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I pledge to personally donate 50% of my Congressional pay to charity until Congressional pay is reduced.

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Obama finally has a strategy for dealing with ISIS. When I compare this strategy to that pursued by Bush, I see several concerning issues:

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The left, the establishment right, and the mainstream media all claim that the Tea Party wants to force a default on the debt. The actual facts show a very different story - one that puts the blame squarely upon the establishment right.

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Yesterday, the house voted on an amendment proposed by Justin Amash to uphold the 4th Amendment by stopping the NSA's unfettered spying on American citizens.

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

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 A federal judge has now ruled that anyone can buy the morning after pill regardless of age (well technically, he said any woman, but I find it hard to believe that men would be denied the right to buy what he has now deemed over-the-counter medication). This truly defies all logic. 

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Benghazi at least received some reporting. Cypress is nearly as an important of an event and so far it is receiving hardly any press (Kudos to the Blaze and Drudge for having it as a high priority story, and amazingly the NYT and CBS for having it as a minor story; it is not even on the front pages of Fox, NBC, or ABC) 

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 As an update on my previous post, on Monday (3/11) Jay Carney had the following exchange during his press briefing:

Q    When does the President plan to propose his own budget? And how does he see that fitting in with the budgets that are being proposed by the Senate and the House?

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 To watch the news, you'd think the economy is running on all cylinders. Dow at an all-time high, unemployment rate is down, tax revenues are up, housing has been recovering, etc.

But when you put these figures in the overall context, the picture changes substantially. The Fed is still pumping in $85 B per month into the economy. The government is still running a $1 T deficit each year. Official unemployment is still quite high at 7.7% and it is only that low due to the fact that tens of millions have left the labor force.

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As we all know, the Senate has failed to pass a budget in roughly four years. But this year, it seems to be getting worse. The President is also failing to offer his plan. He is required by law to submit a budget by the first Monday in February. It is now a month late.

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 I just received a notice today from my health insurance provider that starting May 1, my premiums will go up, yet again... In December, I paid $445.70 a month for family coverage. This increased to $556.37 in January and will go up to $623.78 in May - a total of a 40% increase in less than 6 months.

Letters assured me that both increases were due to market conditions and no changes to personal health situations. I have compared my plan to others offered online and the rates are comparable to what the marketplace seems to be offering.