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    More change to believe in

    By thewaywardwind in Helpful government

    "WASHINGTON (AP) -- With companies in no mood to hire, the unemployment rate jumped to 9.4 percent in May, the highest in more than 25 years." "The average work week in May fell to 33.1 hours, the lowest on records ...

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    Why a lawsuit and not prosecution?

    By thewaywardwind in Helpful government

    From the Washington Times: "EXCLUSIVE: Career lawyers overruled on voting case" "Justice Department political appointees overruled career lawyers and ended a civil complaint accusing three members of the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense of wielding a nightstick and intimidating ...

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    Question about Victoria Fire Department

    By thewaywardwind in Helpful government

    I work on one of the main routes out of Fire Station One and just saw engine 1, ladder 1 and medic 1 turn west onto Rio Grande in a big, loud hurry. My question is about ladder 1. The ...

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    SCOTUS at work

    By thewaywardwind in Helpful government

    http://www.chron.com/disp/discuss.mpl/front/6441477.html?p=13 If a cop asks if you are having a good day, don't open your mouth!

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    I need to be educated

    By thewaywardwind in Helpful government

    The democrats in the Texas House of Representatives are threatening to do whatever is necessary to defeat a bill that would require positive identification of voters to ensure only citizens vote. My question for any democrat reading this is: WHY? ...

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    Be reasonable, do it my way.

    By thewaywardwind in Helpful government

    BO was discussing the Palestinian problem with the Israeli prime minister and is giving orders again: "After more than two hours of discussions at the White House, Mr Obama said it was in the interests of every country, including the ...

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    More taxes

    By thewaywardwind in Helpful government

    From the Wall Street Journal: "On Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee is set to hear proposals from about a dozen experts about how to pay for the comprehensive health-care overhaul that President Barack Obama wants to enact this year. Early ...

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    Your tax dollars at work

    By thewaywardwind in Helpful government

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/07/AR2009050704336.html I know that I'm all for spending tax dollars to build GM plants in China. Uh huh, I really am. Yeah. South Korea, too. Makes me proud.

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    $328,835 for a picture

    By thewaywardwind in Helpful government

    http://wcbstv.com/topstories/air.force.one.2.996457.html "The flyover -- apparently ordered by the White House Office of Military Affairs so it would have souvenir photos of Air Force One with the Statue of Liberty in the background -- had President Obama seeing red. He ordered ...

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    Your tax dollars at work.

    By thewaywardwind in Helpful government

    Yes sir, that's the way I want MY tax dollars spent...sending an empty VC-25, the military version of the Boeing 747 and a couple of F-16 fighters to New York City to pose for pictures around the Statue of Liberty ...

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