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Salmon Launches Shrink Our Spending (SOS) Initiative

Posted: March 20, 2014 at 12:55 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Plans to introduce a series of bills over next few months to cut wasteful spending government-wide Washington, D.C.—Last night, at a town hall meeting in Mesa, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced to over 200 East Valley residents his latest legislative initiative to highlight and cut wasteful and duplicative programs in every area of government. Salmon […]

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Five Requests from Rep. Gosar Target Wasteful Spending

Posted: March 20, 2014 at 4:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

‘One of my top priorities is eliminating waste, fraud and abuse’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) led a series of legislative efforts to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse within the federal government. Specifically, Rep. Gosar authored and submitted five requests to the Committee on Appropriations for specific language to […]

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Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved

Posted: March 6, 2014 at 5:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses […]

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Sean Hannity, Ted Cruz, Thomas Sowell: Do We Fight or Flee?

Posted: February 27, 2014 at 6:27 am   /   Elections, Entertainment, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

This 7-minute video, featuring Ted Cruz, Sean Hannity, and Thomas Sowell, directly addresses the core “fight or flight” issue in GOP vs Conservative tactics and strategy. Citing George Washington’s strategy against the British, Sowell says “we cannot fight every battle”. Instead we should “flee”, as Washington did, until we see a battle we can, and […]

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The GOP is to Conservatives what the Soviets were to the Allies

Posted: January 19, 2014 at 9:50 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Here’s a pivotal question for Conservatives: How should we regard all the Big-Government “moderate” Republican candidates who will be running for (re)election in 2014 and 2016? Many of us are understandably fed up with the GOP — all the more so after Speaker John Boehner infamously laid claim to the “conservative” label for himself and […]

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The National Debt in One Picture (a trillion is really, really big)

Posted: January 8, 2014 at 4:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

unsustainable |ˌənsəˈstānəbəl|adjective Not able to be maintained at the current rate or level.   From Heritage

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Obama refusal to negotiate ‘accrued bills’ makes all spending permanent

Posted: December 26, 2013 at 10:45 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

When President George W. Bush began his second term with a proposal to reform Social Security by creating the first real “lock box” that would allow taxpayers to bequeath any accumulated contributions remaining in their FICA accounts at their death, to their heirs, even his own Republican Party allies in Congress refused to negotiate. But […]

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Paul Ryan: Everybody’s New Best Friend

Posted: December 17, 2013 at 11:00 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

The Ryan-Murray Show Is a Beltway Hit Who would have thought that just a year after his role as one-half of the losing Republican ticket in 2012, Congressman Paul Ryan would be the toast of the town. Suddenly he is everybody’s new best friend. His path to Washington acclaim is the much heralded budget deal he […]

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The Good and Bad in the Ryan-Murray Budget

Posted: December 15, 2013 at 6:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Ryan-Murray budget deal is a mixed blessing with several good things and some not-so-good elements in it. These are my impressions, right, wrong, or indifferent. First, I’m happy that both sides of the aisle are talking. I’m thinking that Obama and the left are nervous with the drop in the approval ratings from most […]

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