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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Indecision, Sen. Jerry Moran's albatross, hangs over him in 2016Kansans favor fiscal conservatism, Wiesner said, but the Republican Party does
Indecision, Sen. Jerry Moran's albatross, hangs over him in 2016
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted an hour ago
Kansans favor fiscal conservatism, Wiesner said, but the Republican Party does not. “The GOP in Washington is a big government machine that protects incumbents who comply,” he said. Wiesner has been critical of both major political... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
The battle for Arizona: Clinton, Trump in surprisingly tight raceconservative, but I can't stand Donald Trump," the 48-year-old mother of five s
The battle for Arizona: Clinton, Trump in surprisingly tight race
Canon City Daily Record / Posted an hour ago
conservative, but I can't stand Donald Trump," the 48-year-old mother of five said as she stood a few feet from the fair's "Big Government Sucks" booth. "The things he says — he's ridiculous. We don't know what to do." Neither do many of Gilbert's... Read more
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Rutland Herald
The Clinton calendaris slightly akilter from our own. In the 21st century, politics operates aroun
The Clinton calendar
Rutland Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
is slightly akilter from our own. In the 21st century, politics operates around a different axis. It�s not left/right, big government/small government. It�s openness and dynamism versus closedness and security. It�s between those who see... Read more
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CNET
Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eichand sharply libertarian views. "Now we have, 'How do you feel about gun control
Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eich
CNET / Posted yesterday
and sharply libertarian views. "Now we have, 'How do you feel about gun control, immigration, gay marriage, abortion, and big government?'" Illustrating just how toxic Mozilla's controversy has become, few high-ranking figures in the Bay Area's... Read more
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Quartz
Ted Cruz reverses, says he’ll vote for Donald Trump in Novemberand we are not going to follow https://t.co/BG9IHd1Oqg This race is simple. Do
Ted Cruz reverses, says he’ll vote for Donald Trump in November
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
and we are not going to follow https://t.co/BG9IHd1Oqg This race is simple. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both big government liberals. Cruz addressed this apparent self-contradiction in his Facebook post, seeming to decide that a vote... Read more
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The Mercury News
Into the heart of Trumpland: A Berkeley sociologist’s listening tourHochschild recounts in her new book, “Strangers in their Own Land.” He is also
Into the heart of Trumpland: A Berkeley sociologist’s listening tour
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Hochschild recounts in her new book, “Strangers in their Own Land.” He is also an ardent Tea Party supporter who disdains big government and feels marginalized in a multi-cultural, secularized society. During one of their conversations, he... Read more
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The Mercury News
The battle for Arizona: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump in surprisingly tight raceconservative, but I can’t stand Donald Trump,” the 48-year-old mother of five s
The battle for Arizona: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump in surprisingly tight race
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
conservative, but I can’t stand Donald Trump,” the 48-year-old mother of five said as she stood a few feet from the fair’s “Big Government Sucks” booth. “The things he says — he’s ridiculous. We don’t know what to do.” Neither do many of Gilbert’s... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Hamilton: Marijuana, how Big MJ threatens national defenseCommerce, Due Process, Equal Protection and Privileges or Immunities Clauses of
Hamilton: Marijuana, how Big MJ threatens national defense
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Commerce, Due Process, Equal Protection and Privileges or Immunities Clauses of the 14th Amendment have been used by Big Government Democrats and Republicans alike to erode the powers of the individual states which the Founders thought would... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
We need to start over on Obamacarewants to double down on Obamacare, even after seeing public support for the hea
We need to start over on Obamacare
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
wants to double down on Obamacare, even after seeing public support for the health law tumble. She wants to create another big government "public option" health insurance plan. The "option" would have unlimited calls on taxpayer dollars and... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Giving to nonprofits unlocks a chain of goodon Thursday, I have recently noticed family and friends scattering when I appro
Giving to nonprofits unlocks a chain of good
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
on Thursday, I have recently noticed family and friends scattering when I approach. For those of you who don't want big government and lots of social services programs paid for with taxpayer dollars, understand the crucial role nonprofits... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Everything you think you know about Reagan is wrongpart because of the clarity of his message. Even Democrats recognize his appeal
Everything you think you know about Reagan is wrong
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
part because of the clarity of his message. Even Democrats recognize his appeal. Bill Clinton famously declared "the era of big government is over," in 1996, sounding more Reaganesque than like his party's own patron saint, Franklin Roosevelt.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sanusi Backs CBN On Interest Ratesthe next 20 years Nigeria will have over 80 million of its citizens between age
Sanusi Backs CBN On Interest Rates
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the next 20 years Nigeria will have over 80 million of its citizens between ages 20 and 40. The current economic model of big government with focus on tax and government led employment and development will not accommodate this... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Ag Department should support farmersto meet the changing face of agriculture." To them, that must mean the new fac
Ag Department should support farmers
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 days ago
to meet the changing face of agriculture." To them, that must mean the new face of agriculture in the Mountain State is big government. West Virginia farmers and the bureau that represents them are right to suggest that should not be... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Don’t start competing with farmersto meet the changing face of agriculture." To them, that must mean the new fac
Don’t start competing with farmers
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 3 days ago
to meet the changing face of agriculture." To them, that must mean the new face of agriculture in the Mountain State is big government. West Virginia farmers and the bureau that represents them are right to suggest that should not be... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Agriculture spending an issue of great concernto meet the changing face of agriculture." To them, that must mean the new fac
Agriculture spending an issue of great concern
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 3 days ago
to meet the changing face of agriculture." To them, that must mean the new face of agriculture in the Mountain State is big government. West Virginia farmers and the bureau that represents them are right to suggest that should not be... Read more
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USA Today
Nashville passes measure to decriminalize potcouncil members who voted in favor of the decriminalization, Councilman Russ Pu
Nashville passes measure to decriminalize pot
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
council members who voted in favor of the decriminalization, Councilman Russ Pulley, called Lamberth's legal arguments a big government overreach. Nashville's marijuana bill originally was drafted to move closer to universal decriminalization... Read more
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CBC.ca
Who should shoulder the blame for Phoenix fiasco?reviews is that there's multiple points of failure."Ontario social assistance p
Who should shoulder the blame for Phoenix fiasco?
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
reviews is that there's multiple points of failure."Ontario social assistance program also had issues This isn't the only big government IT failure that IBM has been involved with. A computer system created by IBM to manage Ontario's social... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bank of Japan in focus as weak data stir economy fearsback the timeline for reaching it before. More than three years on, Prime Mini
Bank of Japan in focus as weak data stir economy fears
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
back the timeline for reaching it before. More than three years on, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth blitz -- a mix of big government spending, monetary easing and promises to cut red tape -- has largely failed to deliver on its goal of slaying... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Bernier Libertarian to the Maxshould cherish it and proudly proclaim the moral high ground when defending thi
Bernier Libertarian to the Max
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
should cherish it and proudly proclaim the moral high ground when defending this tradition against those who want to impose Big Government upon us.” Classic liberal, I hasten to add, is the polar opposite of Trudeau Liberal. Bernier’s political... Read more
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The Hill
Why African Americans should desert Clinton and the Democratsmuch death and misery were brought about by Marxist top-down ideologies, why so
Why African Americans should desert Clinton and the Democrats
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
much death and misery were brought about by Marxist top-down ideologies, why socialistic systems fail, and the threat that Big Government poses here in America. Most of all, they need to know that, if we put government on the side of economic... Read more
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Daily Mail
Media may call Trump names - but he says what most Americans thinkbuccaneer on a mission to make America great again. They agree with him about
Media may call Trump names - but he says what most Americans think
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
buccaneer on a mission to make America great again. They agree with him about illegal immigration, about big Government corruption, about Wall Street greed, about ‘crooked’ Hillary Clinton and most pertinently, about the threat of... Read more
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dna
UP Guv Ram Naik seeks 'support' for BJP MLA Ram Saran Vermaof good work like building toilets, schools, bus stations and other things requ
UP Guv Ram Naik seeks 'support' for BJP MLA Ram Saran Verma
dna / Posted 6 days ago
of good work like building toilets, schools, bus stations and other things required by common people that are not part of big government programmes," Naik said. "I hope he will keep up the good work ... and you will keep up your support to him,"... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
He's up, she's down10 points). Which brings us to: 3.The blockbuster child-care proposal. Unveile
He's up, she's down
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
10 points). Which brings us to: 3.The blockbuster child-care proposal. Unveiled last week, it is liberalism at its best, Big Government at its biggest: tax deductions, tax rebates (i.e., cash) and a federal mandate of six weeks of paid maternity... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Hillary sharpens, Trump softens. He's rising, she's fallingby 10 points). Which brings us to: (3) The blockbuster childcare proposal. Unv
Hillary sharpens, Trump softens. He's rising, she's falling
Minot Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
by 10 points). Which brings us to: (3) The blockbuster childcare proposal. Unveiled Tuesday, it is liberalism at its best, Big Government at its biggest: tax deductions, tax rebates (i.e. cash), and a federal mandate of six weeks of paid maternity... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Overreachhave expanded to meet the changing face of agriculture." To them, that must me
Overreach
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
have expanded to meet the changing face of agriculture." To them, that must mean the new face of agriculture in the Mountain State is big government. West Virginia farmers and the bureau that represents them are making it clear, that is not the ca... Read more
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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton chooses Obama’s road to fiscal ruinincreasing surpluses — and accepting Republicans’ spending cuts, stating in his
Hillary Clinton chooses Obama’s road to fiscal ruin
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
increasing surpluses — and accepting Republicans’ spending cuts, stating in his 1996 State of the Union Speech “the era of big government is over.” When Mr. Obama was confronted by a Republican Congress after two years in office, he pushed through... Read more
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The Madison County Journal
Trump is the best choicewas head of the State Department. The buck stops here. She should go straight t
Trump is the best choice
The Madison County Journal / Posted 7 days ago
was head of the State Department. The buck stops here. She should go straight to jail. Ronald Reagan campaigned against big government, arguing for less regulation, less taxation and less interference by the federal government by business and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 vying for seat in House’s District 18representative, I’ve stood by my word and have lowered taxes, voted pro-life an
2 vying for seat in House’s District 18
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
representative, I’ve stood by my word and have lowered taxes, voted pro-life and progun, opposed Obamacare, and fought big government.” “My opponent questioning this record proves he is the one out of touch with the district,” he said. As for... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Letters to the editorless money, removal of your liberties, corruption in government, non-transparen
Letters to the editor
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
less money, removal of your liberties, corruption in government, non-transparent government, government leaders that lie, big government, higher taxes, lower living standard, higher cost of health care, higher cost of goods and services, fewer job... Read more
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Forsyth County News
South Forsyth Middle School celebrates Constitution Daywe need to have people who understand how it works and what our foundations are
South Forsyth Middle School celebrates Constitution Day
Forsyth County News / Posted 7 days ago
we need to have people who understand how it works and what our foundations are what our roles are,” Hartshorn said. “In my eighth grade class, we’re going a big government unit, like what it means to be a citizen and what our responsibilities... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Why the GOP will survive after Donald Trumpprefer symbolic campaigns because most citizens’ political views lean to the ri
Why the GOP will survive after Donald Trump
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
prefer symbolic campaigns because most citizens’ political views lean to the right in their general perspective on government but to the left on specific policy questions. Trump’s rise to political prominence was aided by the unique media... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Hillary sharpens, Trump softens. He's rising, she's falling: Charles Krauthammerby 10 points). Which brings us to: (3) The blockbuster childcare proposal. Unv
Hillary sharpens, Trump softens. He's rising, she's falling: Charles Krauthammer
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
by 10 points). Which brings us to: (3) The blockbuster childcare proposal. Unveiled Tuesday, it is liberalism at its best, Big Government at its biggest: tax deductions, tax rebates (i.e. cash), and a federal mandate of six weeks of paid maternity... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why The Fed Destroyed The Market Economyideology or political philosophy to base their judgment upon. They don’t give
Why The Fed Destroyed The Market Economy
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
ideology or political philosophy to base their judgment upon. They don’t give a rip about questions of small government or big government. Nor do they have any druthers about the welfare or warfare state. In effect, they really don’t care. What’s... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Support Johnson/Weld - The Libertarian ticket of Johnson for President and Weld for Vice President provides a huge amount of executive experience acquired when they were governors. I believe governors are the most qualified politicians to as...public sentiment. They are fiscal conservatives and social liberals. In compar
Support Johnson/Weld - The Libertarian ticket of Johnson for President and Weld for Vice President provides a huge amount of executive experience acquired when they were governors. I believe governors are the most qualified politicians to as...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
public sentiment. They are fiscal conservatives and social liberals. In comparison, Clinton is untrustworthy and is for big government and the promotion of welfare programs. Trump is an extremist who could ignore the Constitution and get us into... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Libertarian Herman Mashaba elected mayor of Johannesburgtycoon, an ideological libertarian and self-proclaimed “capitalist crusader” wh
Libertarian Herman Mashaba elected mayor of Johannesburg
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
tycoon, an ideological libertarian and self-proclaimed “capitalist crusader” who lectures his listeners about the evils of big government and minimum wage. He is also, shockingly, the newly elected mayor of South Africa’s biggest city. That’s a... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDOT holds open forum on Hwy. 90 improvements in Jackson Co.do what they need to do. They can be very generous with other people's property
MDOT holds open forum on Hwy. 90 improvements in Jackson Co.
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
do what they need to do. They can be very generous with other people's property, and we all know about government, right? Big government? Take what they want, this and that. I don't want them to take any more than they absolutely have to," said... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
MDOT holds open forum on Hwy. 90 improvements in Jackson Co.do what they need to do. They can be very generous with other people's property
MDOT holds open forum on Hwy. 90 improvements in Jackson Co.
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
do what they need to do. They can be very generous with other people's property, and we all know about government, right? Big government? Take what they want, this and that. I don't want them to take any more than they absolutely have to," said... Read more
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Orange County Register
Hillary sharpens, Trump softens. He's rising, she's fallinghave to win. Which brings us to: (3) The blockbuster childcare proposal. Unvei
Hillary sharpens, Trump softens. He's rising, she's falling
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
have to win. Which brings us to: (3) The blockbuster childcare proposal. Unveiled Tuesday, it is liberalism at its best, Big Government at its biggest: tax deductions, tax rebates (i.e., cash) and a federal mandate of six weeks of paid maternity... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
1 civil servant for every 40 peopleDuring election years, we hear a lot about big government, small government, go
1 civil servant for every 40 people
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 9 days ago
During election years, we hear a lot about big government, small government, good government and bad government. A lot of that rhetoric certainly has relevance to those of us who diligently pay taxes, fees and other things that keep the wheels of the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Hillary Clinton is struggling as she is going after the wrong Donald Trumpby 10 points). Which brings us to: The blockbuster childcare proposal. Unveile
Hillary Clinton is struggling as she is going after the wrong Donald Trump
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
by 10 points). Which brings us to: The blockbuster childcare proposal. Unveiled Tuesday, it is liberalism at its best, Big Government at its biggest: tax deductions, tax rebates (i.e. cash), and a federal mandate of six weeks of paid maternity... Read more
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Breitbart
Michael Savage: Hillary’s ‘Deplorables’ Are ‘the Backbone of America,’ But Bill Clinton ‘Gutted Their Jobs, Deported Their Factories to China for Profit’message of yesterday, him with his daughter Ivanka — what’s that about, all of
Michael Savage: Hillary’s ‘Deplorables’ Are ‘the Backbone of America,’ But Bill Clinton ‘Gutted Their Jobs, Deported Their Factories to China for Profit’
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
message of yesterday, him with his daughter Ivanka — what’s that about, all of a sudden?” he continued. “All of a sudden big government is now Trump’s mantra?” However, Savage conceded that while he wouldn’t get 80% of what he believes in from a... Read more
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NJ.com
'Snowden' review: Oliver Stone's spy gamesfilm on a somewhat flat, pat note. Better are the first 90 minutes or so, as we
'Snowden' review: Oliver Stone's spy games
NJ.com / Posted 10 days ago
film on a somewhat flat, pat note. Better are the first 90 minutes or so, as we watch a young man enlist in the service of big government -- and watch his spirit go from idealism to disappointment back to idealism again. And, in this crazy world of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Missouri lawmakers override 13 Nixon vetoesproposal would have allowed businesses to opt out if doing so would be costly.
Missouri lawmakers override 13 Nixon vetoes
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 10 days ago
proposal would have allowed businesses to opt out if doing so would be costly. The measure, which lawmakers called the Big Government Get Off My Back Act, also would have extended a package of tax incentives to small businesses. Businesses with... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Gov. Jay Nixon's federal E-Verify program veto standsproposal would have allowed businesses to opt out if doing so would be costly.
Gov. Jay Nixon's federal E-Verify program veto stands
KOMU Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
proposal would have allowed businesses to opt out if doing so would be costly. The measure, which lawmakers called the Big Government Get Off My Back Act, also would have extended a package of tax incentives to small businesses. Businesses with... Read more
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CNBC
The stock market is expecting big fiscal stimulus out of the next presidentspending and lower taxes. Bank of America Merrill Lynch crunched the data, sep
The stock market is expecting big fiscal stimulus out of the next president
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
spending and lower taxes. Bank of America Merrill Lynch crunched the data, separating out the stocks leveraged to big government versus those that are not. But the firm is not recommending clients buy these stocks further, instead telling... Read more
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Newsmax
Scarborough: Trump a 'Big Government Liberal From Manhattan'to hear it. People that support Trump don't want to hear it. He's not a conserv
Scarborough: Trump a 'Big Government Liberal From Manhattan'
Newsmax / Posted 11 days ago
to hear it. People that support Trump don't want to hear it. He's not a conservative. He's not even a Republican. "He's a big government liberal from Manhattan who has been a big government liberal . . . He's a liberal Democrat who hijacked an... Read more
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Slate
Donald Trump’s Family Leave Plan Proves the GOP Is in an Ideological Civil Warannounce tomorrow that the media has twisted his words around and what he actua
Donald Trump’s Family Leave Plan Proves the GOP Is in an Ideological Civil War
Slate / Posted 11 days ago
announce tomorrow that the media has twisted his words around and what he actually said is that he’s going to build a big, beautiful wall. What I can say with more certainty is that, whether he’s sincere or not, Trump’s championing of these... Read more
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MLive.com
Trump backers at Tim Kaine U-M speech say 'run country as a business'who also agrees with Trump's economic plan. "We need to run the country as a b
Trump backers at Tim Kaine U-M speech say 'run country as a business'
MLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
who also agrees with Trump's economic plan. "We need to run the country as a business and not just have it be (run) with big government," Aiuto said. The group had been gathered for an hour prior to Kaine's speech where the vice presidential... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
In support of higher educationwhich of course just means more national debt and higher taxes for all of us.
In support of higher education
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
which of course just means more national debt and higher taxes for all of us. The fact is, Russ Feingold backed the big government programs that have driven up college costs, failed to fix this problem during his nearly two decades in... Read more
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The Hill
Second newspaper endorses Johnson for presidentcommended his emphasis on a "strong military." It said Johnson is passionate ab
Second newspaper endorses Johnson for president
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
commended his emphasis on a "strong military." It said Johnson is passionate about "defending our civil liberties against big government." The paper also said it's important Johnson be included in the presidential debates. "The inclusion of the... Read more
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