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President’s whiplash a product of pushing shutdown instead of working with GOP

What goes around really does come around, and there’s no better example of that than President Barack Obama’s current whiplash as a result of the rollout of his signature health tax bill. The website is an exercise in frustration for … Continue reading

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Government shutdown a smack down of conservatism

By Wendy N. Powell, guest contributor Twenty percent of the government may no longer be shut down, but the attempted “shutdown/smack down” of conservatism is alive and well. While watching media coverage of recent events in Washington, we must remember … Continue reading

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Oct. 16 News Wrap: Senate deal ignores reform leaders; Obamacare upsets continue

Senate appropriators cut a deal, ignore reform leaders As expected, Old Guard “leaders” of both parties in the U.S. Senate agreed to a deal that will patch government finances temporarily, thus averting a “shutdown.” Congress will still spend more, postponing … Continue reading

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Oct. 15 News Wrap: Flight 93 Memorial shut, NSA goes global, N.J. senate seat

Democrats continue to promote shutdown Contrary to popular opinion biased by media and Democrats, Republicans haven’t shut the U.S. Government down. A small percentage of government operations halted because Democrats wanted it that way. Republicans have offered Dems everything but … Continue reading

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As ‘extremist’ labels abound, real fiscal crisis is kept secret from Americans

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Questions follow WWII Memorial closing and static web pages shutdown

The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources chaired by Rep. Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) issued a statement questioning decisions by the Obama administration on closing national parks. The statement asked why parks were closed for World War II veterans, pointing out … Continue reading

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