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Contact 11 Senators NOW to Postpone New START Treaty Until New Congress
CHQ -- Lame Duck sessions and treaties are very dangerous combinations. The New START Treaty, which many defense experts believe contains serious flaws, should NOT be rushed to ratification. Please contact the following Senators right now and ask them to postpone consideration of this worrisome treaty until the 112th Congress can take a good look at it:
Olympia Snowe (ME) Scott Brown (MA) John McCain (AZ)
John Corker (TN) Lamar Alexander (TN) Johnny Isakson (GA)
Thad Cochran (MS) Lisa Murkowski (AK) Bob Bennett (Utah)
Judd Gregg (NH) Jim Webb (VA)
The phone number for the U.S. Capitol Switchboard is (202) 224-3121.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Eyes 'Finality' in Expedited Suit Against Obamacare
Washington Times - Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell wants to take last week's historic Obamacare victory directly to the U.S. Supreme Court to save the states billions of dollars. States must know whether the law will ultimately stand before implementing its costly mandates, so the matter needs to be settled now.
The more intense opposition we can show against Obamacare, the more the members of Congress and the Supreme Court will take notice. Please forward this message to your friends and ask them to sign the Pledge of Support and Thank You to Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli at http://conservativehq.com/kencuccinellipledge
for his fight in the courts against Obamacare.
Liberals Fleeing US to Canada in Droves!
CHQ (Satire circulating in e-mail and posted on some blogs) -- A short, funny article.
Obamacare's Unbridled Bullying Power is the Power of Big Government
Washington Examiner - Judge Hudson's opinion in the Obamacare case said the individual mandate would create unbridled police powers. Mark Fitzgibbons explains how government uses police powers to bully businesses and people, which is why the Constitution and particularly the Bill of Rights must be enforced against government.
Congress Still Can Repeal Obamacare Before it Reaches the Supreme Court -- Weekly Standard
Mike Pence to announce political intentions in January -- Politico
Sarah Palin: Fishing for American Exceptionalism -- American Thinker
GOP Finds Some Backbone During Lame-Duck, But Will It Last? -- Washington Examiner
Nullification Could be the Answer for Unchecked Federal Power Grabs -- American Conservative
Republicans Take Slow and Steady Approach in Iowa -- Los Angeles Times
Star Parker: Should Michael Steele Stay RNC Chairman? -- World Net Daily
Reasons why conservatives should be wary of Reince Priebus for RNC Chairman -- Big Government
John Gizzi: Arkansas is the Latest Entry in the Great Switcheroo -- Human Events
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