How can anyone discount the vindictiveness and contempt that this administration is now showing towards the American people? The government shutdown is not the first time that this is been demonstrated. President Barack Obama wants to make any interaction with the government during the shutdown as painful as possible. And for what reason?
Are we finally going to get the truth about Benghazi? After seven months of trying to skirt the issue, it is finally going to be brought up again. Perhaps this time we will get to the truth.
A few weeks ago it was tax day in America. With just over 50% of American citizens working today and paying taxes, fewer and fewer people take note.
President Obama released his tax returns, like all presidents do, and there was not a lot of surprise. One thing that the media and the citizens should have taken notice of is that the president's effective tax rate is 18%. That's right, 18%. Barely more than what the administration was lambasting Mitt Romney for paying.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden seemed especially energized on the campaign trail. They are doing what they do best--campaigning. They've also been recently criticized for having no second term agenda. And how do they answer? With a recently thrown together pamphlet with several points on how they will conduct their second term.