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GOP Presidential hopeful Ron Paul, speaking on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Thursday, said that his message against the Federal Reserve’s constant manipulation of the United States’ monetary system is beginning to resonate with the American public. He said that voters are coming his way because times have changed.
We export chopsticks to China? Yes, believe it or not, we do. Seems an entrepreneur in South Georgia realized that the poplar and sweet gum trees that grow by the thousands down there make almost perfect chopsticks. The wood is flexible and doesn’t splinter very easily. So now Georgia Chopsticks exports millions of pairs of chopsticks to China every day. Isn’t it amazing how the free market can work when government keeps out of the way?
The Department of Defense, wary of a possible $600 billion cut that could take place under the Budget Control Act, is working to map spending trends throughout the United States’ vast military-industrial complex.
The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said this week that Iran has 100 documents that prove the United States is behind a “curtain of terror” in his country. Iranian Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili is due to release a number of the documents detailing alleged U.S. involvement in acts of terror against the Islamic Republic today.
Despite an evasive White House and strong Democratic opposition, Republicans on a House Energy and Commerce Committee panel issued subpoenas Thursday for internal White House communications related to a half-billion dollar taxpayer loan guarantee for the failed solar company Solyndra.
Herman Cain is the leading vote-getter in our Personal Liberty Digest™ Republican Primary poll (which originally introduced many of you to our site) over the past 30 days. This result seems to mirror Cain’s meteoric rise in national polls following the GOP debate in Florida in late September.
Six months ago, a virtually unknown candidate for the Republican nomination for President predicted that he would be the victim of “the same high-tech lynching that [Clarence Thomas] went through” — once he became more popular with voters. Congratulations, Herman Cain. That is exactly what has happened.
Last December, Representative Randy Forbes (R-Va.) sent a letter to President Barack Obama correcting the President’s assertion that “E pluribus unum” — the Latin phrase meaning “from many, one” — was the national motto of the United States. The conflict encouraged Forbes to introduce a House bill that would reaffirm that “In God We Trust” is, indeed, the national motto.
House Republicans voted to authorize a subpoena to get data on illegal immigrants against whom the government has failed to pursue in deportation cases