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Corruption: After approving NBC buyout, FCC Commish becomes Comcast lobbyist

Posted on May 13, 2011

The lobbyist revolving door. Do what they want now, quit and come to get your cash. Even though Baker was a Republican appointee, what happened to the new lobbying rules to keep this from happening that President Obama promised in the campaign? Oh that’s right he loosened them… ARS Technica: Meredith Attwell Baker, one of […]

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Obama refuses Congressional request on Obama meetings with lobbyists, mega corporations, interest groups and drug companies

Posted on March 26, 2011

Dick Cheney met with those oil guys in the Energy Task Force before they proposed legislation to drill that would have moved us closer to independence and lower gas prices. Democrats filibustered that legislation in the Senate to stop it. Don’t you wish they hadn’t today? The left created all of these conspiracy theories about the meeting, demanded transcripts etc etc. Well now the shoe is on […]

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Obama Administration Hiding Meetings with Lobbyists

Posted on February 26, 2011

Editor’s Note – It is tenacity and vigilance like this that has kept Michelle Malkin the queen of conservative internet news since the invention of the medium. The respect she enjoys is well deserved. Via the queen of the blogosphere Michelle Malkin: In Culture of Corruption, I exposed Team Obama’s big lie about its commitment to public disclosure and openness […]

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More Journalistic Malpractice at the NYT: NYT does hit piece on GOP Leader for taking lobbyist donations, but ignores that the Democratic Leadership has taken much much more…

Posted on September 13, 2010

Via the Washingtton Examiner and Hotair.com: The White House eagerly tweeted the link to a New York Times hit piece on John Boehner that accused him of taking in loads of lobbyist cash. They called his connections to lobbyists “especially deep” — but not, apparently, if one compares them to current Democratic leadership in both […]

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Drug Industry Spends $150 Million to Lobbyists to Support ObamaCare and Democrats. UPDATED!

Posted on August 10, 2009

Of course the Dems are in their back pocket, whole demonizing those same companies in an effort to fool you. Michelle Malkin has all of the money details right HERE. Be sure to see our section on CORPORATISM  to examine how Wall Street, the banks, Goldman Sachs, and others playing the pay offs and kick […]

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NPR: Lobbyists acting as fund raisers for Democrats all over the health care reform bill.

Posted on July 9, 2009

Remember folks, Obama promised that this would end if he was elected. Now its worse than ever. Yip, baught and paid for……. NPR: NPR’s Dollar Politics series looks at the business of crafting legislation, specifically the big three issues now before Congress: health care, climate change and financial regulation. In this installment, Andrea Seabrook and […]

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Lobbyists Find Plenty of Work as Clients Contend for Stimulus Package’s Billions

Posted on April 3, 2009

Hmmm, it is the exact opposite thing that Obama said would happen during his administration. Lobbyists will get money for the politicians campaigns and give them what ever goodies that can get away with and politicians will spend money and generate pork earmarks back to the lobbyists clients. Once again, as with many things in […]

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Foreign Press Goes After Obama for Breaking Lobbyist Pledge

Posted on February 2, 2009

Last week we told you how lobbyists have been welcomed back by the Democrats after Obama ran ad after ad criticizing McCain for having former lobbyists working on his campaign all while Obama had active lobbyists working on his. Now the India Daily published this piece about lobbyists in the Obama Administration. Kudos to Hotair.com […]

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Obama/Democrats Reverse Themselves on Lobbyists – Banks Who Recieved Billions in Bailout Dollars Spending Millions to Lobby Politicians for More. The Cycle of Curruption Continues.

Posted on January 25, 2009

Remember when the Obama campaign said that lobbyists were bad and criticized Mccain for having former lobbyists working on his campaign, all the while having ACTIVE lobbyists working on theirs? Remember these statements and promises from the campaign: And now the reversal….. That was then, this is now – NYT: Citigroup, recipient of another $45 […]

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AWESOME: New York Times Sued for Libel by Lobbyist the Paper Directly Implied Was Sleeping With McCain

Posted on December 31, 2008

Remember the story? As soon as John McCain secured the nomination the NYT launched a deliberately and carefully worded smear piece that accused John McCain of having an affair with a lobbyist. Now that lobbyist is taking the NYT to court for “false light libel” and from what we have learned about the story it […]

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Judicial Watch: Obama Administration Channeling Tax Dollars to La Raza

Posted on June 21, 2011

La Raza means “The Race”. La Raza calls for communist revolution in the United States, wants much of the Western United States given to Mexico (they call it Aztlan), and are so racist that they are often referred to as “The Klan with a tan”; what would one expect from a group that calls itself […]

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Palin Bashers in the GOP Should Think Twice

Posted on June 9, 2011

By IUSB Vision Editor Chuck Norton There is nothing wrong with expressing concerns about a candidate. We should ask tough questions and expect good answers. It does not take long to notice that those in the GOP who “Palin bash” go out of the way to avoid discussing her record. They have been caught up […]

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Posted in 2012 Primary, Campaign 2008, Chuck Norton, Click & Learn, Craig Chamberlin, Jarrod Brigham, Journalism Is Dead, Leftist Hate in Action, Republican Brand, True Talking Points | 1 Comment »

The Atlantic Monthly: On Second Thought, Sarah Palin was a Great Governor

Posted on May 11, 2011

Every once in a while, the elite media (Democrat Media Complex) remembers that they are journalists and when they think they can get away with it they tell the truth or at least get much closer to it. Of course they had to destroy Sarah Palin first with all of their lies, editing chop jobs […]

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IUSB Vision Editor Addresses Trump, Rezko, and the Birther Issue – UPDATED!

Posted on April 16, 2011

In light of the recent investigation by Donald Trump into the so-called “Birther” issue and Obama’s dealings with the felon Tony Rezko I have been getting more email asking me to look into this. For a long time people have asked me to look at the “Birther” issue, but when the (admittedly Democrat) bureaucrat from […]

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Gov. Haley Barbour Touches the Other Third Rail of Politics

Posted on February 22, 2011

There is a a great deal of hypocrisy in politics. Too much. For Democrats the hypocrisy is on more issues than I can list. They are “pro-choice” unless you want to pick what school your child goes to, want choice on forced union membership, want a toilet that holds more water, want to keep buying […]

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Reason Magazine Reminds Us: Support and Keep an Eye on our Republicans.

Posted on February 17, 2011

Reason Magazine makes a good point. So far so good but we need to stay vigilant. The attacks on Republicans in the elite media are going to be grotesque. The sob stories about small cuts that are labeled draconian will be commonplace. Support means just that. Send members who work to keep promises checks. Lobbyists don’t contribute much […]

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Powerful Democrats help Chinese energy firm get $450 million in stimulus money

Posted on February 15, 2011

The Democratic Party has been caught several times taking illegal campaign money from the Chinese ( 1, 2). It seems that money has not gone to waste. Jackie Walorski warned of this happening. It seems that she was correct. MSNBC: WASHINGTON — Top Democratic fundraisers and lobbyists with links to the White House are behind […]

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Does U.S. Foreign Aid Make a Difference? Should It Be Stopped?

Posted on February 3, 2011

[Editor’s Note – While I think that the foreign aid program should be re-evaluated just as every program should, Greg makes some points here that are hard to dispute. The aid, when done wisely, aids the diplomatic credibility of the United States. That diplomatic credibility has saved lives that none of us will ever know […]

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Malkin Blasts Corrupt Global Warming Czar

Posted on January 26, 2011

Michele Malkin: The Obama Culture of Corruption won’t be the same without her. But the question is: While lying, eco-radical czar Carol Browner may be stepping down (Politico has the scoop), does it really mean she’s stepping out of the inner circle? Word has it she may have lost out to health care czar Nancy […]

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Gov. Palin’s response to the State of the Union

Posted on January 26, 2011

It was quite similar to our comments when we live blogged it. Gov. Palin: While I don’t wish to speak too harshly about President Obama’s state of the union address, we live in challenging times that call for candor. I call them as I see them, and I hope my frank assessment will be taken […]

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Chuck Norton’s Live Blog on the State of the Union

Posted on January 26, 2011

Chuck Norton live blogged the SOTU on Facebook. It was information that you will not want to miss. 1 – I am listening to the SOTU, Race to the Top is a disaster. It’s reporting requirements are massive and complex thus keeping many of our administrators and resources working for the federal government. This is […]

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Video: Obama’s Halftime Report card

Posted on January 14, 2011

This video is a good start but I am going to continue it below so check back every few days to see what comes to light. 1 – Eliminate Bush Tax Cuts – Well you already know about this, but what you might not know is that Democrats do not propose really going after the rich at […]

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How Media Bias Works: The Miami Herald Undermines Marco Rubio

Posted on November 23, 2010

How is it that the big networks and many large newspapers always quote “experts” that constantly reinforce false elite media narratives? The answer is, because that is exactly what most journalists are trained to do in J-school. “What is that Chuck, are you saying that most journalists are taught to manipulate the public instead of […]

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Taxes & Spending: Specifics on What the GOP Should Do

Posted on November 7, 2010

Welcome Daily Caller readers! On Taxes: 1 – The massive tax code allows the super rich to hide money so they don’t pay their fair share. The tax code also picks winners and losers and slants the playing field against small and medium-sized domestic businesses. 2 – The cost of compliance with the tax code […]

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Early Voting Vote Fraud Roundup!

Posted on October 29, 2010

Many states including Indiana have early voting for those who will be out of town, working elections etc. Already the cheating is well underway… UPDATE I – Media Matters Lies About Vote Fraud Reporting – Obama Justice Department Talks Tough While Encouraging Fraud   [Editor’s Note – Special thanks to Olga Mancuso for her valuable research assistance.] Democrats Arrested for […]

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Do you borrow 37 cents of every dollar you spend? Hopefully not, but the federal government does!

Posted on October 29, 2010

Heritage Foundation: Earlier this month, the Obama administration reported that the federal deficit hit a near-record $1.3 trillion for fiscal year 2010. That means the government had to borrow 37 cents out of every dollar it spent. If Congress continues existing taxing and spending policies, federal deficits will reach a projected $2 trillion deficit in just 10 […]

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Live Blogging Walorski – Donnelly Debate – UPDATED!

Posted on October 27, 2010

Mr. Vogel, who was the libertarian candidate, is correct about the government and the Federal Reserve inflating the currency which acts like a hidden tax upon us all. Joe is slow and smooth in his presentation which is better for a radio audience,  but wow he looked awful on TV. Jackie looked great. Joe was […]

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Big Business Buying Influence With Democrats: Google Pays 2.4% Federal Taxes

Posted on October 24, 2010

This post is another in our series of how big business loves big government. As we have shown you so many times before in our “Corporatism” category it is not the Republicans who are favored by large corporations. In spite of the constant rhetoric from the Democrat Leadership it is Democrats who receive overwhelming favor from Wall […]

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Reminder: Big Business Loves Big Government (especially Democrats)

Posted on September 29, 2010

In the 2008 election big business, bankers and Wall Street etc overwhelmingly supported Obama and the Democrats. Goldman Sachs guys and lobbyists are all over the White House. In fact after making promises to reign in the corporate lobbyists, Obama and the Democrats relaxed the restrictions on them. The truth is that Big Business loves big […]

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Media-Union Collusion: SEIU Spokesman Caught on Tape Bragging About How Local News Does Labor’s Partisan Bidding

Posted on September 22, 2010

Via Andrew Brietbart: John-david Morgan, a lobbyist and spokesman for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1, was caught on tape bragging about how his union works with local news outlets to push stories that make Republican Gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker look bad. Morgan had no idea that the person he was talking to […]

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Donnelly Tries to Fool South Bend Tribune – Indicates He Might Not Vote for Pelosi as Speaker UPDATED!

Posted on September 19, 2010

This reasoning gets a tad complex but it is important that you follow it. Joe Donnelly campaigned as a pro-life conservative Democrat, a brand that he violated almost from day one when he got in office. Now as a campaign strategy he is pretending to run against Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama whose agenda he […]

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Name Caller in Chief David Brooks Sticks Foot in Mouth Again

Posted on September 19, 2010

David Brooks is the columnist that I refer too as “the name caller in chief” because like Meghan McCain, his columns often amount to a bunch of unsupported name calling. Before the comments zing me I know that David Frum is the same way. David Brooks is the so-called “conservative” that the elite media goes […]

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Michael Barone: Gangster government stifles criticism of ObamaCare – UPDATED!

Posted on September 18, 2010

Previous: OPPRESSION: OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SAYS “SHUT UP” – THREATENS HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR POLITICAL FREE SPEECH! THUGOCRACY – OBAMA ADMINISTRATION THREATENS INSURANCE COMPANIES TO KEEP QUIET ABOUT RISING HEALTH CARE COSTS DUE TO LEGISLATION….OR ELSE   Barone: “There will be zero tolerance for this type of misinformation and unjustified rate increases.” That sounds like a stern headmistress […]

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North Carolina Sheriffs want lists of patients using painkillers

Posted on September 10, 2010

Does the Sheriffs Association have any idea what 4th Amendment reasonable expectation of privacy means? (…on a side note the way public schools teach civics and the Constitution they probably don’t) In order to do this, and trust me if it happens it most certainly will go to court, we will see two opposing rulings […]

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Health Care Roundup Part III – It Begins: Premiums Rising, Tax Payer Funded Abortions, Government Reverses and Now Claims “its a tax”, Government Announces That Yes It Really Can Turn You Down for Care… – UPDATE VII: Doctor Group Pushes For Repeal! – UPDATE IX: Insurance companies report that premiums will rise up to 9% as a direct result of the ObamaCare legislation

Posted on July 21, 2010

This thread will be updated continually and is stickied to the top of the page for now. Be sure to scroll down for updates and check this post for updates as well. – Editor BREAKING STORY: THUGOCRACY – OBAMA ADMINISTRATION THREATENS INSURANCE COMPANIES TO KEEP QUIET ABOUT RISING HEALTH CARE COSTS DUE TO LEGISLATION….OR ELSE   […]

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