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Senate Hearing on Future of Bitcoin: Legal Tender or Criminal Enterprise?

The U.S. Senate held a hearing on the Internet-based Bitcoin currency on Nov. 18 revealing a U.S. government that is struggling with crafting policy to govern how the virtual currency can be used in the United States. The Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs held a major hearing on Bitcoin and other virtual […]

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Sen. Ted Cruz: We Need Our Grassroots Army to Take Down Obamacare

Senator Ted Cruz (R, TX) has not backed off from his drive to destroy the President’s disastrous take over of our healthcare system with his Obamacare scheme and this weekend he was in Iowa bucking up the troops and urging a “grassroots army” to rise up and dismantle Obamacare. Cruz was appearing before a crowd […]

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Tennessee’s Federal Delegation on the Use of Force in Syria

Last week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 10-7-1 to send the idea of using force in Syria to the full Senate for a vote. This week the House and Senate return from the August recess. Both chambers will take up the issue. The president, for his part has been interviewed by all the major […]

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The Corruption of Big Spending Democrats

Buried in a recent Politico story is a line that reveals the utter corruption of “money in politics.” But not that of money spent electioneering, but that spent by government from the assumed bottomless pockets of the American taxpayer. It is a corruption that has destroyed the Constitution, laid waste the rule of law, perverted […]

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Should Congressional Staffers Have Their Private Twitter Accounts Published?

A Congressional watchdog group called LegiStorm has announced a sweeping new project aimed at government transparency. But part of that project has staffers on Capitol Hill crying foul because it lists all their private Twitter accounts. On April 3, LegiStorm announced its new StormFeed tool saying it is a, “real-time, full-text searchable access to every […]

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These GOP Senators Went to Dinner with Obama Instead of Supporting Rand Paul

Rand Paul excited conservatives, libertarians, and even some liberals with his filibuster performance on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday. It was some 13 hours of a discussion on Obama’s desire to use drones to kill Americans here at home. Unfortunately, there were seven Republicans Senators that decided it was a better idea to […]

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Sen. Ted Cruz: Rahm Emanuel a Bully

Texas’ newest Senator, Republican Ted Cruz, has launched a Cruz missile right at Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for the threatening letters the mayor sent to several American banks because they do business with American gun manufacturers. Cruz advises the banks not to be bullied by the Windy City Mayor’s bluster. On January 25 Chicago Mayor […]

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“How Did It Come To This?”

Well, as we are all aware of by now, the latest crisis being used to spook the bejesus out of Americans is the upcoming, scary-sounding ‘fiscal cliff.’ Though the fiscal cliff may indeed have the potential to cause some uncomfortable financial consequences for the American taxpayer, let’s not kid ourselves about the true motives behind […]

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Bait and Switch: Law Goes From Protecting Your Email to Allowing Gov’t Into Your Email

A new law that was originally meant to strengthen the privacy of your email was recently re-written to allow government more access to your private emails and other digital files. When H.R. 2471 went to the Senate, Democrat Senator Pat Leahy quickly rewrote the whole thing to allow federal policing agencies to have the power […]

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Ohio: Sen. Sherrod Brown is Stifling Big Government’s Best Friend

Hey, Ohio, Senator Sherrod Brown is just not working. He’s one of the most extreme, left-wing Senators in Washington and his constant rubber stamping of Obama’s worst, big government boondoggles is hurting the Buckeye State’s economy, not to mention the country. I have to say, that ad is pretty funny. Senator Brown has been awarded […]

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Media Ignores Warren Plagiarizing, Went Nuts Over Claims of Scott Brown’s

Michael Patrick Leahy detailed yet another twist to Elizabeth “Faux-Cahontis” Warren’s tale of fake American Indian claims. Apparently in 1984 Warren supplied several “old family recipes” to the “Pow Wow Chow cookbook,” edited by her cousin. Turns out these “family recipes” where just lifted from various cookbooks and newspaper articles of the era. She appears […]

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A Few Moments With Senator Jim DeMint

Senator Jim DeMint (R, SC) is well known as the most conservative man in the upper chamber. He gave a rousing speech here at CPAC and afterward told a small gathering of us that many of the points he made will appear in his forthcoming book, Now or Never, Saving America From Economic Collapse. That […]

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Oh macaca… Virginia's Jim Webb will not seek re-election

Oh macaca… Virginia's Jim Webb will not seek re-election

You know somewhere, in some place, George Allen is smiling: In a major blow to Democrats' hopes of keeping a Virginia Senate seat out of the GOP's hands next year,…

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