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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

2011 State of the Union Liveblog

January 25, 2011

Well, that’s a wrap. The President’s State of the Union for 2011 is in the history books. Thanks to everyone who tuned in to AOR’s liveblog coverage. 2011 Presidential State of the Union Liveblog

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Polish Communist Version of Monopoly

January 25, 2011

I’ve always been amazed at our Polish friends’ sense of history.  Back when I visited Gdansk in 2003, I went to the Solidarity Museum with a group of Poles and Americans.*  Inside was a room-sized exhibit set up as a Communist-era grocery store.  After taking in the sites of almost bare shelves and a beverage [...]

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Obama’s Spending Freeze is the Same Old, Same Old…

January 25, 2011

In tonight’s State of the Union Address (join us tonight beginning at 8:45 PM EST for liveblog coverage), President Obama is expected to propose a five-year spending freeze for non-defense discretionary spending.  Such a freeze, while a good baby step, will do nothing to reign in the spending spree that Congress has been on since [...]

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This Isn’t 1996

January 25, 2011

One of the narratives in the State-run media is that 2012 will be like 1996.  After losing both houses of Congress in 1994, Clinton tacked to the center, and went on to win re-election.  The State-run media contends that this scenario will play out with Barack Obama.  However, an article over at the blog Baseball [...]

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