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Saturday
Sep212013

ALG's Daily Grind - If Republicans stand firm, Obamacare is toast

Sept. 20, 2013

If Republicans stand firm, Obamacare is toast

Switching to a debt-ceiling strategy midstream on Obamacare will unravel in the time it takes Harry Reid to make breakfast.

Obama's closing of America: Keystone's fifth birthday

Five years for a simple pipeline approval, it would not have been believable before Obama transformed America, now no one would be foolish enough to even apply.

Aussie Abbott set to axe the carbon tax!

While there are debates as to whether or not new Australian prime minister Tony Abbott will have the votes needed in the Senate to overturn the Labor Party's policies (though it looks like he can do it), the will of the people couldn't be clearer — the carbon tax is gone.

Schiff: The taper that wasn't

No exit strategy: "[E]asing up on the accelerator without ever hitting the brakes will not stop the car or turn it around."

Friday
Sep202013

ALG's Daily Grind - Is there any way for the Fed to get out of QE forever? 

Sept. 19, 2013

Is there any way for the Fed to get out of QE forever?

As Americans for Limited Government economic analysis had previously predicted, there would be no tapering from the Federal Reserve's $85 billion of quantitative easing anytime soon.

Cartoon: Temperature rising

Leaked UN report finds no global warming in the past two decades.


House presents plan to defund Obamacare, but do they mean it?

Slate.com's David Weigel reports that after the Senate, as expected, defeats a continuing resolution that would defund Obamacare, the House would then "[g]rudgingly pass a CR that funds Obamacare after all. This might mean a rump of Republicans join the mass of Democrats."

Charen: Does pop culture doom Republicans?

"As pop culture has grown ever more vulgar, politicians have tended to plant themselves either in opposition to it (think Romney's iPod) or in support."

Saturday
Sep142013

ALG's Daily Grind - Postpone Obamacare compromise the only plan that might work

Sept. 13, 2013

Postpone Obamacare compromise the only plan that might work

Legislation by Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga.) is the only continuing resolution on the table at the moment that achieves the simultaneous goals of avoiding a government shutdown while giving the American people a reprieve from being funneled into government-run, taxpayer-funded health care.

SEIU 'Fight for $15' minimum wage will destroy fast food jobs
The Service Employees International Union targets McDonalds in their "Fight for 15," but the SEIU's campaign could destroy the jobs they're trying to unionize.

Zero tolerance for common sense

Nonsensical toy guns in school policies are stinging even conservative, rural America.

FoxNews.com: Climate models wildly overestimated global warming, study finds

"A new study in the journal Nature Climate Change that compared 117 climate predictions made in the 1990's to the actual amount of warming. Out of 117 predictions, the study's author told FoxNews.com, three were roughly accurate and 114 overestimated the amount of warming. On average, the predictions forecasted two times more global warming than actually occurred."

Friday
Sep132013

ALG's Daily Grind - America's grassroots awakens on Syria, Obamacare 

Sept. 12, 2013

America's grassroots awakens on Syria, Obamacare

House postpones votes on the authorization to use military force in Syria, and a continuing resolution that would allow funding for Obamacare to go into effect.

America still surprises me

America is bigger than its government, it is a people who understand that freedom matters, and with that freedom comes responsibility. 

Rooftop solar: Welfare for the wealthy?

Subsidy-loving President Obama has launched an Arizona-specific campaign lauding those who have made "the switch" to solar.

Evans-Pritchard: Romantic Germany risks economic decline as green dream spoils

Ambrose Evans Pritchard notes Germany's short-sighted decision to shut down one-fifth of its electricity over nuclear fears in the wake of Fukushima that now threaten its manufacturing-based economy.

Thursday
Sep122013

ALG's Daily Grind - House Republicans all set to fund Obamacare

Sept. 11, 2013

House Republicans all set to fund Obamacare

Every vote to fund Obamacare via the continuing resolution will be a scarlet letter emblazoned on members as the House stands for reelection in 2014.

Cartoon: If Congress pays for Obamacare, it owns it

Pretending to defund Obamacare is not the same thing as defunding it.

Benghazi: One year later

A year later, no one knows for certain who gave the order for the military which was poised to launch a rescue operation at the consulate under siege to stand down. 

Video: Remember how America felt after 9/11

What former President Bush's opening pitch at Yankee Stadium meant to America.