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Transforming America

Approaching the upcoming election, ThreeConservativeBros is highlighting 50 events that have influenced our nation since the 2008 Presidential Election. Today we discuss reasons 6 thru 15. Click here to review Volume I
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Rand Paul and Daddy Paul

Ok, calling it Super Tuesday is a bit of an exaggeration. But there were several primaries held across the nation that defined (or left ambiguous) the major players that will be on party tickets come this November. Although only few elections were held, there were some interesting developments and information we can carry into the mid-term elections this Fall. Below, I’ve picked out my Top 5 Races from last night and explain their significance to the national scene.
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The health care summit today made for some interesting television…if you find policy discussion devoid of any real confrontation interesting. Although boring, I love watching politics in action…I am a political wonk like that. I listened to way too much of it, and jotted down a couple things I liked and didn’t like about today’s forum.   (more…)

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Recent discussion on Ben Bernanke’s confirmation for his second term has brought the institution under the microscope.  The “Will of the People”, which has recently been tossed aside is in uproar again over Ben Bernanke’s second term, US Congressman have expressed that they will not confirm Mr. Bernanke for a second term, which has caused the Administration to show public support for Bernanke and their accompanying agenda. (more…)

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Biden, Obama, Pelosi (sans the death stare to Rep. Wilson)

Well, we now know what super-awesome-fun-time the Obama ladies had with their patriarch during their Martha’s Vineyard vacation. Limited to nil. Because its obvious in the second address to the full Congressional body that President Obama went to school and studied how to re-frame the debate in his favor.  Simply put, Obama delivered an impressive moderate speech on Wednesday evening, using his pulpit to battle against both extremes.  In this speech he didn’t give a damn what the Limbaugh’s and Hannity’s will say (Side Note: Hannity has said tonight that Obama’s speech was straight partisan, which I disagree) – and he went out of his way to tell liberals that they are going too far with their support of Single Payer or the Public Option as a means to the end. It was an address to the moderates of each party and independents.  But there are still a ton of questions to be answered. Lets breakdown the speech and what still remains outstanding. (more…)

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                                                Progressives are becoming more and more disheartened by the lack of progress to pass Universal Health Care by their Democratic leadership in Washington and are starting to vocalize their displeasure.  For example, on Friday’s Real Time with Bill Maher, guest Bill Moyers said, “too many Democrats have had their spines surgically removed.”  Over the last few weeks while Congress has been on recess, several liberal pundits and talk show hosts have shared this “spineless” critique of their elected officials.  Meanwhile, the polls have continued to drop against Obama; down to 50%, his lowest ever in the Gallup poll, led by a decrease in August by his largest support demos.  With all hell breaking loose at the Capitol, someone needs to step in and guide the Democratic Party.  That man?  Bob Dole.

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