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Idea for Reining in Congress: No Bill Should Get a Vote Without a Clause Citing Its Specific Constitutional Authority

August 11, 2010

Rep. John Shadegg (R-AZ) is up on AmericaSpeakingOut.com this week with an idea for protecting the U.S. Read More

Owning Up to President Obama’s Economy … Where Are The Jobs?

August 11, 2010

Last year President Obama took ownership of the economy – “Give it to me,” he famously said – but more than a year later Americans continue to ask one key question: Where are the jobs?  If the President owns the economy like he says, why does he and other Democrats continue their feeble attempts to pin blame on the previous Administration and shift attention away from their broken promises on the economy? Read More

Stop Projecting, Mr. Bernstein

August 11, 2010

For the second time in as many days, the Vice President’s chief economist, Jared Bernstein, has used the official, taxpayer-funded White House blog to rant about Republicans’ opposition to raising taxes on American families and small businesses in a weak economy.  Read More

Dems Give States More Taxpayer Bailout Money Even If It’s Not Needed

August 10, 2010

The Daily Caller reports this morning that the Democrats’ latest ‘stimulus’ bill – passed by the House yesterday and signed into law by President Obama – gives states more taxpayer bailout money even if they don’t need it: Read More