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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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President Obama 2015 State of the Union address – transcript

January 20, 2015 THE PRESIDENT: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are 15 years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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U.S. GDP soars 3.5% as Pentagon spending climbs to 5-year high

The Obama administration may be patting themselves on the back with the news that the GDP exceeded positive predictions and rose 3.5% during the third quarter. On Thursday, the US Commerce Department announced that More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Michigan Gov. race: Rich Snyder, Mark Schauer essentially tied, both claim momentum

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer are nearly tied, just a week after the same poll indicated Snyder had a noticable lead. The EPIC-MRA survey of 600 likely voters suggests that 45 More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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My favorite President: Warren G. Harding

I was watching the Fox News Channel talk show, The Five, on President’s Day, and after listening the very predictable favorites from the talk show cast, it made me sit down for a moment to think how I might More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Canada to have budget surplus by 2015: Is America paying attention?

While the United States government continues to spend like drunken sailors on shore leave, our neighbors to the north have got their budget all in order, in fact they are expecting surpluses as soon as 2015. Reuters More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Transcript: President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address

President Obama spoke to the nation on January 28. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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Sen. Rand Paul introduces ‘Economic Free Zones’ to Detroit Economic Club

On Friday, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) presented a plan to the Detroit Economic Club that provides depressed or bankrupt areas with new economic opportunities. Image/Video Screen Shot Different from big government More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Charles City Taco John’s loses significant business since ‘barefoot photo’

It all started back in August–a photo taken by a customer at a Iowa fast food restaurant- has led to significant losses in business for the owners of a Charles City Taco John’s, according to a Des Moines More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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NY Post, former GE CEO Jack Welch all point to Obama administration ‘faking’ unemployment numbers

Leading up to the 2012 election, the Obama administration may have “faked” or manipulated unemployment data. The NY Post reports that incredible decline in unemployment from August to September (8.1 to 7.8) More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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President Obama discusses health care, gun control and ‘not negotiating’ with the GOP on debt

President Obama gave the keynote address Saturday night at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner, the highlight of a four-day conference on public More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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President Obama begins speeches to get public’s attention back on the economy TRANSCRIPT

Seeking to focus public attention on the economy, President Barack Obama is making a renewed push for policies to expand the middle class, helping people he says are still treading water years after the financial More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
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John McCain claims Immigration bill to transform border into ‘Berlin Wall’

Arizona Senator John McCain (R-AZ) said Tuesday that the Senate should include an amendment for increased border security in its new bipartisan immigration reform bill, making comparisons to the Berlin Wall. In More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 24th, 2013
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Immigration bill includes amendment to give away free cars, bicycles, scooters to young people as jobs ‘stimulus’

While outrage over the new immigration reform bill has rocked Marco Rubio and other architects, the push back may only have just begun. Photo/donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Washington Examiner’s Byron More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, June 1st, 2013
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Louisiana State Senator Elbert Guillory leaves Democrats, joins GOP as a ‘Frederick Douglas Republican’

Louisiana Democratic State Senator Elbert L. Guillory who represents Louisiana’s Senate District 24, announced that he is no longer a Democrat and has become a Republican. NewsNinja2012 reported Friday from More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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Researchers suggest living in a poor neighborhood as an adolescent increases risk of Chlamydia as a young adult

In a recently published paper in the Journal of Urban Health, researchers from the Ohio State University suggest that living in a poor neighborhood as an adolescent is linked to an increased risk of getting the More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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Ron Paul responds to Ben Bernanke’s testimony to Joint Economic Committee

Federal Reserve Chariman, Ben Bernanke, gave testimony on the U.S. economy to the congressional Joint Economic Committee today. In his testimony, Bernanke testified to the current economic conditions, fiscal More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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Ron Paul on the stock market record highs: ‘This is a house of cards’

Former Texas Congressman and staunch critic of the policies of the Federal Reserve, Ron Paul, previously criticized the news that came out of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting last week saying he More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 5th, 2013
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The Fed to continue bond-buying program, Ron Paul responds ‘I am disappointed, but not surprised’

The  Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met for a two-day meeting in March, and according to the Fed press statement, little has changed. They report economic activity growth as moderate, labor markets have More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Krugman is a Keynesian ‘crank’ wanting to empower the inflation fairy

Lest anyone think that Paul Krugman is an economist, his latest column bemoaning the lack of hardcore inflation presents every reason as to why he is a crank, although a famous crank. Yes, the Inflation Fairy More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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The Fairy Tale of Our Time, ‘massive consumer spending is what fuels an economy’

Paul Krugman is nothing if not consistent. Once again, we are told that Kenneth Rogoff is the main reason that our economy is not roaring along like boom times, and that massive consumer spending is what fuels More...


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