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Oct 8, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from ON THE MONEY: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is moving legislation to push the debt limit until Dec. 31, 2014, well beyond next year’s midterm election. Senate aides estimate the bill would increase federal borrowing authority by about $1.1 trillion. The administration estimates the nation will hit the upper bounds of its $16.7 trillion ...

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Oct 5, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - In general terms, politicians and the press may be referring to what has been happening in Washington, D.C., over the past few days as a government "shutdown" or a "partial government shutdown," but the actual accounting sheets of the U.S. Treasury show that massive amounts of taxed and borrowed money were flowing in ...

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Oct 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from POLITICO: Although President Barack Obama has said that negotiating over the debt ceiling would be unprecedented, Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace isn’t buying it. “The White House keeps saying, the president says this has never happened before, we’ve never had a negotiation on the debt limit,” Wallace told POLITICO for this week’s “Turn ...

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Oct 3, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: A default on the nation's debt could thrust the nation into the worst recession since the Great Depression, and even a prolonged standoff could do significant economic harm, according to a new study released Thursday by the Treasury Department. The report ratchets up pressure on congressional Republicans looking to extract significant concessions ...

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Oct 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FLOOR ACTION: The House approved three targeted spending resolutions to the Senate on Wednesday, daring Senate Democrats to vote against measures to immediately fund the District of Columbia, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Park Service. The bills are part of the House Republican plan to pass spending bills in areas ...

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Oct 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Sep 30, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

ObamaCare is a war on the middle class. Excerpted from The Guardian: US employers slashing worker hours to avoid Obamacare insurance mandate Trend sparks fears among low-paid workers that they will be hit twice: by having earnings cut and paying more for healthcare Avita Samuels has worked at the Mall of America in Minneapolis for the last four ...

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Sep 30, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Sep 27, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Sep 26, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

My9 New Jersey Neptune, New Jersey (My9NJ) - New Jersey is experiencing a shortage of doctors. In fact, it’s projected that by 2020 the state will be about 3,000 primary care physicians short of what is needed to give optimal health care. So why are doctors fleeing the Garden State? According to Deborah Briggs, the President and CEO ...

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Sep 25, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Reuters - California has become the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage to $10 per hour, although the increase will take place gradually until 2016 under a bill signed into law by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday. The law raises minimum pay in the most populous state from ...

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Sep 25, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from PJ MEDIA: In a September 13 email, Erin Hannigan of Organizing for Action’s “Truth Team” bragged about a “cool calculator from the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation” showing how Obamacare’s “tax credits” work, and encouraged everyone to “share it on Facebook or Twitter.”Obamacare’s opponents, especially those who advocate defunding it before it goes live, ...

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Sep 24, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Sep 23, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Forbes: It was one of candidate Obama’s most vivid and concrete campaign promises. Forget about high minded (some might say high sounding) but gauzy promises of hope and change. This candidate solemnly pledged on June 5, 2008: “In an Obama administration, we’ll lower premiums by up to $2,500 for a typical family per ...

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Sep 21, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Hill: President Obama said conservative Republicans are willing to send America into a recession to stop ObamaCare as Washington is locked in another budget crisis. With federal funds set to run out on Oct. 1, House Republicans passed legislation Friday to keep the government up and running, but defunded the Affordable Care Act. ...

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Sep 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BLOOMBERG: Home Depot Inc. (HD), the world’s largest home improvement retailer, plans to end medical coverage for about 20,000 part-time employees and direct them to government-sponsored exchanges scheduled to open next month as companies revamp benefits to fit the U.S. Affordable Care Act. Employees with fewer than 30 hours a week will no longer ...

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Sep 20, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Salon: SALON: How big is the Fed balance sheet, $3 trillion? GRAYSON: $3.5 trillion. We’ve had a government takeover of the bond market. Stealth socialism’s been created. Government simply ends up owning more and more and more. If government had taken over the steel industry, maybe it ...

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Sep 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Sep 18, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

What's good for the goose...

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Sep 17, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Breitbart: A Census Bureau report released on Tuesday reveals that the typical American family now earns less than it did in 1989. In 1989, median household income was $51,681 (in current dollars). In 2012, median household income was $51,017. Keep reading

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Sep 16, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Carney: "entirely appropriate today for the president to talk about" the economy— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) September 16, 2013 Excerpted form Politico: White House press secretary Jay Carney defended the decision for President Obama to speak on the economy not long after Monday's mass shooting in Washington. It was, Carney said, "entirely appropriate today for the president to ...

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Sep 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Yeah? Then why was your entire first year obsessively spent on passing the economy-killing Obamacare?

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Sep 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Sep 15, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

WASHINGTON — On the eve of another fiscal showdown with congressional Republicans, President Obama is outright refusing to negotiate over an increase to the nation’s debt limit, saying doing so would alter “the constitutional structure of this government entirely.” “What I haven’t been willing to negotiate, and I will not negotiate, is on the debt ceiling,” ...

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Sep 14, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from Politico: Republicans are now leading Democrats on handling several key issues, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll. The poll, released Friday, shows more Americans think that the Republicans are doing a better job on the economy, foreign policy and reducing the federal deficit. The GOP has an edge of 7 percentage points ...

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