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The last thing we need right now is another Reagan

February 8, 2011

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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 […]

ACLU Warns Schools to Say Holiday Parties vs Christmas

December 9, 2010

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School superintendents across the state were reminded by the ACLU this week that holiday celebrations focusing primarily on one religious holiday amount to an unconstitutional endorsement of  religion. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) letter, addressed to 137 public shool leaders across the state, stated that it was responding to a number of complaints from families […]

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

December 9, 2010

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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 […]

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

December 1, 2010

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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

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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 […]

Unemployment extension unlikely; jobless file for last checks

November 30, 2010

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Although the deadline to file for extended unemployment insurance is officially Nov. 30, many jobless have already filed their last claim for benefits. And since lawmakers aren’t likely to extend the deadline anytime soon, many more unemployed Americans will run out of their extended federal benefits in coming weeks. About 2 million people are expected […]

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

November 30, 2010

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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. […]