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Rich Mitchell is the editor-in-chief of Conservative Daily News and the president of Bald Eagle Media, LLC. His posts may contain opinions that are his own and are not necessarily shared by Anomalous Media, CDN, staff or .. much of anyone else. Find him on twitter, facebook and

Rubio visits Afghanistan, Pakistan. Was the trip necessary?

Newly elected Senator Marco Rubio (R -FL), recently went on a trip to the war zone of the Afghanistan/Pakistan border. As you can see in the picture, it is a very inhospitable land comprised mostly of rocky mountainous regions seperated by barren desert. While it is nice to see my  Freshman Florida Senator jumping in and getting to “work” up in DC, ...

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Egypt Shuts Down Internet – New Bill Gives Obama the Same Power

An Associated Press article reported that Egyptian internet has gone dark. Internet service in Egypt was disrupted and the government deployed an elite special operations force in Cairo on Friday, hours before an anticipated new wave of anti-government protests.. Apparently social web sites were used to organize the protests and the government needed to prevent that from continuing.  President Hosni ...

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Chavez Giving Middle Class Real-Estate to the Poor

No surprise here, but Venezuala’s dictator, Hugo Chavez has decided that it’s perfectly fine for people to squat on the land belonging to middle and upper class citizens. Hugo Chávez has sent out troops to take over farms and urged the poor to occupy “unused” land in wealthy areas of Caracas, prompting a wave of squats that is rattling Venezuela’s middle ...

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Money for Nothing and Houses for Free.

How would you feel if a burglar was caught inside your home stealing everything of value, and when the police went to make out the police report, you were told that you would have to write a check for $5000.00 to pay for the burglar’s legal fees? Well that happens indirectly, with the Lawyer-enriching “Right to Legal counsel” laws we ...

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California Dreamin

California Governor Jerry Brown was in the news again last week, with a startling “revelation”. He declared a State of Fiscal Emergency after looking at California’s budget, as California is 25.5 billion in the red. People seem to forget that this is the exact same declaration former Governor Swarzenegger made just last month, and which the California Democratic Legislature chooses ...

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Conservative Group Sets Legislative Agenda for 2011

Americans for Prosperity sent out a mailer that lists their current legislative priorities.  Dallas Woodhouse and company are planning to press Congress to work on these items by producing a report card for grassroots Conservatives to use to measure their members of Congress’ alignment with core issues. AFP-NC 2011 Legislative Agenda: • Pass a budget with ZERO tax increases • ...

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Group Pushes to Limit Steak Consumption

A group founded on dietary safety and health has started a new campaign against steak.  The group isn’t asking for an outright banning of steak by the FDA, but would support the idea. Jenna Smith-Johnson from the group commented that they aren’t trying to keep people from eating beef, just trying to limit its availability. We aren’t pressing to end ...

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House Votes to Flush Obamacare

In keeping with promises made during the 2010 elections, the new House Majority passed the repeal of Obamacare by a vote of 245 – 189 with 3 Democrats voting for repeal of this jobs-killing, 2000-plus page government takeover of our Healthcare system. After four long years of Democratic partisanship in which we witnessed the constant ignoring of the people’s demands, ...

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Tradition to be Trampled at the State of the Union Address

The mainstream media has been all over the story that Democrats and Republicans, Liberals and Progressives, Donkeys and Elephants, cats and dogs may be sitting together at the State of the Union Address on the 21st.  I have seen some fairly strong reactions to the seating arrangement and have recently received a letter to the editor that expresses a reasonable ...

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President Obama Issues Executive Order On Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review

Businesswire.com ran an article today praising the order as a much needed help to lift the burden of government regulations on small business owners. In this article, The Chief Counsel for Advocacy of the Small Business Association, (SBA) Winslow Sargeant is quoted as stating: “I applaud President Obama’s efforts today to reduce excessive and unjustified regulatory burdens on small business,” ...

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Texas Budget Debate: Washington Post vs Newsmax

Texas’ two year budget plan will be released by the State House of Representatives today. It will reportedly cut government spending by 11%. Of note is the fact that the Texas Constitution requires a balanced budget be passed which means no spending above the projected State revenues. If spending increases are sought, there must be either cuts in spending, tax ...

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Highest Ever Gas Prices for January

AURORA, Ill., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — AAA Chicago’s most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, regular unleaded gasoline has increased $.16 during the past month, forecasting an average cost of $3.22 per gallon for the month of January, which is $.38 higher per gallon than last year. In northern Indiana, gas prices average $3.09, which is up ...

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Individual Liberties and the Slippery Slope

Ah, the “slippery slope” metaphor.  Over-used, sometimes misused and rarely is it effectively used – I hope I don’t manage to make those same mistakes. Individual liberties were of prime concern to the founding fathers.  The Constitution makes it difficult for the government to infringe upon the rights of the individual and progressives find this incredibly frustrating. So what is ...

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Ethics? What Ethics?

The House Ethics Committee is officially known as the Committee On Standards Of Official Conduct. I wonder how many people actually know this, and really understand what that title is supposed to mean. While it is quite obvious that our government’s legislative bodies need rules and regulations under which to operate, the House Ethics Committee of today seems to be ...

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