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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 […]


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 […]

Federal Reserve’s ‘astounding’ report: We loaned banks trillions

December 1, 2010


The Federal Reserve offers details on the loans it gave to banks and others at the height of the financial crisis. One program alone doled out nearly $9 trillion. The numbers are staggering, encompassing more than a dozen emergency programs set up starting in 2007 or 2008. In one program alone the Fed doled out […]

Video – Senator On Lame Duck Session: “it’s all rigged”

November 30, 2010


A hot microphone caught a conversation between a male and female Senator. “Because — because, it’s all rigged. I mean, the whole conversation is rigged. The fact that we don’t get to discussion before the break about what we’re going to do in the lame duck is just rigged. This stuff’s rigged,” the Senator said. […]