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More Than What’s On The Surface As Obama Seeks New Powers
At first glance, Barrack Obama appears to be "making government work better" with his call for a change in his Presidential powers.  You could call it "answering the electorate's call for government efficiency".
Mr. Obama will call on Congress to give him a so-called consolidation…
Jobless Claims Rise With The End Of The Holiday Season
So much for those "improving" unemployment numbers.  Last quarter, the Obama administration trumpeted the statistical fact that jobless claims had leveled off and actually dropped - even as analysts pointed out that this was due to the holiday/seasonal hiring season...
Restaurant Slump May Signal Economic Slowdown
Economists theorize that we've been out of the recession since June 2009.  The recovery has been a slow one at best.  If the recent news from the restaurant world is any signal, we might be in for an even slower recovery.
Restaurant stocks are underperforming the U...
Chia Obama Back On Shelves
I actually saw one of these this weekend while doing some holiday shopping.
It appears that the Chia Obama is back on store shelves - just in time for the giving season.
CVS stores began stocking the special edition Chia in select markets this week, according to the company that produces it -- just in…
Obama Proposes Government Censorship Of The Internet
Freedom of speech - right?  How 'bout the President shutting down or limiting what's on the internet?
“The President ... may declare a cyber security emergency and order the limitation or shutdown of Internet traffic to and from any compromised Federal Government or United States Critical infrastruct…
Lights Out For 100-Watt Incandescent Bulb
January 1, 2012 marks the date the you will no longer be able to buy 100-watt incandescent light bulbs.  The "green" regulation that outlawed them will take effect as we welcome the new year.
It's part of the government's effort to move consumers away from inefficient energy-hog incandescen…
Obama Taxes Christmas Trees
With a feeble economy that's threatening to derail the Christmas plans of many families across America comes this piece of news:  The Obama administration has imposed a 15-cent tax on Christmas trees.
According to the Obama administration this "board" is to run a '“program of promotion, res…
Obama’s Diet Pays Off; Gets Clean Bill Of Health
The results of Barack Obama's recent physical have been released.
In a two-page report released by the “first doctor,” Dr. Jeffrey C. Kuhlman gave the president a strong bill of health, saying he was a physically active 50-year-old who eats a healthy diet (the president regularly cites the influence …
First Lady To Publish First Book
Grab a side of french fries and ice cream;  Michelle Obama is getting ready to publish a garden book that describes the vegetable garden that's grown on the South Lawn for the last three years.
First Lady Michelle Obama's book about her garden will be titled American Grown: How the Whi…

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