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Unemployment Continues to Rise Despite Stimulus

September 5, 2009
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Unemployment Continues to Rise Despite Stimulus

We reported earlier in the year that the stimulus bill isn’t helping the employment picture.  When the Obama administration was pushing for the bill, they said that doing nothing would push unemployment over 8%. On Friday, the labor department reported that unemployment rose to a 26 year high of 9.7 percent. Hotair.com has a...
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Political Stories You Might Have Missed 08-28-09

August 31, 2009
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As always, the world of politics continues to make headlines in the media.  Below is a list of stories that you might have missed. HR 3200 Will Cover Illegal Immigrants - Despite claims from several people in congress, the health care reform bill will cover illegal immigrants according to the congressional research service.  This is...
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National Debt Set to Double

August 25, 2009
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The Office of Budget Management projected that the 2009 budget deficit would be $262 billion less than originally expected at only $1.58 trillion.  However, the estimate for the 10 year deficit rose to $9 trillion. Today it was reported that the Obama administration blames the 10 year deficit on the current crisis and 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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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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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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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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Glenn Beck:An Open Letter to the Government

June 17, 2009
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A Glenn Beck viewer or listener sent Glenn Beck an open letter to the government through email.  Although the letter is not in eloquent prose, it does a fantastic job of summing up the feelings that many Americans have.  This letter is something that you absolutely must read. The author first states several things...
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Obama’s Plan to Regulate Paychecks

June 13, 2009
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This is an older post from “Like I was Sayin”, but with the pay czar becoming active, it seemed timely again. Not long ago in a speech, the president said that executives that receive bonuses in this economy is in bad taste and as president, he won’t stand for it.  Now, it seems reasonable to...
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