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Ron Paul compares Social Security and Medicare to slavery

The legality of Social Security and Medicare must be reversed, just like slavery was abolished in 1865, according to Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul. “You talk a lot about the Constitution,” Fox News’ Chris Wallace noted Sunday. “You say Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid are all unconstitutional.” “Technically they are,” Paul…

Tea party groups oppose Arizona ‘tea party’ license plates

A large group of tea party organizations have rejected a new Arizona license plate that is meant to commemorate the movement and help fund it. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) approved the new “tea party” license plates in April, along with 10 other special plates. The “tea party” license plate…

George Will: Newt Gingrich ‘not a serious candidate’

Conservative columnist George Will is not a fan of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA). “Newt Gingrich’s problems are so far beyond just his multiple marriages and all that,” Will told ABC’s Christiane Amanpour Sunday. “His ethanol love affair right now. On the 7th of March he said, ‘Let’s go…

New Jersey Gov. Christie: Let schools teach creationism

New Jersey Gov. Christie (R) dodged questions over the teaching of creationism in schools at a press conference Thursday morning, claiming that school districts should be able to decide for themselves. “Evolution is required teaching,” Christie said. “If there’s a certain school district that also wants to teach creationism, that’s…

Huckabee: Trump ‘would be better for America’ than Obama

Former Republican Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says that even Donald Trump would be a better president that Barack Obama. The Fox News host announced Saturday that he was not running for the Republican nomination in 2012, but he isn’t announcing support for another Republican just yet. “There may be a…

Obama administration divided over future ties with Pakistan

WASHINGTON — The administration of US President Barack Obama is divided over the future of its relationship with Pakistan following the killing of Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, The Washington Post reported Sunday. US commandos killed bin Laden in an urban compound only 55 kilometers (35 miles) from the Pakistani…

USDA warns of fake antibiotics aimed at Hispanics

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Fake drugs with names that resemble kids’ antibiotics are being sold in Texas pharmacies, mainly to Spanish speakers, and have caused several hospitalizations, according to US officials. The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to consumers urging them not to use the “illegal products,” after…

Mike Huckabee not running in 2012, ‘My heart says no’

In an announcement on his Fox News show tonight, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee has said that he will not be running for the Republican nomination in the 2012 presidential race. Huckabee teased out the publicity around his decision for as long as he could, tiptoeing around the question in…

Gingrich calls Obama a ‘food stamp president’

In a fiery speech to supporters in Macon, Georgia, Newt Gingrich promised to “win the future”, lower taxes, and restore America to greatness. He also took a swipe at President Obama, calling him a “food stamp president”, blaming the current administration for the persistent financial woes that have dogged the…

Is the auto bailout Obama’s 2012 ‘secret weapon’?

There is speculation in political circles that the White House is preparing a PR offensive to raise the profile of one of its less widely-known successes, the bailout of the automotive industry. According to Politico, President Obama is joining forces with the Alliance for American Manufacturing and the United Autoworkers…

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