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Mitt Squirms When Pressured About Romney Care

In case you missed it, this is the Bret Baier interview with Romney that everyone’s been talking about.  Bret asks Mitt about possible similarities between Obama Care and Romney Care, and oh, does Willard squirm.  Check it out, check-it-outers: I’ll tell you two things I learned from this video. One:  Romney was hoping the interview would be a bunch of ...

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Senate Votes To Keep Indefinite Detention Provision In Military Bill

Earlier today the Senate voted to keep a provision in S.1253 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 which would give the President authority, using the military, to indefinitely detain suspected terror suspects. This includes not only oversees, but in the United States, to include American citizens.  The provision’s sponsors are Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain and Michigan Democratic ...

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Senate Approves Massive Electric Rate Hike for Illinois Residents

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 29, 2011  — Today’s Senate vote approving SB 678 promises to leave Illinoisans paying at least $286 million in annual costs for the next 30 years to pay for the Taylorville Energy Center, a power plant that Illinois doesn’t need. If passed by the House and signed by the Governor, this tremendous cost would devastate Illinois’ economy, destroying jobs and sending businesses elsewhere. ...

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Falling for the Tough Talk

In the times in which we live, an unfortunate fact of life is that we on the right must battle not only the Democrats, but their biased media as well. This phenomenon is quite discouraging on many different levels. One of the side effects of the media treatment is that most conservatives don’t speak with any level of righteous indignation ...

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Was Herman Cain Ever A Viable Candidate?

Multiple sources, including Drudge, are reporting that Herman Cain is ‘reassessing’ his candidacy as allegations of yet another sexual indiscretion have emerged. On numerous blogs and in my Twitter timeline, I’ve seen an astounding number of people make the claim that these allegations are the only reason Cain may be dropping out. I wholeheartedly disagree: I don’t think Cain ever ...

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Tonight on the Dark Side with Kira Davis

Tonight, November 29, 2011 on the Dark Side with Kira Davis (hey, that’s me!) we’ll talk about the Richmond Tea Party’s suit against the city of Richmond Virginia for refund of fees paid for the same park Occupiers are currently camping in for free.  We’ll talk to Gilbert Wilkerson, Richmond Tea Party Board member, about the suit and the city’s ...

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Obama: “I stole ‘Audacity of Hope’ from Reverend Wright”

This is never-before-seen video obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller shows Illinois Senator Barack Obama, then campaigning for Democrats before the 2006 midterm elections, praising Reverend Jeremiah Wright and telling an audience that he “stole” the title of his book “The Audacity of Hope” from Wright’s sermon of the same name, which he “loved.” Obama also referred to Wright as ...

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Shock News: Obama is Not Popular After All

The Pocono Record reported today that President Obama is not drawing the crowds he’s used to, or that even Hillary has drawn before in Ohio: When Hillary Clinton was on the campaign trail in 2008 and spoke at Scranton High School, the line to get tickets a few days before her appearance stretched about 1,000 people long. Monday’s line to ...

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Obama's Failed "Green Energy" Policy

Energy Policy How much more proof does President Obama need that his “green jihad” is a failure? The greatest problem is that it has failed on two fronts. First, he and his administration have subsidized and/or granted loan guarantees to green energy projects regardless of feasibility. Second, he has all but shut down fossil energy production and exploration. Green Energy ...

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Pakistani Forces May Have Been Killed After Attacking U.S. Troops

The killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers by U.S. airstrikes may have been a defensive action. The facts have been slow to come out in the killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers on Saturday, but new reports are surfacing that detail a different course of events than has been reported over the weekend. A senior Pakistani defense official acknowledged that Pakistani troops fired ...

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Rejecting FairTax Part One: Why Not Tax Consumption?

In Part One, I’ll cover the dangers of taxing consumption as a major source of government revenue, both to the individual and to the economy. Part Two will cover the little-known problems in the FairTax proposal- the “fine print” FairTax advocates won’t tell you about (or don’t know themselves); I’ll also refute some of the inconsistencies and rhetoric used by FairTax advocates. ...

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UK Embassy In Iran Stormed By Angry Rioters

The following is from BBC News: Militant students are said to have removed the British flag, burnt it and replaced it with the Iranian flag. They were also shown live on Iranian state TV throwing stones at embassy windows and breaking them. The move comes after Iran resolved to reduce ties following the UK’s decision to impose further sanctions on ...

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