Sometimes seeing things all in one place helps with the perception of context. Here we go: one week post election.
The U.S. supports international ‘law’ that will impact gun owner ship in the U.S. Hey it’s the law.
Unemployment ‘adjusts’ to 8.3%; ‘real’ unemployment is at 15%.
Iran shoots at a U.S. drone in international air space five days before election, reported two days after election. Not to worry, we issued a ‘protest’ by way of the Swiss Embassy.
Reports of secret negotiations with Iran continue by way of that top foreign policy expert, Valeria Jarrett. The White House denies the persistent reporting. No wonder Hillary is out of there.
The Egyptian President demands that President Obama must bend to the will of the Arab people. He then demands that it’s up to the U.S. to change its policy on a few minor issues: support for Israel, establishment of a Palestinian state and, of course, respect for Arab Culture and traditions.
Hillary will not testify regarding Benghazi as she’s doing a great job of staying out of the country.
The U.S. Ambassador tells the Saudis that U.S. Foreign Policy positions will change in the second term. The likelihood of additional bowing was not mentioned in the reporting.
Minorities in the GOP are ‘just window dressing” so says Joy Reid on MSNBC. One must wonder at the backlash if that opinion was aimed at Democrats.
CAIR, a single day after the election declares America is now ‘less Islamophobic’. What a difference a day makes.
Harry Reid announces his intention to raise the debt ceiling to nearly $19 trillion. That would cover the next three years of deficits and remove the issue from ongoing litigation until the next Presidential election heats up..
United We Dream a Hispanic political group has demanded of the President immediate amnesty, for 11 million illegal immigrants.
“ Peoples World” a Communist party newspaper is overjoyed at the re-election of President Obama. “We Won! The American people speak and act with strength and determination”.
Crowds of students at the white house on election evening chant “Karl Marx” and “Socialism.”
Boeing announces massive layoffs, delayed until after Election Day, other Defense contractors will soon follow suit.
The CIA Director resigns just in advance of the Benghazi Hearings. An affair that was known to investigators months ago.
Coal companies begin to lay off workers led by Murray Energy; the country’s largest privately owned coal mining company lays off 156 at two locations. In fairness Murray Energy has a less than perfect environmental record.
But it’s not just coal, the following have announced layoffs: Energizer, Exide, Westinghouse, Research in Motion, Lightyear Network solutions, Hawker Beechcraft, Boeing, CVPH Medical Center, US Cellular, Momentive Performance Materials, Rocketdyne, Brake Parts, Vestas Wind Systems. Husqvarna, Bristol-Meyers, OCE North America, Darden Restaurants(limits workers to 28 hours a week to avoid the 30 hour per week ObamaCare rendition of full time work), United Blood Services Gulf; Utah American Energy will close 204 coal fired plants by 2014. That’s a total of approximately 5,000 jobs. But wait; there’s more, 20 businesses announcing closings in the two days following the election; entertainment companies, food companies, manufacturing, retail and consumer products, all represented in the closing announcements.
TSA workers have ratified their first Union Contract, National Security with the Union Label?? What could possibly go wrong?
1.6 million acres of previously approved (Bush Administration) land for oil shale development has been put off limits by the Department of the Interior.
New Federal regulations are currently occurring at the pace of 68 per day, nearly 25,000 per year.
Four candidates are rumored to replace Energy Secretary Chu. One is an Al Gore protégé, one a George Soros protégé and two others from deep in the Green Energy business and prior beneficiaries of stimulus funds.
59 voting precincts in Philadelphia recorded zero votes for Mitt Romney.
The CBO reports that the President’s tax plan will have zero impact on the deficit.
The President is now looking for $1.6 trillion in tax increases, double the number he wanted during the failed negotiations with Congress.
Use of secret, alias based e-mail accounts to conduct Government business is exposed, a clear violation of the FOIA law that requires the use of government e-mail accounts to conduct government business. Chief among them, Lisa Jackson at the EPA. Why the need for secrecy?