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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

HR 5 The New House Rules under Speaker Boehner

The new House Rules are published.  If you’re up for the 34 page read, the full text is here, otherwise, here’s a quick breakdown of the important stuff: All bills and joint resolutions must cite the specific powers granted to Congress in the Constitution that allow the enactment of the legislation Legislation has to be available to members, delegates and ...

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Boehner Cleans Up Congressional “Sausage Making”

Most Americans have heard that legislating is like making sausage.  Everyone likes the product, but no one likes how it gets made.  According to a NewYork Times article, the incoming Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner, is about to make the process as interesting as the the product. It is usual for the House to tweak these rules ...

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Senate Liberals Plan Historic Power Grab

Using parliamentary gimmicks similar to those used to pass Obamacare, Harry Reid and his band of far-left progressives plan to run the Senate just like they did with a super-majority.  The Senate was constructed to be the house of Congress where the minority party could weigh in, therefor producing more even-handed legislation.  Dingy Harry has other plans. Even if these ...

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Cantor’s House Bill To Repeal Obamacare Hits the Net

An un-numbered House Resolution has been posted to the Rules Committee website for the House of Representatives.  The full resolution text is available here, but it’s all of two pages and the important part is in the 1st paragraph. To repeal the job-killing health care law and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. Two ...

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E.P.A. Oversteps Regulatory Authority on Auto Fuels – Groups File to Overturn

The National Petrochemical & Refiners Association joined with the International Liquid Terminals Association and the Western States Petroleum Association to file a law suit intended to overturn a recent regulatory overreach by the Obama Administration. The E15 Proposal and Granted Waiver In March of 2009, Growth Energy and several other alternative fuels organizations petitioned the EPA to have E15 introduced ...

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Illegal Immigrant is Not a Derogatory Term

Last Week, an eerily Orwellian opinion article by Leo Laurence was published by the Society Of Professional Journalists.  The post declared that “illegal immigrant” is to be considered an offensive term and that “undocumented worker” should be used instead.  Some illegal immigrants don’t work and/or may have falsified documents.  Neither undocumented nor working are accurate terms in all cases with ...

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Economist Survey Finds Slow Growth Ahead for 2011

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The recovery will pick up steam in 2011, but growth will remain moderate, according to the consensus forecast of 25 economists surveyed for legal and business publisher BNA’s annual outlook on the U.S. and international economy. Both inflation and the Federal Reserve’s target interest rate are expected to remain low. A self-sustaining expansion will hinge on ...

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Fed Audit Finds Obama Administration Not Enforcing Border Laws

The San Antonio Express-News printed a front-page article today highlighting an audit that was done by the Homeland Security Department’s Office of the Inspector General. U.S. Border agents are failing to fully enforce laws requiring U.S., Mexican, and Canadian citizens to present passports or other documents to enter the United States. Basically, people are entering the United States without any ...

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U.S. Manufacturing Strongest in the World – For Now

For decades Americans have been battered with messages around the demise of the United States manufacturing sector.  Some state concerns of too much of a shift to services, which is said to produce nothing.  Is goods manufacturing really fading in the U.S.? IHS Global Insight, an economics consulting firm, has published a ranking of the manufacturing output of the leading economies, and to ...

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The Clear Vision and Voice of Oriana Fallaci

The entire purpose of this project to educate more and more Americans about Islam. If the furtherance of Islam in America will bring in the practice of Sharia, and if Sharia is not healthy for our country, (and anyone who takes the time to study it will know this is true), then why would we give our finances to bring about our own sorrow?

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The .5% Lie Progressives Need You To Believe

One half of one percent of all government spending is in earmarks.  To quote a famous Congressmen, “You Lie!”, or more correctly, that number hides the real truth of earmark spending.  In a CNSNews article, Chris Johnson demonstrated the math: The $16.5 billion in earmarks identified by CAGW equaled 0.48 percent of overall federal spending in fiscal 2010 and 1.28 percent of ...

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Takers and Makers: Class Division as a Weapon

Those selfish rich people.  They just take and take and take.. when will they have taken enough from America?  If we give credence to progressive leaders like Senator Bernie Sanders, this is the sentiment of America.  During a 8 1/2 hour rant.. er .. filibuster, Senator Sanders tore apart Conservatives and the successful in America.  Here, Bernie is assaulting the tax compromise as ...

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For Every Dollar of Tax Increases – Reagan Awaits His Just Deserts

The tax hike vs. spending debate is getting much attention in the media, but the battle is nothing new.  The progressive Democrats are suddenly concerned about the reduction in revenue that keeping tax rates at their current levels represents – yeah, I know .. maintaining the current tax rates doesn’t reduce anything.  True Conservatives are concerned about the spending increases ...

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ACLU Wages War on Christmas

It’s that “most wonderful time of the year” again. Children eagerly await a visit from jolly Santa Claus, while their parents try to squeeze shopping into a schedule already filled with parties, parades, church programs, and visiting relatives. Grandmothers bake dozens of gingerbread and sugar cookies, while rascally uncles down too much eggnog. Wealthy northerners travel to Florida to escape ...

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Julian Assange is Even More Dangerous Than You Have Heard

WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange is an obvious security threat to the United States and its allies.  The media is reporting on all the leaked documents on the Iraq/Afgahnistan wars and more recently, the State Department’s diplomatic cables.  What we’re not hearing is the more grave threat Assange represents if he falls into enemy hands. So far, the leaked documents are ...

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