack Obama. He is the most pro-abortion president we have ever had — going so far as to threatening to veto legislation banning sex-selection abortions. Talk about a war on women!

“He’s waging war against the Catholic Church and he has embraced the radical idea of men ‘marrying’ other men. If Obama can’t get marriage right, why should you trust him to get it right on the economy or immigration? It’s not like the last three years have given us much reason for hope!

“It’s time for a change. It’s time for black and Hispanic voters to change their allegiance to the party of Lincoln and Reagan — to the party that believes people, not government, create jobs, and to the party that respects faith and family.”
Yes, that is what I would have him say. But I’m not holding my breath. That’s not a criticism of Romney specifically. George W. Bush never made those speeches to minority gatherings either. But I strongly believe that values issues are where conservatives and minority voters can find the most common ground.

Speaking Of Jobs…

The latest economic reports confirm that we really need to change course. Reuters reports that the manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace in 11 months. This is bad news because the manufacturing sector had been one of the few bright spots in the economy.

But there’s more bad news. Jobless claims are up to 387,000. I know the media are reporting a drop of 2,000, but that’s because last week’s figures were, yet again, revised up from 386,000 to 389,000.

America can’t afford four more years of the Obama nightmare!

Kudos To Denny’s

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