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The last thing we need right now is another Reagan

February 8, 2011


That sounds like blasphemy, but it’s true. Reagan used a three legged stool as analogy for conservatism, one leg social conservatism, one leg military or national defense conservatism, and one leg fiscal conservatism. Well he spoke a good game, but actions speak louder than words. His actions spoke the loudest, he spent and approved spending […]

Most Americans Say They’re Worse Off Since Obama Took Office

December 9, 2010


More than 50 percent of Americans say they are worse off now than they were two years ago when President Barack Obama took office, and two-thirds believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, a Bloomberg National Poll shows. The survey, conducted Dec. 4-7, finds that 51 percent of respondents think their situation has […]


December 6, 2010


Time to take up arms, the government is out of control. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the expansion of the Department’s national “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign to hundreds of Walmart stores across the country—launching a new partnership between DHS and Walmart to help the American public play […]

Killing Bush tax cuts means killing jobs

December 5, 2010


Newsflash: The unemployment rate jumped to 9.8 percent in November. Backlash: Democrats immediately set to making matters worse. With the Bush tax cuts due to expire on Dec. 31, House and Senate Dems wasted precious hours this week on symbolic votes as they tried to ignite class warfare against Republicans. Sen. Claire McCaskill suggested taxpayers […]

What the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell report really says

December 2, 2010


Press coverage of the new Pentagon Don’t Ask Don’t Tell report suggests that large majorities of U.S. servicemen and women wouldn’t mind the repeal of the military’s current policy on gays. Don’t believe it. What the report actually shows is that the military is deeply divided over the policy, both between the service branches and […]

Reid Angers GOP by Pushing Four Versions of DREAM Act Without Hearing

December 1, 2010


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has pushed four different versions of the controversial immigration bill known as the DREAM Act without a hearing on any of them, drawing outrage from the top Republican on the committee that would have handled the package. The Nevada senator, who narrowly escaped a defeat in the November election, has pursued […]

DEMS SPEND: $4.6 billion for black farmers, American Indians…

November 30, 2010


The U.S. House of Representatives gave final congressional approval for $4.6 billion to settle discrimination claims by black farmers and allegations that the government cheated American Indians out of land-use royalties. The Senate approved the funding last week, signaling an end to an impasse that thwarted White House pledges to resolve the complaints. In one […]