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JED BABBIN:: Throwing Conservatives Off the Fiscal Cliff

By at December 10, 2012 | 1:00 pm

JED BABBIN:: Throwing Conservatives Off the Fiscal Cliff

By JED BABBIN -- Will conservatives tolerate Speaker Boehner sacrificing them to make a bad deal? While the White House and congressional Republicans shadow box on the verge of the fiscal cliff, the federal government is busy digging below the cliff and raising its height. According to a Congressional Budget Office report released on Friday, the federal government ... Go To Article

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POLL:: Hispanics View Palin More Favorably than Rubio

By at December 10, 2012 | 11:39 am

POLL:: Hispanics View Palin More Favorably than Rubio

by TONY LEE 10 Dec 2012 -- A national survey found Hispanics have a more favorable view of Sarah Palin than Marco Rubio. According to a recent Public Policy Polling (PPP) poll, 31% of Hispanics have a favorable view of Palin. Only 24% have a favorable view of Rubio. After the 2012 election, establishment Republicans and the mainstream media have tried to push ... Go To Article

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SEAL TEAM 6 member killed in Afghan rescue identified; Obama lauds special ops forces – CBS News

By at December 10, 2012 | 11:15 am

SEAL TEAM 6 member killed in Afghan rescue identified; Obama lauds special ops forces – CBS News

WASHINGTON -- A member of the same elite U.S. special operations team that killed Osama bin Laden was himself killed during a weekend rescue mission in Afghanistan to free an American doctor abducted by the Taliban. CBS News National Security correspondent David Martin reports the member of SEAL Team 6 killed in the rescue mission has been identified as 28-year-old Petty ... Go To Article

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GOOGLE REVENUES Sheltered in No-Tax Bermuda Soar to $10 Billion – Bloomberg

By at December 10, 2012 | 10:59 am

GOOGLE REVENUES Sheltered in No-Tax Bermuda Soar to $10 Billion – Bloomberg

By Jesse Drucker - Dec 9, 2012 9:01 PM PT -- Google Inc. (GOOG) avoided about $2 billion in worldwide income taxes in 2011 by shifting $9.8 billion in revenues into a Bermuda shell company, almost double the total from three years before, filings show. By legally funneling profits from overseas subsidiaries into Bermuda, which doesn’t have a corporate income tax, ... Go To Article

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MIDDLE EAST:: Egypt’s army assumes broader powers ahead of charter referendum – WaPo

By at December 10, 2012 | 9:30 am

MIDDLE EAST:: Egypt’s army assumes broader powers ahead of charter referendum – WaPo

By Stephanie McCrummen and Abigail Hauslohner -- CAIRO — A decree issued by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi giving the military temporary authority to arrest civilians and protect “vital facilities of the state” took effect Monday, as a standoff continued over an upcoming referendum on a controversial draft constitution and more protests were called for ... Go To Article

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OBAMA, BOEHNER meet one-on-one to discuss ‘fiscal cliff’ – Bangor Daily News

By at December 10, 2012 | 9:22 am

OBAMA, BOEHNER meet one-on-one to discuss ‘fiscal cliff’ – Bangor Daily News

By Lori Montgomery and Paul Kane, The Washington Post -- WASHINGTON — The contours of a deal to avert the year-end “fiscal cliff” are becoming increasingly clear. But progress has been slow, and time is running out for leaders to seal an agreement and sell it to restless lawmakers who so far have been given little information. With hope still alive for a ... Go To Article

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ROBERT SAMUELSON: Is the economy creating a lost generation? – WaPo

By at December 10, 2012 | 12:55 am

ROBERT SAMUELSON: Is the economy creating a lost generation? – WaPo

By Robert J. Samuelson, Sunday, December 9, 2012 This is not a good time to be starting out in life. Jobs are scarce, and those that exist often pay unexpectedly low wages. Beginning a family — always stressful and uncertain — is increasingly a stretch. The weak economy begets weak family formation. We instinctively know this; several new studies now deepen our ... Go To Article

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BARONE: Soul-crushing dependency | WashEx

By at December 10, 2012 | 12:50 am

BARONE: Soul-crushing dependency | WashEx

Michael Barone, December 9, 2012 -- “This is painful for a liberal to admit,” writes liberal New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, “but conservatives have a point when they suggest that America’s safety net can sometimes entangle people in soul-crushing dependency.” Kristof is writing from Breathitt County, Ky., deep in the Appalachian mountains, ... Go To Article

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HUGH HEWITT: Rescuing Defense from the fiscal hostage crisis | WashEx

By at December 10, 2012 | 12:45 am

HUGH HEWITT: Rescuing Defense from the fiscal hostage crisis | WashEx

Hugh Hewitt, December 9, 2012 -- Concern for national security has defined the GOP since Ike, but that priority has been missing from the "fiscal cliff" negotiations. The House Republicans could easily pass and send to the Senate a bill exempting the Department of Defense from the sequester and thus removing our soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines from the impact ... Go To Article

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O’GRADY The North American Gusher – WSJ

By at December 10, 2012 | 12:40 am

O’GRADY The North American Gusher – WSJ

By MARY ANASTASIA O'GRADY, THE AMERICAS - December 9, 2012 -- We're just beginning to tap the continent's vast hydrocarbon resources. President Obama has promised to get the anemic U.S. economy going again by boosting exports. Besides the export of billions of freshly printed U.S. dollars from the Federal Reserve, it is not clear exactly what the president has in ... Go To Article

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