Slaughtering the Constitution


House Democratic leaders are showing their true colors in their desperate fight to save Obamacare.  According to the Washington Post, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that she might attempt to pass the measure without having members vote on it, using a sleight of hand known as a self-executing rule or a “deem and pass.”  This latest ploy [...]

Pelosi: House lacks votes to OK Senate health bill – Yahoo! News


WASHINGTON – Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she lacks the votes to quickly move the Senate’s sweeping health overhaul bill through the House, a potentially devastating blow to President Barack Obama’s signature issue. Pelosi, D-Calif., made the comment to reporters after House Democrats held a closed-door meeting at which participants vented frustration with the […]

It’s now Democrat vs. Democrat on health care – AP


It’s one of the oldest spectator sports in American politics: Democrat vs. Democrat. Welcome to the health care overhaul edition. With just days remaining to prove that they can meet a self-imposed Christmas deadline and pass President Barack Obama’s signature initiative through the Senate, Democrats seeking a rendezvous with history instead detoured to an intraparty […]

Karl Rove: The President Is No B+ – WSJ.com


Barack Obama has won a place in history with the worst ratings of any president at the end of his first year: 49% approve and 46% disapprove of his job performance in the latest USA Today/Gallup Poll. There are many factors that explain it, including weakness abroad, an unprecedented spending binge at home, and making […]