Tagged with Barack Obama

Thom Tillis Takes NC GOP Senate Primary, Avoids Runoff

Thom Tillis Takes NC GOP Senate Primary, Avoids Runoff

Follow @Ryan_Kantor Tuesday, May 6th Thom Tillis the Speaker of the North Carolina House won the GOP U.S. senate primary and hit the crucial 40% mark to avoid a runoff election. Tillis won while fending off both Republican contenders and attack ads from Senator Reid’s PAC (Senate Majority PAC) that claimed he called Obamacare “a great … Continue reading

Minimum Wage, a Pain for the Poor

Minimum Wage, a Pain for the Poor

Follow @Ryan_Kantor Thursday, December 5th, fast food workers at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. walked off the job to protest for a higher minimum wage. They are pushing politicians to more than double the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15.00. Democratic lawmakers are in turn pushing President Obama to sign an executive order to … Continue reading

Rand Paul or Ted Cruz, Who Should Emerge?

Rand Paul or Ted Cruz, Who Should Emerge?

Follow @Ryan_Kantor If for some reason the government shutdown affected you, you can take a breath. It’s over! Although it annoyed most Americans, a few important items came from the debacle that could have long term implications. First, Obamacare has been clearly pinned on the entire Democratic Party and more is known about it than … Continue reading

Chris Christie Extinguishes Chances to Become GOP Leader

It wasn’t but a year ago that Republicans across the nation were singing the praises of NJ Governor, Chris Christie. He had just fought entrenched NJ government employees in a liberal state to fix their pension system. He fought the NJ Teacher’s Union and others in the state to bring the state’s finances back within reason. He said: … Continue reading

The Next New Tax May Just Be The ‘Spite Tax’

Back in 2008, candidate Obama was debating Hillary Clinton on the subject of increasing the capital gains tax rate. Barack Obama was for increasing the tax rate. Hillary wasn’t so sure. The moderator succinctly explained that increases in the capital gains rate (due to its inverse relationship with economic activity) actually lead to decreases in … Continue reading