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Welcome to the Liar’s Club

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What is it with this administration? Have they become so used to media not questioning them that facts are no longer relevant? Do they believe there are so many ‘low information voters’ that whatever they say will be believed without question? Consider just this week. As you recall, the Obama administration was for the sequestration before they were against it. ...

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Happy Day-After Sequester Day

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For weeks leading up to the big sequestration event, we were told how the country’s critically needed services were going to come to a grinding halt. Thousands of planes would be grounded because FAA air traffic controllers would be laid off, houses would burn down due to all of the laid-off firemen, and we wouldn’t be able to count on ...

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“I Am Not A Dictator!”

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“O Duck Luck, ” says Hen Pen, “the sky is falling!” “Why, how do you know it?” says Duck Luck. “Obama Chicken Little told me.” And so goes the story of another famous alarmist, Chicken Little. President Obama has attempted for the past few weeks to raise alarm about the awful “cuts” that would affect everything. The economy will be ...

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Obama: I was FOR Sequestration Before I was AGAINST it.

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Remember this? In 2011 President Obama threatened to veto any attempt by Republicans to change the Sequestration cuts. But last week? President Obama talks of Armageddon, chaos will erupt and life as we know it will end. Oops…maybe the pendulum swung too far…and the president again rethinks his position telling the Business Council that this is not a cliff but ...

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Obama’s Weekly Address: Congress Must Act Now to Stop the Sequester

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This is the transcript of President Obama’s Weekly Address for Saturday, February 23, 2013, released by the White House.   WASHINGTON, DC—President Obama used this week’s address to urge Congress to stop the harmful automatic cuts that threaten thousands of jobs and affect our national security—called the sequester—from taking effect on March 1st. The President and Congressional Democrats have already ...

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Why deep defense cuts MUST be avoided at all costs

I could just as well title this article “why defense must always be fully funded” or “why America must always maintain a strong, second-to-none defense”, but all three titles effectively mean the same thing, so I have chosen the above one. We are being told from all directions by various kinds of people – from liberals like Clinton Admin official ...

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White House Release: President Obama on the Sequester

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South Court Auditorium 10:50 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everybody.  (Applause.)  Please have a seat.  Well, welcome to the White House. As I said in my State of the Union address last week, our top priority must be to do everything we can to grow the economy and create good, middle-class jobs.  That’s our top priority.  That’s our North ...

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Obama and Defense Spending

Here is a quote from Matthew Spalding, Ph.D., in a great article at The Foundry: “Military strategy should drive the budget, not the other way around. The mission of the United States military is determined by America’s vital interests and an assessment of the threats to those interests. We must spend what is necessary to fully fund our military. Of ...

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Ryan: ‘Sequester is going to happen’

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On NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis) said, “I think the sequester is going to happen.” Ryan, the chairman of the House Budget Committee, said that the $1.2 Trillion in automatic spending cuts is likely to happen because Democrats have opposed every replacement spending plan the Republicans put forward while offering no alternatives of their own. The ...

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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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WaPo: To blunt ‘fiscal cliff’, administration could assert broad powers

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More than not, it seems as though the Washington Post is from another country – if not another planet. In proposing a solution to the “fiscal cliff”, Washington Post writer Zachary Goldfarb proposes that the White House should take unilateral action and assert broad powers to re-arrange tax and fiscal policy – all from the executive branch. First, the “fiscal ...

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Reviewing the news: Benghazi, Bad polls, bad ads, Mitt-mentum and more

The last week has brought some incredible news to light about the terrorist attack in Benghazi, showed us that many of the battleground polls being cited are weighted wrong, saw Mitt Romney’s momentum accelerate and taught us that voting for the President is like sex.. or something. Benghazi and the Obama Administration The murder of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya ...

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Mitt Romney Is Wrong On Defense Department Cuts

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Mitt Romney has made the prevention of President Barack Obama’s sequestration plan one of his primary campaign talking points. He’s probably done this for two reasons: it plays well with voters in Virginia and veterans, but it also helps with those who want the U.S. to have the strongest military possible. There’s nothing wrong with the U.S. having a strong ...

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