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How to Avoid Blame and Maintain the GOP Brand as the Low-Tax Party

Posted: December 6, 2012 at 8:15 am   /   Politics

How’s this for a simple GOP strategy to avoid blame for fiscal-cliff tax-rate increases and seize the public relations initiative from an overconfident president? Pass two simple bills in the House.  Bill A extends current tax rates for those with incomes of $250,000 or less.  Bill B extends current tax rates for all the rest.  […]

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Obama’s fiscal cliff proposal no more serious than his budgets

Posted: December 5, 2012 at 5:50 am   /   Politics

The Senate, under Harry Reid, has been called the Do-nothing Senate, because they have done so very little actual legislative work. Fans of limited government won’t necessarily be disappointed by that—the less government does, generally speaking, the better. But one item on the agenda each year is something they should do: pass a budget. (Indeed, […]

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Robert Graham for Arizona Republican Party Chairman

Conservative Grassroots Organization Arizona Project Endorses Robert Graham

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 3:30 pm   /   Arizona, Politics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2012 Conservative Grassroots Organization Arizona Project Endorses Robert Graham  “Robert Graham is a true conservative leader who has proven his effectiveness.” PHOENIX – Today, The Arizona Project, previously known as the AZ 2012 Project, endorsed Robert Graham for Chairman of the Arizona Republican Party. The Arizona Project is a conservative grassroots […]

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Maricopa County Chairman Rob Haney Endorses Robert Graham for AZ GOP chairman

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 9:00 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maricopa County Chairman Rob Haney Endorses Robert Graham for AZ GOP chairman  “Robert is committed to standing up for conservative values and understands the role that grassroots precinct committeemen have in shaping our state, party, and nation.” PHOENIX – Today, Maricopa County Chairman Rob Haney, longtime conservative activist and grassroots leader, endorsed […]

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Why ObamaCare Is Still No Sure Thing

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 4:59 am   /   Elections, Politics

“President Obama won re-election and Democrats maintained control of the Senate this month, but the states hold the future of ObamaCare in their hands. Knowing the harm the law would do to their citizens, to the economy and to American health care, governors should refuse to become its enablers.”  — JAMES C. CAPRETTA AND YUVAL LEVIN We […]

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Reasons to oppose an “Obamacare” exchange in Arizona

Posted: November 19, 2012 at 8:30 am   /   Elections, Politics

If Arizona creates an “Obamacare” exchange, nothing will get better . . . but several things will get worse. Taxes Many Arizona businesses will have to pay a $2,000 penalty tax for each worker. Arizona families may be subjected to taxes of $2,000 per year or more. (If Arizona does not create an exchange, businesses […]

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Why business leaders should oppose an ObamaCare Exchange in Arizona

Posted: November 18, 2012 at 10:15 am   /   Arizona, Politics

Obamacare exchange:  State-based entity through which self-insuring individuals must purchase their government-approved insurance, and through which many small business employees will be forced to get their insurance due to Obamacare’s costly rules for employer participation. Fact 1:  Arizona is under no obligation to create an Obamacare Exchange.   The Supreme Court has rules that states have […]

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Gallup Survey Shows Americans Favor Republican Approach to Averting Fiscal Cliff

Posted: November 16, 2012 at 9:45 am   /   Politics

A new Gallup survey out today shows a strong majority of Americans favor simplifying the tax code by lowering rates and closing loopholes (70%), saving our biggest entitlement programs (88%), and making needed spending cuts (72%). This is the framework for averting the fiscal cliff outlined by Speaker John Boehner and supported by a growing […]

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Obamacare layoffs continue

Posted: November 14, 2012 at 10:45 am   /   Elections, Politics

We screamed it from the rooftops, for all who could hear. Obamacare is a job-killing, business-crushing disaster that will slow growth, hurt people’s lives, and not even accomplish the goals it was created to accomplish. And now, following last week’s election, it appears to be here to stay. And it’s already killing jobs. Walmart, Applebees, […]

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