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  1. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Ugh and guess what they have added more pork to it and are hoping by sending it to the senate which is an almost guarenteed yes especially with all the pork added that it is more likely that the house will pass it too. I really wish they would just drop this whole garbage bailout. The fed and...
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    Senate report says wealthy use foreign banks to evade taxes A Senate report set for release Thursday asserts that Swiss banking giant UBS and LGT, a large bank in the tiny European principality ...
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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080513/ap_on_go_co/congress_energy Thanks to the Senate we will see no relief from high gas prices. While they may have voted to suspend shipments the the reserves, they voted against increased drilling. Oh well, $6 a gallon here we come. I hope people are smart...
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    I heard on cable news, the house is expected to pass it today as well, then on to the president. That's faster than they were expecting. Its still slated for 600/person, 1200/couple. Not sure if they are still including the per child amount as well, as nothing was said about that.
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    Duggar runs for Springdale state Senate seat Wednesday, Mar 29, 2006 By Doug Thompson Arkansas News Bureau SPRINGDALE - Former state Rep. Jim Bob Duggar of Tontitown will run for the Republican nomination to the District 35 state Senate seat, he announced Tuesday. District 35 covers much...
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    April 7, 2009 http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2005/11/03/national/w165755S23.DTL
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    http://www.hslda.org/Legislation/State/mt/2005/MTSB291/default.asp Senate Bill 291: An Act To Increase Homeschool Regulation Author: Senator D. Ryan Summary: This bill would make the following changes in Montana's homeschool law: Change the definition of "homeschool" to exclude...
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    http://www.hslda.org/Legislation/State/ut/2005/UTSB59/default.asp Senate Bill 59: Homeschool Freedom Bill Author: Senator Mark Madsen Summary: This bill would clarify Utah homeschool law by taking away the school district's "approval" power. It provides that a school-age minor shall be...
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    HI all, I have already sent you all this information. Got only a few responses. So it appears as if I really need to make it CLEAR what this sick bill is really trying to do. First off they are using much needed military benefits to shield EVIL acts they want to also shove through. This bill...
  10. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    It's still up in the air but rumor has it that Mike Ditka may run for Senate in place of Jack Ryan. I don't quite know how I feel about that. He advertises and I think has some interest in a casino here in Chicago not sure if that is the proper message for a senator to send. (not that I am...
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    The Senate has blocked the Bush administration's propsal to replace overtime with "comp" time Here's a link to the article http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=512&e=3&u=/ap/20030910/ap_on_go_co/overtime_pay
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