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‘Fair Shot For All,’ Obama Says In State Of The Union Address
And the political season heats up....
Declaring the American dream under siege, President Obama called Tuesday night for a flurry of help for a hurting middle class and higher taxes on millionaires, delivering a State of the Union address packed with re-election themes. Restoring a fair shot for all,…
Is U.S. On The Brink Of War With Iran? [Video]
We end one war, and we may be headed for another.  Let's hope cooler heads prevail.  World politics can be confusing, so I'll make this really simple:
Iran has been working on developing nuclear technologies for quite a while.  They say it's not for weapons, the rest of …
Ted Nugent Says Being Poor Is A Choice, Cut Welfare Programs
Ted Nugent is probably as conservative politically that you can get.  In a recent Washing Times Column, he wrote that poor choices from parents is what creates childhood poverty, and we need to quit rewarding bad choices with social welfare programs.
At first when I read this column I was shocke…
CDC: Health Reform Extends Coverage To Young Americans
Sometimes you forget what gets passed and what impact it may or may not have over time.  Most people just hear what politicians say about what works or not and accuracy may be a little issue there.  This is an interesting update on how recent health care reform is impacting Americans who have had is…
Unexpected $876 Million State Surplus Comes With Caution
The state of Minnesota got unexpected news withe this $876 million state surplus.  However it looks like all Minnesota residents won't be receiving a check anytime soon.
Although they predict the state will end the two-year budget cycle with a surplus, the state's economic gurus are no…
President Obama Pardons Two National Turkeys In 2011
So, it hit me.  President Obama will  be pardoning a turkey tomorrow.  Why I remembered, I don't know.  It's an odd thing to do, but it's been going on since President Dwight Eisenhower was in office and he ate his bird!  That's NO pardon!!!  I suppose in the turkey world, it's considered to be an h…

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