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JOBLESS WEEK: 398,000…

(Bloomberg) – Applications for unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week to the lowest level since April, a sign the weakness in the labor market is fading. Jobless claims dropped by 24,000 to 398,000 in the week ended July 23, Labor Department figures showed today in Washington. The median estimate of economists in a …

July 28, 2011, 2:55 pm ·
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PELOSI: ‘We’re Trying to Save Life on this Planet as We Know it Today’…

(The Weekly Standard) – Nancy Pelosi on today’s vote: “What we’re trying to do is save the world from the Republican budget. We’re trying to save life on this planet as we know it today.” Nancy Pelosi Why? What’s so great about life on this planet as we know it today? Let liberals defend the …

July 28, 2011, 2:54 pm ·
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WH: GOP SPOILING CHRISTMAS

(Daily Caller) – House Speaker and national grinch John Boehner is planning to spoil Christmas, White House officials are claiming, as they try to head off passage of Boehner

July 28, 2011, 2:48 pm ·
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Twitter yesterday was #F- -kYouWashington – Americans’ Debt Rage Boils Over

Twitter yesterday was #F- -kYouWashington, which saw as many as 20,000 tweets in one hour and more than 36,000 during the day. (NYPost) – Americans are fed up, and they’re letting Congress have it. Furious over the bipartisan foot-dragging on the nation’s debt crisis, the US public yesterday unleashed a massive barrage of phone calls, …

July 28, 2011, 4:22 am ·
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Obama Strikes Fear Into Americans While Reassuring Big Banks

The End Is Near! Doomsday rhetoric is likely to be nothing more than a ploy to increase the administration

July 28, 2011, 1:05 am ·
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6 days from default, both sides scrambling…

(The Washington Times) – Senate Democratic leaders said Wednesday they, too, will have to go back and rewrite their debt-increase plan, meaning that with just six days to go until the government bumps up against its borrowing limit there is no viable plan pending in either chamber. House Republicans on Tuesday pulled their own plan …

July 27, 2011, 2:08 pm ·
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DEBT SWEAT

(Washington Post) – Washington barreled closer to crisis Tuesday as House Speaker John A. Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid scrambled to build support for rival plans to control the national debt, but both appeared doomed without significant bipartisan modifications. House Republicans delayed a vote on Boehner

July 27, 2011, 12:55 pm ·
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Palin: Talk of Default ‘Obama Drama’

July 27, 2011, 11:42 am ·
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“Thou Shalt Not Pray”

“Oh God, You’re Not Praying Are You? Heaven Forbid!” Steve Eichler – TeaParty.org (FoxNews) – Texas Lawmaker Calls for Congressional Probe Into Ban of Christian Prayers at Military Funerals. A Texas lawmaker is calling for a congressional investigation of the Houston National Cemetery after he went undercover and determined that cemetery officials are still preventing …

July 27, 2011, 11:34 am ·
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Limbaugh: Obama ‘Clueless or Saboteur’ VIDEO

Four more years of an unchecked, unstopped Obama and America as we know it is transformed in ways that people have no desire to see it.” (FoxNews) – President Barack Obama is either

July 26, 2011, 8:41 pm ·
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Obama is ‘Now Totally Lost,’ Boehner Must Not Fold

Trump claimed the debt crisis battle had turned America into

July 26, 2011, 7:00 pm ·
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GOP REVOLTS

(Washington Times) – House Republicans do not have enough support to pass their debt-ceiling increase plan on their own, a top conservative said Tuesday as his party

July 26, 2011, 4:17 pm ·
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Blacks, liberals flee in droves…

The dissatisfaction is fueled by the fact that many Americans continue to see little relief from the pain of a recession that technically ended two years ago. (WashingtonPost) – More than a third of Americans now believe that President Obama

July 26, 2011, 12:52 pm ·
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New polls confirm Obama’s Democratic base crumbles

Obama’s overall job approval on the economy has slid below 40% for the first time, with 57% disapproving. (LaTimesblogs) – With all of the spotlights on the high-stakes debt maneuverings by President Obama and Speaker John Boehner the last few days, few people noticed what Vermont’s Sen. Bernie Sanders said: “I think it would be …

July 26, 2011, 12:45 pm ·
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AFT Armed Mexican Drug Lords And U.S. Felons

ATF Accused in Congressional Report of ‘Arming’ Cartel for ‘War’ Through Operation Fast and Furious (FoxNews) – The failed federal anti-gunrunning program known as Operation Fast and Furious got so out of control in November 2009, it appeared the U.S. government was single-handedly “arming for war” the Sinaloa Cartel, documents show, even as ATF officials …

July 26, 2011, 1:53 am ·
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DEPENDANT STATES OF AMERICA: Geithner Warns: ‘We Write 80 Million Checks a Month’…

(Real Clear Politics) – “Just remember, this is the United States of America. We write 80 million checks a month. There are millions and millions of Americans that depend on those checks coming on time,” Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told “FOX News Sunday.” “Not just people that supply our military, but people who get Social …

July 26, 2011, 12:14 am ·
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‘DOING THINGS ON MY OWN VERY TEMPTING’

(CNN) – America’s immigration system is broken, but only a bipartisan political movement can fix it, President Barack Obama said Monday. “The idea of doing things on my own is very tempting, I promise you, not just on immigration reform. But that’s not how our system works. That’s not how our democracy functions,” Obama told …

July 25, 2011, 9:30 pm ·
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Obama Telling Banks US Won’t Default

While both Republicans and Democrats are crafting plans they hope will appease party loyalists in both chambers, the negotiations have stalled. (NewsMax) – Although the White House has been issuing dire warnings should the country default on its obligations Aug. 2, President Barack Obama has been privately telling Wall Street that default isn’t going to …

July 25, 2011, 8:52 pm ·
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$16 Trillion In Secret Loans As America Rockets Into Debt

Our Founding Fathers tried to warn us about this, but we thought that we were so much smarter than them. (PrisonPlanet) – A one-time limited GAO audit of the Federal Reserve that was mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has uncovered some eye-popping corruption at the Fed and the mainstream …

July 25, 2011, 3:02 pm ·
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REID CAVES ON DEBT DEAL

(AP) – President Barack Obama’s insistence that Congress solve the nation’s debt crisis through the 2012 elections emerged as a key sticking point as Democrats and Republicans urgently pieced together competing plans Monday to prevent a first-ever government default next week. House Speaker John Boehner forged ahead with a plan to raise the current $14.3 …

July 25, 2011, 1:26 pm ·