Most people declared Gov. Romney the winner over Pres. Obama in the very first presidential debate of this campaign at Denver CO. Both had good points but Obama seemed to be off his game. He repeatedly accused Romney of a 5 trillion-dollar tax cut on the wealthy along with other false accusations and Romney corrected him each time. Finally Romney had enough and he told the president “As president you are entitled to your own home, your own plane but not your own facts.”
On Saturday, Mitt Romney made his long-awaited vice presidential announcement in Norfolk, Virginia. His choice was Rep. Paul Ryan.
On Friday, the White House Budget Office released new figures which predicted that the national deficit for this year would top $1.2 trillion dollars, marking the 4th year in a row of more than a trillion dollars in deficit during the presidency of President Obama. The budget year ends in September 30, 2012.
This past week has been a rough one for the Obama campaign, probably the worst week ever for him. First we had doubts about the direction of the economy, with the stock market heading downhill. Then came the results of the hotly-contested Wisconsin recall election, which came out in favor of Scott Walker. Finally, Mitt Romney jumped on Obama’s recent gaffe about the economy, where he said that “the private sector is doing just fine.”
In a study done by Tim Groseclose, he made a test to calculate one Political Quotient (PQ). He then gave the test to multiple political think tanks and other organizations. Then he created a program to see which organizations major news outlets cited and then used that to calculate the news outlets’ PQ. It is on a scale of 00.0 Hardcore Conservative to 100.0 which is hardcore Liberal.
Here are the results… Continue reading