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Obama's Immigration Speech Draws Ire

Last week President Obama delivered his first major immigration speech, calling for comprehensive reform and GOP support. However, in the days since the speech, conservatives and other immigration opponents have blasted the government for being part of the problem rather than the solution. 

Amid Multiple Crises, Obama's Support Is Tanking

As President Obama grapples with the weak economy, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and a military reshuffling in Afghanistan, his ratings seem to be heading towards an all-time low, according to a new poll. 

Companies, Activists Reject Taxes And Regulations Of Small Businesses

A new bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives to expand sales tax collection on the internet, leading business and anti-tax advocates to protest the measure vigorously. 

Unemployment Extension Bill Fails To Pass Once Again

Just minutes before adjourning for the holiday break, Senate Republicans again killed a $33.9 billion spending bill on June 30 that would have extended unemployment benefits to more than 1.7 million laid-off workers.  

Obama Calls For Federal Immigration Reform, Asks For GOP Support

With Arizona’s new immigration law less than 30 days away from being enacted, President Obama called out Republicans last week, pressuring them to help congressional Democrats develop a comprehensive immigration reform strategy. 

Obama Responds Harshly To Boehner's Critique Of Proposed Financial Reform Bill

An incensed President Obama attacked House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) last week, blasting the Republican lawmaker for his recent critique of the financial reform bill currently being debated in Congress. 

Cigarette Taxes Go Up As States Seek To Close Budget Gaps

Plagued by ballooning budget deficits, five states across the nation raised cigarette taxes on July 1 in an effort to close those gaps. However, opponents argue that this approach may be counterproductive, as it may cost businesses more in terms of lost sales. 

Kagan Calls Supreme Court Ruling On Gun Ban 'Binding Precedent,' Offers Few Insights On Own Views

Under questioning from her Senate confirmation panel, United States Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan expressed her acceptance of the highest court’s recent decision to overturn the long-standing Chicago gun ban. 

40 Miles Deep

In the past we have sought to demonstrate how inflation (devaluation) of the currency is the perfect crime. We said that your paper money can be inflated (devalued) to zero even if it is locked in a concrete vault 40 miles deep and no one knows where it is. Not so with precious metals. Read this article to learn how precious metals stored 40 miles deep gain value… 

Sessions Questions Kagan's Stance On The Military

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) challenged Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan last week after she justified her decision to limit military recruiters’ access to Harvard Law School students during her tenure as dean. 

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