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#NDAA TwitterBomb Monday Night

Today – Monday, January 30, 2012 – starting at 7pm Eastern, Twitter users are encouraged to participate in a “TwitterBomb” for the National Defense Authorization Act or NDAA. The NDAA allows for the unlawful, indefinite detention of American citizens, and has been mostly ignored by the media and politicians.  Only two Presidential candidates oppose this unconstitutional bill: Ron Paul & Buddy ...

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Congress To Attempt Self Policing… Really!

Would you trust your 7 year old child to “self-regulate” their sugar intake the day after Halloween?  Just leave your child with a gigantic bowl of candy, and tell them to use their own discretion.  Sounds ridiculous doesn’t it?  Members of Congress are now claiming that they will try something akin to that. Congress doesn’t have a sugar intake problem, ...

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"Turn This Ship Around" Becoming 2012 Mantra, And Movement

On January 25th, CDN reported on the new video by Florida GOP Candidate Mark Oxner, which was titled “Turn This Ship Around”.  The video created a buzz due to the unique – even odd – nature of the video, with it’s plethora of innuendos and subtle messages. Now, the message is spreading.  Connecticut Republican Brian K. Hill, who is running for ...

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Did You Forget About Oregon Election On Tuesday? We Didn't.

On Tuesday, January 31st, Floridians will be heading to the polling booths to vote in the Presidential primaries for their state.  But there is another election on Tuesday, and it’s on the other side of the continent. Oregonians will be participating in a special election to fill the vacant seat for the state’s 1st Congressional, formerly held by Democrat David ...

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Keystone Pipeline Now In Congressional Hands?

. Only two fistfuls of days after President Obama shut the door on the Keystone Pipeline project, it appears that The House Of Representatives and Speaker Of The House John Boehner may be kicking that door back open. On Sunday, Speaker Boehner spoke with ABC’s Jake Tapper on “This Week” saying: “All options are on the table. If it’s not ...

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Debt Ceiling Debate: Round 2

. Congress is fresh off the ‘Great Debt Debate of 2011’, and wasting no time in kicking off Round 2 of this fight.  Today, the US Senate rejected a bill that would have prevented raising the Debt Ceiling by another $1.2 Trillion. CNN.com has reported: A procedural motion to move forward with the bill was rejected in a largely party-line ...

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US Energy Policy: Why It Failed & How To Fix It

THE FACTS ABOUT UNITED STATES ENERGY  One of the biggest drains on the American economy is, undoubtedly the importation of energy.  In the early 1970’s the United States was the world’s largest producer of Oil and Natural Gas.  If we still remain near the top of the world’s list of producers – #3 according to the CIA Fact Book – how is ...

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State of the Union or Wishful Thinking?

 The 2012 State of the Union address has come and gone with little change in the White House’s view of the world. This is unfortunate. America needs viable solutions, not more wishful thinking. Most disturbing is the continued, steadfast insistence that doubling America’s corporate tax rate will somehow create middle class jobs. After repeated failures by the current Administration to ...

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Senator Kirk Faces Long Journey After Stroke

United States Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) suffered a stroke on January 21st.  He told an internist that he was “seeing white flecks, numbness in his left arm and unusual sensations in his left leg”.   Kirk underwent a successful three-hour surgery to remove a piece of his skull to relieve the pressure on his brain.   However, Dr. Richard Fessler’s was prognosis ...

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SOPA/PIPA: “Fairness Doctrine” Tyranny Coming In The Back Door

SOPA/PIPA is another case of government control over what We the People will be allowed to see or hear on the internet. The “Fairness Doctrine” was thwarted by We the People through the outrage expressed to our elected members of Congress, ironically over the internet for the most part, so they have seemingly decided to come in the back door ...

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Keystone Pipeline: Why Obama Said No; And What Happens Now?

Yesterday the Obama administration announced he was declining the Keystone XL pipeline application due to the Republicans setting an “unreasonable timeline” of February 21, 2012 for a decision. That George W. Bush, still causing problems for Obama!!! Obama wanted to put it off until after the 2012 elections so he could continue to draw campaign money from both sides. As ...

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"Blog post: Wasserman Parents Go to Jail – not correct"

UPDATE: The original publisher is now saying that the sources are “conflicting” – as such, take the information in this post with some regard. Quote for the originating editor: “[Note – It would seem that some sources for the relationship that Wasserman has are in conflict. Some say that Diana Wasserman is her mother and some do not.  This source has her ...

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Keystone XL Pipeline Nixed By Obama Administration

According to reports out today, the Obama administration will reject TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s Keystone XL oil pipeline. The company will be allowed to file a revised route that avoids an environmentally sensitive area in Nebraska, according to people familiar with the decision. The decision is expected to be officially announced today by the State Department. The project, which crosses six ...

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The 730 Days That Continue to Change the World

After years of fighting, years of spilling our blood and treasure, we finally had our own independent, sovereign country. We were finally free of the shackles of tyranny. So many of our young men lay dead, so much of our property gone, so much of our innocence lost. Yet, we were finally in control of our own destiny. This precious ...

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HR 2977 – The Epitome of the Socialist Mentality

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and if you are Congress, it is also the season to stuff as many pet projects into the next omnibus spending bill as you possibly can. Of course they seem to do this 365 days a year. There is one measure, however, lurking in the recessed corners of Capitol Hill that, I believe, is ...

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