Archive for January, 2011

Pentagon: ‘Don’t ask’ may end soon

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

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Video, Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) is unsure if Washington gets it

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

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US District Court judge, Colorado Amazon tax unconstitutional on Commerce Clause grounds

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

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Senate Tea Party Caucus Meets – Washington Post Mocks

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

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Video, Laura Ingraham: Meghan McCain Is A “Poor Man’s Ron Reagan”

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

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Melissa Maynard, Stateline – Governors, unions brace for battle

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

In Wisconsin, the lame duck Democrat-controlled legislature and governor tried to ram through a set of more generous union contracts before ceding control of both chambers and the governorship to Republicans who, in many cases, campaigned on cutting state workers’ pay and benefits. The contracts failed after Senate Majority Leader Russ Decker broke ranks with his own party. “Now that the voters of Wisconsin have spoken, I do not feel comfortable casting a vote in favor of these contracts,” he said at the time. Governor Scott Walker has since angered unions with talk of everything from taking away some bargaining rights found in the state’s labor laws to privatizing the state Department of Commerce.

Audio, Sen. John Cornyn on Laura Ingraham show – If it weren’t for the tea party we wouldn’t have seen the results we saw on November 2nd, and I realize that we’re all on probation

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

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Video, Joe Biden: We Will Try To “Repeal” Tax Cuts Again

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

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Video, Howard Fineman predicts the White House will use Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to brand the whole GOP.

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

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Video, Bill O’Reilly: Battle Between Conservatives And Liberals Intensifies

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

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Rasmussen – Voters Continue To Favor Lower Taxes, Less Spending

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 29% of Likely Voters say increases in government spending will help the economy. Fifty percent (50%) believe increases in such spending will hurt economically, while another 12% say they will have no impact. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Rasmussen – Just 38% Think Major Spending Cuts by Congress Likely In The Next Year

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Voters are a little more optimistic that the president can work with the new Republican-controlled House. Forty-six percent (46%) now are at least somewhat confident that the president can work with the GOP majority in the House to do what’s best for the American people. That’s an improvement from early December when just 38% of voters were even somewhat confident the two could work together.

Rasmussen – Majority of Voters Oppose Federal Bailouts for States

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Republicans (67%) and voters not affiliated with either of the major parties (66%) strongly oppose state bailouts, while Democrats by a 44% to 28% margin think they’re a good idea. Voters have consistently expressed opposition to bailouts of any kind. Fifty-three percent (53%) say, looking back, that the bailouts of banks, auto companies and insurance companies were bad for the United States.

Larry Kudlow on Chris Christie: Showing Washington How to Get It Done

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

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Peggy Noon on State of Union – An Unserious Speech Misses the Mark

Friday, January 28th, 2011

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Video, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak – a very little line between freedom and chaos

Friday, January 28th, 2011

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Sally Pipes – Opinion: Obamacare Is Already Falling Apart

Friday, January 28th, 2011

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John Taylor, WSJ – A Two-Track Plan to Restore Economic Growth

Friday, January 28th, 2011

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Charles Krauthammer – Deaf on debt: Returning to old liberal ideas, President Obama ignores the American people

Friday, January 28th, 2011

It’s as if Obama is daring the voters – and the Republicans – to prove they really want smaller government. He’s manning the barricades for Obamacare and he’s here with yet another spending – excuse me, investment – spree. To face down those overachieving Asians, Obama wants to sink yet more money into yet more road and bridge repair, more federally subsidized teachers – with a bit of high-speed rail tossed in for style. That will show the Chinese.

Washington Post – Cold truths about electric cars’ cold-weather shortcomings

Friday, January 28th, 2011

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