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Congressman Tells FDIC They Shouldn’t Be in Government

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If the FDIC members are going to allow the abuse of power, they need to hit the streets. I’d never heard of Sean Duffy, but from this… I think I might like him. That said… I’m tired of ‘right words’

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Congress Might Repeal the Patriot Act!

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Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) have introduced a bill to repeal the Patriot Act. Julie Borowski at Freedom Works reported yesterday that a bill is now before the House to actually repeal the Patriot Act. About time!

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Obamacare Turned Five Yesterday: Who Likes It?

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Since Obamacare turned five, shouldn’t the law be popular now like Democrats asserted that it would be? March 23 marked the fifth-year anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act. Within two years, President Obama won re-election boastfully basking

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Will Mitch McConnell Help Save Coal?

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The Senator is using his office to organize a resistance movement to save coal from the Environmental Protection Agency. The best part of this strategy is that Senator Mitch McConnell is appealing to states’ rights and sovereignty over against the

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Using Power of the Purse against Operation Choke Point

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The Second Amendment can be upheld and defended using the power of the purse, according to one Senator. I asked, at one point, if the FDIC and other groups were backing down on Operation Choke Point—a system of using intimidation

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Republicans Working on Deal to Increase the Deficit

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Republicans are ready to join Democrats and increase Medicare repayments in a way that will increase the deficit $130 billion in a decade. Is there some political manual somewhere that explains to elected officials that, if they are going to

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When Republicans Play Hardball; Democrats Get Outraged

President Obama And Vice President Biden Meet With Members Of Congress On Foreign Policy

The White House is calling it “unconscionable,” but moral condemnation comes when Republicans play hardball. Voters elected a huge number of Republicans for a reason, and it wasn’t to see peaceful cooperation between Republicans and Democrats in Congress. They wanted

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Report: AP Used Children to Stage Anti-Israel Photo Series

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The Associated Press used Palestinian children to fake anti-Israel photos during its investigative series on last summer’s Hamas-Israel war, according to the New York Observer. The series, released in February, portrayed Israel as “a serial violator of the norms of warfare, wantonly

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BATFE Backs Off, Will Not Ban Bullets … For Now

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives has ended plan to ban bullets, or—more likely—has paused it. Last month Bob Allen wrote about how, “Banning Bullets Means Banning Guns.” The BATFE was trying to make ammunition for the AK-47

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John Boehner Supported by Democrats against Republicans

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If he is a member of the same party as other Republicans, why is John Boehner supported by Democrats? There are two parties in Congress. One party is made up mostly of Republicans and the other party is a combination

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Barack Obama Triumphs over the Keystone Pipeline

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The Senate is unable to override Obama’s Keystone Pipeline veto. I don’t even care that much about the Keystone Pipeline. Now that fracking has pushed down the price of oil, it doesn’t seem as important as it once did. It

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John Boehner Caves; Funds DHS

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And the winner of “Worst House Speaker in United States History” goes to… John Boehner! The New York Times headline says it all: “House Approves Homeland Security Budget, Without Strings.” The fight over funding the Department of Homeland Security that

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