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Wisconsin Governor Seizes Chance To Take On Unions

Scott Walker has unleashed a storm of controversy just weeks into his term as Wisconsin’s governor. MADISON, Wis. (AP) — It took Scott Walker only a few weeks to push the Capitol into political chaos. The newly elected Republican governor … Continue reading

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Michele Bachmann Re-writes American History

Tea Party favorite Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) is either trying to re-write American history on slavery or she’s extremely ignorant on the topic. Speaking in front of an audience for the Iowans for Tax Relief (ITR) Bachmann said, “the very founders that wrote those documents worked tirelessly until slavery was no more in the United States…. Continue reading

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Opinion: State of the Union Address

In his State of the Union Address, President Obama talked about jobs and investing in education. He talked about “winning the future.” At times, speaking in a supportive manner towards corporate America, he came across as a moderate Republican. Still … Continue reading

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Assassination Attempt Has Sarah Palin’s Fingerprints On It

Rep. Giffords (D-AZ) There was an assassination attempt today on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) that left her and 12 others injured and killed 6 people including an aide, a federal judge and a 9-year-old girl. Jared Loughner, a 22 year … Continue reading

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The Fraudster Is Now Florida’s Governor

Rick Scott (R-FL) has been sworn in as Governor of Florida. He won the Governor’s race by the closest margin in more than 130 years of the Florida Governor’s race. Scott is perhaps the shadiest Governor ever to be elected … Continue reading

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Gov. Christie Enjoys Florida While His State Is Snowed Under

Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) is in damage contol mode today as he continues to defend his decision to remain in Florida as a blizzard covered New Jersey. Many political pundits have criticized the Governor’s decision to stay in Florida. “I … Continue reading

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9/11 First Responders Health Bill

Do you remember the “we’ll never forget” slogans and bumper stickers after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and downing of United Airlines Flight 93 over Somerset County, Pennsylvania? Well it appears some elected politicians … Continue reading

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