Lorie Byrd

Posted March 17, 2009

“Spendulus,” “Porkulus,” and “the Generational Theft Act of 2009” are all nicknames some have given to the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009” signed into law by President Obama last month.

Posted March 10, 2009

Being the leader of the free world is without doubt a difficult job, but no one has made it look more so than the current administration.

Posted February 24, 2009

Many on the right warned voters that if Barack Obama was elected he would spend even more money than George W. Bush and Republicans in Congress had spent.

Posted February 17, 2009

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve probably heard it a hundred times – in politics, perception is reality. In the age of Obama, that is more true than ever. Facts don’t always matter so much in politics. It’s more about image.

Posted February 10, 2009

Three months ago Barack Obama was elected on a promise of hope and change. After less than a month in office his message has turned to one of gloom and doom.

Posted February 03, 2009

The election of Michael Steele as the new chairman of the Republican National Committee is a ray of hope in what has been a pretty dark and dreary season.

Posted January 27, 2009

After eight years of savaging George W. Bush, those on the left now believe that supporting the President is good for the country. Supporting the new President, that is.

Posted November 21, 2008

During the recent election season pundits talked constantly about how the deck was stacked against Republicans.

Posted November 07, 2008

Although there are many items on Barack Obama’s agenda that would mean big changes, the immediate concerns for the country in light of this week’s election surround the economy and national security.

Posted October 31, 2008

So far, this has been a September 10 election. Barack Obama's current lead in the polls is largely a result of the financial crisis which reached critical mass in September and cemented the economy as issue number one.

Posted October 17, 2008

The star of the final Presidential debate Wednesday night was not Barack Obama or John McCain. It was Joe “the Plumber” Wurzelbacher from Ohio.

Posted October 03, 2008

Change is an effective mantra in elections following two consecutive terms by one party in office. That is especially the case when the current officeholder is unpopular and the economy is weak.

Posted September 19, 2008

When it comes to grappling with the details of complex financial matters, I suspect I am like more than a few other voters. My eyes glaze over and my brain disengages.

Posted September 05, 2008

Sarah Palin has a lot to thank Democrats for this week. As a result of relentless attacks from angry far left Democrats assisted by their friends in the media.

Posted August 22, 2008

It would be hard to make a better case against a Barack Obama presidency than the one Obama has made in his own words.

Posted August 01, 2008

Republicans are well aware that serious consequences accompany the loss of the House and Senate in 2006, and the possibility of losing the White House in 2008.

Posted July 18, 2008

A year ago the Democrats were ecstatic over the prospect of tying the Republican presidential candidate to George Bush and his supposedly failed war in Iraq.

Posted July 11, 2008

Many of those outside of North Carolina never could quite understand how Jesse Helms won reelection to the U.S. Senate so many times in what is considered a moderate southern state.