Barack Obama

IRS: Employers Face $36,500 Per Worker OCare Dumping Tax

Wynton Hall, Breitbart

The IRS ruled it will impose a tax penalty on employers of up to $36,500 per worker for dumping employees into the Obamacare exchanges instead of providing insurance.

Obama Outs CIA Agent: None Dare Call It Treason

This is about winning a war and in war incompetence of this magnitude verges on treason.  Losing the CIA Station Chief in Afghanistan because his cover has been blown by the Obama White house deprives the US of one our most experienced and valuable assets in the still hot war in one of the major centers of radical Islam.

WH Advisor Still Thinks R's Are Crazy, Even After Tea Party Defeats

Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller

White House political advisor David Plouffe claimed that even after a string of tea party defeats in last week's primaries, the Republican Party is still dominated by extremists -- mocking the exuberance of the GOP establishment by noting "so maybe they don't pledge allegiance to ALL the crazy."

Reid: Obama May Have to Act on Immigration

Seung Min Kim, Politico

Harry Reid said that the Obama administration will have to act alone on stemming deportations if the House doesn’t move on immigration reform by August's end. Dems think BHO has the capacity to move further in executive orders "to protect innocent people from deportation.”

Repubs. Predictions On New Obamacare Failure Came True

Pete Kasperowicz, The Blaze

Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) blasted Obama for making incorrect insurance subsidy payments to people signed up for Obamacare: a problem that she predicted last year, and one that the House tried to fix by passing legislation that died in the Senate.

Obama Using Pen to Override Congress in Push for Amnesty

Benjamin Goad, The Hill

The administration has moved via executive branch authority on numerous fronts in recent days to improve access to education for illegal immigrants and loosen visa restrictions for some foreign workers.

South Korea’s Success, America’s Failure

The U.S.-South Korea military alliance once made sense.  No longer.  American policy will not have really succeeded until South Korea ends its embarrassing security dependence on Washington.

Obama Admin: REQUIRE Companies to Violate Worker Privacy

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

Obama aims to force companies to give workers' phone numbers and addresses to unions. 'More private contact information of employees will be turned over to the unions'

Obama Pressures American Legion to Allow Amnesty

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

The American Legion is suddenly a player in the immigration fight because it has come out in opposition to a minor, but critical amendment to the draft '15 defense bill. The amendment would allow illegal immigrants to get slots in the U.S. military that are sought by American volunteers.

Cantor Takes Aggressive Posture w/ O on Amnesty

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Eric Cantor sought to distance himself from entreaties by Obama to pass amnesty through the House, blasting Obama in a statement to the press about a phone call the two shared this afternoon on immigration. Be cautious: it might just be more Kabuki Theater from Conator.

Ben Carson Sees No Reason to Apologize to O

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

“He did not appear to be hostile or angry,” Carson writes of Obama, “but I received a call from prayer breakfast organizers saying that the White House was upset and requesting that I call the president and apologize for offending him. I said that I didn’t think that such a call was warranted.”

Palin: O Doesn't Understand or Chooses to Disrespect Constitution

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Sarah Palin also said there needs to be "new energy" in government instead of more blue bloods and when asked about her comments suggesting that Hillary Clinton run, Palin emphasized that she never said it would be a good thing if Hillary won.

Congress Preps for Immigration Exec. Orders

WND Staff

The Hispanic Caucus has been pushing Obama to sign a pro-amnesty exec. order, but states may thwart Obama's plans. The CRS offered another report on the ability of states to restrict access by illegal aliens to public colleges and universities.

Latest Exec. Orders To Keep Focus On War On Women Rhetoric

Dan Riehl, Breitbart

With Dems. needing to turn out their base in Nov. and women comprising a significant part of it, Obama's striving to keep the so-called War on Women meme alive with two new pay-based executive actions, the full details of which will be announced on Tues.

Rules and Rule Makers

Jon N. Hall, American Thinker

The danger for society posed by these mountains of new rules spewing forth from government is that they create disrespect for the very idea of rules.

Texas' Tuesday Primary Primer

William Murchison, American Spectator

Texas is a nut too tough for Democrats to crack so long as their party remains devoted to the ideals, such as they are, of Barack Obama, Harry Reid, and Kathleen Sebelius. Cornyn wears well, Abbott will win—but Davis? 

Surprise for Obama's N. American Agenda

Jerome R. Corsi, WND

Now even the Democrats question what President Obama seeks.

Bypassing Congress, DOJ Plans to Expand Gun Background Checks

Awr Hawkins, Breitbart

The Department of Justice is preparing to announce an expansion of background checks based on executive orders Obama issued in Jan. '13. The expansion consists of "three changes to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)."

For Lawmakers, an O-Care Escape Option

Pete Kasperowicz, The Hill

Unlike those millions of Americans, Congress members and staff have a way to opt out of ObamaCare — retirement. 

GOP Budget Aims to Help the Poor

Greg Richter, NewsMax

In a pre-emptive strike on Obama's own budget set to be released Tues., House Repubs. are releasing a report on Mon. as a prelude to their own version later this month. The GOP report is critical of the 50-year-old War on Poverty and proposes reforms to welfare and social programs.