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  • Jack Wheeler: The Speech I'd Give If I Were Running For President

    07/15/2011 3:16:01 PM PDT · by shield · 10 replies
    To The Point News ^ | July 14th, 2011 | Dr. Jack Wheeler
    [Note: No, I have no intention whatever of running for president. This is the address that Palin or Perry or Bachman or some major candidate needs to give if we want an end to our current political insanity.] I am running for president because freedom in America is being systematically destroyed by Demagogues in Washington, and I am determined to restore it. That capital "D" is there because it is the more appropriate label for Democrats. The Democrat Party should be referred to as the Demagogue Party, and that is what I shall do until the day comes when they...
  • New backup plan would let Obama raise debt ceiling without congressional OK

    07/14/2011 6:33:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 07/14/2011 | Lisa Mascaro
    A plan by the Senate's two top leaders to allow President Obama to raise the debt limit without congressional approval is emerging as the most likely strategy to avoid a looming federal default. The plan being drafted by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada would lock in roughly $1.5 trillion in deficit reduction over the next ten years — a figure considerably smaller than Republican leaders or President Obama had been seeking. Administration officials have said they still would prefer a more sweeping deal on the deficit, but they signaled the idea...
  • Barack 'No Drama' Obama makes a stand on debt and finally loses his cool

    07/14/2011 4:57:14 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 57 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | July 14, 2011 | Alex Spillius
    He walked out of a meeting with Republican congressional leaders on deficit reduction, telling them "enough was enough". It was the fourth such meeting in as many days to end fruitlessly, and the president's mounting frustration had been clear. In a press conference on Monday he ruled out a temporary agreement on raising the US debt limit, insisting "we might as well do it now – pull off the Band-Aid, eat our peas". "They're in one week and they're out one week," he said, making his irritation plain. "You need to be here. I've been here. I've been doing Afghanistan...
  • Obama To Hold Press Conference [Friday] On Debt And Deficit Talks (11AM EDT; 2nd time this week)

    07/14/2011 4:33:30 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 114 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/14/2011 | Business Insider
    President Barack Obama will hold a press conference tomorrow at 11 a.m., his second in a week, according to a tweet from White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer. Obama will face questions on the ongoing negotiations to raise the debt limit and lower the deficit.
  • Schumer, Reid, Geithner Promise the country will fall if Obama doesn't get his budget deal

    07/14/2011 11:54:25 AM PDT · by pabianice · 61 replies
    Fox News Channel (live) | 7/14/11
    These three Dem clowns are tag-teaming each other now live. They are promising that unless Obama gets his new taxes by 2 August, the country will be destroyed: no Boy Scouts, no IRS, no FBI, no Border Patrol, no school lunches for schools (indeed, all schools may be forced to close), no Social Security checks, no military retiree checks, etc. I am not making this up. In between these screeds, AARP is running terror ads telling seniors they will all die in the street without Social Security. I have never seen such a display of mendacity and outright fraud by...
  • Strangling Oil By INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY

    05/24/2007 5:21:39 PM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 41 replies · 1,025+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | 24 May 2007 | IBD Editorials
    Strangling Oil By INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY Thursday, May 24, 2007 Energy: As Americans get ever-angrier about soaring gasoline prices, Congress wants to do something, anything. So this week, the House passed a bill seeking to end "price-gouging." Fair enough — now, what is that? In the Senate, New York's Charles Schumer wants to break up big oil companies on the notion that more small companies would foster competition and cut prices. Others, including New York's other senator, Hillary Clinton, want to tax oil companies' "windfall" profits. Such measures, and others like them, demonstrate a woeful ignorance of basic economics. But...
  • Edwards: Move Past War on Terror

    05/23/2007 9:12:59 AM PDT · by andy58-in-nh · 98 replies · 2,470+ views
    Breitbart/AP ^ | 5/23/07 | Beth Fouhy/AP
    Edwards: Move Past 'War on Terror' May 23 11:36 AM US/Eastern By BETH FOUHY Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Democrat John Edwards Wednesday repudiated the notion that there is a "global war on terror," calling it an ideological doctrine advanced by the Bush administration that has strained American military resources and emboldened terrorists. In a defense policy speech he planned to deliver at the Council on Foreign Relations, Edwards called the war on terror a "bumper sticker" slogan Bush had used to justify everything from abuses at the Abu Ghraib prison to the invasion of Iraq. "We need...
  • Hillary Clinton says America has an obligation to rebuild New Orleans

    05/20/2007 9:16:06 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 78 replies · 1,910+ views
    WKBT-TV New Orleans ^ | May 19, 2007
    Hillary Rodham Clinton says "If talk, bureaucracy and promises were enough" New Orleans would have been rebuilt three times over by now. The Democratic presidential candidate spoke to graduates at Dillard University in New Orleans today. She says rebuilding New Orleans is an "American obligation." One she says the Bush administration has failed to meet. The historically black college was heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Clinton says she has a plan that would speed the pace of recovery and assess progress in shoring up levees. Nearly two years after the hurricane, about 40% of the city's population remains displaced.
  • Obama assails private Medicare plans

    05/12/2007 3:25:31 AM PDT · by bremenboy · 36 replies · 863+ views
    news.yahoo.com ^ | By DAVID PITT, Associated Press Writer
    DES MOINES, Iowa - Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama (news, bio, voting record) on Friday proposed cutting government subsidies to private insurance companies under Medicare by $150 billion over the next decade.
  • DNC letter to FreeRepublic: Stop Lying about Howard Dean, and Gov Sebelius...OR ELSE!

    05/11/2007 7:32:14 AM PDT · by rface · 1,063 replies · 50,759+ views
    Sandler, Reiff & Young, P.C. ^ | May 11, 2007 | Sandler, Reif & Young, P.C. for the DNC
    SANDLE, REIFF and YOUNG, P.C. 50 E Street, S.E., Suite 300 Washington DC 20003 Telephone: 202.479.XXXX FAX: 202.479.XXXX May 10, 2007 VIA E-Mail Mr. James C Robinson FreeRepublic.com PO Box 9771 Fresno, CA 93794 Re: Statement re Democratic National Committee Dear Mr Robinson: We are writing on behalf of our client, the Democratic National Committee (DNC). A post by “coffee260” on FreeRepublic.com today states that this morning, on the Quinn & Rose show on XM, co-host Quin stated that the DNC chairman, Gov. Howard Dean had called Gov Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kans) “around 5:00am on morning after a tornado destroyed the...