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The Republican Party Needs to Find a Spine… Fast

Conservatives have made it very clear from the beginning of negotiations that Americans are taxed enough and that we cannot afford tax hikes on the job producers to remedy the deficits created by run-amok liberal spending. Something has to be … Continue reading

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The Missing Debate Over Monetary Policy

The dramatically named “fiscal cliff” debate has been the focus of the media and the Washington establishment. In the ridiculous metaphor we are using to describe this debate, driving off the fiscal cliff involves cutting defense spending and Medicare by … Continue reading

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Obama Has Not Come to Negotiate, He’s Come to Consolidate Power

The level of audacity coming from the Democrats – who I chiefly blame for creating this economic mess in the first place- is simply unbelievable. And I mean, unbelievable- as in, if I saw this plot line in a movie … Continue reading

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To Make an Effective Deal, the GOP Must Reach Out to its Conservative Base

As the media contemplates what will happen in the fiscal cliff negotiations, Americans wonder why Democrats aren’t listening to Republicans. Others wonder why Republicans aren’t listening to Democrats. While it is maddening to see the stubborn negotiations go nowhere fast, … Continue reading

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Fiscal Nonsense: Obamacare is Off the Table for Negotiations Because it ‘Reduces the Deficit’

President Obama has said that he would “do whatever it takes” to avoid the fiscal cliff. However, on Monday, his lackey, Jay Carney, made it clear that Obamacare will not be on the table for fiscal negotiations. Sure, why go … Continue reading

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4 Facts: Social Security Is In The Red, In Danger And Will Increasingly Drive Up The Deficit

It appears another issue of disagreement has surfaced in regard to the negotiations over the so-called “fiscal cliff”. White House spokesman Jay Carney said Monday that Social Security is one entitlement program that should be addressed on a “separate track.” … Continue reading

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One for You, One for Them: Middle Class Paying Around 50% in Taxes

There are many misconceptions about taxation in America. Various tax rates are thrown around and people discuss taxation in very static terms, but the fact is that our money is taxed over and over again and we are taxed in … Continue reading

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Obama’s War on the “Wealthy”- Or as I Call Them, Job Producers

President Obama held a press conference yesterday and espoused the virtues of Parties working together for the good of America. But what he says and what he does are two entirely separate things. Obama and, indeed, the rest of the … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Cliff Underscores Our Need for Strong GOP Leaders

The Republicans need to wake up! We may be too late to retake the White House, but if the disheartened Republican establishment won’t get the job done, then they should feel free to move over and let the more able-bodied, … Continue reading

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You’re Probably Losing Money On Social Security Right Now And It’s Only Going To Get Worse

Most informed people realize that our current Social Security system is unsustainable with the level of debt that we’re racking up. However, did you know that even Americans who are retiring today are ALREADY receiving less money than they paid … Continue reading

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