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Warning! Tea Partiers need to Carefully Weigh the Consequences of Backing Third Party Candidates

Rasmussen reports that a Tea Party candidate in a three-way congressional race can elect a Democrat Excerpts from the Rasmussen Report:  In a three-way congressional contest with a Tea Party candidate on the ballot, the Democrat could pick up 40 … Continue reading

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The Republican Policy Riders in the HR1 Continuing Resolution

Why These Riders are so Important As the days proceed towards a government shutdown, the principal negotiators continue to battle over something that few Americans have heard much about.  This looming government shutdown, if it occurs, will not be about … Continue reading

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Boehner and Republicans Risk TEA Party Split

Democrat Budget Proposals are Totally Unreasonable On Fox News Sunday (3/06/2011), Sen. Richard Durbin stated firmly that the Democrat’s proposal of only $10.1 Billion in discretionary spending cuts were as far as they could go and were unwilling to go … Continue reading

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Republican Senators Give Obama a Huge Victory on the START Treaty

START Treaty Ratified With Help from Republicans As you may know, along with most conservatives, I opposed ratification of the START Treaty.  You can see my previous article on this subject.  On Tuesday, December 21, the US Senate voted 71 – … Continue reading

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Should Republicans Reject the Tax Cut Deal?

Re-Thinking the Grand Compromise At first blush, it appeared that the grand compromise between President Barack Obama and the Congressional Republican leadership was a huge win for Republicans.  It appeared that Obama was willing to sign off on extending all … Continue reading

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No Compromise on the Bush Tax Cuts!

Why the Democrats are Fighting So Hard to Tax the “Rich” The November mid-term elections are over.  The American people have spoken decisively that they want a return to a smaller government, lower taxes and a reduction of the deficit … Continue reading

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Can Barack Obama be Re-elected in 2012?

A Different Perspective on the 2012 Election It’s now clear that Democrats suffered huge losses in the House of Representative and substantial losses in the U. S. Senate as a result of the Midterm elections.  Republicans are on track to … Continue reading

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Governors Elections – 2 Days to Go – Final Predictions

The Governor Elections Update with 2 days to Go — Final Predictions Little has changed in the final week before the Nov. 2 election.  What little movement existed has been in favor of the Republicans. As a result of the changes this … Continue reading

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THE LAME DUCK SESSION — HUGE TAX INCREASES COMING SOON!

  Mid Term Election Hopes As we approach the midterm elections, there is great anticipation that the Republicans will win a significant majority in the House of Representatives and will substantially increase their strength in the Senate.  That will mark … Continue reading

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