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Why weren’t there any Marines guarding the embassy in Libya?

Posted: September 14, 2012 at 6:08 am   /   Elections, Politics

While the media focuses on excoriating Mitt Romney for supporting freedom, they’re missing the point about the outrage many Americans are feeling right now about the situation in Libya:  there were no Marines guarding the embassy in Libya when the attack occurred.   From the Washington Times: A detachment of Marines typically guards the interior of U.S. […]

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Tattoos now constitutionally-protected speech in Arizona

Posted: September 7, 2012 at 4:00 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

It’s a great day for freedom in America:  tattoos are now considered constitutionally-protected speech in Arizona. Clint Bolick, a lawyer for the Goldwater Institute, intervened in what started as a local zoning case in the city of Mesa. From azcentral: “This is the first state supreme court in the country to rule that tattooing is […]

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Time, through the lens of politics

Posted: September 5, 2012 at 7:45 am   /   Elections, Politics

“When the stock market crashed, Franklin D. Roosevelt got on the television and didn’t just talk about the, you know, the princes of greed.”  – Vice President Joe Biden, Sept. 22, 2008 “You might as well have watched it [the RNC convention] on a black-and-white TV.” – President Obama, Sept. 2, 2012 The American left […]

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Paul Ryan helps GOP increase share of young voters

Posted: August 31, 2012 at 9:30 am   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

Paul Ryan is helping the Republican party to increase its share of young voters moving into the 2012 election.  With his youthful look and more casual demeanor than counterpart Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan could significantly diminish Obama’s  previously overwhelming advantage with young voters. While Obama goes on more campus tours than a high school senior […]

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MISSED CONNECTIONS: Obama administration plans to tax internet access

Posted: August 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm   /   Elections, Politics

No, you’re never going to find Mitt Romney on Reddit pretending to be one of the cool kids, pandering to the Bronies.  But where will you find Obama when he’s not sulking in front of his MacBook, sleeves rolled up like he’s working hard? … Oh, just using the FCC to pursue a redistributive tax […]

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Obama’s America film opens at #1

Posted: August 25, 2012 at 4:43 am   /   Elections, Politics

A film asking viewers to imagine what a second term for President Obama might look like has started the weekend in first place at the box office.  “2016:  Obama’s America” is based on a book written by Dinesh D’souza and produced by Academy Award winner Gerald R. Molen. From Deadline Hollywood: The anti-Obama movie 2016:  Obama’s America went into […]

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Jeff Flake endorses Kirk Adams

Posted: August 24, 2012 at 1:19 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Jeff Flake has chosen Kirk Adams as his replacement in Arizona’s Congressional District 5. Rep. Jeff Flake, who is now running for Senate, had this to say about Adams’s bid for Congress: “With the primary election just days away, I’m being asked a lot about who I prefer for CD5. I have a great deal […]

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Obama’s campaign needs a turnaround artist

Posted: August 24, 2012 at 11:23 am   /   Elections, Politics

President Obama’s campaign has been stumbling in the polls.  The gap is closing between Mr. Obama and his challenger, Mitt Romney, in almost every swing state. Which raises the question:  Mitt Romney is running for President as a successful former CEO, who was in the business of turning failed enterprises around.  He is someone who […]

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American Future Fund going after Heidi Heitkamp in ND Senate race

Posted: August 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

American Future Fund is airing ads for Rick Berg in the North Dakota Senate race. There’ s nothing brutal about the spot, which accuses opponent Heidi Heitkamp of supporting Obamacare.  The ads actually start with the phrase, “Our Senate candidates are both good people”. This is likely because it seems as though the Heitkamp campaign […]

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