Monthly Archives: December 2012

Perry says concealed handgun license should extend ‘anywhere’

Amid calls for tighter restrictions on guns following last week’s deadly rampage in Connecticut, Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry said at a tea party event Monday that anyone with a concealed handgun license in the Lone Star State should be … Continue reading

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Obama’s day: Wrangling over the ‘fiscal cliff’

“Aides to Boehner said the president’s latest offer features $1.3 trillion in tax revenues and $930 billion in spending cuts; the Republicans want a one-to-one ratio. “We hope to continue discussions with the president so we can reach an agreement … Continue reading

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HSBC: Too big to jail?

“Federal officials expressed pride when they announced their $1.9 billion money-laundering settlement with HSBC. But almost as soon as the news broke Tuesday, critics repeated the questions familiar in cases involving big banks: Why wasn’t HSBC indicted, and why aren’t … Continue reading

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Michigan bills weakening union power signed into law

“As protesters descended on the Michigan Statehouse Tuesday, two controversial “right-to-work” measures that would weaken unions’ power were signed into law. The House approved two bills, which the Senate already passed last week. Both chambers are dominated by Republicans. On … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Sen. Jim DeMint will step down from Senate

“Republican Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina will resign from his Senate seat as of Dec. 31 to take over as head of the Heritage Foundation, his office announced Thursday. “I honestly believe that I can do a lot more … Continue reading

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Hey, even though this isn’t an ad and they want afforable high speed internat access for all Americans, they’re union folks!    Besides like I always say don’t they realize, “An educated populace is a dangerous one!” Their map kind of looks … Continue reading

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