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Bush Push on Oil Drilling

July 14, 2008

President Bush announced today that he is rescinding his father’s Executive Order which banned off-shore oil drilling.  And it’s about time in my opinion!  What’s interesting about this development is that Congress imposed it’s own separate ban, meaning that if off-shore drilling were to take place, both branches would have to agree.  Now, it’s solely in [...]

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Obama’s FISA Flip-Flop

July 9, 2008

It’s been really entertaining lately watching Barack Obama pretend that he’s a moderate and hasn’t changed any of his positions despite all the YouTube and print-media evidence to the contrary.  Today’s FISA reauthorization/clarification bill is a great example: Here’s an Obama spokesman’s remarks from a talking-points memo from October 2007 on the issue of the FISA [...]

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