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The Contract From America—Agenda Item 2

This is the second in a series of posts on the Contract From America. Read the first one—on Agenda Item 1—here. The second item on the “Contract From America” (including the level of support it received in a voting process) is: 2. Reject Cap & Trade Stop costly new regulations that would increase unemployment, raise […]

The Contract From America—Agenda Item 1

The Tea Party movement is a fascinating groundswell of activism among Americans who are concerned about the direction of their government. Because it’s a bottom-up movement, it’s got official Washington having fits. Nobody knows exactly what Tea Partiers want or how they will act in the next election. But Tea Partiers want something, and they’re […]

“There’s a lot going on in Washington that we’re not very comfortable with.”

That was Cokie Roberts on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos as the Sunday morning panel sought to figure out what the April 15 tea parties were all about. Was it about taxes? Well, taxes haven’t gone up. In fact, they’ve gone down – but they might have to go up given the massive new […]