A Tale of Two Headlines

Two headlines perfectly summarize the presidency of Barack Hussein Obama (D): From Jack Tapper of ABC News   Obama Signs 'Imperfect' Spending Bill Away From Cameras While McClatchey News ' Steve Thomma and David Lightman describe how Obama decries earmarks, signs law with 9,000 of them Calmly reading from the TelePrompter,  Obama sloughed off the hypocrisy. I ran for president pledging to change the way business is done in Washington and to build a government that works for the people by opening it up to the people, and that means restoring responsibility and transparency and accountability to actions that the government takes. Working with the Congress over my first 50 days in office, we've made important progress towards that end. (snip)What you likely have heard about is that this bill does include earmarks. Now, let me be clear: done right, earmarks have -- have given legislators the opportunity to direct federal money to worthy projects that benefit...(Read Full Post)