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A Quarter Million

In the United States Constitution is the requirement that every ten years, we count how many people we have in this country – the Census. We just did this last year, in 2010. (There are about 311 million of us.) Ohio increased its population, but at a slower rate than most other states.

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Green Jobs – Unseen Jobs

By now you’re probably familiar with the Obama Administration’s Solyndra scandal. What a mess. The Obama Administration touted Solyndra as the poster child for the “green jobs” portion of the Stimulus package. Solyndra got a $535 million loan guaranteed by the American taxpayers.

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Can the U.N. Work… and is it Worth the Effort?

Yesterday, in my capacity as Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee on the Middle East and South Asia, I attended and spoke at a press conference in support of a bill that would, if passed, go a long way towards reforming the United Nations.

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Jobs, Civility, and Visigoths

Well, tomorrow night’s the big night. No, I’m not referring to the fact that the NFL kicks off the new season with the Saints vs Packers game at 8:30 P.M. And neither am I referring to the fact that I’m having a telephone town hall meeting between 6 and 7 p.m.

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