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Archive for February, 2009

MSNBC’s show of irresponsibility continues

Posted by Stephen on February 25, 2009

The show of stupidity that is Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann continued Tuesday night. As respected Republican Governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, was about to begin the Republican response to the President’s address an obnoxious “oh God” was heard spewing out of the mouth of one of the leaders of the characterless network that is MSNBC.

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Posted in A. Presidential Politics, Op-Eds, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Virginia House Panel Gives Its OK to Predatory Loans

Posted by Stephen on February 12, 2009

The News & Advance
Published: February 12, 2009

A House of Delegates committee has endorsed car title loans with exorbitant interest rates that can exceed 300 percent annually.

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Posted in C. State Politics, E. Payday Lending | 1 Comment »

Obama and Dems headed for pending fiscal disaster

Posted by Stephen on February 8, 2009

Hasn’t Obama and the Democrats on Capital Hill heard of the KISS philosophy?

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Posted in A. Presidential Politics, A. U.S. Politics, F. Business and Economy, Op-Eds | 5 Comments »

Obama’s Democrats trying backdoor war against your 1st Amendment Rights

Posted by Stephen on February 4, 2009

The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States reads: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Make no mistake about it, President Obama has sent a clear message during the first two weeks of his leadership; the anti-Christian, anti-faith movement Conservatives feared during his manipulative campaign is in deed real and moving forward.

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Editorial: Cast out the predators

Posted by Stephen on February 3, 2009

Lawmakers miffed that payday lenders took advantage of them should seek more than ‘reform.’

Payday lenders couldn’t leave bad enough alone. Last year, lawmakers “reformed” the industry just the way it wanted. As a way to say thanks, the usury lenders rolled out a “new” product — larger, open-ended loans with unlimited interest rates — that is even worse than the last.

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Payday sharks circle in the VA General Assembly

Posted by Stephen on February 3, 2009

Published on HamptonRoads. com | PilotOnline. com

Even when predatory lenders are forced to play defense, they still call the shots at the state Capitol.

After legislators adopted modest consumer protections for payday loans last year, some companies simply circumvented the spirit of those reforms by offering a new kind of loan.

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Posted in C. State Politics, E. Payday Lending | 2 Comments »

Daschle bows out…

Posted by Stephen on February 3, 2009

There’s the bright spotlight, the embarrassing revelation of tax fraud, the intense scrutiny, and vast investigation by former colleagues Tom Daschle had to consider while fighting for a nomination as the Health and Human Services Secretary.

Perhaps it was too much to handle.

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