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Health Insurance profits – not QUITE what the Dems are saying!

A condensation I found at Townhall confirms what I’ve said before – the Democrats (Obama, Pelosi, Reid, Schumer, et al) distort the numbers because they know that most Americans can’t tell you the difference between profits and profit margins.  They have distorted the profits of the energy companies to push their agenda of forcing Americans …

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Gangster Government

Minnesota’s 6th District Republican Congressman Michele Bachmann on the recent political interference in automobile dealerships by the government and the unprecedented use of "czars" by the Obama Administration: "We now have an imperial presidency"     If only we had representatives such as this from NH. Sadly, we ain’t got squat… [H/T Alex P. story; …

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Political Oxymoron comparison time

President Bush (12/16/08), "I’ve abandoned free-market principles to save the free-market system," President Obama  (6/1/09) "Understand, we’re making these investments not because I want to spend the American people’s tax dollars, but because I want to protect them." At least the first one might have really meant it.  I have real serious doubts over the …

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On government motors and alternative energy. Bloggers weigh in…

In this week’s National Journal poll, prominent political bloggers were asked about Obama’s handling of GM and Chrysler and the changes–if any– we might see as a result of the ongoing energy debate. Q: Do you support the Obama administration’s handling of General Motors and Chrysler? The answer choices were simply yes or no. As …

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