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Congress Deserves a Smackdown for This Pork-Barrell Spending

by Helen Sabin

In the late 1700’s, three term Congressman, Davy Crockett, riding the county to gather votes for his next term in Congress, received a “sockdolager” (a knockdown blow) from farmer, Horatio Bunch about Crockett’s vote to provide “$20,000 of charity” to an admiral’s wife.

Bunch asked:

Where do you find in the Constitution any authority to give away the public money in charity? …The Constitution, to be worth anything, must be held sacred,

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Video: Fact Check.Org Misleads Readers: Shame on Them

After the debate on Saturday night in Iowa, (12/10/11) Fact Check.Org posted the following:

“…False and misleading claims were flying again at the latest Republican presidential candidates’ debate in Iowa. Romney falsely claimed that … that Obama favored pre-1967 borders for Israel.”

But Fact Check misleads its readers. Romney was correct. Obama did call for a return to the 67 borders. Listen for yourself:

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