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Social Security Is Now In The Red

February 6, 2010
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For years, the Federal Government has kept budget deficits lower than they would have been by borrowing money from Social Security.   However, now this borrowing has lead to a situation where Social Security is now in the red.  In fiscal year 2010, Social Security will run a cash deficit of $28 billion. As pointed out...
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White House Clueless Over Scott Brown Win in Massachusetts

January 24, 2010
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Many political pundits are talking about how the Scott Brown win in Massachusetts was at least partially due to independent voters in Massachusetts showing their displeasure with how Obama and the Democrats are pursuing their agenda.  However, it appears that the White House is clueless about what the Scott Brown win in Massachusetts means....
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SEIU Warns Obama: Pass Obamacare or Else

January 23, 2010
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With the election of Scott Brown in Massachusetts, Obama and House and Senate Democrats are wondering how they can pass any version of Obamacare.  Lacking the 60 votes (bought or otherwise) in the Senate leaves Democrats a few very unpopular options such as pretending that Obamacare is a budget bill or having the unpopular...
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Obama Exempts Unions from Cadillac Tax, For Now…

January 14, 2010
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After the Senate passed their version of Obamacare health care reform, the labor unions began to object to the tax on the so called Cadillac insurance plans.  Today, the administration is announcing that they have reached a deal with labor leaders to gain the support of the nations unions. The terms of the deal will...
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Cadillac Insurance Tax and a House Divided

January 9, 2010
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Now that both the Senate and House have passed two different health care reform bills in support of Obamacare, the two houses of congress must come together to craft one bill.  This is proving to be more difficult than the Democrats had thought with various special interest groups opposing different components of the two bills....
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Illegal Law in the United States

December 14, 2009
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 Illegal Law in the United States By J Timothy Connor As I watch the machinations of the Congress and the President, I think it’s time to remember that the United States is an odd country, in that there has always been such a thing as “illegal law” here. Now, that may seem strange, but...
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Would the ACLU Have Taken George Washington to Court?

November 25, 2009
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You hear the arguments all the time.  “the constitution mandates a separation of church and state”.   “The founding fathers were atheists.”  These arguments ignore the facts and attempt to paint the founding of our country as something that it wasn’t. Today, whenever a state or local courthouse wants to put up a nativity...
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Hidden Taxes in the Obamacare Bill

November 25, 2009
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Both the House Obamacare bill and the Senate Obamacare bill rely on massive tax increases on the American people.  Most of the major Obamacare details are known.  However, as more and more Obamacare details come to light, the impacts of the Obamacare bill on the American people become clear. One such impact is the...
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Poll: Voters Reject Obamacare Bill

November 23, 2009
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A new poll shows that as voters understand the detail of Obama health care plan the support for the Obamacare bill begins to erode.  This would help explain why the Democrat leadership is pushing for votes on the Obamacare bill before the Obamacare details are fully understood by the people. According to a Rasmussen...
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Glenn Beck Reveals the Plan

November 21, 2009
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Today, Glenn Beck, or Glen Beck if you aren’t familiar announced the start of the plan that he has been talking about on Glenn Beck radio and the Glenn Beck show. The plan is aimed at reversing America’s march toward socialism.  Here is what Glenn Beck has to say about his plan from the...
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