The Republican National Committee isn’t waiting for a de facto nominee before beginning its general election ramp-up…
…As a result, the RNC is unilaterally moving ahead, using specific opportunities as they present themselves to ramp up for the fall.
By the end of April, the RNC will have staff in 10 of the 12 battleground states, Wiley said. They’ve made 750,000 voter contacts since the first of the year. They’ve had voter registration programs in Nevada and Colorado and will be doing one in Florida.
Obama Sold Americans A Tonic That Has Made Them Worse Off
OBAMA PROMISED THAT AMERICANS WOULD SAVE ON THEIR PREMIUMS
Obama Repeatedly Promised That His Health Care Plan Would“Bring Down Premiums By $2,500 For The Typical Family.” (Sen. Barack Obama, Remarks Of Senator Barack Obama At Campaign Event, Raleigh, NC, 6/9/08)
Obama: “All this is going to lower premiums. It’s going to make healthcare more affordable.” (President Obama, Remarks At A Q&A Session, Falls Church, VA, 9/22/10)
Obama: “This law will lower premiums.” (President Obama, Remarks At The 2011 Families USA Health Action Conference, Washington, DC, 1/28/11)
Obama: ObamaCare Would Provide “Cost-Savings” To Employers. “Americans who get their insurance through the workplace, cost-savings could be as much as $3,000 less per employer than if we do nothing. Now, think about that. That’s $3,000 your employer doesn’t have to pay, which means maybe she can afford to give you a raise.” (President Barack Obama, Remarks At George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 3/19/10)
OBAMA’S PREMIUMS PROMISE PROVED TO BE NOTHING BUT BUNK
Health Care Premiums Have Increased By 12.7 Percent Under Obama
Under Obama, The Cost Of Family Health Care Premiums Has Increased From $13,375 To $15,073. (Phil Galewitz And Andrew Villegas, “Workers Face Higher Costs For Employer-Sponsored Insurance,” Kaiser Health News, 9/15/09; Julie Appleby, “Cost Of Employer Insurance Plans Surge In 2011,” Kaiser Health News, 9/27/11)
Factcheck.org: ObamaCare “Falls Short Of Making Health Care ‘Affordable And Available To Every Single American,’ As Promised.” “Furthermore, the law falls short of making health care ‘affordable and available to every single American,’ as promised.” (D’Angelo Gore, “Promises, Promises,” Factcheck.org, 1/4/12)
Americans today are seeing a surge of an ancient malady we thought had long been ushered away with the likes of Spain’s Borgia family, Mississippi’s infamous Gov.Willie Stark, past Olympic Committee members, and union bosses like Jimmy Hoffa.
I am referring to cronyism, the activity of dispensing monetary or political favors, looking the other way when criminal or regulatory violations are afoot, or covenanting payoffs in the form of government appointments, grants and contracts to political supporters, allies and associates who serve to influence elections and public policy…
…Apparently no one in Washington is doing it better than President Barack Obama, who has shown a special knack for cronyism going back four long years now that has ill-served the American taxpayer.
The longest jobs recession since World War II is getting even worse for Latinos. New figures are out yesterday indicate that for the first time in a year Hispanics have seen a rise in unemployment.
According to new data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for Latinos increased from 10.5 percent to 10.7 percent.
While overall job creation continues to take hold and the total rate of unemployment remains steady, Latinos continue to suffer high rates of joblessness that are more than two points above the national average.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s approval ratings have substantially increased as have Nevadans views of the incrementally improving economy, but voters still have a very negative view of the Legislature and are ambivalent about President Obama…
Sandoval’s approval ratings (63-25) are well up from the last time POS measured him in September – (50-33) – and surely among the more robust in the country.