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Axis of Right Radio, Show #13, July 21, 2011

July 21, 2011

Episode #13 of Axis of Right Radio is now available. In this unlucky episode #13 (in which much of the podcast made the cutting room floor), Axis of Right takes a look at the ongoing debt ceiling debate, and then has a roundtable of various topics ranging from Derek Jeter’s 3000th career hit to how [...]

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A Line In the Sand

July 18, 2011

The GOP is showing signs of caving into the Obama Administration, or even worse, passing the buck and giving full debt limit authority to the President.  What is at stake here is not the matter of default (which is a myth – we’ve reached the debt ceiling four times before, where it remained for several [...]

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“Quit Lying” Gets Right to the Point

July 14, 2011

Illinois Republican Representative Joe Walsh posted this video yesterday, calling out President Obama’s ridiculous Social Security fear-mongering regarding the debt ceiling limit [the volume's a bit low]: That about says it, but why not add a choice “D -All of the above”?

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Tim Scott — A House Republican with a Spine

July 7, 2011

Despite the Administration’s insistence that Section 4 of the 14th Amendment says they can forgo Congress on raising the debt limit, they obviously can’t.  All one needs to do is read the Amendment yourself, noticing that pesky Section 5, which clearly states: The Congress shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of [...]

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Cantor, Kyl Out of Debt Talks

June 23, 2011

The United States is over $14.3 trillion in debt — a very sobering, sad, and scary number.  It requires an serious, adult conversation in order to deal with this problem. So, when the Dems show up to the debt talks with tax hikes (which slow economic growth and thereby reduces tax revenue), and what amounts [...]

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New Debt Limit – $14.3 Trillion

January 28, 2010

The Debt Limit has been raised by Congress to $14.3 trillion dollars.  The Senate voted to raise it $1.9 Trillion on a strictly partisan basis, 60-40 (no wonder they delayed the swearing in of Scott Brown).  The amount that they are raising it is unprecedented in our nation’s history.  Some perspective: In 2001 when Bush [...]

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