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Quote of the Day || October 16, 2012

“Actually, at this point, I’ve decided to participate in the debate as a third candidate.” – CNN Correspondent Candy Crowley, who is moderating Tuesday night’s debate. A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Schedule || Tuesday, October 16, 2012

11:50 am || Departs Williamsburg, Virginia 12:55 pm || Arrives New York City 9:00  pm || Participates in the second presidential debate 11:05 pm || Departs New York City 12:15 am || Arrives White House All times Eastern

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October Surprise?

Or necessary retribution? From the Associated Press: The White House has put special operations strike forces on standby and moved drones into the skies above Africa, ready to strike militant targets from Libya to Mali — if investigators can find the al-Qaida-linked group responsible for the death of the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in Libya. But officials say the administration, with weeks until

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Report: Biden Lied Repeatedly During Debate

Wanted to make sure you saw this report in National Review on Vice President Joe Biden’s serial mendacity. A lot of people compared Biden’s demeanor during the debate to The Joker in Batman. Apparently, though, he had constructed all by himself a new Batman nemesis: The Liar. Biden lied repeatedly during the debate, according to National Review, which judges his misstatements to be dishonesty because

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Obama Preps for Debate in Splendor

President Obama’s distaste for debate preparation may be mitigated by the location his current tutorial, the fabulous Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg Virginia, featuring stunning scenery, deluxe accommodations, and three championship golf courses. A portion of the tab for this luxury is of course being picked up by taxpayers, who largely footed the bill to fly Obama down there aboard Air Force One and house his

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Economists: Unemployment Still 7.8 Percent in a Year

A new survey of economists suggests unemployment is likely to remain right where it is over the next year, stalling at the current level of 7.8 percent through the fourth quarter of 2013. The widely watched National Association for Business Economics Outlook, a survey of 44 professional forecasters, says job growth next year is expected to average 155,000 per month, a modest figure that barely

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