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Lame Duck

Early Christmas Gift from Congress

December 24, 2010

In a show of charity, good will and holiday spirit, the nightmarish 111th Congress, acting against the expressed will of the voters during the lame duck session in a way I’ve never witnessed in my lifetime, finally went home.  Meaning:  Nancy Pelosi is effectively no longer Speaker of the House!  Woo hoo!

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Omnibus Disaster Looms

December 14, 2010

Just when you thought the 2010 Election made your wallet a little more safe, there’s a new 1924-page spending bill lurking in the lame duck Congress, ready to pounce upon the Senate.  Why the rush?  Well, this Saturday the federal government will shutdown if not funded through the end of the fiscal year (part of [...]

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House Dems Reject Tax Deal

December 9, 2010

This afternoon the “lame duck” House Democrats have decided that the compromise tax cut deal reached between Obama and the Republicans will not be voted upon without major tinkering.  Mind you, it would pass, but at this moment the Dems don’t want anything be voted on that a majority of the Democrats won’t agree to. [...]

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Whoa there! Obama’s Not Done Yet

August 24, 2010

A month ago, I elaborated on those who thought that James Carville’s criticism of Obama on the Gulf Oil Leak was opening salvo from Hillary’s 2012  Presidential campaign.  Then, outlets like the UK Telegraph and Neil Cavuto took it further, hypothesizing that Obama may not even run at all in 2012! It is true that [...]

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Dems Likely Planning Lame-Duck Legislative Deluge

July 9, 2010

The buzz coming from the Wall Street Journal‘s John Fund this morning is that the Democrats seem poised to ram through their progressive/liberal wish list after the November 2 elections and before the new Congress is sworn in — a.k.a. the “Lame Duck” period to those of you unfamiliar with the political lingo. This signals [...]

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