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Ted Kennedy Wants to Rollback Law He Demanded

August 21, 2009
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In the run up to the 2004 presidential elections, Ted Kennedy was concerned that his fellow Massachusetts senator John Kerry could win leaving an open seat in the senate.  Kennedy’s concern was that Massachusetts law stated that when a senator’s position became open, the Govenor of the state would appoint a replacement for the...
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AARP Calls Obama’s Bluff

August 12, 2009
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In yesterdays town hall meeting in New Hampshire, the President indicated that even AARP was behind the plan to reform health care. The president said “We have the AARP on-board because they know this is a good deal for our seniors.” He added, “AARP would not be endorsing a bill if it was undermining Medicare.”...
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Illegals to Get Representation in Congress?

August 10, 2009
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The Constitution of the United States calls for the counting of citizens every 10 years to determine among other things, the number of representatives that each state will have in congress.  It is also used to determine the number of electoral votes that each state gets in the presidential elections. However, in the 2010...
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Obama: Please Report Your Friends and Neighbors to the Government

August 5, 2009
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With support for the Obama administration’s health care reform plan fading, the White House is looking for new ways to address any criticism of the plan.  I first saw some news reports about this and an article over at Hotair.com.  I was shocked when I did some more research on what I was reading....
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Rangel:The Culture of Corruption is Alive and Well

August 3, 2009
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The New York Congressman and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee promised the “mother of all tax hikes” when the democrats took over congress in 2006.  In fact, in his 38 years in congress he has always been in favor of tax increases.  Especially increasing taxes on the “rich”.  He is one...
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The Stimulus is a Great Success!

July 11, 2009
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In his weekly radio address, President Obama touted the vast success of the stimulus package and that it is working exactly as intended. This seems somewhat contrary to the pitch we received earlier this year.  Earlier this year, the President said that we had to pass the stimulus NOW or else the economy would...
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Defeat Cap and Trade in the Senate? Yes We Can!

June 29, 2009
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On Friday, the house passed the massive cap and trade climate bill which in effect will force new taxes on the American people.  This bill narrowly passed the house on a vote of 219 to 214.  Backers call this a bipartisan effort in that 8 republicans in the house voted for the bill.  Those...
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Cap and Trade Tax Nearing a Vote in the House

June 26, 2009
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Update 6/26 evening: This bill narrowly passed the house 219 to 212 with several democrats voting with republicans.  Now it moves on to the senate where we have our best chance to stop it. Our government moved another step closer today to instituting a new major energy tax that will ultimately be paid for...
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Bush Deficit Continues to Ballon

June 24, 2009
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Bush Deficit Continues to Ballon

If you pay attention to the news, you know that our government is spending and borrowing as if there is no tomorrow.  Every weekwe see a new plan that is needed “now” to save us from some catastrophe all the while laying the foundation of a new catastrophe caused by ever increasing debt. You...
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Obama Breaks Another Campaign Promise

June 22, 2009
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During the presidential campaign of last year, I never wanted nor looked forward to much of anything that candidate Obama promised or pledged to do when president.  However, nobody is all bad, even Obama. One of his campaign pledges that I thought would be good was his promise to post bills on-line for 5...
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