If your exclusive source of
information on politics comes from cable news or the
main-stream media, you are probably receiving a distorted
picture of what is happening in American politics. I
regularly listen to National Public Radio, but I balance
their liberal slant with other sources of news and
is an excellent source of news. It is called Morning
Bell, and it is produced by the Heritage Foundation.
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For example, the posting on
Tuesday 16th August was entitled, “Obama’s tour
or denial and blame,” by Mike Brownfield. He provided a
helpful summary of our economic situation:
■ The “vast
majority” of Americans see the economy getting worse.
9.1 % unemployment with
average during reaching a record high of
Slow economic growth that
could produce permanent joblessness.
The Obama stimulus of $
780 billion was promised to create 3.5 million
jobs by 2010.
Obamacare was passed
which would produce more debt and 2700 pages
of new regulations.
$3.22 trillion in new
“Cash for clunkers” spent
$3 billion to help car sales.
The Union bailout cost
The Dodd-Frank Wall
Street Reform bill and other crushing regulations on
President Obama is currently
(August 2011) campaigning to deny these economic realities
or shift blame to other people.
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