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Governor Scott to Expand Port of Tampa

Florida Governor Rick Scott recently released the following announcement on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2012. Governor Scott Announces Plan to Expand Port of Tampa Petroleum Facility  This week, while at the Governor’s Luncheon at the Florida State Fair in Tampa, I announced a a bold new initiative aimed at upgrading and modernizing Tampa’s port system. This 50-50 partnership between the State ...

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How Much Does The Government Really Have To Buy A Vote?

A break down of exactly how much does the government REALLY has to buy votes, who pays taxes, who does’t pay taxes, and how much each department spends. Bill Whittle calls Barack Obama’s $1 billion that he will spend to get re-elected “chump change” in comparison. These Big Government statistics are 22,000 times that amount… and each dollar is spent ...

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Santorum's Sweep of 3 [Non-Binding] Caucuses Proves He is the Only Conservative Running?

At least that is what the political operatives were saying last night on Fox News, especially Charles Krauthammer while he was on the O’Reilly show. This comes after CK stated that Santorum is the first “admirably worthy conservative alternative” to Mitt Romney in the Washington Post  back on Jan. 5.  Today, the big political “news” is that Rick Santorum has ...

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Santorum’s Sweep of 3 [Non-Binding] Caucuses Proves He is the Only Conservative Running?

At least that is what the political operatives were saying last night on Fox News, especially Charles Krauthammer while he was on the O’Reilly show. This comes after CK stated that Santorum is the first “admirably worthy conservative alternative” to Mitt Romney in the Washington Post  back on Jan. 5.  Today, the big political “news” is that Rick Santorum has ...

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H.R. 1734 Fed. Firesale to Reduce Deficit Actually Adds Taxpayer Debt

The U.S. House of Representatives is currently working on passage of H.R. 1734,  The Civilian Property Realignment Act.  According to TheHill.com, “The House on Monday night set up several votes on amendments to a bill that would set up a commission that would make recommendations on the sale of federal property in order to reduce the deficit.”  Of interest to ...

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Three-Dollar-Bill Obama

Way back in the early days of America, there were a wide assortment of traveling salesmen roaming from town to town selling everything from pots and pans to “magic elixir” guaranteed to cure everything from warts to polio. These unscrupulous traveling elixir peddlers became known by several terms, the most popular of which referred to them as “snake oil salesman.”  ...

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CBO Predicts Fourth Consecutive Year With Trillion Dollar Deficit

. The Conressional Budget Office (CBO) treated us with some bad, yet expected, news: Another year with a deficit exceeding a Trillion dollars.  In their release, the CBO said: CBO projects a $1.1 trillion federal budget deficit for fiscal year 2012 if current laws remain unchanged. Measured as a share of the nation’s output (gross domestic product, or GDP), that ...

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Why obama is Toast

This just in from the Associated Press: The Commerce Department said Thursday new-home sales fell last month to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 307,000. The pace is less than half the 700,000 that economists say must be sold in a healthy economy. About 302,000 homes were sold last year. That’s less than the 323,000 sold in 2010, making 2011 ...

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Debt Ceiling Debate: Round 2

. Congress is fresh off the ‘Great Debt Debate of 2011’, and wasting no time in kicking off Round 2 of this fight.  Today, the US Senate rejected a bill that would have prevented raising the Debt Ceiling by another $1.2 Trillion. CNN.com has reported: A procedural motion to move forward with the bill was rejected in a largely party-line ...

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S.C. GOP Presidential Debate Notes

The FoxNews/Wall Street Journal S.C. GOP Presidential debate last night contained a slight twist: The addition of twitter social media interaction. While it was hailed as giving voters a more direct way to ask questions and get involved with the debate, it really isn’t as much of a “thinking outside the box” addition as some claim it to be. Tea ...

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HR 2977 – The Epitome of the Socialist Mentality

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and if you are Congress, it is also the season to stuff as many pet projects into the next omnibus spending bill as you possibly can. Of course they seem to do this 365 days a year. There is one measure, however, lurking in the recessed corners of Capitol Hill that, I believe, is ...

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Debt Ceiling To Be Raised Again?

The Obama administration will reportedly ask Congress later this week to raise the nation’s debt ceiling by $1.2 trillion according to a Treasury Department official. The request is the third of three authorized by the debt ceiling agreement reached last August. The request is expected to come on December 30, the day the debt is projected to fall within $100 ...

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The FairTax Series: America's Road To Prosperity Part 4

In this installment of the FAIRTAX series I want to cover the “pre-bate” provision of the plan. The “pre-bate” is a provision designed to help with the basic necessities of life, to essentially “un-tax” food, medicine, utility costs, clothing, etc. up to the poverty level. It is not designed to help the “rich” buy new cars for their 16 year ...

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Government Shutdown Avoided at Last Minute [Again]

Once again, DC lawmakers painted themselves into a corner and had to scramble to avoid a government shutdown at the very last minute by reaching another “deal” to fund a major part of the United States government in 2012. Just what grand bargain have the wizards of DC struck this time? Once again the details are scarce, and it looks ...

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