Monthly Archives: March 2011

Political Cartoons: March Madness

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Mitt Romney’s Path: Victory by Slog

By: Jonathan Martin Mitt Romney is sketching a path to the GOP nomination that looks nothing like the one blazed by Republicans before him. Romney’s plan, by necessity, more closely resembles the outline of the epic 2008 Democratic presidential primary than the GOP’s recent victory-by-early-knockout design. With glaring weaknesses in two of the traditional early […]

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Political Cartoons: Obama Flips on War Powers Position

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Romney: “If President, I Would Waive Obamacare”

By Glen Johnson, Globe Staff Former Governor Mitt Romney is marking the first anniversary of President Obama’s universal health care law by vowing to dismantle it state-by-state. “If I were president, on Day One I would issue an executive order paving the way for Obamacare waivers to all 50 states,” the would-be Republican presidential candidate […]

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McCaskill admits to $287,000 in unpaid taxes on personal plane

Senator Claire McCaskill Gulfstream G650: File Photo admitted Monday that she had failed to pay about $287,000 in property taxes on a plane she and her husband partly own. It was the latest controversy involving the plane in recent days, complicating the Missouri Democrat’s preparations to run for reelection. “I have convinced my husband to […]

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Democrats Hope Claire McCaskill Flies Above Plane Flap

By SCOTT WONG & DAVID CATANESE | 3/18/11 4:53 AM EDT Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) hit an unexpected patch of turbulence on her ride to reelection in 2012. In the past week, the Missouri Republican Party filed an ethics complaint against her in the Senate, after POLITICO reported she billed taxpayers for a political trip […]

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People Are Starting to Notice

Recent poll data suggest that Americans have woken up to the fact that Barack Obama is an empty suit, and the Democrats have nothing to offer in terms of policy solutions. First, President Obama. Today’s Rasmussen Reports finds that among likely voters, President Obama has matched his lowest standing ever. He now ranks at -22 […]

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Japan earthquake: Meltdown alert at Fukushima reactor

The British Broadcasting Co. Technicians are battling to stabilise a third reactor at a quake-stricken Japanese nuclear plant that has been rocked by a second blast in three days. Sea water is being pumped into reactor 2 at the Fukushima Daiichi plant after its fuel rods were fully exposed twice. International nuclear watchdogs said there […]

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Democrats Refuse to Cut Government Spending

by: Emily Miller Congressional Democrats and President Obama are blocking every effort by Republicans to cut runaway government spending, leaving Washington at a stalemate. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D.-Nev.) even failed to pass a token spending cut last week. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) has fought any cut from current spending levels in […]

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The Devastation of Japan

Reading the press accounts this morning of the destruction in Japan, I was struck by the overwhelming magnitude of the tragedy that has fallen on that country…….. One thousand bodies washing ashore, crematoriums overwhelmed, a shortage of body bags, nuclear reactors releasing radiation, power outages, near freezing temperatures, no running water, aftershocks, ships swept one […]

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