President Obama’s trickle-down tyranny
President Obama uses the phrase “trickle-down” to belittle Republicans who want across-the-board tax cuts for all Americans. It’s not that radical of an idea, the Debunker says.
Romney no Outsourcer-in-Chief
President Obama has charged in campaign ads that Bain Capital, under Romney’s leadership, was a pioneer in shipping jobs overseas. But, a review of the evidence shows that’s not the case.
Reduce government, expand the economy
If government taxes and spending were reduced to 1992 levels, the result would be a thumping stimulus of more than a trillion dollars. Jobs anyone?
Private sector doing fine?
More than four out of five jobs lost during the Great Recession were in the private sector compared with less than one in five in the public sector.
President Obama, spender in chief
The president said that under his presidency, “federal spending has risen at the lowest pace in nearly 60 years.” The numbers say otherwise.
What did Obama promise?
And, what actually happened during the nearly four years he has been in office? The answer is that America has fallen behind on the most pressing issues of the day. Maybe that explains why he is busy talking about Mitt Romney’s dog.
Fuzzy math on energy
President Obama tells us the U.S. has only 2 percent of the world’s
oil reserves, but the truth is that reserves are growing, and the U.S. produces more in goods and services than it consumes in oil.
Raising the capital gains tax will not lead to ‘fairness,’ but only slam U.S. job creation
President Obama called for an end to the Bush capital gains tax cut, arguing it would be a step toward “fairness.” Not so. Real “fairness” is support of policies that promote opportunity. Here’s the real story on the capital gains tax.
Are Bush tax cuts behind the Obama malaise?
The Bush tax cuts are President Obama’s favorite scapegoat for a weak economy and his “evidence” to justify higher taxes on the wealthy. There’s just one problem: He is wrong.
The Debunker: Why tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is a bad idea
The reserve should be used for emergencies, not to create a temporary decline in gas prices. Do Obama’s failing re-election numbers constitute a national emergency?