FLASHBACK: Obama: My Presidency Will Be ‘A One-Term Proposition’ If Economy Doesn't Turn In 3 Years

President Barack Obama signs legislation increasing the federal government’s debt limit on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. (White House photo/Pete Souza) (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama said in February 2009 that his presidency would be “one-term proposition” if the economy did not recover in three years, giving him less than six months from today. “Look, I’m at the […]

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Rick Perry ‘Looks Forward’ to Stadium-Sized Prayer Rally on Saturday

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (CNSNews.com) – Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to speak briefly at “The Response: A Call to Prayer for a Nation in Crisis,” which is a Christian prayer rally that will be held Saturday at Reliant Stadium in Houston. In June, Perry issued a proclamation making Aug. 6, […]

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Happy Birthday: Obama Gives Himself 3,200 Reasons to Celebrate

Happy Birthday to me,Happy Birthday to me,I’m narcissistic you see,Happy birthday to me. It’s the perfect romance: a man who loves to be loved and, well, his biggest fan – himself. It’s hard to tell if we should mark August 4 as Barack Obama’s 50th birthday or his 50th anniversary with himself. In ordinary times, […]

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Obama Calls for Anti-Genocide Strategy; Blocks Human Rights Abusers from U.S.

President Barack Obama (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama is directing administration officials to review ways to launch a long-term strategy to combat and prevent genocide and human rights abuses abroad, with an approach that does not give the United States solely an either/or option of military intervention or doing nothing. Specifics of the […]

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Time for a Red Tape Rescue

“The economy isn’t growing as fast as it needs to.” That’s Commerce Secretary Gary Locke addressing the latest report on the country’s economic output. His comment is a model of understatement: gross domestic product grew less than 1 percent in the first half of this year. As Reuters news agency put it, the U.S. economy […]

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Bill To Name Border Patrol Station After Fallen Agent

(CNSNews.com) – An Arizona Border Patrol station will be named for the agent Brian Terry, who was killed in December 2010 during a gunfight where two firearms that were part of a botched federal sting operation were found, if bipartisan legislation is approved. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) introduced legislation last week to rename the Border […]

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Senate Passes $2.4 Trillion Debt Deal – 19 Republicans, 7 Democrats Vote No

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., smiles as he walks to the Senate floor to announce that a deal has been reached on the debt ceiling on Capitol Hill on Sunday, July 31, 2011.(AP Photo/Harry Hamburg) (CNSNews.com) – The Senate passed a compromise deal to raise the debt ceiling by up to $2.4 trillion on […]

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White House To Seek Tax Hikes in Special Committee Created by Debt Deal

Washington (CNSNews.com) – If the negotiated debt bill becomes law as expected, President Obama aims to press the special congressional committee created by the deal to include tax increases as a way to achieve $1.5 trillion in deficit reduction, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday. “That committee will be charged with reducing the […]

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Boehner: ‘Nothing in This Deal Violates Our Principles’

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio walks to a caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (CNSNews.com) – House Speaker John Boehner told House Republicans Sunday night that the budget deal he hopes to bring to a vote as soon as possible is not ideal – but “it’s […]

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Obama Open to ‘Enforcement Mechanism’ in Future Fiscal Negotiations

(CNSNews.com) – As the clock ticks, President Barack Obama made another address from the White House calling for both parties on Capitol Hill to reach an agreement on increasing the debt ceiling. Though Obama has consistently said he opposed a balanced budget amendment, he did suggest his willingness to support an “enforcement mechanism” to ensure […]

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