Monthly Archives: September 2011

Give Obama his Clinton tax rates but demand return to Clinton regs

September 28, 2011
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Give Obama his Clinton tax rates but demand return to Clinton regs

The headline read: Don Young: Roll back regs to ‘prosperous’ 1991 . My 100 watt energy sucking Edison original incandescent bulb moment came a millisecond later. While I don’t agree with rolling back every regulation put in place for the past 20 years, a review is most certainly in order and would quite frankly be…

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Harry Reid holds government “hostage” over less than $20 in offsets

September 27, 2011
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Harry Reid holds government “hostage” over less than $20 in offsets

If a member of either major political party was threatening to shutdown the entire federal government over the equivalent of less the $20 in offsetting spending cuts would you think that person, immature, petty, obstinate?  Would perhaps you say said person was putting “party over country” and “playing politics with peoples lives”? While you would…

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American Airlines: A truly “American” company.

September 25, 2011
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American Airlines:  A truly “American” company.

It was the second leg of a four legged trip from Joplin to the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State. It was already four hours post alarm and it was only 8:00 am. It was going to be a long, long day. But as I sat there watching my fellow sardines cramming…

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Rebuilding Joplin High School: Federal strings or Joplin strong?

September 18, 2011
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Rebuilding Joplin High School:  Federal strings or Joplin strong?

I open TheCorner this morning with the online comment I posted in response to the Globe article School District, Property Owner Have Competing Visions: I’m one of those not so hardline conservatives who actually believes there is a role for federal government. As in assisting in the initial aftermath of major disasters, bringing resources to…

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Obama’s latest example of ‘civil’ discourse: Rat out your neighbor

September 17, 2011
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Obama’s latest example of ‘civil’ discourse:  Rat out your neighbor

The Greatest Generation gave all to defeat Hitler, Tojo, Mussolini and the greatest evil the world had known to date. Four decades later their children saw the fall of communist Russia and the end of The Cold War. And three years ago the next generation witnessed the historic election of who at that time was…

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Obama down, America up in latest Gallup poll

September 16, 2011
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Obama down, America up in latest Gallup poll

Today was going to expose more salacious tidbits gleaned from the great “American Jobs Act” but more pressing news has presented overnight. For those of us in the majority who desire our federal government to be fiscally responsible, limited in scope, and accountable for its actions, the news is better than good. Actually it’s better…

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