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National Taxpayers Union Calls Obama Out On Spending Proposals

During last week’s State of the Union address President Obama proposed a "spending freeze" on discretionary government expenses. However, the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) estimated that the president still called for at least $70.46 billion in new federal spending.

McConnell: Obama, Federal Government Trying To Do Too Much

The Republican Party response to President Obama’s State of the Union address, given by Virginia Governor Bob McConnell last week criticized the current administration’s policies regarding the economy, healthcare reform and unemployment.

The Ratification of 16th Amendment and the Assault on Freedom

I don’t want to worry you, but historically this is a bad week for freedom. Among the worst events, 97 years ago this week a progressive income tax was made possible in the United States. Prior to this time the Federal Government paid all of its bills (including the salaries of congressmen, presidents, federal judges, […]

Pelosi, Congressional Delegation Take Heat For $1 Million Climate Summit Trip

Although the climate summit in Copenhagen took place in December, it has recently emerged that the large congressional delegation headed by Nancy Pelosi charged taxpayers some $1 million for the trip.

Obama Draws Criticism For Lack Of Specifics On Immigration In State Of The Union Address

Last Wednesday’s State of the Union speech was more than an hour long, but President Obama devoted only one sentence to immigration, promising to fix a "broken" system by securing borders and enforcing the laws. For both opponents and proponents of immigration, this was not nearly enough.

Conservative Activists Arrested Over Alleged Infiltration Of Senator Mary Landrieu’s Office

Four men have been arrested and charged by the FBI with trying to wiretap the phones in the New Orleans office of Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu, according to media reports.

Michelle Bachmann And Marsha Blackburn Will Not Attend Tea Party Convention

Just days before the first-ever convention of the Tea Party movement, some high profile participants have announced they will withdraw from the conference.

Boehner Vows To Prevent Terrorist Trials In NYC

House Minority Leader John Boehner said last week that Republican leaders are determined to prevent suspected terrorists from being tried in a civilian court in New York City.

John McCain Rejects Obama’s State Of The Union Proposal To Abolish ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

During his first State of the Union address on Wednesday night, President Obama said he will push for overturning the ban on openly gay people serving in the military, but his former rival John McCain criticized the proposal.

South Carolina’s Andre Bauer Takes Heat Over Welfare Remarks

South Carolina’s lieutenant governor Andre Bauer, a Republican, has been heavily criticized for his remarks in which he compared welfare recipients to stray animals and called on the state to stop providing welfare services to them.


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