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January 25, 2013 Opinion Editorial
I represent a district that has been hard hit by the latest economic turmoil and lack of job growth. In fact, the state of Michigan has been in a one state recession for years. Unfortunately, stagnate employment is a road we Michiganders know all too...
January 25, 2013 Opinion Editorial
Three years ago, President Obama promised Congress and the American people six percent national unemployment in exchange for trillions of taxpayer dollars being pumped into the economy through a government program known as the "stimulus"...
January 25, 2013 Opinion Editorial
During last year's historic mid-term elections, the people made their voices heard, many for the first time. Many constituents in the 7th Congressional District told me that they became active in the political process because the federal government..
January 25, 2013 Opinion Editorial
For about a month now, the American people and businesses of this country have been working for themselves. Because our government is addicted to spending...
January 25, 2013 Opinion Editorial
The federal budget is an important economic and moral choice. We must decide if we want to place even more of our money under the control of politicians and bureaucrats, or if we wish to leave more resources with families and businesses that grow the...
January 25, 2013 Opinion Editorial
When President Obama took office on January 20, 2009, the unemployment rate sat at 7.8 percent...
January 25, 2013 Opinion Editorial
Americans worked until April 9th last year just to pay for taxes and until May 17th to pay for government spending. The total costs of regulations are estimated by the Small Business Administration to be $1.75 trillion annually, and the national debt...
January 25, 2013 Opinion Editorial
As the country waits for the Supreme Court's final ruling on the 2010 healthcare law, my colleagues and I in the House have been working hard to repeal, defund and dismantle it...
January 25, 2013 Opinion Editorial
Our nation is drowning in $14 trillion of debt, and we are adding another $1.5 trillion in deficit spending next year alone. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the federal government reported the largest monthly deficit in its history last...
January 25, 2013 Opinion Editorial
Last week, after an 18-month investigation, the Department of Justice's Inspector General (IG), Michael Horowitz, released his 471-page investigative report and findings on Operation Fast & Furious...

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