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Let “progressives” Own the Fiscal Cliff

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The Federal Reserve plans to keep short-term interest rate near zero until unemployment drops below 6.5 percent and inflation reaches 2.5 percent.  This means given the current equations used to calculate those numbers, Fed interest rates will remain at current lows until mid-2015 or beyond. The Fed will also continue spending $85 billion a month on bond purchases to keep ...

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Unemployment Rate Becomes Political Football

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Somewhat unsurprisingly given the intense polarization that exists today, the announcement of the drop in November’s unemployment rate has become a political issue, as both sides of political leadership claim it supports their position in the ongoing fiscal cliff negotiations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that during November, the unemployment rate fell to 7.7% from 7.9%. The labor force ...

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Dems: How can I Agree with Republicans? They have Cooties!

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Thanks to severe media bias and a severe attack by this leftist administration people seem to be more afraid of being called a Republican than accept that we share many ‘conservative’ traits. Conservative comedian Steven Crowder appeared on Fox and Friends this weekend to discuss his recent video. In this clip Crowder does a number of ‘man in the street’ ...

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Conservatives Need to Kick GOP, Democrats Over Cliff – Replace with Tea Partiers

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It’s time conservatives think about pushing the GOP machine over the cliff they are helping Democrats hurl America over and replace them with Tea Party conservative leaders. The moderate RINOs are nothing more than Democrats in cheap Republican clothing. Seriously people, is John Boehner a Republican, is he a conservative, or a fence-straddling Democrat who sticks his cigarette in the ...

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Why Tax Rates Instead of Loopholes?

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The Obama Administration has been adamant about raising tax revenue by raising marginal rates rather than by closing loopholes and capping deductions, even though the latter solution would raise as much revenue as the former. Why all the insistence on rates? Loopholes in the tax code have historically been used to manage behavior, as well as to reward and punish ...

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Let Obama Leap Off the Fiscal Cliff Alone

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The editorial cartoon on the left perfectly summarizes the political situation surrounding fiscal cliff negotiations. The lesson is Republicans will be blamed regardless. CNN and Pew Research Center polls show a majority of the public will blame the GOP if the country goes over the cliff, even if Speaker Boehner fetches coffee for Obama during negotiations and compliments Michelle on ...

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Will Speaker Boehner purge of Tea Party membership on key House Committees backfire

While Washington D.C. political leaders battle on Capitol Hill and in the White House over the approaching ominous fiscal cliff, it appears House Speaker John Boehner has shoved conservative House Tea Party members over another type of cliff. In the military it is called “relieved of duty”, and that is exactly what Boehner has done in the 2012 post-election “House” ...

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Can GOP Win Fiscal Cliff Battle?

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Can the House Republicans lead by Speaker Boehner win the Fiscal Cliff battle with President Obama? The short answer, in my opinion, is a short, “No.” If you are watching the news, negotiations appear to be between Boehner and the conservative wing of the Republican Party; not between the House and the President. And for good reason. When congress participated ...

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It Is the Liberal Apocalypse – Watch Out for Mayans and Zombies!

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several years, you’ve undoubtedly heard that the world is going to end on December 21, 2012. If you haven’t started making preparations for the inevitable end, there’s no shortage of places to find suggestions for the last hurrah! Of course NASA took some time out of their busy schedule of ...

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Bartimoro on MTP: All Taxes Not Equal

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It’s no coincidence that hundreds of major companies across the U.S. announced plans to lay off thousands of workers the day after the elections. While the president continues to promote a ‘tax the rich’ approach many don’t realize the difference between taxing income and taxing investment dividends. This week Maria Bartiromo joined the “Meet the Press” round table for discussion on ...

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Boehner: This is Not a Game

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Speaker of the House, John Boehner, responded strongly to President Obama’s continued campaign effort to ‘tax the rich’ as a means to end the financial crisis quickly. Tax increases on the wealthiest two percent of Americans will damage the economy and is not the solution, said Boehner, reaching out through social media via the Internet this weekend. Additionally, the Speaker ...

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In Deep with Michelle Ray 11-29

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When: Thursday, November 29th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: In Deep with Michelle Ray on Blog Talk Radio What: Join Social Media Director of ConservativeDailyNews.com, Michelle Ray (@GaltsGirl) as she discusses the issues that impact America. Tonight: Come listen to a lovely lullaby about the US economy. Sure to include fiscal cliffs, debt ceilings, and pretty bubbles. We’ll also talk about the ...

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Obama’s Plan: Tax Now, Cut Later

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Obama has demonstrated zero flexibility on his insistence that higher tax rates for the wealthy kick in on January 1, 2013. To those familiar with “progressive” modus operandi, it is not surprising that the White House and their “progressive” political allies envision Medicare and other “entitlement” savings happening ten to twenty years from now. This is what “progressives” call a ...

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