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  • NBC/WSJ poll: Cain now leads GOP pack (Cain 27% Romney 23% Perry 16%)

    10/12/2011 4:14:52 PM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 357 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12 Oct 2011 | Mark Murray
    Fueled by Tea Party supporters, conservatives and high-interest GOP primary voters, former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain now leads the race for the Republican presidential nomination, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. snip Cain checks in as the first choice of 27 percent of Republican voters in the poll, followed by former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at 23 percent and Perry at 16 percent. After those three, it’s Texas Rep. Ron Paul at 11 percent, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 8 percent, Bachmann at 5 percent and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman at 3 percent.
  • Oil “subsidy” and “tax breaks” nonsense

    05/21/2011 7:53:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | May 21, 2011 | Paul Driessen
    President Obama frequently says Americans "need to end our $4 billion in annual taxpayer subsidies to oil companies." The latest Democrat bill would have repealed some $2 billion of what Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) and others call "subsidies" and "special tax breaks" for Big Oil. That’s baloney – shameless demagoguery that will inflict further damage on our struggling economy. Subsidies are cash payments from government to the private sector. Money is taken from the 51% of Americans who still pay income taxes – and transferred by legislators and bureaucrats to companies and activities that "deserve" or "require" these wealth transfers,...