Dr. Jason B. Whitman

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Latest Hill Poll: More Bad News for Obama

Latest Hill Poll: More Bad News for Obama

The latest poll from The Hill could spell trouble for President Obama and the Democrats’ messaging during their convention. The poll, conducted September 2, 2012, is a national survey of 1000 likely voters. There are several very interesting results that

Are You Better Off Today Than Four Years Ago?

Are You Better Off Today Than Four Years Ago?

Yesterday, on the Sunday show circuit, top Obama surrogate Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-MD) was asked whether we are better off today than we were four years ago. He apparently didn’t get the campaign memo that the answer was supposed to be

Supreme Court Reinforces Citizens United Decision

Supreme Court Reinforces Citizens United Decision

There was a bright spot in Monday’s Supreme Court rulings after the defeat handed down on Arizona’s immigration law, SB1070. In the case of American Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. Bullock, the five majority Justices made it very clear that they intended to solidify

Chicago Teacher's Unions: 24% Raise Or We Strike

Chicago Teacher's Unions: 24% Raise Or We Strike

Nothing screams relevance in today’s economic and political climate like a teacher’s union threatening a strike if their members aren’t given a 24 percent pay raise, and yet that is exactly what is happening in Chicago, the nation’s third largest

The President's Public Equity Record

The President's Public Equity Record

President Obama and his campaign leadership have been consistently focusing their attacks on Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital, a firm with some dealings in private equity. This should come as no great surprise given that Romney has made his private sector

Banks Look to Resume Risky Subprime Lending

Banks Look to Resume Risky Subprime Lending

Failed subprime mortgages played an enormous role in the 2008 financial meltdown. Loans were made to borrowers using lax lending and many creative loans were made to people who arguably should not have qualified in the first place. As the

For Democrats, Any Budget Is 'Controversial'

For Democrats, Any Budget Is 'Controversial'

The Democrats have been so derelict in their duty to introduce or pass a reasonable budget, apparently any attempt to pass a budget is considered “controversial.”   The Los Angeles Times ran a piece, prior to the U.S. House passing

Maureen Dowd Perpetuates Failed "War on Women" Narrative

Never one to allow a dead horse to go unbeaten, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd pulls out her riding crop in her latest piece. Of course, I am referring to the unending stream of pusillanimous propaganda about Republicans hating sex and women that

Andrea Mitchell Attacks Komen With Activist Journalism

The firestorm over Komen For The Cure’s recent announcement that they would be cutting funding to Planned Parenthood was remarkably furious, so much so that it has degenerated into an obtuse PR mess for Komen. As I noted yesterday at

NPR's Bitter Disappointment: Komen Divorces Planned Parenthood

Unfortunately , Komen For The Cure is now experiencing the full fury of the Left following their apparent divorce from the murder factory that is Planned Parenthood. In keeping with their typically Leftist agenda, NPR immediately released a bitter indictment

Has Europe Become a Dirty Word in the GOP Primary?

Recent financial events in the Eurozone have been deeply troubling. One of the most common comparisons conservatives the United States make is that the current path will lead to the U.S. becoming like Greece or Italy–that the risk of U.S.

TSA Detains Senator Rand Paul: What Will the Fallout Be?

At this point most people are probably aware of TSA’s detainment of U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY). The story was broken when Senator Rand Paul’s Comm Director tweeted this. As would be expected, this set off a firestorm in the

Maureen Dowd: Obama's Bad Presidency Is … Bush's Fault

It was so full of promise, the ideal candidate with grandiose plans to fundamentally transform America had won. The man the New York Times had worked so hard to help elect was about to usher in a period of utopian

The 'Post-Partisan' President Ignores Bipartisan Keystone XL Project

The Left has frequently salivated over Obama’s post-partisan mojo. This post-partisan rhetoric has been so much hot-air, all show and no stay. Remember the president’s speech shortly after the unspeakable tragedy in Tucson wherein he said, “But at a time

A Conversation With Judge Napolitano

Ron Paul’s most glaring deficits as a Republican candidate have been his foreign policy positions. It is no secret that Judge Andrew Napolitano, host of Freedom Watch on Fox Business, is a huge supporter of Ron Paul, a fact that

Newsweek Elevates National Discourse: 'Obama's Critics Are Dumb'

It seems like only yesterday Newsweek was sold to the highest bidder for $1.00. Of course a sweetheart deal like that had to have a catch, in this case the buyer’s assumption of the liabilities on Newsweek’s balance sheet. In

Iran Has Begun Enrichment of Uranium At The Fordow Facility

If there was any doubt about the seriousness of the situation in Iran, that doubt should be dispelled by the news that the Iranians have begun to enrich uranium at their Fordow Nuclear Plant. These will do… According to Reuters,

Wasserman Schultz's Amnesia About Blaming Tea Party for Tuscon Shooting

DNC Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is no stranger to stretching the truth, or as it is often called, lying. She truly reached new levels of bombastic anti-Tea Party rhetoric recently in a speech on CSPAN-2. [youtube -4v4U2dvyng] This interview precipitated

The New York Times: A Convenient Memory Hole Concerning Tucson

It is impossible to know the thoughts that go through the mind of a crazy man. Certainly Jared Loughner, the assassin who perpetrated the Tucson massacre which killed six and wounded 13,including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was a monster. It hardly

Credit Where It's Due: Boston Herald Columnist Defends Santorum

Nothing could be more repugnant than ridiculing the actions of a grieving family after the death of a child. It has not been a surprise that Leftists, who celebrate a culture of death, would pile on presidential candidate Rick Santorum

WaPo: Is Callista Gingrich America's Camilla Parker-Bowles?

Who could possibly forget the sordid love affair between Prince Charles of Wales and the homely Camilla Parker-Bowles, Duchess of Cornwall, resulting in a forsaken Princess Diana? On January 2nd, the Washington Post ran with this headline, “Callista Gingrich, America’s