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Rick Perry has brain fart in debate

November 10, 2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry has a major brain fart at Wednesday night’s CNBC debate: “I will tell you, it is three agencies of government when I get there that are gone. Commerce, Education, and the—what’s the…

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Voters spoke out yesterday

November 9, 2011

Ohio’s anti-union law was repealed yesterday. And Mississippi’s weird personhood constitutional amendment failed. Money & Fox News doesn’t always win. The voters are still in control. Ohio vote repeals union limit law from BBC News –…

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Notes on Cain campaign

November 8, 2011

Does looking outside of politics for candidates ever work? Why do Americans want to turn to businessmen to fix political messes? The Economist’s blog detailed a bleak track record of non-politician administrations. Read more.…

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Cain’s presidential bubble has burst

November 6, 2011

Herman Cain’s sexual-harassment scandal has begun to hurt his poll numbers. A new Reuters/Ipsos poll found that the number of Republicans who view Cain favorably has dropped 9 points, from 66 to 57 percent. His support…

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Florida TaxWatch finds millions in healthcare savings

November 5, 2011

Press Release: Florida has the potential to save millions in healthcare costs annually while maintaining high-quality healthcare delivery by removing administrative and legislative barriers for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) and Physicians Assistants (PAs), a new…

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Personhood: Pandora’s Box

November 4, 2011

Mississippi’s Personhood Initiative is short: “Should the term ‘person’ be defined to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the equivalent thereof?” Legal and medical experts say the vague language could lead…