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By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Krauthammer to GOP: make your own budget, force Obama to sequester

Charles Krauthammer turned his attention to the Republicans after President Obama’s proposed budget still exceeded projected revenues. The conservative was on Fox News offering his brand of advice. BRET BAIER: More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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Four Ways to Reduce Business Technology Costs

The amount your company spends on gadget can easily add up, with tech purchases ballooning into enormous expenditures. Businesses that rely heavily on their technology to get them through daily operations can be More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Rand Paul opposes ‘shut down,’ ‘funding Obamacare’ and says compromise may be coming ‘to make it less bad’

Senator Rand Paul signaled that a compromise on Obamacare to would make it “less bad,” rather than pushing the government into a shutdown over conservative demands that the healthcare law be defunded, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Student Loan rates double as CBO reveals money used for Obamacare

Interest rates on federally subsidized Stafford student loans doubled overnight, soaring from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent after Congress failed to reach a deal. The news broke as the CBO (Congressional Budget Office) More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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Harry Reid calls Ted Cruz a ‘schoolyard bully’ over budget battle

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) called Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) a “schoolyard bully” during a contentious exchange Monday on the Senate floor. The two senators battled as Cruz rose to object to Reid’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 25th, 2013
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Sequestation blamed for flight delays while taxpayers spend $152K on transgender voice study

Sequestration may be the topic of discussion in Washington budget talks and reductions, but critics are getting increasingly louder as air travel delays mount, national parks close and the federal spending includes More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
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Jay Carney rudely responds to female NPR reporter over entitlement questions, adds

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney during a press briefing on Monday snapped at NPR reporter Mara Liasson for asking whether entitlement reforms would be part of President Barack Obama’s official budget. “Mara, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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CBO projects record tax revenues for 2013 of $2.7 trillion, focus shifts to spending

Budget negotiations continue in Washington but a new report from teh CBO, Congressional Budget Office, may cause more shifts in talk. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com The CBO estimates the federal government More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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Senators McCain, Graham and Ayotte say ‘This country needs a Commander-in-Chief, not a Campaigner-in-Chief’ concerning sequestration

 U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) called out President Obama, who has “out on the stump” blaming Republicans for the upcoming budget sequestration, in More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 24th, 2013
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House suspends debt ceiling debate, adds ‘no budget, no pay’ clause

Republicans retreated on their previous demand that any debt limit increase be paired with equal spending cuts. photo Kmccoy House Speaker John Boehner said the GOP will continue to push its budget plan, which he More...

By Judy Aron On Saturday, December 29th, 2012
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Fiscal Cliff Simplified

It’s that easy! When you sit down to balance your family checkbook, do you decide to get yourself out of debt by spending more money? Of course not! But this is what Obama and his Congress has done.. they More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 10th, 2012
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‘Tonight Show’ budget slashed, but NBC extends Jay Leno to 2014

NBC is finally confirming publicly that Jay Leno took a 50% pay cut  — or $15 million on his $30 million salary. That helped NBC slash the Tonight Show‘s $100M budget by about 20%.  Jay Leno in July 2008 More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 10th, 2012
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Gary Johnson criticizes both Obama and Romney for lack of plan to cut spending

Presidential candidate Gary Johnson released an internet advertisement this week that casts himself as a handyman that can fix America. Johnson hopes to strike a chord with independent thinkers who believe the two More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
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CBO warns of 2013 recession, ‘financial cliff’ without budget deal

The CBO, Congressional Budget Office, warns that the US economy will shrink in 2013, as the fiscal analysis was released on Wednesday. Rough Road Sign public domain More specifically the CBO stated that simply allowing More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 10th, 2012
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US Agriculture Department rolls out plan to battle food stamp fraud

The Agriculture Department says it is going to impose tougher penalties on stores that violate food stamp rules and give states new tools to root out applicants who are ineligible for the benefit program that now More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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‘Disastrous’ Defense cuts looming as deadline nears

Without action from Washington, on January 2, 2013, the U.S. defense budget will undergo the most dramatic and massive cuts in its history. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley The supercommittee More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, May 16th, 2011
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Massive federal spending, face it, is ‘ludicrous and cruel’

In his April 8th column, Paul Krugman takes his cue from the Democratic National Committee and writes yet another one of his partisan screeds on the Republicans’ federal budget proposals, calling it “ludicrous More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
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Paul Ryan: The Republican Response to the State of the Union

Following is the prepared remarks of Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, who was expected to give the official Republican response to President Obama’s second State of the Union address, as released by More...


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