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In his statement following his weather-thwarted attempt to view the enormous oil slick growing in the Gulf of Mexico, President Obama repeated his leading theme about the potential disaster: It's BP's fault and BP will pay the cost of the cleanup. Repeating: It's BP's fault. Did you hear me? It's BP's fault! In case you're still unclear what the point is: It's not the federal government's fault. Whose fault is it, you ask? It's BP's fault! How many times do I have to say it?
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With the North Carolina primary election next Tuesday, it's important to know where our candidates for the state legislature stand on the limited government, free market issues that are important to us like property taxes, annexation, and school choice, just to name a few.
This past Saturday two amazing things happened:
1. Over 100 grassroots activists from a wide coalition of groups across South Carolina braved some seriously nasty weather to pull off simultaneous protests outside each of Senator Graham's district offices against his support of cap and trade.
Project 21 fellow, Fox News contributor, FreedomWorks fellow, 9/12 and 4/15 speaker, and all around class act Deneen Borelli has a great piece up over at FoxNews.com on the roots of racism charges against the tea party movement, revealing the sheer panic that is motivating the left to grasp at straws and throw down the "race card"
Today marks the 40th annual Earth Day. Traditionally, this day is thought of as a leftist holiday that uses scare tactics to convince us that the world is ending soon unless we sinful Americans environmentally clean up our act. Surely, the Obama administration will use this day to push forward their anti-growth, high tax, job killing agendas to “save” the environment. The Earth Day network plans to,organize a massive climate rally on The National Mall to demand that Congress pass a strong climate bill in 2010.
If Financial Reform Passes, "The Party on Wall Street Has Just Begun"
President Obama traveled to Wall Street today in order to deliver some “tough talk” in efforts to promote the financial regulation reform bill expected to be introduced in the Senate next week. Back in January, Obama pledged that taxpayers would never be forced to bailout another failing bank,Never again will the American taxpayer be held hostage by a bank that is too big to fail.
New Wall Street Regulations Threaten Jobs, Markets, and Economic Recovery
Policy experts, lawmakers, businesses, and constituents from across the country have continued to express their well justified opposition to the idea of a government-run cap and trade system in the U.S. Currently, a new version of a cap and trade based bill is being considered.