Browsing Month January, 2012

ELECTION 2012:: Romney credits change in tactics for Florida surge – AP

By at January 30, 2012 | 9:37 am

ELECTION 2012:: Romney credits change in tactics for Florida surge – AP

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Looking for a convincing win, a confident Mitt Romney said Monday the Florida primary is breaking his way and urged voters to send Newt Gingrich "to the moon." Gingrich claimed he's gaining ground and will stay in the race until summer. "You can sense that it's going our way," Romney told reporters. The former Massachusetts governor was ... Go To Article

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OCCUPY D.C. prepares for Park Service deadline – WaPo

By at January 30, 2012 | 9:28 am

OCCUPY D.C. prepares for Park Service deadline – WaPo

With some pledging to stay and risk arrest and others packing up their belongings early Monday, Occupy D.C. protesters in McPherson Square prepared for a deadline that would disrupt their four-month-old makeshift encampment. Small signs of rebellion included graffitied Park Service fliers outlining the regulations — “NOT HAPPENING” was scrawled over one — and a ... Go To Article

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VIDEO:: Health care expert Sally Pipes on what could replace Obamacare

By at January 30, 2012 | 12:25 am

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GLOBAL WARMING:: Watts Up? Who Killed Climated Change? – Forbes

By at January 30, 2012 | 12:18 am

GLOBAL WARMING:: Watts Up? Who Killed Climated Change? – Forbes

Fast backward to February 24, 2009,  the date President of Obama’s first State of the Union Speech. The order of battle was “energy, health care, and education”. That’s right, climate change came before health care.  Specifically, he said we should “…invest in the three areas that are absolutely critical to our economic future: energy, health care, and ... Go To Article

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STEVEN GREENHUT:: The Political Cowardice of Barack Obama – Reason Mag

By at January 30, 2012 | 12:17 am

STEVEN GREENHUT:: The Political Cowardice of Barack Obama – Reason Mag

Now, a return to the American values of fair play and shared responsibility will help protect our people and our economy. But it should also guide us as we look to pay down our debt and invest in our future.—President Barack Obama, State of the Union, January 24, 2012 President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night was the latest reminder that the ... Go To Article

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TECHNOLOGY:: The Coming Tech-led Boom – WSJ

By at January 30, 2012 | 12:16 am

TECHNOLOGY:: The Coming Tech-led Boom – WSJ

In January 1912, the United States emerged from a two-year recession. Nineteen more followed—along with a century of phenomenal economic growth. Americans in real terms are 700% wealthier today. In hindsight it seems obvious that emerging technologies circa 1912—electrification, telephony, the dawn of the automobile age, the invention of stainless steel and the ... Go To Article

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BELLA:: Santorum: ‘Miraculous Turnaround’ for Hospitalized Daughter Bella – NationalJournal

By at January 30, 2012 | 12:16 am

BELLA:: Santorum: ‘Miraculous Turnaround’ for Hospitalized Daughter Bella – NationalJournal

MIAMI, Fla. – Rick Santorum said his youngest daughter Bella has made a “miraculous turnaround” after being hospitalized for pneumonia and delaying his return to the campaign trail this weekend. “Thank you so much for those prayers. They have lifted us up,” Santorum told a group of Florida voters on a tele-town hall he held Sunday evening. He added that his ... Go To Article

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ECONOMY:: The Myth of the Starving Americans – WSJ

By at January 30, 2012 | 12:15 am

ECONOMY:: The Myth of the Starving Americans – WSJ

We take it as a given that hunger stalks America. We hear it in the news, we see a myriad of government and private organizations set up to feed the hungry. And we are often reminded of the greatest of all ironies—in the richest nation on earth, there are still those without enough to eat. But are these media portrayals of hunger in America accurate? A hungry child ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: Yes, We Can… | Weekly Standard

By at January 30, 2012 | 12:15 am

ELECTION 2012:: Yes, We Can… | Weekly Standard

These days one can sense a palpable fear among Republicans that the 2012 presidential election is slipping through their fingers. Their constellation of concerns includes the (perceived) weaknesses of the two frontrunners, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich; the increasing ferocity of their clash; the public’s antipathy toward Congress (including the GOP-controlled House); ... Go To Article

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REVIEW & OUTLOOK:: Professor Gingrich’s Ethics – WSJ

By at January 30, 2012 | 12:10 am

REVIEW & OUTLOOK:: Professor Gingrich’s Ethics – WSJ

Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are having a spirited debate about whose record is worse, and the pity is that usually they both make good points. One notable exception is Mr. Romney's misleading attack on the former speaker's House ethics case in the 1990s. Mr. Romney often invokes the episode, which turned on the financing for a history course Mr. Gingrich taught at ... Go To Article

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