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Most every child has sought to fulfill their entrepreneurial spirit by opening a sidewalk lemonade stand. It’s as American as hotdogs, apple pie and… lemonade. And as 7-year-old Julie Murphy of Oregon made plans do the same thing millions of kids have done before her—during an art fair held the last Thursday of each month on the streets of Northeast Portland and conveniently called Last Thursday—she never dreamed she’d be violating a government regulation.
Still lagging in the polls, Democratic Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has picked up an endorsement from a radical gun control organization.
President Obama said on Monday that his plan to drastically reduce the number of United States troops in Iraq by the end of the summer is on schedule, suggesting that America’s military efforts in the war-torn nation are nearing a conclusion.
Even as Democrats have vowed not to renew President Bush’s tax cuts on the wealthy and have pushed for the development of alternative energy sources, a survey has found that Americans oppose higher taxes and support domestic oil exploration.
I’d like to take credit for the title of today’s column but I can’t. It comes from my favorite American capitalist, Steve Forbes. It was the title of a speech he gave at the huge gathering of 2,000 stubborn individualists at FreedomFest last month. And it is also, not so coincidentally, the title of his latest book, which I hope you’ll read. Read this article for a lesson on capitalism from Steve Forbes…
Critics of Federal healthcare reform won a small battle in Virginia on Monday when a United States District Court judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the recently passed measure.
Senator Jim DeMint is one of the most effective conservative leaders in Washington. He is a strong proponent of smaller government, individual liberty, a strong national defense and traditional values. Author Robert Ringer recently interviewed DeMint who discussed the future direction of the Republican Party, the role of government, the Tea Party movement and what’s in store for the November elections…
An event set for Aug. 7 in San Diego will bring together doctors who are members or supporters of the Tea Party movement and United States Senate candidate from Nevada Sharron Angle, who has been an outspoken opponent of the administration’s healthcare reform.
Amid allegations that the new Arizona immigration law may lead to racial profiling, a civil rights organization has requested records in a separate case that may yet influence the ongoing legal challenges to Arizona’s bill.
An enraged Democratic lawmaker publicly lashed out at House Republicans last week for their procedural objection to an amendment that would provide healthcare to 9/11 first responders.