President Obama Isn’t Serious About Reducing Debt

There has been a bunch of discussion on President Barack Obama’s speech on fiscal policy and his plan on tackling the national debt.  Some called it toxic, a disgrace, and a waste of breath.  Others thought it was next best thing to sliced bread and the religious left thought he provided moral vision, but that […]

AP and The Des Moines Register Spin Extension of Bush Tax Cuts

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I missed the Associated Press article by Stephen Ohlemacher yesterday until I was in Hy-Vee Gas today and saw the front page of the print edition of The Des Moines Register.  My jaw about dropped.  The picture of the front page below is courtesy of Newseum. The headline that the Register gave this article practically […]

Congressman Steve King votes ‘No’ on Obama/McConnell Tax and Spend Deal

Washington D.C.- Congressman Steve King (R-IA) released the following statement after voting against an $850 billion tax and spend deal brokered by President Obama and Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell in the last days of the Lame-Duck Pelosi Congress. “On November 2nd, the American people rejected back room deals and Christmas tree bills designed […]

Peter DeFazio: Obama Told Congressional Democrats Not Passing Tax Deal Could End Presidency

Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) said that President Barack Obama warned not passing the tax cut deal made with Republicans could end his presidency.  The Hill reports: Obama is telling members of Congress that failure to pass the tax-cut legislation could result in the end of his presidency, Rep. Peter DeFazio (Ore.) said. "The White House […]

Point of Order: U.S. Senate Vote on Obama Tax Deal Unconstitutional (Update: Oops, My Bad)

The U.S. Senate passed President Barack Obama’s tax deal made with Republicans by an 81-19 margin. The plan extends for two years all Bush-era induvidual tax rates, prevents a spike in taxes on capital gains and dividends and renews long-term jobless insurance, while providing new tax relief for students, working families and businesses. I’ll be […]

Pathetic: MSNBC’s Ed Schultz Accuses Sarah Palin of Going to Haiti Only For Political Gain

Governor Palin accompanied Franklin Graham of Samaritan’s Purse to Haiti.  Only to one suffering from major PDS could this be seen as a bad thing. Enter Ed Schultz of MSNBC who quipped that “Sarah Palin doesn’t give a damn about anyone in Haiti!”  Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy […]

Sarah Palin: The Case for Extending All the Tax Cuts

By Sarah Palin In America By Heart folks will get a feel for some of my favorite writers and thinkers. One of them is the great economist Thomas Sowell. Some of you may recall that in “Going Rogue” I mentioned Sowell’s famous book “A Conflict of Visions” to explain the way the liberal or “progressive” […]

Sarah Palin: An Open Letter to Republican Freshmen Members of Congress

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By Sarah Palin Welcome to all Republican Freshmen and congratulations! Congratulations to all of you for your contribution to this historic election, and for the contributions I am certain you will make to our country in the next two years. Your victory was hard fought, and the success belongs entirely to you and the staff […]

Michele Bachmann: Lame Duck Agenda

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By Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) Finally the Democrat’s train of big spending and big government has been stopped in its tracks. Starting in January the majority can focus on reducing the debt, repealing Obamacare, and restoring limited government. But in the meantime, a dangerous agenda could be presented by the Democrats in the lame duck […]

Looking Toward the Lame Duck Session

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There ideally shouldn’t be one.  In 2006 when Republican lost control of the House and Senate they had a light agenda (and they shouldn’t have met either).  Back on October 21, Reid referred to this upcoming lameduck session as a “goose on steroids.”  Wonderful. First, it’s likely that there will be an attempt at a […]

A Few Bytes to Eat From Around the Country: Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas

A Few Bytes to Eat

Video clips and news stories from around the country that might have been missed by the news media. Alabama Democrat Ron Sparks, Speaking at ASU, Relies on Bush-Bashing, Gambling Promotion, Pre-K Education. Gubernatorial candidate Ron Sparks spoke to a crowd of 200 during the Bridge Builders Breakfast at Alabama State University in Montgomery on October 22nd.  […]

What is True For Me, Is Not Necessarily True For You! Is That True? Not Necessarily.

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Jerry Brown: “I mean Clinton’s a nice guy but whoever said he always told the truth?” California Democratic governor candidate Brown got a little testy recently and mouthed off about the former president when responding to an ad by his Republican opponent, Meg Whitman.  She had brought out an old debate clip showing Brown being criticized […]

Sarah Palin: Obama’s Predictable, Tiring, Ineffective Lecture

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By Sarah Palin Congress’ approval rating is at 11% because politicians thwart the will of the people, explode our national debt, and practice reckless deficit spending while hoping we’ll sit down and shut up about their nonsensical agenda. President Obama just made the AFL-CIO suffer through another “Blame Bush” lecture today as he, as usual, […]

Latte Links (8-1-10)

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Items from around the web that you really should check out. Our Army Life: I Need You by Gabe Haugland (Gabe we’ll be praying for you and your family!) The Iowa Republican: Nullification by Nathan Tucker Big Peace: Leak City by Lt. Col. Oliver North Fox News: Iran Expects U.S. Hikers to Stand Trial American […]