For some reason, the headline seems to be missing from most National Media.  But, the WSJ seems to have been all over this earlier this week.  Apparently Washington DEMocrats know how to achieve a fair and balanced approach to reducing spending:  First, you increase taxes by $1; second you “cut” $1 from (more…)

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The number of waivers the Obama administration has awarded for a provision of the year-old healthcare reform law grew by 128 in March. With the new waivers, that means 1,168 businesses, insurers, unions and other organizations have received one-year exemptions from a healthcare reform provision requiring at least $750,000 in (more…)

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Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., 3/25/2011; Posted: 3/25/2011 Subject(s): Appropriations CONTACT: Laena Fallon March 25, 2011 (202) 225-4027 Leader Cantor Statement on the Ongoing Spending Debate Washington, D.C. ? House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing spending debate: “Senator Schumer’s comments this morning that (more…)

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After months of failing to agree on how to repeal an unpopular IRS reporting provision included in the healthcare reform act, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to strike it down Wednesday night. The Senate voted 81-17 on the 1099-reporting requirement, with 17 Democrats voting against the measure. The healthcare reform provision (more…)

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Sixty-six percent (66%) of voters nationwide favor a proposal to cut the federal payroll by 10% over the coming decade. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey found that just 22% are opposed and 12% are not sure. “My priorities are jobs, jobs and jobs,” said Fitzpatrick, echoing the wisdom of (more…)

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Why? Recent Rasmussen Results: 65% of people favor increased new sources of energy vs. conservation. 46% Give Obama a Poor Rating on Energy Issues. 56% of people in NY want to repeal ObamaCare. 44% of people expect a tax increase under Obama. 62% of all Penna voters say cut taxes (more…)

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An Open Letter To Patrick Murphy And The Voters Of Bucks County By MARK AFFLECK, For The Philadelphia Bulletin Monday, July 12, 2010 Comments (1) According to the latest Rasmussen poll, 56 percent of likely voters rate Congressional performance as poor and only 12 percent of likely voters give Congress (more…)

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Shortly after President Obama signed the health overhaul law, several major corporations reported it would take a bite out of their future earnings. This group included AT&T, Caterpillar, John Deere, Verizon and several other large employers. Convinced these businesses were cooking their books to cast the new law in a (more…)

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Patrick Murphy PA, D-08 voted against selling $15,000,000,000.00 (Yea BILLIONs) in Excess Federal Property: Sell Excess Federal Property Potential savings of up to $15 billion The Office of Management and Budget estimated in 2007 that the federal government is holding $18 billion in real property that it does not need. (more…)

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