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Democrats Push For Government Takeover Of Private Retirement Savings

December 5, 2012 by

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If you have been wise enough to save up for your retirement, Democrats believe that it’s “not fair” that some else hasn’t been as responsible and has no savings set aside.   Even more than that: they believe that any money you may have put away doesn’t belong to you, anyway, since all property essentially […]

Democrats Demand Unlimited Borrowing Power

December 5, 2012 by

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Another unconstitutional power grab?  How original. Tony Lee reports at Breitbart: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, President Barack Obama’s point man on the fiscal cliff negotiations, presented Republican leaders a proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff on Thursday, which gives Obama unprecedented powers to raise the debt ceiling whenever he wants. The White House proposal includes $1.6 trillion […]

Obama Begins Push To Confiscate Private Retirement Savings, Nationalize Retirement System

November 17, 2012 by

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Hide your IRA and 401k!  Obama has decided that our bankrupt Social Security system has been such a resounding success, he wants to nationalize the entire retirement industry. Apparently private individuals can’t be trusted to manage their own retirement any better than government bureaucrats, or something. The National Seniors Council reports: A recent hearing sponsored […]

Congress Empowers President To Make Appointments Without Senate Confirmation

August 4, 2012 by

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Congress just gave the Executive Branch the power to fill over 3000 positions with no confirmation hearings or oversight from the Senate.  What on earth possessed the Republican-controlled House to go along with this scheme? Fox News reports: The House gave final congressional approval Tuesday to a bill that would save the slow-paced Senate some […]

Dangerous Precedent: Supreme Court Says Congress Can Tax For Any Reason

June 30, 2012 by

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“The power to tax involves the power to destroy.” ~ Chief Justice John Marshall Ben Shapiro warns at Breitbart: [U]nder the Roberts decision, Congress can levy a tax for virtually any reason. As Chief Justice Roberts himself acknowledges in the opinion: There may, however, be a more fundamental objection to a tax on those who […]

Dictator-in-Chief Now Ruling Completely By Unchecked, Unconstitutional Abuses Of Executive Power

June 18, 2012 by

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If America wanted to be ruled by an executive who could bypass the legislature and write or abolish laws by decree, we would have stayed with King George. “A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.” ~ Declaration […]

Obama Implements DREAM Act Amnesty By Executive Fiat

June 15, 2012 by

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Allen West on Fox News Discussing the President’s Dictatorial Illegal Immigration Edict View on YouTube Obama’s speech last night went over like a lead balloon, even with Democrats. He needed to change the narrative and put Republicans on the defensive as “lacking compassion,” as well as pander for votes.   With his poll numbers in […]