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A Bogus Jobs Summit

President Obama had assured us that if his so-called Economic Stimulus Package was passed, unemployment in this country wouldn’t go over 8%.  This hugely expensive legislation was passed, and despite Obama’s assurance, unemployment in America stands at 10.2%, and most experts think it will go even higher. 

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What a Mess

Where to start?  So many disturbing, perplexing, annoying, outrageous and otherwise unsettling things are coming to us via the Obama Administration and the Pelosi Congress that it’s difficult to know where to begin.

Perhaps the worst decision to come out of this Administration so far was the announcement that the mastermind of the worst attack on this country in its 233 year history, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, would be brought before a civilian court in New York City rather than before a military tribunal. 

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A Terrible Vote

Steve Driehaus voted for a very bad healthcare reform bill this past Saturday night.  Back on October 29th, a spokesperson from his office had stated that he “would not support any bill that places an additional burden on small business” or “adds to the federal deficit.”  This bill did both, but he voted for it anyway.

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What 2009’s Top Races Tell Us About 2010

There were three races which most of the political pundits said were the most important of the 2009 election cycle: Governors races in Virginia and New Jersey, and the special election in New York’s 23rd Congressional District.  Republicans won two out of three, but there’s a lot more to it than that.

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