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GOP Pledges to End Deficits

The House resolved Washington’s most immediate fiscal problem by passing a short-term extension of federal borrowing authority. The Senate is expected to follow suit in coming days, which would set aside for now the potentially explosive question of whether the U.S. government might be unable to borrow money to pay its bills. But House Budget […]

Joe Biden: It’s Gun Safty, Not Gun Control, Really!

Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he views the administration’s efforts to reduce firearms violence as gun safety – not gun control. The vice president fielded questions online in a Google+ Hangout, saying the proposals that he and President Barack Obama have laid out won’t end gun crime, but they still could make a […]

Obama’s New York Visit Includes Fundraisers and a Tower of Champagne

Obama’s New York Visit Includes Fundraisers and a Tower of Champagne

(New York, NY)  —  President Obama collected millions of campaign dollars during his visit to New York City.  The Obama campaign says about a hundred people paid 40-thousand dollars each to attend a Manhattan reception hosted by entertainment power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce last night at Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club in Manhattan that featured a champagne […]

Poll Shows Obama Narrowly Leads in Wisconsin, Virginia And Colorado

Poll Shows Obama Narrowly Leads in Wisconsin, Virginia And Colorado

A new poll shows the battleground states of Virginia, Wisconsin and Colorado voters are leaning toward President Obama over his Republican rival Mitt Romney.  The Quinnipiac University/CBS News/”New York Times” survey indicates Obama’s lead is narrow in all three states, but Colorado is the tightest.  Obama holds a 48-percent to 47-percent lead there.  However, Romney […]

School Resumes As Chicago Teachers End Strike

School Resumes As Chicago Teachers End Strike

(Chicago, IL)  —  The teachers strike is over in Chicago and kids are headed back to school today for the first time in over a week.  Teachers union representatives voted to approve a tentative contract yesterday afternoon, ending the first strike by public school teachers in that city in 25 years.  Key issues that had […]

Romney Stands By Comments In Released Hidden Video

Romney Stands By Comments In Released Hidden Video

(Costa Mesa, CA)  —  Mitt Romney is not backing away from comments he made in a newly-released, hidden video of a private meeting with supporters.  The video, which was shot months ago, shows Romney describing the 47-percent of voters who will likely support President Obama as people who view themselves as victims and who expect […]

The EPA’s arrogance and incompetence keeps America dependent on foreign oil

The EPA’s arrogance and incompetence keeps America dependent on foreign oil

The riots, rage, and ruin that have spread throughout the Middle East over the past few days emphasize the urgency of opening up and bringing online America’s vast resources–yet, as Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) states: “The EPA is the biggest obstacle to energy independence.” Olson’s comment specifically addressed the Hydraulic Fracturing Study requested by Congress […]

Hobby Lobby Files Suit Over Obamacare Contraception Mandate

Hobby Lobby Files Suit Over Obamacare Contraception Mandate

(Washington, DC)  —  Hobby Lobby is an evangelical-owned business that has filed suit against the Obama Administration’s contraceptive/abortion mandate.  Baptist Press says with more than 500 stores in 41 states it is the largest business yet to take action against the mandate. David Green is Hobby Lobby’s founder and CEO and says the company’s insurance […]

Classic Guitars Stolen From Chuck Berry

Classic Guitars Stolen From Chuck Berry

(Wentzville, MO)  —  Thieves stole three classic guitars from rock-and-roll legend Chuck Berry.  Authorities in St. Charles County say the thieves hit Berry’s Wentzville, Missouri home three times.  On Monday, a vintage 1978 Gibson guitar was stolen from the residence; on Tuesday, the thieves returned to steal various outdoor items.  But when they returned with […]

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