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Ryan’s Story of 2009

December 30, 2009

When the history books are written about 2009, what will they say?  What will I be teaching my students about this year in ten years or so?  I haven’t got a clue. You can’t anticipate what’s going to be historically important while it’s happening, with the exception of 9/11-type events.  But even then, its impact [...]

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Ann Coutler on Joe Wilson

September 12, 2009

In case you missed it here’s what happened Wednesday night when the President gave his 29th speech on Health Care (because apparently we just didn’t hear him the first 28 times): Truth is that the President either did lie or was ignorant of the fine print in HR 3200 (the only real bill out there) which covers [...]

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Democrats Try to Morph Debate on Health Care

September 2, 2009

In the coming weeks, the Dems will be trying to repackage a politically stinky bag of excrement:  reshaping their terrible health care initiatives and blaming Republicans for obstructionism.  What a whining bunch of wusses!  They control everything yet still shift blame to the other guys!  Sounds like Rhode Island politics is going national. Republican Senators Mike Enzi and [...]

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Arlen Faces the Specter of Defeat

August 13, 2009

Arlen Specter has taken a political beating lately.  Like other Democrats who are actually brave enough to face their constituents, Specter recently attended a series of town hall meetings where he should have discovered that applying Barack Obama’s government-knows-best philosophy to the greatest health care system in the world isn’t exactly the kind of hope [...]

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