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Entries from November 2012

Editorials: Democrats Must Address Entitlement Reform; Politico: “Democrats Are Starting To Draw A Much Tougher Line On Entitlements”‏

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments

While Democrats talk endlessly of tax increases, two key editorials today remind President Obama and Democrats that entitlement reform is critical to solving the nation’s fiscal crisis. The Washington Post editors write today, “Democrats . . . are sounding more and more maximalist in resisting spending cuts. Many insist that Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and […]

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Video: Paperless Ticketing: Are You a ‘Belieber?’ – Kacie Galbraith – Show-Me Institute

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip:showmeinstitute Ticketmaster is proposing paperless ticketing technology that would limit the freedom of fans to buy, sell, and give away tickets to concerts and other events. Show-Me Institute Research Assistant Kacie Galbraith stopped by the recent Justin Bieber concert in Saint Louis to ask fans what they think of the change.

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Politico: “Growing Bloc Of Emboldened Liberals” Willing To Plunge Nation Over Fiscal Cliff For Tax Hikes‏

November 27th, 2012 · No Comments

Politico writes today, “Call them the cliff jumpers. A growing bloc of emboldened liberals say they’re not afraid to watch defense spending get gouged and taxes go up on every American if a budget deal doesn’t satisfy their priorities. . . . If tax rates snap back to the higher levels from the 1990s and […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! Politico Asks for Prayer

November 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Hey everybody, I hope you all have a good Thanksgiving tomorrow. If all of you could say a prayer for me as I preach the next two Sundays, Nov. 25th and Dec. 2nd, that would be much appreciated. Please pray as I prepare my sermons, that God guides me to say what he wants me […]

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Video: Ann Wagner Sees ‘Awesomeness’ of New Gig

November 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip:Ann4Congress Related: Different spin on the same story: KSDK.com: Ann Wagner willing to compromise to avoid ‘fiscal cliff’ Stlpublicradio.org: Ann Wagner Toes Party Line On Taxes, Despite “Fiscal Cliff”

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Video: Sarah Steelman Calls Out Team Romney For Shunning Sarah Palin

November 20th, 2012 · No Comments

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Will Red State Senate Dems Listen To Unions And Others Demanding No Entitlement Reforms?‏

November 20th, 2012 · No Comments

While many on the far left are digging in and telling Democrats not to even consider entitlement reform in talks over averting the fiscal cliff, reports today suggest there may be some Democrats who aren’t wedded to massive tax hikes and could be open to entitlement reforms. The Hill reports today, “President Obama’s allies in […]

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Picture of the Day: Symbolism Over Substance; STL Mayor “Sleeps” Outside to Sympathize With Homeless Teens

November 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Photo courtesy of Susan Ryan “Why I am sleeping out? I am sleeping out on November 15th because I have two children. Their hopes and dreams are my highest concern. This week, more than 2,500 other young people will be sleeping in vacant buildings, shelters, and alleys throughout the St. Louis region. They have the […]

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WSJ: “Companies Fear” That Not Solving Fiscal Cliff “Will Tip The Economy Back Into Recession”; Yet Dems Are Refusing To Address Entitlements‏

November 19th, 2012 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports, “U.S. companies are scaling back investment plans at the fastest pace since the recession, signaling more trouble for the economic recovery. Half of the nation’s 40 biggest publicly traded corporate spenders have announced plans to curtail capital expenditures this year or next, according to a review by The Wall Street […]

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Top Dem Patty Murray Again Says “The Country Should Go Over The Fiscal Cliff” Unless Dems Get Tax Hikes‏

November 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Earlier this week, a top Senate Democrat once again suggested that Democrats are so insistent on tax increases that they’d be willing to let the nation plunge over the fiscal cliff to get them. CNN writes, “Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) says that if Republicans do not agree to let tax cuts expire for Americans making […]

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