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Amy Klobuchar's Broken Patriot Act Promise. Minnesota Values?

It’s a funny thing, but I always had heard that Minnesota values included dependability and honesty. When Garrison Keillor talked his talk on Minnesota Public Radio, he always accented the folksy, reliable sincerity of Minnesotans. I’d thought that in Minnesota, a promise made would be

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Military Spending Promise Kept?

The military appropriations legislation passed just last week by the House of Representatives, which President Obama supports and is prepared to sign into law, increases the military budget to 58 percent of discretionary spending.

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Obama Breaks Promise On Transparent Government

In the morning, Barack Obama promised transparency and open government. In the afternoon, Barack Obama declared that he will keep secrets from the American people about what he does, and he doesn’t have to explain to anyone why he’s doing it.

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Senator Rockefeller Broke His Promise To Protect Soldiers

Over three months ago, Senator Rockefeller promised that he would start an inquiry into allegations by military linguists that they had been recording the phone sex conversations of American soldiers. Contrary to his promise, Rockefeller never started any inquiry into the matter at all.

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Obamanglish Definition For The Word Unequivocal

Unequivocal – 1) adjective, English: Admitting no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition) ; 2) adjective, Obamanglish: Completely the opposite of one’s true intentions (Pragmatic Dictionary of Political Science, First Edition)

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?