Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy New Year 2011 from Solid!!

Thanks to all our readers who visited us during the amazing year that was 2010, to all our Podcast interviewees who helped make Solid Principles so much fun and last, but not least, to our families who put up with us while we spent time blogging and following the news. Here’s hoping we will all […]

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Forget the liberal hype about a comeback: 2010 was a stunningly bad year for Barack Obama, and 2011 could be even worse

By Nile Gardiner gnore the revisionist hype in sections of the liberal media about President Obama staging a (mythical) political comeback – this is a presidency with an approval rating of 45 percent (according to the RealClear Politics poll of polls), that presides over a nation where just 27 percent of voters think the country […]

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Auschwitz and Hamas

By: Lee DeCovnick THE AMERICAN THINKER History tells the story of men and women who make difficult choices, for both good and evil, which directly affects the lives of those around them. Often history repeats the same story, and yet we fail to recognize the patterns except after the harsh consequences of our passivity and […]

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ObamaCare Knockout

By:  MICHAEL A. WALSH AMERICA AWAITS GOP’S PUNCH One thing Hollywood knows how to do is to give audiences a “cheer moment” when the underdog finally turns on his adversaries — Rocky’s first, bone-crushing left hook against Apollo Creed, for example. As the 112th Congress convenes next week, that’s what many Americans will be expecting […]

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Elijah Cummings: I’m ready for Darrell Issa

POLITICO Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) has a message for House Republicans ready to launch a slew of new investigations next year: Bring it on. With Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) chairing the powerful Government Oversight and Reform Committee, Cummings is poised to be a frequent presence on television and a foil to an aggressive Republican majority […]

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As 2010 turns to 2011 on Friday night, most adults plan to be home and wide awake.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 69% of Americans intend to be at home at midnight on New Year’s Eve. Seven percent (7%) will be at a friend’s house, while five percent (5%) will be at a restaurant or bar. Nine percent (9%) will be somewhere else, and 10% aren’t sure where […]

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2012 Senate Races

POLITICO SENATE 2012 – “GOP candidates rush to get into Senate races,” by AP’s Philip Elliott: “Less than two months after voters gave Republicans six more Senate seats and control of the House, the GOP is lining up candidates for 2012, well ahead of the pace of previous election cycles. Looking to ride what they […]

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Huckabee’s Strength

[Editor’s Note:  I would take any news stories about Huckabee’s alleged strength with a sizable grain of salt…..This candidate showed his true colors in the 2008 primary season with his bitter, ad hominem attacks on Gov. Romney.  Rather than staying focused on the issues, he brought in religious affiliations as part of the debate and […]

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111th Congress Added More Debt Than First 100 Congresses Combined: $10,429 Per Person in U.S.

By Terence P. Jeffrey CNS News The federal government has accumulated more new debt–$3.22 trillion ($3,220,103,625,307.29)—during the tenure of the 111th Congress than it did during the first 100 Congresses combined, according to official debt figures published by the U.S. Treasury. That equals $10,429.64 in new debt for each and every one of the 308,745,538 […]

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Obama Destined to Be a Footnote in Presidential History

By: Rusty Weis THE AMERICAN THINKER Barack Obama has set a course that will leave his legacy as no more than a footnote in American presidential history. For all of the bluster and glory, for all of the pomp and circumstance, and yes, for all of the anticipated hope and the promised change, the whirlwind […]

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