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Corporate Profits Not a Dirty Word for the Majority of Americans

PRINCETON, N.J., June 22, 2012  — A new ORC International survey continues to find that Americans have historically been in favor of letting Corporate America make all the profit they can. Today, almost two-thirds (65%) of US adults say companies should be allowed to make all the profit can.   ORC International’s CARAVAN® omnibus survey updated a question first asked 1946 and last ...

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Inhofe Review Act Defeat Will Hurt U.S Economy

SENATE VOTE WILL CAUSE JOB LOSS AND INCREASE ELECTRICITY RATES WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012  — The U.S. Senate held an up-or-down vote Wednesday on Sen. James Inhofe’s (R-Okla.) resolution (S.J. Res. 37) to overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) onerous Utility MACT rule. The resolution was defeated by a vote of 53 to 46. The pending new EPA rule will be the ...

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Moody Banks, Sad Ecomony

The American financial sector has taken another yet another hit today.  Moody’s downgrade of these 15 banks could not have come at a more dangerous time.  With unemployment starting to track up again, and this downgrade of major firms and securities that have global market reach, Greece, Spain, and the Eurozone all have economic problems which could cause a huge ...

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Weak Senate Votes Down Minimal Food Stamp Cuts

Americans are speaking out demanding that the excessive spending be stopped. But is Congress hearing? Under the Obama administration the Food Stamp program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) has skyrocketed with 44 million now receiving assistance. A proposed amendment by Senator Jeff Sessions giving a modest cut to the program was voted down by the Democratic Senate. The amendment was hoped ...

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Commerce Secretary Leaves Obama Administration

The White House reported today that Commerce Secretary John Bryson resigned from the Obama administration on Wednesday. Bryson had been on medical leave ever since June 11th following a bizarre series of crashes earlier this month that were blamed on a mysterious and sudden onset of seizures. Accepting Bryson’s resignation letter, the President said, ““I want to extend my deepest thanks and ...

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Mitch Daniels to Drop Out of Politics

After completing his current term as Indiana’s governor in January, Gov. Daniels will drop out of politics completely and take the position of University of Purdue President. The Purdue Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Daniels acceptance  on Thursday after multiple interviews with the search committee. Daniels will replace outgoing President France Cordova who will step down in July after ...

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American Technology!

Meet EMILY, a robotic lifeguard that assists swimmers. Designed by Hydronalix, a US start-up company, this new device is currently being tested on the shores of California. The 25 lb remote controlled robot can travel up to 40 miles per hour reaching an overcome victim minutes before the rescuers. Meant as a flotation device EMILY offers rest to swimmers needing ...

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Senator Obama Scolded Bush Over Executive Privilege Use

As the House Oversight Committee moves to a vote today on whether or not to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt over the infamous gun-running program, Fast and Furious, President Obama has claimed executive privilege in an attempt to shield Holder. The power of executive privilege, while not expressly granted in the Constitution, has been upheld by the Supreme ...

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Executive Privilege

Whew. Attorney General Eric Holder was able to loosen the noose around his neck this morning. His eleventh hour appeal to boss Obama was granted giving him Executive Privilege in the Fast and Furious case.Read Holder’s letter here. In granting this order the White House stated that President Bush used Executive Privilege during his presidency. They fail to remember the ...

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Chris Christie: Vampire Hunter

As a former resident of New Jersey, I’m ecstatic to see what current Governor Chris Christie is doing for the state.  New Jersey residents finally have a Governor with chutzpah and fights for taxpayers interests.  However, in an effort to continue measure to return the Garden State’s economic vigor, the dreaded Corzine Democrats has re-established themselves and are threatening to ...

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Left-wing Posterchild Alec Baldwin Assaults Reporter

Strutting back from the Marriage License Bureau in the city of New York, permit virtually in hand to consecrate his eternal love to Hilaria Thomas, Baldwin was accosted by a Daily News reporter wielding Alec’s worst nightmare: a camera. What transpired during the altercation is a matter of debate, since video footage is not forthcoming of the beat reporter’s beat ...

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ABC’s Questionable “News” on Rubio

Florida Senator and rising GOP superstar Marco Rubio got a gut-punch today when ABC’s Jonathan Karl dropped an opinion piece on the media giant’s news website insinuating that Rubio is not being considered by the Romney VP search team. “…knowledgable Republican sources tell me that Rubio is not being vetted…” says Karl. “He has not been asked to complete any ...

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