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Payroll Tax Cut Expires, Middle Class Suffers

Despite repeated claims to not raise taxes on the middle class, that is exactly what the U.S. Senate did yesterday, with President Obama’s blessing. In a deal that was overwhelmingly approved (89-8), senators agreed to a deal...
by Kevin Hall
 

 
 
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Hillary Clinton Leaving State Department in Disgrace

Three and a half months after a terrorist attack in Benghazi killed four Americans, including our U.S. ambassador, the pile of deceit, lies and cover-ups from our government continues to build. Complicit in all of this is Secre...
by Kevin Hall
 

 
 
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Conservatives Must Engage in a Thoughtful Discussion Following Newtown School Shooting

By Craig Robinson The news and commentary following last week’s disturbing school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut is inescapable.  Everyone has an opinion on the gruesome events that left 26 people dead.  The 20 young elem...
by Craig Robinson
 

 

 
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Picking a Fight? Spiker Continues to Needle Branstad Over Straw Poll Comments

By Craig Robinson A.J. Spiker, the current Chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa, is in the midst of a public spat with Governor Terry Branstad.  Confrontation between a party chair and a high ranking elected official in a ...
by Craig Robinson
 

 
 
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President Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these ...
by Kevin Hall
 

 

 
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The Iowa Straw Poll is Dead

By Craig Robinson When Iowa Governor Terry Branstad told the Wall Street Journal that the Ames Straw Poll had “outlived its usefulness,” he essentially ended the storied event. Republican Party of Iowa leaders were quick to...
by Craig Robinson