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[23 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Super PAC’s : The Best Government Money Can Buy

In 2010 the Supreme Court of  The United States  reached a landmark decision that  profoundly affected the way American office-seekers could conduct their political campaigns.  Simply put, the Supreme Court green-lighted the activities of so-called Super PAC’s, effectively allowing them to legally raise and spend unlimited amounts of money.  In essence, any individual or corporation can set up its own political action committee, apart from a particular candidate’s individual political action committee, and be totally exempt from the $2,500 contribution limit.  The idea was that Super PAC’s should be allowed …

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[7 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]
Gingrich: The Bottom of the Republican Barrel

After the 2010 Congressional elections, when  Republican Party candidates scored impressive victories against their Democratic  rivals, the GOP developed a devious political strategy to win back the White House in 2012.  This strategy was pretty well summed up by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell when he stated that Republicans would abandon all attempts to serve the American people and instead, concentrate on whatever political ploys were necessary to defeat Barack Obama in the next election.  History has shown that McConnell and his Republican cronies have been true to their word. 
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[29 Nov 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Sen. Toomey Fails the Super Committee & Fails Pa.

Republican Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, after less than one year in office, has managed to bring disgrace upon himself and his State by refusing to act in a bipartisan manner while serving on the so-called “Super Committee”.  The fact that the ultra-conservative Toomey got elected to the Senate in Pennsylvania in 2010, a state that voted for Barack Obama by a wide margin in 2008, was more of a backlash against high unemployment and difficult economic times, than it was the endorsement of his anti middle-class political agenda.  Unfortunately, …

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