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#NCSEN: Hagan OKs judge who wants to extend govt reach into church operations

    Elections have consequences.  In 1980, we put out Jimmy Carter, elected Ronald Reagan, and got tax cuts and unprecedented economic growth.  In 2008, North Carolina voted for Barack Obama and replaced Republican senator Elizabeth Dole with Democrat Kay Hagan.  As a result, we…

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Kay Hagan joins Dingy Harry in stomping out dissent in the US Senate

Our Founding Fathers established the Senate as a counter-weight to the House.  Larger states get more representation in the House.  The majority party calls ALL the shots in the House. ALL of them.  To address the concerns of smaller states, representation was equally assigned to…

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Speaking until he can no longer stand: Ted Cruz throws down the gauntlet on ObamaCare

      The first shots in the last stand against ObamaCare have been fired: Senator Ted Cruz has fulfilled his election promise to do everything it takes to stop Obamacare.  To that end, he has commenced a talking filibuster against the budget CR, which…

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#SenateMustAct: All eyes NOW on Hagan, Burr & their friends

Well, House Republicans got dragged kicking and screaming into doing the right thing on ObamaCare.  Now, it’s the Senate’s turn to step up.  Kay Hagan  — affectionately know in many quarters of our state as Chuck Schumer’s sock puppet™ — strongly supported ObamaCare’s passage in…

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For Senate GOP, surrender IS apparently an option

    We’ve been hearing all about “a grand compromise” in the US Senate over filibusters and votes over Obama administration nominees.  Let’s review the details of the “compromise”: Harry Reid won’t go “nuclear” — i.e., change the rules so that nominees can sail through…

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While Rand filibusters for freedom, Burr gets wined and dined by Little Barry

  After weeks and months of watching congressional Republicans roll over like submissive pups, it was refreshing to see the filibuster led by Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky.  Paul led an interesting discussion about the utter disregard for The Constitution by Little Barry and his…