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A new ad for the Obama 2012 campaign came out. Ordinarily I watch those ads, shake my head, and continue on. In this case, however, the falsehoods and misconceptions are so awful that I had to call attention to it. Here is the ad, with commented transcript below.
Obama to Issue Disastrous"Cybersecurity" Executive Order
The American people stopped Congress from passing disastrous so-called cybersecurity bills that would infringe on the free speech and privacy of internet users. Nothing short of amazing happened when Congress tried to ram through CISPA, SOPA, and PIPA. The defeat of these bills showed the power of grassroots activism as countless activists rose up and took action by calling their congressmen and spreading the word on social media.
Physicians Survey: Take One Obamacare & Depress Me In The Morning
(Via Ben Domenech's The Transom.)The Physician's Foundation conducted an extensive survey of those most essential to the delivery of health care in America and found that all is definitely not well in Doctor Land. (Link to the .pdf can be found here.)Here are a couple of quick snapshots from the results.
We hear the term “school choice” quite a lot and, with Hollywood shining a spotlight on the issue with new film Won't Back Down, we are bound to hear even more in the coming weeks. However, "school choice" is a blanket term that can mean a variety of different things. In my last piece, we looked at charter schools, open enrollment, and school vouchers and how they are helping children succeed.
Will Obamacare Really Solve The "Uninsured" Problem?
Last week, I wrote about The New Republic claiming that Obamacare was already a success because the number of uninsured people in the United States had slightly dropped. Of course, the purported goal of the Affordable Care Act is to make sure that everyone has insurance. That was the intent behind the mandate that's now a tax or penalty or whatever. Is it going to work?Probably not.
Obama and Univision – Sophistry and Missed Questions
Democracy and Power 108: ObfuscationPoliticians know their constituents are generally inattentive to their political actions. Thus, a politician’s speech is seldom precise or logically reasoned. Seeking a favorable image, politicians talk in generalities, exaggerations and obfuscation.
New York Times Inflates Obama's Already Over-Inflated Budget Numbers
It's one thing for the Obama administration itself to play fast and loose with budgetary facts, but it's an entirely new realm when the campaign cooks their numbers using questionable methods, and the media follows that up by inflating the falsehood even further.
There has been a lot in the news lately about school choice, but those words, "school choice" can mean many different things. Let’s take a look at some of the different forms school choice can take, and how they have worked for American children.
Matt Kibbe and FreedomWorks Join Conservative Leaders in United Stand Against Media Bias
Enough Is Enough-- Two-dozen conservative activists and media personalities including Matt Kibbe from FreedomWorks urged members of their respective groups to switch off the biased and corrupt liberal news media. FOX News reported:
This past Saturday, September 22, marked the fourth annual End the Fed day. At Federal Reserve branches across the country, liberty activists showed up to call attention to the corruption and immorality of the Federal Reserve System.