Monthly Archives: December 2009

Taxes: For your 2009 taxes

If you itemize deductions then time is running out — just 13 days left.

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National Debt: Do you want Congress to waste another decade?

The national debt may soon be the size of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product!

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Patriot Act renewal: No bill is better than a bad bill

Three provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act will expire on December 31. Committees in both the House and Senate have approved renewal bills, but the House version includes much stronger civil liberties protections. Let’s tell Congress to pass the House version, or pass nothing at all.
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Healthcare: Senate leaders want to replace one cancer with another

This is how politicians think: If one bad idea won’t pass, try something worse.

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REAL ID: Will you get caught by the deadline?

Will you have a REAL ID by New Year’s Day, a PASS ID soon after, or neither? The answer may depend on what you do.

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Rand Paul adopts Downsize DC Agenda

Learn the details and watch the video of the conversation we had in a Kentucky coffee shop.

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Healthcare: Senator Baucus confesses his deception, but he wants to harm you anyway

Congressional advocates of the cancerous healthcare bill finally admit that they’ve been deceiving people about the true cost, but they still want to pass the bill anyway. Fortunately, we only need 60 votes in the Senate to block them.
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Iran, nuclear proliferation: How you can stop worrying and love Ahmadinejad’s supposed bomb

Remember how the politicians scared and manipulated us with stories about Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq? Remember how that turned out? Now our politicians, and Iran’s president, are collaborating on a new scare. Maybe you should tell Congress you’re “Not Afraid.”

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Global Warming and Climate Change: Would you like climate scientists to do science instead of politics?

What the Climategate scandal means for the cap and trade bill.

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Read the Bills and Healthcare: When Congress writes lengthy, complex bills

Some say the Read the Bills Act is “impractical” in our modern, complex economy. But it’s only impractical if Congress’s goal is to pass as much legislation as possible.
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