Posts Tagged ‘john cassillo’

Obama Administration’s New PR Move

Posted: March 21, 2009 by JohnCassillo in Uncategorized
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Contrary to popular belief, President Barack Obama is not perfect, nor has his administration acted flawlessly in these opening months. His insensitive commentary about the Special Olympics on Jay Leno’s show (which former President George W. Bush would have been crucified for, by the way) aside, there’s still much to question about the young administration.

From this past fall’s campaign up until last Sunday, Obama and his team maintained that the fundamentals of our economy were “weak”. Obama even chastised Sen. John McCain for making statements to the contrary, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average floated between 8,000 and 10,000. Now, just months later, with the market at a slight uptick of 7,200+, these same fundamentals are “strong”. This according to Obama economic adviser Christina Romer. (more…)

GOP Looks for Waste in New Stimulus Bill

Posted: February 21, 2009 by JohnCassillo in Uncategorized
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Congressional Republicans face a tough road ahead of them for these next two years.  Until the 2010 mid-term elections, the GOP is handily outnumbered by Democrats in Congress, and has been stripped of their greatest asset.  You see, when a party is out of power as Republicans are now, and Democrats were from 2001-2006, it usually hopes for policy failure on the part of the opposition, and capitalizes on these missteps.  In the case of today’s political landscape, Republicans do not have such a luxury.

As we dip farther into one of our nation’s darkest economic hours, all Republicans can do is hope for success, because failure is no longer an option. (more…)