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GOP: List waste in stimulus bill

(CNN)– House Republican leaders put out a list of what they call wasteful provisions in the Senate version of the nearly $900 billion stimulus bill that is being debated:

The Senate is currently the nearly $900 billion economic stimulus bill.

The Senate is currently the nearly $900 billion economic stimulus bill.

• A $2 billion earmark to re-start FutureGen, a near-zero emissions coal power plant in Illinois that the Department of Energy defunded last year because it said the project was inefficient.

• A $246 million tax break for Hollywood movie producers to buy motion picture film.

• $650 million for the digital television converter box coupon program.

• $88 million for the Coast Guard to design a new polar icebreaker (arctic ship).

• $448 million for constructing the Department of Homeland Security headquarters.

• $248 million for furniture at the new Homeland Security headquarters. Continue reading

Should the Gop support the $825 billion bailout?

From The Cafferty File:

President Obamas hopes for broad bipartisan support for his $825-billion emergency stimulus package have been dashed.

The President wants the emergency bill on his desk by Presidents Day. But theres an obstacle in the way: Opposition from Republicans that seems to be growing by the day. Now they are complaining theyve been shut out of the process of writing the bill. They are pointing a finger at the Democrats for ignoring the Presidents call for bipartisanship.

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(VIDEO) Jeb Bush on “Shadow Government”

Via ThinkProgress, in an interview with NewsMax, President Bush’s brother Jeb says the Republican party should not cave to a Democratic majority. Rather, they should set up a “shadow government” to provide a counter-agenda.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger on This Week

Arnold Schwarzenegger on Future of GOP and It’s Core Values

n an exclusive interview on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Schwarzenegger suggested autoworkers’ pay and benefits need to be cut back. “I think it’s very important to not just put money in. But let’s go and see if they have been fiscally responsible, and if they’re really operating the right way; because right now, all of those — you know, if you pay the auto workers or the benefits and all of those things, [those] are maybe too high,” he said of the proposal backed by Democratic leaders in Congress

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Subliminal Message in The Obama Iraq Documentary

Is John McCain campaign sending us subliminal messages ?

al Qaeda Commentary? al Qaeda Cemetary? al Qaeda Documentary? Who knows? But it’s not accidental

Whatever the Politics Demand

YOUTUBE DEBATE : RON PAUL VS MCCAIN

The Republican CNN/YouTube debate looked more like an episode of Jerry Springer than a presidential debate. Senator John McCain was asked a question about taxes and decided to go way off topic and attack Rep. Ron Paul for his stance on Iraq and wanting to bring the troops home.

McCain accused Paul of what he called the same sort of appeasement that allowed Hitler to take power and WWII to happen, and told him he’d just returned from Iraq and said he had a message for Ron from “the troops” — and the audience let him have it. Paul put it right back in his face by reminding him that he has received more donations from active duty military personnel than any other Republican candidate