Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Bailed-out Execs Got $3M in Raises at TARP Companies

Last year the Treasury Department granted more than $3 million in compensation to senior officers at General Motors, Ally Financial and American International Group — despite its own rules regarding executive pay at companies that received taxpayer bailouts.

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Bill would register gun violators, similar to sex offenders

Washington state Rep. Mike Hope, R-Lake Stevens, is introducing a bill that would take a similar stance.  This new bill would require felony gun violators to register into a statewide database twice per year and allow police to perform random house checks.

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Obama’s Having a Hard Time Finding Anyone to Serve on That So-Called ‘Death Panel’

Seems one part of Obamacare has just hit a snag. He can’t seem to find anyone who is willing to serve on his death panel, you know, the one that is supposed to make all of our medical decisions for us.

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Obama’s Second Term: Green Energy and Jobs

Obama plans to renew his push to spur investment in renewable energy projects that create jobs as a key part of his second-term strategy for tackling climate change, a top White House policy adviser said on Thursday.

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Paul Ryan: Obama Doesn’t Think ‘We Actually have a Fiscal Crisis’

Former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said the country the country is headed for a debt crisis unless President Barack Obama reins in spending. The House Budget Committee chairman, displaying a green, blue and red chart titled “Spending is the Problem,” said Obama will damage the economy if a path to balance the budget isn’t followed.

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Clinton calls for change in law she says blocked discipline of employees over Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton confirmed this week that several employees who were “removed” from their positions in the wake of the Libya terror attack are still being paid and have not actually left her department.

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Web of environmental rules threatens Gulf Coast businesses with jail, steep fines

According to a new report by the Texas Public Policy Foundation, thousands of people are being prosecuted for environmental crimes every day they didn’t know were even on the books. These people have been threatened fined and thrown in jail. The trend is especially prominent along the Gulf Coast, but is becoming a national issue.

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Appeals court rejects EPA bid on pollution case

A federal appeals court has refused to hear a decision blocking an Obama administration effort to tighten restrictions on power plant pollution. On Thursday, the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia denied the administration’s request for a new hearing.

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Bill filed in Miss. seeks to nullify federal laws

In a state that defied the union during the Civil War, and Civil Rights era, two lawmakers want Mississippi to block some current and future federal laws. Republican state Reps. Gary Chism and Jeff Smith have filed a bill to form the Joint Legislative Committee on the Neutralization of Federal Laws.

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The Obama and Soros Agenda Pt 6

David Axelrod

David Axelrod serves as a key strategist for Obama. In 2004, Axelrod’s political consulting firm received at least $229,000 from the Media Fund, a Soros-backed Shadow Party organization which ran some $53 million in pro-John Kerry presidential campaign ads.

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