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    In Their Own Words: A Warning Label on the Constitution

    Diane Macedo over at FoxNews.com points out that one publishing company–Wilder Publications–has put warning labels on their editions of the United States Constitution. The warning label  on “Foundations of Freedom: Common Sense, The Declaration of Independence, The Articles of Confederation, The Federalist Papers, The U.S. Constitution” reads: “This book is … More

    In Their Own Words: "This is getting to be Judgment Day on the spending issue"

    Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) told The Washington Post this week: “This is getting to be Judgment Day on the spending issue. I’ve come to the conclusion that voters are saying now that just throwing money at various kinds of issues — virtually all of which are deserving — isn’t good … More

    In Their Own Words: Gov. Brian Schweitzer on Obamacare and Belly Button Lint

    Asked how Montana has managed to squirrel away a $400 million surplus while 48 other states in the Union are all in the red, Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) told Morning Joe: “The reason we have money in the bank is we said ‘no’ to everybody that asked for it.” But … More

    In Their Own Words: Rep. John Dingell on How Long it Took "To Control the People"

    Yesterday, President Obama signed his health spending bill into law promising the American people: “These reforms won’t give the government more control over your health care.” This statement is simply untrue, otherwise over 16,000 new IRS agents wouldn’t need to be hired to enforce the mandates. And if this was … More

    In Their Own Words: Environmentalists Out to Dismantle Capitalism

    A video from a David Horowitz retreat several months back has already cost one person a job. The video shows Patrick Caddell, former pollster to Jimmy Carter, lament that “the whole idea of the environmental movement isn’t to clean up the environment” but rather to “basically deconstruct capitalism. They are against capitalism.” A little … More

    In Their Own Words: Spending Our Way Out of the Recession

    House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) was quoted in The Hill earlier this week discussing the country’s economic outlook. Despite the President’s recent efforts to talk about savings, Rep. Clyburn took a different tack, saying that “wouldn’t help alleviate the recession.” He added, “We’re not going to save our way out of this recession. We’ve got to spend our way out of this recession, and I think most economists know that.” More

    In Their Own Words: 9/11 Commission Vice Chair Lee Hamilton

    “I just think what’s pervasive through the country, and has been now for a number of years, is a complacency, an inertia, a business-as-usual. You ask anyone, is this an important problem? They say yes of course it is, then they stack it up with 150 other priorities. You either … More

    In Their Own Words: Obamacare Is Massive New Entitlement That Worsens Our Fiscal Crisis

    The Wall Street Journal draws our attention to a burst of honesty from The New Yorker‘s John Cassidy: The future cost savings that the Administration and its congressional allies are promising to deliver are based on wishful thinking and sleight of hand. Over time, the reform, as proposed, would almost … More

    In Their Own Words: Sonia Sotomayor

    I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn’t lived that life. – President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor, October 2001. Read the full … More

    In Their Own Words: Jim Cramer

    Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy This morning on the Today show, Jim Cramer, who hosts CNBC’s Mad Money and is a former hedge fund manager made some bold statements on the Obama Administration’s response to the economic crisis. Given Jim Cramer’s history of … More