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Toward a More Effective Congress

As a result of the grandstanding and squabbling in Congress, the latest polls reveal that more than eighty percent of Americans disapprove of the performance of Congress and believe that Congress doesn’t care about the welfare of Americans in general … Continue reading

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The Quiet Man

Taking a cue from his “top generals,” in her recent article in the New York Times Maureen Dowd likens President Obama to Cool Hand Luke, a role played by Paul Newman in Stuart Rosenberg’s movie of the same title. Then … Continue reading

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Immigration

In a recent New York Times article, Jason DeParle details the efforts by John Tanton, a native of Michigan and a liberal to crusade against immigration over the past three decades. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/us/17immig.html?hp How can anyone doubt the significant contributions to … Continue reading

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Liberals and Conservatives

The United States was founded when the colonists revolted against the greed and privilege of the English aristocracy, who continually sucked wealth from English citizens and the colonials.  It was not merely a case of being against taxes per se, … Continue reading

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