Congressional Dems Express Frustration Over Lack Of Obama Leadership

Democrats in Congress say they have grown frustrated with Obama because of his lack of leadership in their ongoing battle with Republicans over spending cuts, but with nothing in Obama’s career to suggest that he is one for political rough riding, it is odd for Democrats to express dismay that Obama isn’t leading the charge. … Continue reading Congressional Dems Express Frustration Over Lack Of Obama Leadership

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Labor Unions Intensify The Street War In Wisconsin

Wisconsin Republicans have begun increasing the pressure on the Democratic State Senators who fled Wisconsin to prevent legislature from having a quorum, thus forestalling that body's ability to vote on budget legislation aimed at returning the state to a sustainable course of fiscal sanity. These Democrats, who fled Wisconsin faster than the French left Paris, … Continue reading Labor Unions Intensify The Street War In Wisconsin

Home Prices Continue Down Nine Cities Hit New Lows

Data through November 2010, released January 25 by Standard & Poor’s for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, the leading measure of US home prices, show a deceleration in the annual growth rates in 17 of the 20 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and the 10- and 20-City Composites compared to what was reported for October. The … Continue reading Home Prices Continue Down Nine Cities Hit New Lows

Dog Pile on ObamaCare: Tally Of States Suing Government Over ObamaCare Now Totals 26

As House Republicans in Washington along with the new Tea Party freshman ponder and debate how to repeal ObamaCare, six more states joined a lawsuit in Florida against President Obama's health care overhaul.  Now more than half of the states in the Union are challenging the law. The six additional states, all with Republican attorneys general, … Continue reading Dog Pile on ObamaCare: Tally Of States Suing Government Over ObamaCare Now Totals 26

Hypocrisy Transparent As Obama Prepares To Meet With Chamber of Commerce

Although the sea of socialist rhetoric and hypocrisy through which Barack Obama makes us wade is routinely deep, I found a news blurb this morning that I found particularly  hypocritical.  Barack Obama is meeting   with the US Chamber of Commerce to see what he can do to help create jobs. Obama also wants to assure … Continue reading Hypocrisy Transparent As Obama Prepares To Meet With Chamber of Commerce

Real-Time Housing Market Update December 2010

December 2010 Overview The December housing market begins with a continuation of the seasonal price and inventory declines, with asking prices down by 0.45% this month and active inventory down by 3.16%.  In November 2010, the Altos 10-City Price Composite continued its seasonal decline by 0.45%. Expect weekly declines in price, inventory and demand through the … Continue reading Real-Time Housing Market Update December 2010

Turning America Around: Part One

A great American philosopher once said: It’s Déjà vu all over again.  Although it’s a great line, my intent here is not to wax philosophic by quoting Yogi Berra.  The malaise in which America now flounders is Déjà vu all over again, as it is eerily reminiscent of the America of 1980 and the malaise … Continue reading Turning America Around: Part One

Political Tsunami Of Senior Voters Sweep Hundreds of Democrats Out Of Office

Older American voters are the voting block most likely to vote in any election. This year, however, they are going to do so in record numbers. Seniors are supporting Republicans more than any other demographic group, in this election cycle, and they are poised to vote at historic levels.   Republicans, who are usually more … Continue reading Political Tsunami Of Senior Voters Sweep Hundreds of Democrats Out Of Office

Last Minute Break Right For Independents

The Democrats' final push to woo undecided voters fizzled, putting dozens of Congressional races beyond reach and destroying the Democrats chances in at least four toss-up Senate seats. That is, at least, according to Democratic strategists and party officials. Independents, a crucial swing bloc, hell this year they are The swing bloc, are breaking sharply … Continue reading Last Minute Break Right For Independents

Voted For ObamaCare? Get the Hell Out

Seven months ago  the Speaker of the House, Her Highness Nancy Pelosi, was busy rounding up votes to win approval in the House of the version of the ObamaCare Bill which had passed in the Senate. Not an easy task, to say the least. Democratic representatives who had voted no in November had to be … Continue reading Voted For ObamaCare? Get the Hell Out