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Governor Scott Acquires $30 million from BP for Florida Businesses and Tourism

APRIL 11, 2011                                                                                                           GOVERNOR SCOTT GETS $30 MILLION FOR NORTHWEST FLORIDA MARKETING FROM BP    Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced that the Northwest Florida Tourism Council (NWFTC) will receive a $30-million BP marketing grant to help mitigate impacts to Northwest Florida ’s tourism industry as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.  The grant was ...

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Florida’s Governor Scott Takes Tight Control of State Agencies and Regulations

  On Friday, April 8th, 2011 Florida Governor Rick Scott signed an executive order reaffirming that he means business in re-evaluating all State agencies and regulations under his purview. After Targeting More than 1,000 Regulations for Repeal, Gov. Rick Scott Issues Executive Order Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott continues to live up to his campaign promise to hold government accountable. ...

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2011 Budget “Deal” Means “Historic” Deficit Spending to Continue

The first headline I encountered at 4 am about the government shutdown soap opera that we have been inunindated with for weeks now, is truly puzzling. From FoxNews.com;  ‘Historic’ Deal Made to Avoid Closure .  It might just be time to sign FoxNews up as head of promotions for Obama’s 2012 Continuing to trash America Re-election campaign by the looks of things ...

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Point Your Finger at Me All You Want, Harry Reid!

It is not very often that I can actually say I agree with Harry Reid. In fact, right off the top of my head, I cannot recall ever saying the words, “Harry Reid is right!” I guess it is true- there is always a first time for everything! Harry Reid is “disappointed” that the Tea Party Republicans are preventing a ...

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CBS and Time Already on Hope N Change Redux 2012 Obama Campaign

       The 2012 Presidential elections are  20 months away,and while we see our Congress locked in a massive budget brawl that looks like it will end up in a government shutdown later on this week, CBS followed Obama’s early campaign announcement lead by starting their own version of Barack’s get out the vote campaign immediately, with the following false headline ...

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Mexico is on Fire

Mexican drug violence has taken its toll on the citizenry of Mexico. Popular pressure may force the Mexican government to give status to the cartels. Having won against a sovereign nation, what will the drug gangs in Mexico want next?

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Senator Jeff Sessions Confronts Democrat Leadership on Budget

At a press conference on Tuesday, Sen. Sessions (R-Alabama) put his Democrat peers and their leadership on notice: We’re going to attack you, we’re going to use every kind of political force against you’—you have looked the American people in the eye and submitted a fact-based budget that will stand up to scrutiny, that will alter the unacceptable trajectory we’re ...

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House Majority Whip Reveals GOP vs Democrats 2012 Budget Plans

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has unveiled some very interesting 2012 proposed budgetary numbers here. His report includes comparisons between the GOP proposal of around $6.2 trillion in cuts and the addition of $9 trillion in new deficits under President Obama’s budget proposal. That is a difference of a total of over $15 trillion dollars folks.  Among the most notable items ...

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Dodd-Frank “Cheat Sheet” Released by InformationWeek Financial Services

NEW YORK, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — InformationWeek Financial Services, the leading media outlet focused on helping senior executives in banking, capital markets and insurance navigate the fast-changing world of financial services IT, has released the industry’s first Cheat Sheet for the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The Dodd-Frank Cheat Sheet, developed by the editors of Bank Systems & Technology, Wall Street ...

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Tea Party gears up for 2012 Election Season

Conservatives once again made their presence felt in Congress yesterday, April 1, 2011. It was a small gathering of only about 100 demonstrators from the Tea Party Patriots who appeared on Capitol Hill to voice their displeasure with deficit spending run amok. But, despite the lack of numbers, members of Congress are acutely aware of the gigantic iceberg just below ...

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My Favorite Democrat is a True American Patriot

Pictured at left is Representative Dennis Kucinich. ( D-OH ) Mr. Kucinich was born on Oct. 8th, 1946, and has been serving in Congress since 1997.  He was a candidate seeking the Democratic nomination for President of the United States  in both 2004 and 2008. While this independant writer is staunchly opposed to today’s dangerous nanny-state Liberal agenda and Mr. ...

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Crony-Capitalism Gone Wild !

Crony capitalism * is a term describing an allegedly capitalist economy in which success in business depends on close relationships between business people and government officials. It may be exhibited by favoritism in the distribution of legal permits, government grants, special tax breaks, and so forth. Crony capitalism is believed to arise when political cronyism spills over into the business world; ...

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Is the Next Libyan Dictator Mahmoud Jibril?

Pictured at left is interim Prime Minister of Libya, Mahmoud Jibril (courtesy of Vincent Kessler/ Reuters.)  He was originally educated in Egypt and then later received his PhD  from The University of Pittsburgh. He is also a former member of Khadafy’s  regime who was working with his son Saif on economic reforms in Libya. While in college Jibril studied under a former ...

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