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As they survey the mood of the electorate and the results of a recent poll that found generic "Tea Party" candidates beating out Republicans in 2010, Virginia's Republican Party leaders must be getting pretty nervous. Especially in the 5th District.
With over 4,000 documents to sort through, it's certain that we'll continue to uncover gems like "I can't see either of these papers being in the next IPCC report, Kevin and I will keep them out somehow - even if we have to redefine what the peer-review literature is!" (email from Dr. Phil Jones to Dr. Michael Mann of the Pennsylvania State University on how to exclude scientists with whom they disagreed from the IPCC process). Together, the Climategate files present a disturbing window into the climate change scientific community, a place where:
CBO to Millions of Americans: If you like the coverage you have, you can't keep it
On July 21st, President Obama made a promise to the American people. In a televised speech, the president gave us his word:If you like your current plan, you will be able to keep it. Let me repeat that: If you like your plan, you'll be able to keep it.Now, however, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has revealed data that suggests that Mr.
President Obama's plan to "spend our way out of this recession"
This morning, President Obama held a press conference to outline his second multibillion dollar stimulus proposal. Unlike the administration's $787 billion "stimulus" bill which has fallen short of its goal to "save or create" millions of jobs, this proposal aims to really "save
Rasmussen: Tea Party Tops GOP on Three-Way Generic Ballot
In a sign of bad news for both political parties, a new Rasmussen Reports “generic ballot” poll shows “Democrats attracting 36% of the vote. The Tea Party candidate picks up 23%, and Republicans finish third at 18%. Another 22% are undecided.” At the same time, the generic ballot question without the “Tea Party” option continues to show a substantial GOP advantage.
Jobs and Afghanistan draw attention away from liberal agenda
Recent events have necessitated that the Obama White House shift its focus from the push for healthcare reform to the war in Afghanistan and the millions of jobless Americans. But at what cost does this change come? With the healthcare reform bill slowly moving through the Senate
After the ever-rising unemployment rate skyrocketed into double digits in October, doubts about the Obama Administration’s ability to cope with joblessness grew. Such worries intensified when it was revealed that estimates of nearly one hundred thousand of the jobs supposedly “created or saved” by the $787 billion stimulus package were http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/jobs-s
Federal Reserve Transparency Working Group Sends Letter to the Senate
Dear Members of the U.S. Senate: In the last two years, the Federal Reserve Board has lent several trillion dollars to banks and other private companies, financial and non-financial institutions through a series of special lending facilities. The total amount of loans made through facilities exceeds the annual budget of the United States. In addition, it guaranteed trillions of dollars of various assets and also made hundreds of billions of dollars available to several foreign central banks through currency swap arrangements.
For today's reading, may I refer you to my Human Events article "Who Wants This Healthcare 'Reform'?" in which I discuss not only that question but also the issue of whether it is OK for such massive legislation to be passed on a party-line vote. Please see "Who Wants This Healthcare 'Reform'?", Ross Kaminsky, HumanEvents.com, 12/3/09http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=34652
Help Defeat Cap and Trade: Please Sign Up Now for the North Carolina Energy Forum
Even during this busy holiday season, our work continues in the pursuit of "Lower Taxes, Less Government, and More Freedom"!Our intelligence tells us that the Cap and Trade issue will resurface in force in January and February of 2010. Thankfully, there are numerouse organizations working together to oppose this egregious proposal.