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#HarryReidsShutdown starts as Dem Senate refuses to compromise w/ GOP House

Posted by: ST on October 1, 2013 at 9:24 am » 3 Comments

Via The Hill: Congress missed a midnight deadline to avert a shutdown of the federal government, as the Republican-led House and the Democratic-led Senate battled through the night on legislation to keep the lights on. National parks and museums were set to shutter Tuesday morning, and hundreds of thousands of federal employees will stay home […]

 

Unhinged #NCpol Dems: What liberal NC professors think of opposing viewpoints

Posted by: ST on September 21, 2013 at 10:47 am » 8 Comments

College Fix’s Ben Smith files this report on the recent “Scholars’ for North Carolina’s Future” gathering held at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prepare for much New Tone: CHAPEL HILL – Abortion safety laws make it “more dangerous for the black woman’s body.” Republican lawmakers “want kids to die.” Conservatives “are trying […]

 

Colorado gun rights advocates score big win in #COrecall election

Posted by: ST on September 11, 2013 at 11:22 am » 3 Comments

Via Political Wire: “An epic national debate over gun rights in Colorado on Tuesday saw two Democratic state senators ousted for their support for stricter laws, a ‘ready, aim, fired’ message intended to stop other politicians for pushing for firearms restrictions,” the Denver Post reports. [...] Joshua Spivak: “There’s no question that Gun Rights groups scored a […]

 

When @WendyDavisTexas raises a nice chunk of change, what is she REALLY doing?

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2013 at 10:20 am » 7 Comments

The Dallas Morning News reports in depth on fundraising numbers for new “feminist” media/liberal darling – TX state Senator Wendy Davis (hat tip): In the six weeks following her headline-grabbing filibuster, Wendy Davis raised $1.2 million — nearly 40 percent of it from outside Texas. Davis drew national attention following the filibuster against an abortion-restriction […]

 

Socialist French government finds there really is such a thing as being “overtaxed”

Posted by: ST on August 24, 2013 at 11:20 am » 7 Comments

Via the UK Telegraph comes a report that France’s Socialist government, famous for burdening their “rich” with extraordinarily high taxs, have come to the conclusion that they can’t tax their people (the rich and middle class) anymore without bleeding them dry (via Memeorandum) : France’s Socialist government has admitted that the country cannot cope with any […]

 

Facts about #NCed funding #NCGA Dems don’t want you to know

Posted by: ST on August 20, 2013 at 8:13 pm » 2 Comments

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On Detroit, bankruptcy, and President Obama

Posted by: ST on July 18, 2013 at 7:12 pm » 7 Comments

An October 2012 tweet from our celebrity President: Obama: “I wasn't going to let Detroit go bankrupt. Or Toledo go bankrupt. Or Lordstown go bankrupt. I bet on American workers.” — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 26, 2012 The story on what happened today, via Fox News: Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. […]

 

Perhaps the most important piece you’ll ever read on President Obama

Posted by: ST on May 15, 2013 at 10:17 am » 3 Comments

The various scandals we see the Obama administration currently immersed in were entirely predictable, as were the socialistic policies he’s advocated since his very first day in office, as was the continued state of economic stagnation our country still faces as a result of those very policies.  What’s may not be widely known – or […]

 

Corker: Watt heading Federal Housing Finance Agency = “fox guarding the hen house”

Posted by: ST on May 1, 2013 at 7:48 pm » 3 Comments

As you’ve probably already heard, in the latest example of this administration’s naked cronyism (THIS WEEK), President Obama has nominated my Congressman in Name Only – Mel Watt – to oversee the Federal Housing Finance Agency.   The nomination has already sparked controversy, and for good reasons: President Barack Obama nominated Rep. Mel Watt, D-N.C., as […]

 

Study: #BigGulp bans would likely INCREASE soda consumption, obesity

Posted by: ST on April 10, 2013 at 5:50 pm » 1 Comment

Paging Mayor Bloomberg and other elitist nanny-state types: Attempts to outlaw mega-sized sugary drinks, like New York’s controversial soda ban, could have the unintended consequence of increasing soft drink consumption and obesity, research suggests. In a study published in the April issue of PLoS One, researchers examined whether price trumps portion size when it comes to […]