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Pulling Illinois back from the brink won’t be easy, but Rauner is starting fast


For years Illinois Democrats have lavished taxpayer funds on unionized state employees, but the current Republican governor is doing what he can to reverse the economic death spiral such fiscal policies created Liberals are doing their best to ruin the state of Illinois, but the Republican governor there is fighting back, against all odds. Last month newly elected Gov. Bruce Rauner ...

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GOP pushback on AR-15 ammo ban might be worse than useless


President Obama is continuing to play ‘catch me if you can’ with Republicans as he instructs his BATF to reclassify a popular ammunition caliber so the agency can ban it Barack Obama, the “constitutional law professor,” must have finally figured out there is no way he can avoid running up against the Second Amendment when it comes to one of ...

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FCC’s Net Neutrality rules nothing more than ‘lawless’ act


The Federal Communication Commission’s planned ‘Net Neutrality’ rules are going to do to the Internet what the ‘Affordable Care Act’ did to healthcare Throughout the course of the nation’s history there has always been political intrigue, political theater, and political posturing in Washington, D.C. Parties, presidents, judges and Congress have all competed for power, stretching the limits of their authority ...

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McConnell’s plan to pass DHS funding is the definition of political cowardice


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell thought he had a way to force Democrats to support a House-passed bill that funds DHS but not the President’s executive amnesty, however, he decided to blink instead, demonstrating once more the dearth of GOP leadership in the ‘august’ upper chamber Republican leaders have not shown much backbone in dealing with obstinate Democrats or President Obama when ...

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Congress fiddles (and spends) while our debt prepares to burn


The national debt, coupled with trillions in unfunded liabilities, is a debt bomb waiting to explode, and few on Capitol Hill seem interested enough to address it How do you know when Democrats are not being serious about the federal budget and spending? When, during election time, they pretend like our national debt is an issue that needs addressing. Of ...

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