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The Attacks Have Already Begun

Well, here we go again. I was sworn in to the new Congress less than two months ago, and already the DCCC (Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee) has launched a series of attack radio ads, phone calls, emails, and web ads against me and a number of other Republican Members of Congress.

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$5 a Gallon for Gas!?

The front page of the Cincinnati Enquirer yesterday screamed “Gas Watchers Fear $5 a Gallon.” I paid $3.29 a gallon to fill up at a BP on North Bend Road near St. Ignatius School yesterday. I hated spending that much, but I was on my way to a meeting, and had to do it.

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The Obama Budget, The CR, and a Jet Engine

On Monday, President Obama sent his proposed budget to Congress. It landed with a thud. Even though the President had promised to finally get serious about cutting deficit spending, his budget is mostly – more deficit spending – in fact, as far as the eye can see.

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Reagan at 100

Were Ronald Reagan still alive, he would have turned 100 this past Sunday. In my view, he’s without doubt one of the greatest, and most successful, Presidents of the past century, and perhaps in history. We live in a very different world today than we would had he never walked among us.

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