Hagel Through Committee on Party Line Vote The Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) voted along party lines Tuesday to send the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the ... Continue »
Notable results and highlights from yesterday’s Congressional Primaries. Florida: — As expected, Rep. Connie Mack won the GOP Senate Primary handily, but former 7-term Space Coast Congressman Dave Weldon ... Continue »
American Principles hammers Obama on "YOU DIDN'T BUILD THAT" with billboard on busy I-95 in South Florida. After our successful billboard program highlighting the perils of an unsustainable ... Continue »
A stunner in Texas Senate Race - Conservative "Darling" Ted Cruz wins! We did it with Richard Mourdock. Now we did it with Ted Cruz. The "we" is American ... Continue »
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: The White House insisted on covering prominent Christian symbols for a 2009 speech at Georgetown University, but had no problem holding a press conference under a giant a banner of Yasser Arafat, the founder of modern Islamic terrorism who looted hundreds of millions from his people. READ FULL ARTICLERead Full Article »
THE LOST TRIBE: JEWISH DEMOCRATS BACK HAGEL With Democrats poised to ram former Senator Chuck Hagel’s nomination through the Senate, despite Hagel’s refusal to turn over all relevant financial records and speeches, all eyes should now turn to the Democrats who portray themselves as pro-Israel. If a Republican president nominated someone as anti-Israel and borderline antisemitic as ...Read Full Article »
American Principles is proud to recognize Patriot Day – the annual commemoration of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terrorist attacks of 9/11. It is hard to believe that 11 years have already passed since America’s encounter with evil and infamy. Yet surely, none of us will ever forget where they were and what they ...Read Full Article »
Dec 5, 1918 – August 4, 2012 In Honor of Frank P. Laffler; for his service to our country and the legacy he leaves behind. Frank Paul Laffler, 93, passed away on August 4, 2012 in Longwood, Florida. CLICK HERE TO SEND FLOWERS Frank was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 65 years, Arlene, his brother Robert, ...Read Full Article »
Smith Didn’t Build That??? Over at the New Yorker, Adam Gopnik assures us that Adam Smith would have had no trouble with Barack Obama’s recent remarks about how the existence of public roads nullifies the significance of individual accomplishment and justifies the administrative state. READ FULL ARTICLERead Full Article »
Clinton silent as Egypt says peace with Israel contingent on return to '67 borders, giving up Jerusalem. Another terrific expose by Adam Kredo: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was silent as a senior Egyptian official stated during a joint press conference that his country would only uphold its peace treaty with Israel if the Jewish state returns ...Read Full Article »
Obama's Iran Loopholes - With exemptions wide enough to fit an ICBM nuclear warhead, the sanctions are mostly smoke for 20 major Iran trading partners. Dear PAC Members, Friends and Activists, Here’s just one more among many reasons that this November’s elections are the most important in our lifetimes!!! Many of us have heard our Congressional leaders, AIPAC ...Read Full Article »
Congressman Allen West Reacts to New Immigration Policy Imposed by the Obama Administration outside the legislative process. Dear Members, Friends and Activists, Regardless of our respective and perhaps diverse individual views on immigration, the Obama Administration has once again demonstrated its abuse of Executive power in bypassing the constitutionally-mandated legislative process and issuing an executive order that ...Read Full Article »
In The News
Posted on 2012-09-26 17:33:31
Fifty-five percent of small business owners and manufacturers would not have started their businesses in today's economy, according to a new poll that also reports 69 percent say President Obama's regulatory policies have hurt their businesses.
Posted on 2012-09-21 15:07:28
Nearly 6 million Americans — significantly more than first estimated — will face a tax penalty under President Barack Obama's health overhaul for not getting insurance, congressional analysts said Wednesday. Most would be in the middle class.
Posted on 2012-09-19 20:20:33
This time, however, the Fed's medicine may be less potent and the criticism it's certain to receive will be magnified in the glare of a tight presidential campaign in its final weeks.
Posted on 2012-09-19 20:13:54
Obama administration officials have insisted that their decision to grant states waivers to redefine work requirements for welfare recipients would not "gut" the landmark 1996 welfare reform law. But a new report from the Congressional Research Service obtained by the Washington Examiner suggests that the administration's suspension of a separate welfare work requirement has already helped explode the number of able-bodied Americans on food stamps.
Posted on 2012-09-19 20:12:36
The first opinion poll to be conducted after last week's deadly attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya and a spate of anti-American protests across the Muslim world has recorded a five-point drop in approval for President Obama's handling of foreign policy.
Posted on 2012-09-18 15:59:23
In his comments to fundraisers captured on video, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said 47% of Americans would almost automatically vote for President Barack Obama because they were "dependent" on the government, in part because they received government benefits and paid no federal income taxes.
Posted on 2012-09-18 15:49:53
Perhaps you've heard that General Motors is "alive" and that President Obama is more or less solely responsible. But if his $50 billion federal bailout is why "the American auto industry has come roaring back," as he put it in Cincinnati Monday, why not formalize the achievement by unwinding the taxpayer stake in GM?
Posted on 2012-09-18 15:45:47
Sometimes a few facts tell important stories. The American economy now is full of facts that tell stories that you really don't want, but need, to hear.
Posted on 2012-09-14 12:30:37
No sooner did the Federal Reserve unveil a bold plan Thursday to juice the U.S. economy than it dangled the prospect of doing even more.
Posted on 2012-09-14 12:08:04
The ranks of America's poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century, erasing gains from the war on poverty in the 1960s amid a weak economy and fraying government safety net.
Posted on 2012-09-12 11:23:50
The Chicago teachers strike has put Democrats in a difficult position. Teacher unions are the most powerful constituency in the Democratic Party, but their interests are ever more clearly at odds with taxpayers and inner-city families. Chicago is reviving scenes from the last crisis of liberalism in the 1970s, when municipal unions drove many American cities to disorder and bankruptcy. Where did their power come from?
Posted on 2012-09-11 23:07:20
Over the past three years, the bound edition of the Code of Federal Regulations has increased by 11,327 pages – a 7.4 percent increase from Jan. 1, 2009 to Dec. 31, 2011. In 2009, the increase in the number of pages was the most over the last decade – 3.4 percent or 5,359 pages.