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Entries from August 2011

Another Editorial Criticizes Obama For Holding Up Free Trade Agreements‏

August 29th, 2011 · No Comments

  In a must-read editorial today, Wisconsin’s Green Bay Press-Gazette writes, “On his recent Midwest bus tour, President Barack Obama bashed obstructionists in Congress for blocking passage of free-trade accords with Colombia, Panama and South Korea. If only these opponents would get out of the way, he suggested, these agreements would be law, American exports […]

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Whatever Happened to “Shared Sacrifice?”

August 29th, 2011 · No Comments

With this total disregard for the taxpayer, we’re supposed to believe that liberals like Clay really care about our $14 trillion deficit? We’ve chronicled here and here Clay’s lack of concern for other people’s money. “I need an automobile to get around my district,” said Congressman William “Lacy” Clay, arriving at a groundbreaking in Pagedale […]

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Video: Ed Martin Speaks at Nullify Now! Kansas City

August 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:TenthAmendmentCenter

Rasmussen Reports: 50% Believe Fed Government Has Too Much Influence Over States, 11% Say Not Enough

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Democrats’ Promises That “‘If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep Your Plan’ Were Dead Wrong”

August 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Discussing a study the AP described as saying that “[n]early one in 10 midsize or large employers expects to stop offering health coverage to workers once federal insurance exchanges start in 2014,” the Washington Examiner’s Byron York notes, “In June 2009, as he fought to pass the Democrats’ national health care bill, President Obama made […]

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Another News Report Confirms The Broken Obamacare Promise, “If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep It”

August 25th, 2011 · No Comments

The AP reported yesterday, “Nearly one in 10 midsize or large employers expects to stop offering health coverage to workers once federal insurance exchanges start in 2014, according to a survey from a large benefits consultant. Towers Watson also found in a survey completed last month that an additional 20% of companies are unsure about […]

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New CBO Outlook Once Again Shows Obama Promises Falling Short On Jobs And Health Care

August 24th, 2011 · No Comments

In its Budget and Economic Outlook for August, the CBO writes, “The United States is facing profound budgetary and economic challenges. At 8.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), the $1.3 trillion budget deficit that the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects for 2011 will be the third-largest shortfall in the past 65 years (exceeded only […]

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McCaskill Continues Slide From Obama

August 24th, 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.) Another act of disloyalty from Sen. Claire “Sell the damn plane” McCaskill? KMOX: But during a stop in the St. Louis area Tuesday, McCaskill seemed to sidestep when asked whether […]

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NAACP: Missouri Senate Reapportionment Commission Must Comply With the US Voting Rights Act

August 24th, 2011 · No Comments

As required by both the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution and the Missouri Constitution, every ten years after the census, Missouri’s legislative districts are redistricted to maintain populations that are as nearly equal as practical. As required by the US Voting Rights Act, no plan for reapportionment may dilute the black vote and deny […]

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Video: Megabus: A Fully Private Transportation Solution

August 24th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip: showmeinstitute Show-Me Institute intern Chad Carson used the Megabus this weekend because it was cheap, fast, and going where he wanted to go. In this video, Chad discusses how Megabus represents just one possible market solution to the demand for transportation — and it’s a solution that doesn’t involve help from the taxpayers. […]

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Video: Dana Loesch Makes the George Soros/ Scooby Doo Connection

August 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:aimaccuracy

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