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Entries from July 2009

Does Obama believe his own words?

July 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Listening to President Obama explain “his” health care plan, I can’t help but wonder if he actually believes his own words. Maybe it’s been so long since the adoring press corps has held him accountable for his innumerable exaggerations, omissions and misstatements that he believes he can create a new reality simply by speaking it [...]

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Phony gun votes by Bennet, Udall

July 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Washington Post reports that the ballyhooed vote by Colorado Sens. Michael Bennet and Mark Udall in favor of nationwide reciprocity for concealed-carry permit holders was a sham, staged with the permission of anti-gun-rights Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.):

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Pro-life Dems could block ObamaCare

July 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

If it’s such a political “loser” to be on the pro-life side of the abortion issue, someone forgot to tell 39 Democrats in the U.S. Congress who appear to be prepared to block the House health care “reform” bill unless it specifically prohibits the use of taxpayer dollars to fund abortions, CBS news reports:

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Ritter backs cap-and-tax despite costs to Colorado

July 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Kudos to Heritage Foundation for this clip of Gov. Bill Ritter waffling on Waxman-Markey but backing the basic concept of cap-and-tax, despite documented costs to Colorado’s economy.

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NEA lawyer: It’s all about power, money, job protection

July 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Not since the late Albert Shanker has a teachers union official been so candid about the true priorities of the National Education Association.  Shanker, the late president of the American Federation of Teachers famously said: “When school children start paying union dues, that ‘s when I’ll start representing the interests of school children.”

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Press corps rips Obama’s ‘prepackaged’ events

July 7th, 2009 · No Comments

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Farm lobby blew it on cap-and-trade

July 5th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Once climate-change regulators strangle the economy and carbon-counters turn gas, oil and electricity into expensive luxuries, perhaps American farmers will recognize how “our friends” in Washington, D.C., sold us out in the name of political compromise. Last week, Capitol Hill’s agriculture lobby had a choice:  withhold support from the Waxman-Markey climate control bill or agree [...]

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