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Paul Ryan

New Paul Ryan Budget Proposal Would Cut $5 Trillion in Spending Over a Decade

Posted by  ▪  April 2, 2014

New Paul Ryan Budget Proposal Would Cut $5 Trillion in Spending Over a Decade

Paul Ryan
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4/2/2014 at 10:00am
Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin has a reputation for being a fiscal conservative. His new budget proposal serves as further evidence of his dedication to responsibility with our nation’s finances. Russell Berman and Bernie Becker of The Hill reported yesterday… Ryan’s final $5.1T cut Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday unveiled a budget that proposes to…
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April Fools’ Day recap

Posted by  ▪  April 2, 2014

April Fools’ Day recap

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4/2/2014 at 8:00am
Did you catch all the good April Fools’ Day posts on Tuesday? Here’s just a small sampling of some of what was floating around out there in case you missed them. Domino’s UK was “ridiculously excited to announce the launch of the #DominosEdibox, a world first in snackaging innovation.” Because everybody loves…
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New Hampshire needs more room

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2014

New Hampshire needs more room

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4/1/2014 at 8:00pm
You may be under the impression that Vermont and New Hampshire are similar, and it’s true. But in certain ways they couldn’t be more different. Yes, they’re both small, long, and thin, cold, and mountainous (Green vs. White). But Vermont is the most leftist state in the union, while New Hampshire…
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Eastern American Studies Association rejects Israel boycott

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2014

Joins California ASA Chapter in bucking national organization

Eastern American Studies Association rejects Israel boycott

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4/1/2014 at 5:50pm
The Eastern American Studies Association (EASA) has joined its California counterpart in rejecting the ASA’s decision to boycott Israeli academic institutions. This is the second major regional chapter officially to reject the boycott, showing that many neutral scholars are distancing themselves from the anti-Israel ASA National Council and activists. A statement posted…
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Sen. Reid: Paul Ryan budget proposal a blueprint for ‘modern Kochtopia’

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2014

Sen. Reid: Paul Ryan budget proposal a blueprint for ‘modern Kochtopia’

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4/1/2014 at 4:00pm
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has apparently fallen even deeper into the #Kochspiracy black hole. From Politico: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid preemptively slammed the budget proposal Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will release Tuesday, calling it a document written to pander to the Koch brothers and other billionaires. “It’s a blueprint for a modern……
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Ted Cruz pranks ‘Fox and Friends’ cast with Winston Churchill tattoo

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2014

Ted Cruz pranks ‘Fox and Friends’ cast with Winston Churchill tattoo

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4/1/2014 at 2:00pm
Ted Cruz had a little fun this morning with the cast of Fox and Friends. Playing off the recent sightings of posters around Los Angeles with the Texas Senator’s face photoshopped onto a tattooed body, Cruz flashed what he claimed was a new tattoo of Winston Churchill on his arm to the…
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Healthcare.gov Obamacare Girl

Report – Obamacare Enrollments Vastly Exaggerated

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2014

Report – Obamacare Enrollments Vastly Exaggerated

Healthcare.gov Obamacare Girl
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4/1/2014 at 12:00pm
According to a report from Wynton Hall at Breitbart, enrollments in Obamacare are being significantly overstated… Obamacare Real Enrollment: Just 1.7% of Uninsured Covered Obamacare, the plan purportedly created to provide health coverage for the uninsured, has enrolled just 1.7% of America’s 48.6 million uninsured. News of the disastrous numbers comes as nervous Democrats…
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Groceries or Obamacare

Report: New Yorkers Forced to Choose Between Groceries and Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2014

Report: New Yorkers Forced to Choose Between Groceries and Obamacare

Groceries or Obamacare
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4/1/2014 at 10:00am
A new report from WHEC in Rochester is painting a very bleak scenario for New Yorkers, some forced to choose between buying groceries or purchasing Obamacare plans, some concerned about going bankrupt after falling ill. So why are New Yorkers concerned about going bankrupt due to Obamacare? Especially when the President has…
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Socialism sounds great…

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2014

Socialism sounds great…

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4/1/2014 at 8:30am
…until people experience enough of it, that is: France’s governing Socialists have suffered big losses in municipal elections, with the opposition UMP claiming victory and the far right celebrating further gains. These are local contests, but they indicate a dissatisfaction with the Socialists. However, the way voters have been going in recent years…
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Miss Me Yet?

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2014

Miss Me Yet?

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4/1/2014 at 7:00am
Wait, don’t answer that. Enjoying celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary in the Dominican Republic. Great weather, great hotel on the beach, doing my best to stay off the internet (thanks Mandy for posting these photos for me) with modest success. For those who wondered, yes “the wife” actually does exist. She’s real and she’s…
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Obamacare deadline day

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2014

Obamacare deadline day

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3/31/2014 at 8:00pm
Except for the undetermined numbers of people who are getting an extension, it’s Obamacare deadline day, and statistics and spin about it have been released. You can find articles nearly everywhere in the MSM on the success of the six million signups. Or the six million enrollments. Or the six million somethings….
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LI #001 Leeland Yee

Memorable Lines from Leland Yee’s Arms-Dealing Indictment

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2014

Memorable Lines from Leland Yee’s Arms-Dealing Indictment

LI #001 Leeland Yee
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3/31/2014 at 6:00pm
I have been following the news about California state senator, Leland Yee, who was arraigned in federal court on charges related to alleged roles associated with Chinatown gangsters and brokering arms deals with a Muslim rebel group based in the Philippines. I made the analogy to the recent box-office smash, American Hustle. When they write the script, Cal Watchdog’s…
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Kingston Obamacare

Kingston: More Americans uninsured now than before Obama took office

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2014

Was Congressman Kingston’s comment about the nation’s uninsured correct?

Kingston: More Americans uninsured now than before Obama took office

Kingston Obamacare
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3/31/2014 at 4:00pm
According to a recent Politifact Georgia article, the Congressman’s claim is “half-true.” “There are still more people uninsured today than when (Barack) Obama was elected president,” U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, a Republican from Savannah, said recently on the Fox News Channel. Politifact Georgia looked into the statistics used by the Congressman,…
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Marth Robertson Cornell Public Forum Obamacare Fix

Dem candidate under fire for false fundraising e-mail sends another false fundraising e-mail

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2014

Dem candidate under fire for false fundraising e-mail sends another false fundraising e-mail

Marth Robertson Cornell Public Forum Obamacare Fix
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3/31/2014 at 2:00pm
Despite Legal Insurrection’s best efforts, Democrat congressional candidate Martha Robertson (NY-23) has repeatedly been unwilling, or more likely unable to produce evidence that GOP operatives hacked her website several months ago.  As that claim was used in a fundraising e-mail, the possibility that Robertson committed wire fraud through such a bogus…
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Maine Senator – There’s No Such Thing as Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2014

Maine Senator – There’s No Such Thing as Obamacare

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3/31/2014 at 12:00pm
Maine senator Angus King is an independent who caucuses with Democrats. On FOX News Sunday while being questioned by Chris Wallace, King made an interesting statement. The Weekly Standard reported… “Two points if I may, sir,” says Fox host Chris Wallace. “One, then why is Harry Reid saying he’s not going to…
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Eyes of Putin and Obama

Branco Cartoon – Windows To Their Soul

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Windows To Their Soul

Eyes of Putin and Obama
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3/31/2014 at 10:00am
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Iran Appointing Suspected Hostage Taker as UN Envoy

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2014

How does Iran show its moderation to the US? By appointing a suspected hostage taker as UN ambassador.

Iran Appointing Suspected Hostage Taker as UN Envoy

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3/31/2014 at 8:30am
Three weeks ago, the Washington Post reported glibly in U.S.-Iran relations thawing somewhat glacially, “Hamid Aboutalebi, formerly that country’s emissary to Italy, to Australia and now to the United Nations, can’t seem to get his U.S. visa. He’s apparently been waiting for months and no one in Tehran is quite sure why…
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