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January 11, 2013
Why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a Death Star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one-man starship?
The official White House response to the Death Star petition is pure comedy.
22:11 // 1 year ago
June 26, 2012

Romney, Biden clash over efforts to revive the economy

  • romney During a speech on Tuesday, Mitt Romney blasted “Obamacare”, and attacked President Obama for not focusing on immigration reform or the truly “big issue” — fixing the American economy.
  • biden Vice President Joe Biden pushed back against Romney’s comments during a speech this afternoon. Biden touted Romney’s record of job creation, “In Singapore. And China. And India.” source

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21:36 // 2 years ago
February 13, 2012

Three things you should know about Obama’s forthcoming budget plan

  • cuts While still leaning on the “Buffett Rule” that he’s been pushing for months and planning to end the Bush tax cuts for the super-rich, Obama’s plan would also cut $2.50 for each dollar raised from tax proposals affecting high income-earners.
  • jobs With the GOP blocking much of Obama’s job plan last year, he’s taking another try at it, offering up $350 billion in job-growth spending, which includes $50 billion to improve infrastructure and $60 billion to modernize schools.
  • defense Echoing the words of Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, the budget proposal would cut non-war spending. However, automatic cuts set to kick in next year will likely get replaced by a “balanced deficit-reduction package.” source

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10:02 // 2 years ago