Obama snubs Issa, keeps economic team from testifying on stimulus - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

President Obama declined Issa’s request for a top economic adviser to testify before an oversight panel about the president’s economic stimulus law

The Washington war on investment

Feature:Opinion | Larry Kudlow

The Democrats remain ignorant of the economic power of saving and investment

Political operatives worked to shape news coverage - TheDC

| Jonathan Strong

Political operatives on Journolist discuss laying the ‘analytical framework within the media elite’ in order to shape news coverage

Docs show media plotted to kill stories about Jeremiah Wright - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

An exclusive investigation by The Daily Caller unearthed a plan to cover-up the news about President Obama’s controversial minister during the 2008 campaign

Obama summons Clinton as stimulus argument falls flat - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

The administration today claimed that their $862 billion stimulus has saved roughly three million jobs

Obama admin. limits contract bidding to union shops - The Daily Caller

Business | Aleksandra Kulczuga

It’s official — federal agencies can now require that contractors be unionized to bid on large federal construction projects

American Action Network to launch Monday

Politics | Jon Ward

A new conservative political action group and think tank will launch next week with an event headlined by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell but also including Jared Bernstein, a top liberal economist within the Obama White House, as well as a representative from the AFL-CIO

The Left Hates It

Politics | Jon Ward

The backlash was fast and furious on the left over the news Monday night that President Obama will freeze spending for parts of the federal budget for the next three years

White House Report Claims Stimulus Success-Despite 3.5 Million Job Losses

| AJ

When policies fail to reach their stated goal, just move the goal posts. That is the obvious lesson of the new report from the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) claiming that last year’s stimulus bill created or saved somewhere between 1.5 and 2 million jobs

Why Government Spending Does Not Stimulate Economic Growth: Answering the Critics

| admin

Proponents of President Barack Obama’s $787 billion stimulus bill continue to insist that the massive government bailout played a decisive role in moving the economy out of the recession. Yet assuming no destructive government actions, the economy’s self-correction mechanism was widely expected to move the economy out of recession in 2009 anyway.