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Reid Tries to Get Bi-Partisan Support for Stimulus-II

February 11, 2010

Harry Reid has pared back the stimulus-II a.k.a. jobs bill in an attempt to win some GOP support.  He has reduced the stimulus to only include: Spend more on highway and transit programs Exempt employers from paying the payroll tax if they hire new employees Capital investment tax breaks for businesses Increase bond offerings to [...]

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The Bi-Partisanship Healthcare Summit

February 11, 2010

The question is being hotly debated across the blogosphere and the D.C. punditry – should the Republicans go to Obama’s bi-partisan health care summit or not?  Ryan, Mike and I discussed the issue in-depth in our latest podcast, but a new story was released today which illustrates the folly of providing the President with a [...]

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Axis of Right Radio, Show #2, 2/10/2010

February 10, 2010

Episode #2 of Axis of Right Radio is now available.  In this episode, Mike, Ryan, and Sal discuss Sarah Palin and her role in the Tea Party Movement; Barack Obama’s attempts at “bi-partisanship” in convening a health care summit with Democrats and Republicans; the infamous Demon Sheep Ad, and its impact; the Super Bowl game, [...]

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Bi-Partisan Bull

February 9, 2010

President Obama made an impromptu appearance at the daily White House press briefing today, at which he renewed calls for “bi-partisanship” and called for a “give-and-take” in which some Republican ideas were used along with some Democrat ideas.  He also called for an end to “grandstanding” and the political posturing of Washington.  The hypocrisy of [...]

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Palin is Staying In Politics

July 12, 2009

I’m not trying to turn this into an all-Palin, all the time blog.  Really, I’m not.  I had fully intended to ignore the subject of Sarah Palin for a while after writing about Peggy’s elitist attack on Sarah Palin on Friday, but one bit of news coming directly from Sarah Palin piqued my interest.  Yesterday, [...]

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Genuine Bi-Partisanship

February 17, 2009

Genuine bipartisanship assumes an honest process of give-and-take, and that the quality of the compromise is measured by how well it serves some agreed-upon goal, whether better schools or lower deficits. This in turn assumes that the majority will be constrained — by an exacting press corps and ultimately an informed electorate — to negotiate [...]

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The Obama-Limbaugh Bi-Partisan Stimulus Act of 2009

January 26, 2009

Rush Limbaugh, in an effort to display what bi-partisanship really means, has decided to propose a bi-partisan solution to the current stimulus debate: So let’s look at how the vote came out, shall we?  Fifty-three percent of voters in this country — we’ll say, for the sake of this proposal, 53% of Americans — voted [...]

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