In spite of what Democrats and their lapdogs in the media would have us believe, the American public does not trust Barack Obama.
Because we are now beginning to feel the full effects of Obamacare, a Fox News poll released last month told us 61% of Americans, including 38% of Democrats, think Obama is a liar to one extent or another. The Select Committee on Benghazi was a great start, but now let’s keep looking.
Democrats in both Houses know they are in trouble. Senate Democrats are staring at a nightmare on Election Night in November. They’re on their heels, so let’s take advantage of this opportunity to show the country what criminals Democrats really are.
Next, we need a Select Committee on the IRS.
The work done by Representative Darrell Issa thus far in his IRS investigation has not been easy. There was no ground work and no particular suspicions about the IRS outside of conservative and TEA party movement circles, so mocking Issa as a zealot chasing after imaginary law breakers was easy for the media. Nevertheless, for at least a year, polls have shown a sizable number of Americans (36%) believe Obama ordered the IRS to target conservatives.
There is now fertile ground for expanding that percentage well into the mid-50% range, especially given the new evidence being uncovered almost weekly.
A Select Committee to investigate the IRS Co-Chaired by Representative Issa and Texas Representative Louie Gohmert should be commissioned. Gohmert really wants a Special Prosecutor for the IRS, which of course won’t happen; so that makes him a perfect fit for the next best thing.
We also need a Select Committee on the deaths in the Veterans Hospitals and the huge backlog of benefit claims cases.
Unfortunately, the scandals involving the Veterans Administration are just getting started; and we’ll hear more, not less, about this outrageous and callous disregard for the welfare of those who gave so much to fight for our freedoms. Polls on the subject are hard to find, but media stories about dozens of deaths caused by V.A. incompetence are beginning to surface.
Veterans are well respected (94%), and those who use the V A system as their primary source of healthcare are probably more likely to be minorities. The V A’s statistics show that in spite of being just about 15% of all veterans, African Americans and Hispanics represent roughly 40% of those utilizing Veteran Administration healthcare services. That will be a perfect shield against the scurrilous charges of “grandstanding and cheap politics” from a Democrat cheerleading media.
A Select Committee on the Veteran’s Administration, headed by South Carolina Representative Joe Wilson (of “You Lie!” fame) can get to the bottom of this cesspool. He should be assisted by John Kline of Minnesota and Kristi Noem of South Dakota–who should be selected because she is not a lawyer and can bring the perspective of the American “every woman” to the Committee.
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