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Why Wall Street should be concerned even after debt limit is raised

Posted: October 11, 2013 at 10:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

The only “faction” that controls whether to default remains president of the United States. Conservatives should be happy that Speaker John Boehner will agree to a short-term raising of the debt limit while insisting that President Barack Obama and the Democrats compromise over a continuing budget resolution to end the government shutdown. Not because the former […]

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Tusayan Mayor Statement on National Parks Announcement

Posted: October 11, 2013 at 8:15 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

“I applaud the decision to reopen National Parks with state, local and private money, and want to thank the Arizona Congressional delegation, Governor Brewer and state officials who worked on our behalf to find a solution to the devastating local economic impact the shutdown caused. When the Federal Government shut down, the Town of Tusayan felt an […]

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Sen. Sessions defends Tea Party, exposes accounting fraud in Obamacare

Posted: October 11, 2013 at 4:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Senator Jeff Sessions hits a lot of important points in this seven-minute video. Watch! [FeaturedVideo] “A lot of us are going to donate our pay during this furlough to charity and I will. But I wish our friends would begin to be more concerned for the private sector workers, millions of American workers who will […]

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Gov’t rejects Tusayan’s effort to reopen Grand Canyon

Posted: October 10, 2013 at 5:15 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

This would interfere with Obama’s goal of causing Americans maximum pain. Can’t have that . . .

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Video: Democrats project their obstructionism onto the Republicans

Posted: October 10, 2013 at 3:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

“While Democratic leaders in Congress continue to obstruct budget negotiations and force a government shutdown, their party’s rhetoric has grown increasingly intransigent and angry. This video holds a mirror up to the rhetoric from today’s Democratic Party – the Coalition of the Wild-Eyed.”

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Congressman Matt Salmon: Mr. President, This Isn’t a Game

Posted: October 10, 2013 at 1:45 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Our democracy has not always operated smoothly. Our Founding Fathers had fierce debates in Independence Hall before negotiating what would become the Constitution. Through negotiation, our Founding Fathers created a system of checks and balances with three independent arms of government. The House of Representatives, with its frequent elections and large body of delegates, was […]

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Ever ponder why Democrats don’t get blamed for the shutdown?

Posted: October 10, 2013 at 12:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

By Foster Friess This blatantly biased distortion might explain: “Late Tuesday the Republican-led House (my emphasis) shut down a temporary funding agreement that would have restored appropriations to the District of Columbia, Veteran Affairs, and the 401-unit National Park Service.” Not a single Republican voted against funding. It was the 164 Democrats voting “nay” who prevented the required 2/3rds […]

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Video: Obama says he won’t negotiate 5 times in 9 seconds

Posted: October 10, 2013 at 5:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Who exactly is being unreasonable here?

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Representative Barton: I never said that President Obama was “Hitler”

Posted: October 9, 2013 at 2:31 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Representative Barton issues statement on recent Facebook post As many are aware, some recent comments of mine on Facebook have touched a sensitive nerve with many people. Additionally, many have simply taken my posting out of its contextual environment. Had I chosen my words differently, or had the President offered to use the power of his […]

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