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“Obama Waging An ‘Endless Campaign’” While His Sequester Looms, Economy Struggles

Posted: February 16, 2013 at 11:15 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

“Obama waging an ‘endless campaign’,” blares The Hill, which quotes a Democratic strategist saying when it comes to the president, “stump-style appearances are ‘what he’s best at.’” Here are some things we wish the president was better at (and that would be more productive) than stump speeches: Submitting a serious plan to replace his sequester […]

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SOTU FACT: President Obama Is Blocking the Keystone Pipeline, Ceding Secure North American Energy to China

Posted: February 13, 2013 at 1:15 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics

CLAIM: President Obama says he supports American energy security. “After years of talking about it, we are finally poised to control our own energy future.” (President Obama, State of the Union Address, February 12, 2013) FACT: President Obama’s refusal to approve the Keystone pipeline has threatened the creation of thousands of American jobs and perpetuated […]

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SOTU FACT: ObamaCare Is Driving Up Costs, Jeopardizing Coverage & Hurting Small Businesses

Posted: February 13, 2013 at 10:00 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics

CLAIM: President Obama says ObamaCare is helping to slow the growth of health care costs. “[P]atients … enjoy stronger protections than ever before. … Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of health care costs.”  (President Obama, State of the Union Address, February 12, 2013) FACT: ObamaCare is driving up costs, […]

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Big questions for Obama’s speech tonight

Posted: February 12, 2013 at 3:35 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

5 Questions the President Should Answer About His Health Care Law Despite spending more than $2 trillion on his health care overhaul, President Obama has failed to deliver on his promise to reduce the cost of health care.  So, while the President may give ObamaCare a glowing review in his State of the Union address, […]

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The Obama Sequester Must Be Replaced with Responsible Spending Cuts

Posted: February 9, 2013 at 5:45 am   /   Features, Politics

Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following column discussing the impact the president’s sequester will have on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base: In 2011, President Obama proposed a series of mandatory spending cuts called a ‘sequester,’ which was subsequently passed by Congress as part of the 2011 debt limit agreement. These arbitrary spending cuts, which are […]

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Senate Democrats Struggling with the President’s Sequester? Here Are Some Options

Posted: February 8, 2013 at 3:15 pm   /   Politics

We read this morning that “Senate Democrats are struggling to come up with a replacement for the $85 billion spending-cut sequester set to begin on March 1.” Since the sequester was President Obama’s idea to begin with, and Democrats already got the tax hikes they wanted last month, here are a few friendly thoughts on […]

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Ending checks in Saturday mail hurts economy

Posted: February 7, 2013 at 9:30 am   /   Features, Politics

The only business that President Obama insists make a profit is not a business. The Post Office is a constitutional department meant to unify the nation and empower the overall economy. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week, an apparent end-run […]

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New Obama Normal: Poverty, Unemployment, Big Biz Stocks up

Posted: January 26, 2013 at 1:45 pm   /   Politics

By Mike DeVine Judged by the results of their policies, Democrats are the party of Big Business and don’t care about the poor and middle class. Except for the deleterious effect of their economic, social and national security policies, nothing enrages me more about Democrats (elected, media and grassroots) than their claims that conservatives, tea partiers […]

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Rep. Paul Gosar Supports REINS Act

Posted: January 26, 2013 at 7:45 am   /   Arizona, Politics

Rein in overzealous regulators WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S (R – AZ) announced his original co-sponsorship of the Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act. “Regulations created by the departments and agencies of President Obama’s Executive Branch have created undue burdens on small businesses and job creation. I am […]

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