Archive for August 4th, 2011

Salvation Army hands out backpacks to Kansas City children in need – KSHB NBC 41

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

KSHB 41 video – KCMO local schools fall short of state scores

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

ESPN video – Judge declares mistrial in Roger Clemens perjury trial over inadmissible evidence shown to jurors

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Matching debt increases with spending cuts will balance the budget in a decade without raising taxes – Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, Wall Street Journal

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

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New Quinnipiac poll shows trouble for Obama – Kyle Adams, RealClearPolitics

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Half of the Florida voters surveyed after congressional leaders and the president reached a deal to raise the debt ceiling say Obama does not deserve to be re-elected, while 42 percent say he does deserve another four years in the White House. Before the deal was announced, the split was 47-46 in favor of the president’s re-election.

Additionally, 51 percent of voters disapprove of the job the president is doing (compared to 50 percent before the agreement was announced), while 44 percent approve.

NPR – Debt Deal May Erode Independent Support For Obama

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

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Green-technology start-ups need the help of big businesses – CNET

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

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US Congress files two legal briefs in support of Defense of Marriage Act

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

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Coffee and Markets podcast – Jim DeMint discusses new book, and national debt

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

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Barack Obama will not face a Democratic primary challenger – Jay Cost

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

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Karl Rove on how debt debate affects 2012 – Neither party really won, but the GOP has a better case to take to the public

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

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Implications of debt ceiling increase – Club for Growth’s David Keating on Nightly Video Report – video

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Ben Howe, RedState – Chuck Schumer (D, NY): hypocrite on violent rhetoric.

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

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Mark Steyn: A land in which a child requires hundreds of dollars of permits to sell homemade lemonade in his front yard is, in a profound sense, no longer free

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

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62% of Likely Voters Would Vote to Replace Entire Congress

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

These surveys suggest there has been little change in the voter disgust expressed in Election 2010. Last September, just prior to the midterm elections, 62% said that Congress could always make things worse. In January of last year, 32% were confident that their official representatives actually had their best interests at heart. It should be noted that these attitudes have been around for a while. In September 2008, 59% would have voted to replace the entire Congress.

69% Of Adults Say It’s Likely Scientists Have Falsified Global Warming Research – Up 10 points from December 2009 – Rasmussen

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Fifty-seven percent (57%) believe there is significant disagreement within the scientific community on global warming, up five points from late 2009. One in four (25%) believes scientists agree on global warming. Another 18% aren’t sure.¬†Republicans and adults not affiliated with either major political party feel stronger than Democrats that some scientists have falsified data to support their global warming theories, but 51% of Democrats also agree.

Men are more likely than women to believe some scientists have put out false information on the issue.
Democrats are more likely to support immediate action on global warming compared to those from other party affiliations.