GOP Proposes $2.5 Trillion In Spending Cuts

GOP Proposes $2.5 Trillion In Spending Cuts

Mary Kate Cary has a great article up at U.S. News and World Report on the proposed GOP spending cuts.  Here’s what the GOP is proposing: In addition to eliminating funding for healthcare reform, saving $900 million, they’re proposing ending federal control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, cutting the federal workforce through attrition by 15 […]

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Obama Wants To Implement National Internet ID Card

Obama Wants To Implement National Internet ID Card

Ronald Reagan once said, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.”  Well, those words are even more terrifying coming from the Obama administration. On January 7, 2011, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke joined the White House cybersecurity advisor to announce a new government ID […]

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House Votes To Repeal Obamacare

House Votes To Repeal Obamacare

Late this afternoon the U.S. House of Representatives voted 245-189 to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.” Three Democrats joined a unanimous Republican caucus in rolling back the wildly unpopular health care law. Unfortunately, conventional wisdom says it will die in the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has […]

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FCC vs. AT&T: A Little Known Case With Big Consequences

FCC vs. AT&T: A Little Known Case With Big Consequences

Most of the media and activist organizations are focused on the Republican effort to Repeal Obamacare this week.  Between that, the state visit by China’s Hu Jintao, and continuing fallout from the Gifford’s shooting, a very important court case has gone largely unnoticed. This week, the Supreme Court will hear FCC vs AT&T.  Joshua Trevino […]

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California Now Faced With Pension Reform…Or Else

California Now Faced With Pension Reform…Or Else

Update:  Former Chairman of New Jersey Pension Fund warns states of a projected $2 Trillion pension shortfall. Yet another state is in a dire situation with government pensions. From today’s LA Times op-ed: The unfunded pension liabilities of California’s state and local governments exceed $700 billion. We can’t fix the budget without reducing public employee […]

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House Leaders Must Keep Their Promise To Repeal Obamacare

House Leaders Must Keep Their Promise To Repeal Obamacare

Wednesday, January 19th marks the one-year anniversary of the Special Election in which Scott Brown was elected to the U.S. Senate, largely on the promise that he would cast the 41st vote against ObamaCare. As you recall, Harry Reid broke his promise and broke faith with the American people when he used reconciliation, a procedural […]

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2011 Legislative Agenda

2011 Legislative Agenda

We’ve been working hard over the past couple of months to put together a solid, conservative and realistic agenda for the coming legislative session.  These are the policy items we’re going to be working on come March.  During the special session in December, we distributed copies of our legislative agenda to the new legislature. I’ve […]

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Feminism Explained

Feminism Explained

Great video exposing explaining the Feminist Movement…

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Governor-Elect Bentley and AG-Elect Strange Release Statement on Gambling

Governor-Elect Bentley and AG-Elect Strange Release Statement on Gambling

Today, Governor-Elect Robert Bentley and Attorney General-Elect Luther Strange released the following statement on Governor Riley’s Gambling Task Force: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –Revised to correct a typographical error– December 29, 2010 Contact: Jessica Garrison on behalf of Bentley and Strange, 205-568-4371 Governor-Elect Bentley to Assign Gambling Task Force to AG-Elect Strange Bentley, Strange Issue Joint […]

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Alabama’s Pension Problems Get National Attention

Alabama’s Pension Problems Get National Attention

For the last few months, we’ve been writing about the problems Alabama’s pension system is facing.  Now, those problems are getting some national attention.  On December 22, the New York Times ran a story about Prichard, AL and its failed pension system.  For once, the NYT got something right–Prichard’s situation is a dire warning to […]

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