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GOP Candidates Answer Questions From The Public

Beyond Texas Governor Rick Perry’s stumbles when he tried to pin the image of a flip-flopper on Mitt Romney and called into the question the motives of anyone who opposes subsidies for illegal aliens, Thursday’s GOP Presidential debate did little to shake up the field of candidates seeking the Republican nomination.

Senate Rejects Stopgap Spending Bill

The stopgap spending bill that passed in the House early Friday morning failed in the Senate. The GOP-authored funding measure was defeated in the Senate 59-36 because of a measure in the bill that takes disaster funding from green energy programs.

Stopgap Spending Bill Passed

A 219-203 vote, just after midnight Friday, pushed a new spending bill through the U.S. House of Representatives that allows the Federal government to operate past Sept. 30. The bill has remained controversial over the past several weeks as embattled House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) took flak from both sides of the aisle while attempting to get it passed.

Rick Perry’s Despicable Lie

Commentators called it one of the most poignant moments in the Sept. 22 GOP debate, second only to Herman Cain’s story of his battle with cancer. It was when Texas Governor Rick Perry, hero to much of the apparently deluded Tea Party movement, told how he was lobbied to mandate young girls be forced to take the Gardasil vaccine not by Merck, but by a woman dying of cervical cancer.

Ex-FEMA Head Notes Lack Of Border Security

The former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Joe M. Allbaugh, noted that the U.S. needs to do a better job securing the border with Mexico.

Give Obama Four Pinocchios

Liberals are doing such a good job of bashing Barack Obama, we conservatives can just stand aside and watch. And isn’t it fun? The most dramatic rejection of Obama’s policies occurred in New York’s 9th congressional district last week.

Busted For Being Christian

America is the land of the free, a country founded on religious freedom and the 1st Amendment. Unfortunately, freedom of religion no longer applies. In California, holding “a regular gathering of more than three people” is a crime in San Juan Capistrano, especially if that regular meeting involves studying the Bible.

Democrats See Losses In Their Future

Many House Democrats expect a glum future for their party leading in to the 2012 election season. According to POLITICO, interviews with dozens of House members of both parties have revealed a shift from Democratic optimism last spring to a grim dismay at the challenges facing Democrats in 2012.

Statistics Show Most Millionaires Pay More Than Their Fair Share Of Taxes

Internal Revenue Service data shows millionaires already pay taxes at a high rate.

Invest In Guns

What people buy when they’re worried. Of course, worried people buy gold and silver, which goes a long way toward explaining why the two precious metals have outshined all other asset classes over the past 10 years. But an alert reader reminded me of something else people purchase when they’re nervous about the future: guns. Check out the growth in shares of gunmaker Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (RGR). It looks like their business is doing even better than gold.

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