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Entries from July 2011

Chappelle-Nadal/Nasheed Blood Feud Over?

July 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal donates blood at the University City Public Library Wednesday, July 20. Sources are telling us that Democrat renegade Jamilah Nasheed is attempting to get back into the good graces of her fellow Democrats. After getting nothing from Republican leadership last session, she apparently has cut ties with the Kinder campaign and she […]

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Video: Claire Shoring Up Black Vote Now Before Disowning Obama Next year?

July 25th, 2011 · No Comments

“Any attempt to extricate herself from him [President Obama] will be an act of disloyalty. She will not do that at all.”–Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) Although we disagree with most everything she stands for, we have to give Sen. McCaskill credit for pulling off the charade (with help from the media of course) that she […]

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Obama Rejects Bipartisan Debt Proposal; Is He More Focused On Pushing Debate Past 2012?‏

July 25th, 2011 · No Comments

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Jamie Dupree writes today, “President Obama last night rejected a bipartisan deal offered to him by Congressional leaders of both parties which would have provided for a short-term extension of the debt limit in order to avoid a U.S. Government default. The agreement involved Speaker Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Reid and Senate […]

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Meet Me In St. Louis Conference Not Just for Black Conservatives

July 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Examiner.com: As grass roots, tea party organizations emerge, one group has formed to target a specific group of conservatives. Move-On-Up.org is a body of conservatives who have networked, across the country, to spread the message that conservative values are alive and well in the African-American community. In nearly two years, their membership has grown to over […]

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Republicans Make The Case To Cut, Cap, And Balance, While Obama Threatens A Veto

July 18th, 2011 · No Comments

The AP reports today, “The next step in the weeks-long saga over how to increase the government’s borrowing cap is to let House tea party forces try it their way. A Republican ‘cut, cap and balance’ plan set for a House vote Tuesday would condition a $2.4 trillion increase in the so-called debt limit on […]

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Picture of the Day: “Nullify Now”

July 8th, 2011 · No Comments

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Obama Admin Still Insisting On Civilian Trials For Foreign Terrorists

July 8th, 2011 · No Comments

  Despite the triumph of finally getting Osama bin Laden, recent news in the war on terror indicates that the Obama administration is once again back to insisting that foreign terrorists be tried in civilian courts. Politico reported yesterday, “In a move that has angered some congressional Republicans, a Somali man accused of having ties […]

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Video: Crossroads GPS: “Watch” Missouri

July 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:CrossroadsGPSChannel

Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies (Crossroads GPS) launched today a new issue advocacy TV spot in Missouri focusing on Sen. Claire McCaskill’s record of voting for increased spending, debt and taxes. The effort is part of a nationwide effort begun two weeks ago by Crossroads GPS to frame […]

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Disappointing Jobs Report Reminder That Now Is Not The Time For Tax Hikes That Stifle Job Creation

July 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Reuters reports today, “U.S. employment growth ground to a halt in June, with employers hiring the fewest number of workers in nine months, dousing hopes the economy would regain momentum in the second half of the year. Nonfarm payrolls rose only 18,000, the weakest reading since September, the Labor Department said on Friday, well below […]

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The Blind Leading the Blind?

July 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Over the weekend, liberal columnist Frank Rich wrote a long piece for New York Magazine, calling on President Obama to implement more policies that could make the economy worse: more taxes and ever more government spending. Unfortunately, Rich may not have to worry, since Democrats seem determined to push more of these failed policies on […]

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