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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: April 18, 2013 at 3:15 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | April 18, 2013 “Hamel: No more taxes, Mr. President” Public Notice Executive Director Gretchen Hamel editorializes in The Richmond Times Dispatch, “In business, you have to compete. The only way to attract new jobs and create economic growth is by cultivating a better environment for businesses to thrive. Virginians understand this, and […]

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Broken Record: Beggar’s Banquet

Posted: April 18, 2013 at 12:15 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Broken Record: Beggar’s Banquet RECORD REVENUES: Federal Gov’t Projected To Collect Most Revenue In History In 2013: “The federal government is projected to collect more revenue in 2013 than ever before, a statistic Republicans are touting to make the case that the government has a spending problem, not a taxing one. … Both the CBO […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: April 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | April 16, 2013 Pray For Boston Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, families and friends of all those who were impacted by the bombings at the Boston Marathon.  The American spirit is evident in the acts of courage and heroism by first responders, emergency personnel, police and fire department […]

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Betsey Bayless’ $500,000 Taxpayer Funded Salary

Posted: April 16, 2013 at 12:20 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Who Wants to be a Half-Millionaire? Arizona’s Top Paid Unelected Bureaucrat The controversy surrounding the recent mental health care contract given to Maricopa Integrated Health Systems by the State of Arizona is gaining momentum.  Several local conservative blogs have reported on the story recently.  The contract, which stands to be worth $2 billion to $3 […]

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Mind-boggling video of government waste!

Posted: April 15, 2013 at 9:15 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

 Bankrupting America Releases New Web Video: Your Tax Dollars At Work Arlington, Va. – Bankrupting America, a project of Public Notice, today released a new tax day web video, “Your Tax Dollars At Work,” asking Americans whether they feel Washington is spending their tax dollars wisely. This video highlights concerns for the way money is being spent […]

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Immigration Reform Proponents Add Speed to Secrecy

Posted: March 30, 2013 at 7:45 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

For weeks a select group of eight United States Senators has been busy behind closed doors drafting their own version of immigration reform; now a consensus is building that says reform needs to be passed quickly. Speed has been added to secrecy. President Obama signaled his own preference in a recent interview when he said […]

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The Do-Something Disease Is Going to Kill Us All

Posted: March 29, 2013 at 7:20 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Runaway Federal Spending: Problems in Search of Programs As taxpayers grow numb with the constant drumbeat of bad economic news and looming federal bankruptcy, occasionally a fact jumps out that still has the power to command attention. “It’s estimated that the government will have spent as much in the first four years of the new decade as […]

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