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August 28, 2011

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TEA PARTY BLOCKS COMPROMISE Call the Congressional Tea Party members hostage-takers, heroes, pariahs or terrorists, they have joined the Republican Party of “No” to take their country back. If it has done nothing else, the Tea Party movement has developed strong opposition from the right and the left. The movement is credited with the GOP […]

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August 21, 2011

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SENSIBLE DEPORTATION POLICY OBAMA ORDERS NEW IMMIGRATION POLICY Last Thursday the Obama administration suspended deportation proceedings for thousands of young people who pose no threat to public safety, and we believe it is a sensible policy. Under the new policy, the secretary of Homeland Security can review, on a case-by-case basis, whether to stop deportation […]

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August 14, 2011

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OUR FAILED FLING WITH WARFARE THE MONEY IS GONE, SOMEONE WILL PAY FOR WELFARE The U.S. failure can be labeled “Our failed fling with warfare,” be it the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, the Afghanistan War, the Iraq War, the drug war or, now our war on obesity. Our politicians have wasted a lot of […]

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August 7, 2011

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CONGRESS FAILS TO GET JOB DONE KICKING PROBLEMS DOWN THE ROAD So once again it is as usual in Washington, D.C. as Congress kicks problems to next time and goes on vacation. It is more important to keep campaigning for office than to solve serious problems confronting our nation. We give them free rein with […]