Tax Day Passes

Every American has a favorite holiday, for some it may be Christmas, for others it could be Thanksgiving, but for the government it’s April 15th.  This is the day all American’s must file their income taxes. The question we have to ask ourselves is what are we getting for the taxes we pay? In March, […]

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Washington Spars over Equal Work for Equal Pay

Last week the President unleashed a barrage at Republicans over the controversial issues of equal work for equal pay.  The president continued the attack by accusing Republicans of blocking the Paycheck Fairness Act in his weekly radio address. Republicans countered the president’s argument with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers criticizing the president’s lack of transparency on […]

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Tragedy Returns to Ft Hood Military Base

For the second time in as many years Ft Hood was the scene of a tragic shooting, as a fellow soldier turned his firearm on his comrades and killed three and leaving 16 injured. This tragic scene was reminiscent of the last shooting spree aboard Ft. Hood, when on November 5th, 2009, Nidal Malik Hasan, […]

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Senators, CIA Spar over Allegations of Spying on Staffers

A ferocious battle has flared up between U.S. Senators and the CIA after Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the top ranking lawmaker of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence accused the agency of spying on congressional staffers.  In a scathing address on the Senate floor, Feinstein stated, “the agency may have committed a crime by improperly […]

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GOP Wins Florida Special Election

Republican David Jolly, in a hotly contested election, defeated Democratic nominee Alex Sink to win the special congressional election in Florida, filling the seat of the late Rep. Bill Young in Congress. This race has been seen as a bellwether for the upcoming congressional mid-term elections this November and with the Affordable Care Act or […]

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President Unveils Budget

President Obama sent to Congress his $3.9 trillion dollar 2015 budget which includes new spending and a plan to reduce the national debt by raising taxes on the wealthy.  “Our budget is about choices, it’s about our values,” Obama said during an appearance at Powell Elementary School in the District.  “As a country we’ve got […]

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