Thursday, February 28, 2013
More than 77 federal employees who work in Racine County could potentially be affected by sequester, which is slated to start Friday.
Unless Congress reaches a last-minute agreement on the sequester by Friday, the huge budget cuts slated to kick have the potential to affect more than 77 federal employees in working Racine County. Barring any kind of a deal, the Obama administration will have to impose $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts to military and domestic programs on Friday, according to The New York Times. Those cuts would be the start of $1 trillion in cuts over the next decade. The numbers in the graph above show the number of federal employees in Wisconsin by county in 2012, according to the latest figures from Eye on Washington, a DC-based lobbying firm that tracks federal employment. It compiles the data from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Here's what the crowds look like and we'd love to see your photos too.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
"President Obama’s agenda will be decidedly negative for jobs and the economy. It is interesting that the Obama campaign keeps whining that Romney needs to give more specifics when they do not even have a reasonable general framework of a plan at all for
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Obviously, at this point in time Obama has yet to release his transcripts from Occidental, Columbia or Harvard. Our only known record of his time at these institutions comes from the little he discusses in his own books.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The free quiz takes an in-depth look at your stance on a range of issues, then compares them to candidates' responses.
Still on the fence about which candidate you'd like to vote for? There's an app for that. Try iSideWith.com, an online political tool that matches your stance on various issues with those of Mitt Romney, Barack Obama or those running on other lines, such as Jill Stein, presidential candidate for the Green Party. The site was launched earlier this year to help voters match up with their ideal candidate, and it's quickly gaining popularity through social media channels. In fact, according to iSideWith.com's homepage, more than a million people have taken the free quiz to determine their ideal candidate since it went live in March. The quiz covers everything from social issues to foreign policy. Answers can also be fine tuned: You can choose…
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Democrats are disappointed that President Barack Obama did not go on the attack, and feel that he should have been more aggressive and taken Romney to task on many issues.
Friday, October 5, 2012
It appears that as we get closer to elections, the prejudicial statements increase in frequency and intensity. With Barrack Obama’s election in 2008, I sincerely hoped that we had passed a major milestone in accepting a person of color to the highest offi
Thursday, October 4, 2012
What have we learned about President Obama?
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
In Patch's latest survey of political insiders, Democrats are riding a wave of confidence as Obama leads in polls. GOP insiders say that's a result of faulty national and swing state polling — and the "liberal" media.
Heading into the final weeks before the presidential election, it appears the Democrats are feeling better than Republicans when it comes to whose going to win in November — at least according to Patch latest survey of political insiders. However, many of the GOP insiders say that Democratic confidence is built on a foundation made of sand. For them, the latest national and swing state polls showing President Barack Obama with a widening lead over Republican Mitt Romney have been faulty at best. Patch's GOP insiders also say Romney is not only fighting Obama in this election, but a liberal media that “exalts” the current president. Throughout the campaign, Patch has polled both Democrat and Republican influencers in its "Blue Wisconsin" …
Monday, October 1, 2012
I doubt President Obama will go as far as he has with his supporters and claim he has been frugal. Translation he thinks voters are stupid.