What We’re Reading October 17, 2013

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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Thursday October 17, 2013.

Well, that all folks. President Barack Obama has finally defeated the Republican Party on an issue. Too bad for him it comes at the cost of a lame-duck Presidency. 62% of the GOP members in the House (a total of 144 Republicans) and 18 GOP Senators voted against the deal… not a single Democrat dissented.

Here is the roll call of House representatives who voted for or against the budget deal.

Here is the roll call of Senators who voted for or against the budget deal.

House Conservatives won’t look to remove John Boehner from his position as House Majority Leader.

In reality the Democrat Party is far more “extreme” than the Republican Party.

Sadly, Cory Booker has won the special election to be the next Senator from the state of New Jersey.

Hillary Clinton recently threw Vice President Joe Biden under the bus. According to her she was for the raid that killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, while the VP was against the raid. If this is accurate that will not play well in Biden’s hopes to defeat Clinton and be the next Democrat to be the Party’s candidate for President.

A recent study done by scholars from Harvard University finds that a conservative baby boom coupled with a dearth of children being born to liberals will eventually tilt the political balance in the US towards conservatives.

Here’s a fun fact – Fox News actually beat Fox in the ratings race on Tuesday.

MSNBC falls for the fake twitter account of a fake representative from Arkansas. Way to check your info MSNBC.


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Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Romulus Marketing and Bravera Holdings. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com, Godfather.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their five wonderful children.

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