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US Senate once again rejects common sense

Only 35 senators supported Senator Mike Lee’s (R-UT) amendment to the bloated Hurricane Sandy “relief” bill.  The amendment would have required the bill’s $50 billion in new federal spending to be offset with a .5% across-the-board cut in domestic spending.  Senator Lee’s amendment did not cut one penny from the unconstitutional spending contained in the bill; it simply […]


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Bernanke: Geithner’s Buddha

According to media reports, in a private farewell speech, outgoing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner dubbed Ben Bernanke “the Buddha of central bankers.” This may seem over the top, but perhaps Secretary Geithner’s comments were based on the peace and tranquility the Fed’s record holdings of federal debt have brought statists of all parties. According to data released […]


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Campaign against Liberty?

Campaign against Liberty might be a more appropriate name for Organizing for Action, a new group formed by top operatives from President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign, such as Obama’s Campaign Manager, Jim Messina, and top advisor, David Axelrod. First Lady Michelle Obama describes Organizing for Action as “the next phase of the movement for change.”  Since […]


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We’re number 10!

The Heritage Foundation’s 2013 Index of Economic Freedom (http://www.heritage.org/index/) has bad, but not surprising, news for the American people.  Heritage’s Index ranks the world’s countries based on whether those countries respect the rule of law, limited government, low taxes, and free markets. According to the index, the United States has the world’s tenth freest economy, […]


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