Archive for August 29th, 2010

Alliance Defense Fund – Ten-year-old student and friends told to put away their Bibles during recess

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-A principal at Karns Elementary School is on shaky constitutional ground after telling a group of young students that they cannot bring their Bibles to school or study them during recess, according to a letter written to Knox County School District officials by an ADF-allied attorney.

Mandates, Mandates, Mandates – Charlotte Hays

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

“No longer does the government seem to be a fairy godmother but rather a tough enforcer of an avalanche of new mandates, taxes and regulatory requirements,” writes Grace-Marie Turner, the Galen Institute’s ace healthcare policy analyst, in today’s IBD.

Video, Mark Kirk Promises to Stop Lame Duck Threat

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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Sen. Al Franken Doesn’t Understand Wireless Networks…or the First Amendment

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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FCC Report on Broadband Performance: A Scare Tactic

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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Americans for Tax Reform – Government Workers’ Pensions are Underfunded by $3 Trillion

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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Spending is saving? – John Stephenson

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

“Sometimes you have to spend money to save money.” So said Pennsylvania’s Governor Ed Rendell at a Monday morning news conference in Harrisburg to detail his proposal to fund transportation projects in his state.

Am for Tax Reform – Utah Tobacco Sellers Feeling the Impact of Tax Hikes

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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Soda Tax – Rebranding the Unmarketable

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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FreedomWorks – EDITORIAL: BAILOUT BRIBERY

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

The Las Vegas Review-Journal is outraged at the deceptions avowed to pass the latest $26 Billion bailout for public employees. The editorial ended with these very harsh words:

Joe the Plumber Knows Why – Charlotte Hays

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

“The biggest Keynesian stimulus in U.S. history was a bust,” AEI economist Kevin Hassett writes today on Bloomberg. He’s referring, of course, to the economic stimulus package that didn’t prevent new unemployment claims from rising to 500,000 in mid-August.

President Obama’s Radio Address “No Corporate Takeover of Our Democracy” Exposes President’s Double Standard Regarding Corporate Influence

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

For Release: August 24, 2010
Contact: Judy Kent at (703) 759-7476 or jkent@nationalcenter.org
President Obama’s Radio Address “No Corporate Takeover of Our Democracy” Exposes President’s Double Standard Regarding Corporate Influence (more…)

FreedomWorks – ACTUALLY NANCY PELOSI, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS DO NOT CREATE NET NEW JOBS

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Last month, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi claimed that unemployment benefits “creates jobs faster than almost any other initiative you can name.” PolitiZoid has created an animated video of Nancy Pelosi’s foolish speech on the “stimulus” of unemployment benefits:

Fair Tax KC – KS 3rd Candidate Mrs Moore Invitation

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Mrs Moore,
You attacked your opponent as one who publically opposed the FairTax while secretly promising to our organization he would adopt it. This has now been corrected. (more…)

News from Mayor Mark Funkhouser

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

In two actions Thursday, the City Council voted to usurp power – first from the Mayor’s office, then from the citizens of Kansas City.
“It’s not every day the City Council gets to violate both the U.S. Constitution and the City Charter,” the Mayor said. (more…)

Does Firing People Create Opportunity?

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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Rasmussen Florida Governor: Scott (R) 41%, Sink (D) 36%, Chiles (I) 8%

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

The first Rasmussen Reports post-primary look at the Florida Senate race shows Marco Rubio attracting 40% of the vote, while Charlie Crist picks up 30%. The new Democratic nominee Kendrick Meek earns 21% support.

Scott and Sink both have work to do to generate more support from within their own parties. Scott presently earns 70% of Republican voters, while Sink is backed by 65% of Democrats. Chiles draws single-digit support from voters in both parties. Voters not affiliated with either party give 33% support to Scott, 36% to Sink and 12% to Chiles.

National Average 70% – 52% in California Say Most Members of Congress Would Sell Their Vote

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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Rasmussen on Jim DeMint – South Carolina Senate: DeMint (R) 63%, Greene (D) 19%

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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Arrowhead – Retooled stadium needs a team to match – SAM MELLINGER, KC Star

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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