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Archive for September, 2007

John Edwards: You’ll Go To The Doctor Whether You Want To Or Not

Monday, September 3rd, 2007

John Edwards was in Iowa yesterday and demonstrated in a few short words what’s wrong with most of the Democratic Party: Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards said on Sunday that his universal health care proposal would require that Americans go to the doctor for preventive care. “It requires that everybody be covered. It requires that [...]

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Bad News For A Holiday Weekend

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

It seems things may be heating up in the Persian Gulf soon: TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has reached its long-sought goal of running 3,000 centrifuges to enrich uranium for its nuclear program, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Sunday in a report on state media. The U.N. Security Council had threatened a third round of [...]

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Cathy Young On The Ron Paul Phenomenon

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Reason Magazine’s Cathy Young has a column in the Boston Globe about Ron Paul, and his interesting coalition of supporters: What, then, is Ron Paul all about? While his views are decidedly unorthodox for today’s Republican Party, they represent a venerable, oft-forgotten Republican tradition of small government at home and noninterventionism abroad. In some ways, [...]

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Ron Paul Third In Texas Straw Poll

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Ron Paul came in third in the Texas GOP’s Straw poll yesterday: FORT WORTH, Sept. 1 — Rep. Duncan Hunter (Calif.) won Texas’s first Republican Party straw poll on Saturday in a low-turnout event that lacked the top-tier presidential candidates. Hunter got 534 votes, or 41 percent of the total. Former senator and actor Fred [...]

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Another Strike Against Mike Huckabee

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

He supports a Federal law banning smoking in public places. Governor, do me a favor, please read this document, especially this part, then read this Amendment, and this one. Now, tell me, where exactly does the Congress of the United States get the authority to regulate smoking in public places ?

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