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Balanced budget laws coming: Oliver

WATCH ABOVE: Finance Minister Joe Oliver outlines the details for proposed balanced budget legislation including running acceptable deficits under “extraordinary circumstances.”

TORONTO – Finance Minister Joe Oliver says the Conservative government will introduce balanced budget legislation. 77 more words


#3. Idle No More Canada's indigenous community is back

Today’s entry is a slightly more serious than my previous posts as I hope to raise a little more awareness of the #IdleNoMore movement through this short blog post and clip. 134 more words


Democrats Have the Upper Hand

Tonight John Boehner, Speaker of the House, was unable to obtain a vote in favor of his “Plan B” to avoid the fiscal cliff.  This is surprising to me as the only people who would experience a raise in their marginal tax rates would be those with annual taxable incomes of over $1 million. 135 more words


Md. Public-Private Partnership Bill Stirs Debate

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The House of Delegates on Saturday gave an initial nod to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed policy governing public-private partnerships on big projects like roads and public buildings, but some lawmakers heatedly objected to a new provision ensuring speedy legal proceedings for participants in such a partnership. 354 more words


Senate Expected To Vote On Budget Legislation

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Senate is moving toward a vote on its version of the state budget.

Lawmakers are expected to vote Thursday on four measures that are being used in tandem to balance the state’s books for the next fiscal year and cut the state’s long-running structural deficit in half. 99 more words

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Lovers of government rejoice

House Democrats have passed Obama’s socialist/fascist budget. The bill initiates cap and trade as well as nationalized healthcare.

Silver lining: not one Republican voted for it.


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Keeping score

“Don’t think we’re not keeping score, brother.”

This is the response one Democratic representative received from our “thoughtful and considerate” president for daring to vote against his deficit-quadrupling, liberty-trouncing budget. 7 more words

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