Brad Bannon


February 2011


Obama and Democrats Should Stand Up to GOP, Big Business

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In the classic movie Cool Hand Luke, the prison warden, played by the great character actor Strother Martin, always said the same thing to the inmate, Paul Newman, after he misbehaved and before he got beaten: “What we've got here is failure to communicate.”

What we have in Washington now is a

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Democratic Party
Republican Party
Congress
deficit and national debt
Obama, Barack
2010 Congressional elections
LGBT rights
economy
unemployment
politics
Truman, Harry S

Middle East Unrest Means Higher Gas Prices

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The price of gasoline in the United States is where the rubber meets the road at the intersection of American foreign and domestic policy.

There’s not much we can do (except cheer for the forces of freedom) to influence events in Egypt or the other countries in the Mideast where there is political ...

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national security terrorism and the military
Egypt
Iran
energy policy and climate change
Republican Party
tea party

Obama's Brutal Budget

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Everybody should relax and take it easy this weekend because Monday will be a very busy day.

We will celebrate Valentine’s Day with the loves of our lives; Boston Red Sox pitchers and catchers will report to spring training and President Obama will submit his budget proposal to Congress. Please ...

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Bachmann, Michele
Boehner, John
unemployment
deficit and national debt
politics
Obama, Barack
Obama administration
federal budget
Democratic Party

John Boehner, Michele Bachmann, and the GOP Divide

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In his little red book, Chairman Mao wrote “revolution is not a tea party.” The GOP leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives has already started to learn this lesson the hard way.

The 112th Congress has been in session for less than a month and already there are already signs of the sharp ...

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politics
Obama, Barack
Republican Party
deficit and national debt
Ryan, Paul
tea party
Bachmann, Michele
Boehner, John
Congress

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