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Grijalva’s assault on the economy continues

Posted: March 9, 2012 at 9:20 am   /   Arizona, Politics

Recipe for a housing disaster: 3 decades of demands that banks give home loans to people who cannot afford them 1 cup of easy money and low interest rates 1 speculative boom Prevent banks from suffering the consequences of their own errors (using taxpayer money) and then bake for several years. Then use a piping […]

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Bush and Clinton had recoveries. For 99%, Obama’s recovery does not exist.

Posted: March 8, 2012 at 5:00 pm   /   Politics

Look at this chart from James Pethokoukis’ piece titled For 99 percent of Americans, the Obama recovery has been no recovery at all. It says a lot:   Pethokoukis points out that the source of this chart, a liberal statist economist, is obsessing over the income inequality aspect of the chart. Not a surprise. And that this economist, […]

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A Few More Reasons to Send Obama Packing

Posted: March 7, 2012 at 3:10 pm   /   Politics

I sometimes think that Republicans are genetically compelled to bring water pistols to a gun fight.  While I acknowledge that it’s difficult to combat the bully pulpit the Left commands, thanks to a corrupt media, I really am sick and tired of hearing Mitch McConnell referring to “Our friends on the other side of the […]

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Rapid Response Recommendations, 3/5/12 (AZ Views)

Posted: March 5, 2012 at 3:25 pm   /   Arizona, Politics

Editor’s note: The AZ VIEWS Report is guest opinion, and does not necessarily reflect the views of of Western Free Press. Responses welcome; contact info~at~westernfreepress~dot~com. Rapid Response Team Call to Action 120304 – 1230 Distribution:  Please forward this to all like minded individuals in your contact list Note: Of the bills that we are tracking, 21 will […]

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Business owners beware. Especially Republican ones. (Gibson update)

Posted: February 25, 2012 at 3:05 pm   /   Politics, Videos

Reason TV has a video update (below) on the story of the federal government’s targeting of Gibson Guitars for supposed violations of the Lacey Act. For those familiar with the story, it is a chilling glimpse into the future for all of us, if we allow Obama and the left’s vision of governance to hold […]

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Where left and right collide?

Posted: February 23, 2012 at 5:00 pm   /   Politics, Videos

We have a tendency to assume that the ideological divides of today will be the ideological divides of tomorrow. However, a look at history quickly dispels that notion. Yes, some divides have remained fairly steady, like preferences for less vs. more government. But many other positions have changed, and who holds them has changed, over […]

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Study: fracking hasn’t contaminated groundwater

Posted: February 20, 2012 at 3:25 pm   /   Politics, Videos

Every writer develops pet peeves. Conservative political writers—being up against an ideology that is often simultaneously unserious and conceited, irrational and hostile—develop lots of them. One of mine is the subject of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” This is producing a domestic energy boom. It is creating tens of thousands of jobs. It is helping America […]

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Obama’s plan: Make it harder for lower & middle-incomes to go to college

Posted: February 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm   /   Politics

I have argued numerous times that the left’s policies—incessant marketing to the contrary notwithstanding—don’t actually help the poor. I have also argued at length that conservatives, Republicans, and free-marketeers everywhere should go on offense on that very point. One of the many exhibits in evidence for this case was described not too long ago by […]

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Hard-left Mikel Weisser first Democrat to join race for CD-4

Posted: February 10, 2012 at 7:45 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics, Videos

From Mohave Daily News: KINGMAN — A Kingman school teacher is running for a seat in the U.S. Congress. Mikel Weisser, who lives in So-Hi outside of Golden Valley, is running in the Democrat primary as a candidate for the newly redrawn Congressional District 4. The district will encompass parts of Mohave, Yavapai, Yuma, Gila […]

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