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Prosperity or Poverty?

The state of North Dakota currently boasts of a current rate of 3.2% unemployment. ( as of July 2011) It is adding billions of dollars to the states “Legacy Fund” which can not be touched until the year 2017, when the accrued interest will be made available to spend unlike the irresponsible states that spend the money years before it is ...

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Lie, Cheat & Steal… Democrat Campaign Slogan?

Lost in the endless coverage of the weekend’s South Carolina primary, is the significant and revealing story of 29 year old Zach Edwards. Until recently, Edwards was employed by Link Strategies, a Democrat campaign consulting firm credited by Senator Tom Harkin for his success, as the Director of New Media. Employed, that is, until his arrest for identity theft! Iowa ...

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Fuel Makers Call on EPA to Reconsider Bad Regulation

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2012 — The National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, American Petroleum Institute and Western States Petroleum Association jointly filed a petition today requesting that the Environmental Protection Agency waive the 2011 cellulosic biofuel volume mandate in its entirety, because it appears no cellulosic biofuel was actually produced last year. The petition notes that EPA’s monthly summary of available volumes of cellulosic ...

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USPS Declines to Extend Contract Talks

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2012  — Today, the United States Postal Service declined to extend collective-bargaining negotiations with the National Association of Letter Carriers, triggering an impasse that will automatically send the matter to mediation under the auspices of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.  If no consensual agreement is reached in a 60-day period of mediation, the issues will be submitted ...

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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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About the Conduct of Our Soldiers and Marines in Afghanistan

I am submitting this in response to the comments about the Marines who were video taped pissing on dead Taliban members. This is a post I first wrote on the original Patriot Action Network site on October 19, 2010 at 3:40 a.m. It was originally addressed to some who criticized me and others for advocating working through the political system ...

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Over 160 dead at the hands of Islamist in Nigeria

Already responsible for close to 200 dead this year, Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is said to be the cause of over 160 deaths in attacks which began Friday night. The attacks where on various mosque, churches, and government buildings to include the local headquarters of the national intelligence services. Boko Haram is waging jihad across the nation in an ...

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Democrats Introduce Reasonable Profits Board Bill To Regulate Oil Company Profits

 In a direct attack on free enterprise, Democrats have introduced The Gas Price Spike Act, (H.R. 3784), that proposes to establish a “Reasonable Profits Board” to regulate oil company profits. In the “definitions” section (page 2), we get (among other things): (2) WINDFALL PROFIT – The term ‘windfall profit’ means, with respect to any sale, so much of the profit ...

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SOPA wasn't the problem

Earlier this week, several popular web sites either blacked themselves out or displayed messages to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).  Apparently Congress got the message and the bill isn’t going to pass – which is a good thing.  But in the end, it’s not going to mean much because SOPA isn’t really the problem – it’s only a symptom. ...

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Solyndra: At It Again, Wants To Pay Bonuses

In what has to be the most outrageous display of chutzpah, a proposal filed by Solyndra’s attorneys in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware proposes to pay bonuses of from $10,000 to $50,000 to persuade key employees to stay with Solyndra. Bankruptcy attorneys said the “key employee incentive plan” tries to keep important personnel from leaving the company. Proposed bonus recipients ...

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Obama and the Politics of the Keystone XL Pipeline

The Politics of the Keystone XL Pipeline President Barack Hussein Obama, in order to extend the payroll tax cut he favored, was forced to make a decision regarding the Keystone XL Pipeline by February 21, 2012. Legislation, passed by the Democrat-controlled Senate, required that the Keystone XL Pipeline go forward unless Obama declared that it was not in the national ...

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Six Marines dead after helicopter crash in Afghanistan

It’s being reported that Thursday evening 6 Marines lost their life in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand province. At the this time the cause of the crash is unknown and under investigation. Reuters reported a spokesman for the NATO Forces said, “The cause of the crash is under investigation, however initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at ...

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The Brits cover violent civil war in Syria as the American media takes a nap

While most Americans are largely ignorant about what is happening in the news around the world, let alone the political happenings here in their own country, the British publication The Telegraph announces almost by accident that the nation of Syria has descended in recent weeks into bloody civil war to include infantry, militia fighters and tanks. Reporting no doubt from ...

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