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By the Numbers: Democrats’ Proposed Tax Increases

Posted: August 2, 2012 at 10:45 am   /   Politics

From Ways and Means Republican Press Office: Despite warning after warning about the consequences of doing so, President Obama and Congressional Democrats continue to call for raising taxes on America’s families, small businesses and job creators.  To make matters worse, they seem more than willing to hold low- and middle-income households hostage in exchange for tax hikes on the “wealthy,” […]

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General Motors, Deadbeat Motors

Posted: August 2, 2012 at 8:45 am   /   Politics

General Motors – also known as Government Motors – is a company in crisis, straining to live up to President Obama’s campaign claim that the GM bailout is one of the administration’s most important achievements. Government Motors is now in danger of becoming Deadbeat Motors. The government is unable to collect the $25 billion GM […]

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Send in the clowns: GSA scandal continues

Posted: August 1, 2012 at 3:59 pm   /   Elections, Politics

Clowns are scary, but not as scary as the fact that the General Services Administration spent $823,000 hanging out with them at a Las Vegas convention. There are a total of 78 GSA conferences that Congress has or will investigate.  Of course, one might wonder why there have been 78 recent conferences at all for […]

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North Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce Endorses Jeff Flake for U.S. Senate

Posted: August 1, 2012 at 10:45 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

From Jeff Flake for U.S. Senate: PHOENIX – The North Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce today endorsed Jeff Flake for the United States Senate. The announcement came during a business roundtable discussion with Jeff Flake and members of the Chamber and its Board. “Our Board considered Congressman Flake’s track record on key business-related issues in Congress,” said Joe […]

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USPS losing $25 million per day

Posted: July 31, 2012 at 1:30 pm   /   Politics

You read that correctly:  the U.S. Postal service is facing losses of $25 million per day.  And taxpayers are about to take the hit as it defaults on obligations due to the Treasury for the first time in history. From POLITICO: With cash running perilously low, two legally required payments for future postal retirees’ health benefits […]

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Side-by-Side: Obama’s Plan to Destroy 710,000 Jobs v. GOP Plan to #StoptheTaxHike

Posted: July 31, 2012 at 10:00 am   /   Politics

A new Gallup survey asked Americans to rank their top priorities for the next president – number one was “creating good jobs” (a reflection of President Obama’s failed policies). Raising taxes, the number one priority of Democrats in Washington, ranked dead last. The House is listening, and will vote this week to stop the largest […]

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Doug Ducey’s Arizona Record of Fiscal Responsibility

Posted: July 31, 2012 at 9:00 am   /   Arizona, Politics

Arizona’s Treasure Doug Ducey has a record of success. Fiscal responsibility is in short supply in Washington, but it is alive and well in Arizona thanks to the stewardship of State Treasurer Doug Ducey and prudent decisions made by the state legislature and governor. Washington careens headlong towards the fiscal cliff, but Arizona is on […]

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Doug Ducey’s Entrepreneurial Biography Lifts Arizona and Creates Jobs

Posted: July 29, 2012 at 3:45 pm   /   Arizona, Politics

While voters debate the wisdom of placing a businessman in the nation’s highest office, there is evidence right here in Arizona that an accomplished entrepreneur makes a top-notch public servant. Doug Ducey, Arizona’s State Treasurer, has shown in less than two years that business experience translates well to public office. As the guardian of the […]

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Rep. Gosar Supports Legislation to End Energy Tax Subsidies

Posted: July 27, 2012 at 10:15 am   /   Arizona, Politics

(Editor’s note: ICYMI, below, Rep. Gosar is taking a legislative stand against one of government’s most pernicious violations of our equality under the law—the practice of picking winners and losers.)   The Energy Freedom and Economic Prosperity Act Ends the Federal Practice of Picking Winners and Losers in the Energy Sector WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressmen […]

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