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Entries from January 2011

Quote of the Day: Cleaver: “We Preach Democracy and Then Prop Up Despots”

January 31st, 2011 · No Comments

That’s Rep. Cleaver’s take on the turmoil happening in Egypt. This from an idiot who said last year on his Cuba trip with the Congressional Black Caucus: “If There is Repression in Cuba, We Didn’t See It” The Root: “We preach democracy and then prop up despots,” Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) chairman of the Congressional […]

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Wash. Post: “Obama Has Chosen Not To Lead On The Deficit”

January 31st, 2011 · No Comments

  Following Friday’s troubling news from the Congressional Budget Office that this year’s deficit will approach a staggering $1.5 trillion, The Washington Post editorialized over the weekend, “In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama failed to present a credible plan for long-term debt reduction. It’s no secret that we think he […]

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The Truth About Premiums Under Obamacare: They’re Going Up!

January 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

According to a Politico report today, “The Obama administration is firing back at one of the major attacks Republicans have leveled at the health reform law: that it will make insurance premiums rise. The report, to be released by HHS later today, argues that individuals and families purchasing coverage through the exchanges in 2014 will […]

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SMI: “Stop Trying to Pick Winners and Losers in the Economy, Mr. President”

January 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

By Andrew Wilson  The recurring theme in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address was “winning the future.” It’s a good theme — focusing attention on the need for U.S. workers and businesses to face the challenge of competing in world markets. We are no longer living in a world — as the president […]

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CBO: Deficit To Hit $1.5 Trillion This Year

January 27th, 2011 · No Comments

The New York Times reports today, “The government’s budget deficit will soar to nearly $1.5 trillion this year, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday, an anticipated but politically galvanizing calculation that further intensified the partisan battle over the nation’s fiscal future. . . . The deficit was $1.4 trillion in 2009 and $1.3 trillion […]

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Video: STL Mayor Slay on Local Control

January 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Hat tip:MONewsHorizon

Related: Political Fix: Sen. Chappelle-Nadal stands in the way of “local control” bill St. Louis American: Let St. Louis solve its own police problems

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