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Turner takes the Weiner seat

In a stunning upset for the Democrat party, retired businessman and Republican novice Bob Turner won the special election last night by a whopping 8% margin over Democrat David Weprin. By all accounts, this should have been a slam dunk win for the Democrats who have held the New York district 9 House seat for nearly a century. Registered Democrats ...

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TPX/CNN GOP Debate: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Last night in Tampa Florida, The Teaparty Express/CNN GOP Presidential debate was held at the Florida State fairgrounds. The weather was quite nice for the event, although temperatures were in the 90’s for most of the day. Florida is also considered to be a very important swing state that could decide just who will become the next Republican President of ...

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Actuaries Urge "Super Committee" to Put Medicare on the Table

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Academy of Actuaries Medicare Steering Committee is urging the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to develop proposals to slow health care spending growth to improve the long-term solvency and sustainability of the Medicare program. “Health care spending growth is threatening the sustainability of not only the Medicare program and the overall health system, but also ...

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Prayer Permeates 9/11 Ground Zero Remembrance, Despite Mayor Bloomberg Ban

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), said today the fact that prayer and Scripture were key ingredients in the 9/11 remembrance at Ground Zero shows how wrong Mayor Michael Bloomberg was in refusing to reverse a ban prohibiting religious leaders and prayer from being part of the official ceremony. “Despite the Mayor’s ...

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Obama Begins "Pass the Fake Jobs Bill" Campaign Today

The Classless Community Organizer will hit the campaign trail today to promote his misnamed American Jobs Act. Barack Obama will start off with another speech/publicity event from the rose garden on Monday morning. “Pass this bill now without reading it,” and “This is not just another failed stimulus bill,” will surely be two messages he will try to fool the ...

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Speaker Boehner to Obama: Not So Fast, Mr. President

    Shortly after President Obama’s stimulus, err jobs speech where the President demanded many, many times that his “jobs bill” ( which no one has seen in writing) be passed right away, right now, hurry, hurry, he received a letter from Speaker Boehner and several top Republicans. The gist of this letter?   Not so fast Mr. President! Speaker Boehner points ...

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Tim Connolly's Winning Strategies Reflects on September 11, 2001 With a White House Insider and a Wall Street Banker

HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — On Friday, September 9, Tim Connolly’s Winning Strategies will comprehensively discuss the 9/11 attacks with three individuals intimately familiar with the attacks and the subsequent changes in the fabric of American life for the last ten years.  The show will feature interviews with White House appointed and National Holocaust Museum Chairman Fred Zeidman,Washington based money manager Bryan Perry and Wall Street investment ...

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Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mineta Discusses September 11 Response

Reflects on unprecedented decision to ground aircraft nationwide on TxDOT podcast AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On September 11, 2001, then-U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta faced one of the toughest decisions of his career — ordering the grounding of all domestic air traffic for the first time in United States history following deadly attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. On a special edition of the ...

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United States Postal Ponzi Scheme

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe appeared before The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee on Tuesday to inform the current wizards of Congress that the U.S. Postal Service is drowning in red ink. They will not be able to avoid a total default by the end of September if structural changes are not made immediately. I refer to the wizards of ...

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AP Reports Obama's Jobs Plan Not Paid for as Stated

According to the Associated press, President Obama was not very truthful in several statements during his jobs speech to both house of congress tonight. Boy, it sure didn’t take the AP long to expose the misinformation tonight as their article appeared less than a half hour after the speech ended. Where was Joe Wilson tonight, as his “You lie” statement certainly ...

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AmericanFlags.com to Give Away Up to One Million Free Flags in Honor of 9/11 10th Anniversary

HOLBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2011 — AmericanFlags.com announced today that it plans to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11 by giving away up to one million free American flags. The free flag promotion runs from Thursday, September 8th to Sunday, September 11th at midnight and is designed to fuel national pride. “The incredible patriotism displayed in the days, weeks and ...

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Boy Scouts of America Introduces New Merit Badge… With Roots That Date Back to 600 AD

DALLAS, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Scouts will be able to add a new patch to their merit badge sash—a patch for playing a game. However, it’s a game that requires critical thinking skills, deep concentration, and abstract reasoning. The Boy Scouts of America will introduce the Chess merit badge in September encouraging Scouts to enjoy an ancient game while acquiring life ...

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Ousted Florida GOP Chair Exposes Big Names in Corruption Scandal

Former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer is in a world of hurt lately as an Orlando judge refused to throw out his various corruption charges on Aug. 25th, including six felony fraud and money laundering charges, along with an additional four counts of grand theft. Greer was arrested in June of 2010 after being forced out of his chairmanship in ...

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U-Haul Offering 30 Days of Free Storage to Central Texas Wildfire Victims

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The U-Haul Company of Austin is offering 30 days of free storage and U-Box Portable Storage to Texas residents whose homes have been damaged by these wildfires, or those still needing to move their belongings away from areas being affected at this time. With U-Box Portable Storage, you pick up or we deliver the U-Boxes, you fill them up ...

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Four Dead, Several Wounded in Nevada Shooting

A gunman entered an IHOP in Carson City, Nevada earlier today and opened fire, killing at least 3 and eventually himself. Fox News has confirmed that 2 of the 3 killed were members of the National Guard and they were in uniform. At least 3 other Guardsmen were wounded as well. In total, 10 people have been reported shot. Law ...

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