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Archive for January, 2011

Fact Check: obama’s imbalanced ledger

Posted by Stephen on January 26, 2011

WASHINGTON — The ledger did not appear to be adding up Tuesday night when President Barack Obama urged more spending on one hand and a spending freeze on the other.

Obama spoke ambitiously of putting money into roads, research, education, efficient cars, high-speed rail and other initiatives in his State of the Union speech. He pointed to the transportation and construction projects of the last two years and proposed “we redouble these efforts.” He coupled this with a call to “freeze annual domestic spending for the next five years.”

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Posted in A. Presidential Politics, A. U.S. Politics, F. Business and Economy, I. Society, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment »

Statement of the Office of the Governor on ABC Privatization Legislation

Posted by Stephen on January 20, 2011

RICHMOND—In response to recent news reports that House Democrats plan to file ABC privatization legislation in that chamber, J. Tucker Martin, Director of Communications for Governor Bob McDonnell, issued the following statement.

“We are pleased by the news that a senior House Democrat, Delegate Bob Brink (D-Arlington), will introduce legislation to privatize ABC retail operations in the Commonwealth.

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In the name of MLK; Bryan Wright has it right

Posted by Stephen on January 17, 2011

Bryan Wright is a principal in Weld County; a district north of Denver, Colorado, where controversy swirls around the anti-Martin Luther King editorial being aired by school board member Brett Reese.

Reese, who owns a local radio station in Greely, Colorado, has been blasting King, and the holiday that honors the civil rights leader, through an editorial calling King, “a degenerate embezzler, a “plastic god” and an America-hating communist.”

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