Last night, I had the pleasure of introducing former Justice Department whistleblower J. Christian Adams at his speech to the Mobile chapter of the Federalist Society. Ace reporter Brendan Kirby of the Mobile Press-Register wrote about the event here.
Adams was superb. It is well worth reading his book, Injustice, about the corruption at the Obama/Holder Justice Department.
In my introduction, by the way, I told the story about the first time I tried to talk to Adams, while he was still at DoJ:
You should know, though, that the first time I ever spoke to Christian, he said he couldn’t talk to me and sent me to a Justice Department press flack named Schmaler, who proceeded to yell and curse at me like a Greek fury before I ever had two very polite sentences out of my mouth…[more]
In 2007, the federal government took in an all-time record $2.6 trillion in revenues.
That year’s deficit was merely $161 billion – quaint in retrospect.
This year, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), incoming federal revenues will break that 2007 record and reach a new all-time high of $2.7 trillion.
Yet this year’s deficit will be nearly $1 trillion.
So if revenues for 2007 and 2013 are the same, yet the 2013 deficit is nearly one trillion dollars, we can isolate the obvious culprit: excessive spending.
"What’s the difference between keeping President Obama 'updated throughout the night' on a deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi and keeping him 'updated throughout the night' on a deadly tornado in Oklahoma? The president could have actually done something about Benghazi."…[more]