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William Armstrong

William Armstrong is a lifelong Michigan Fan now living in Tennessee, where he is starved for information regarding his Michigan Wolverines and the Big Ten in general. That is the reason he writes about University of Michigan Sport. Contact him at his blog hailtothevictorsblog.blogspot.com

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Does Health Reform Bend The Cost Curve?

According to the projection, under reform the government will reduce its spending on Medicare significantly. Establishing a commission on the cost of Medicare will reduce it further, although not by much in the early years.

Saying NO About Almost Everything has Consequences

Are you telling me the federal grants for studying Global Climate Change are so intoxicating that they love living in a tent in Greenland so much, that they are making up data to continue?

The GOP’s New Maverick

John McCain, self proclaimed maverick and anti-establishment guy, has a primary challenger for his senate seat in Arizona, from a Tea Party candidate no less. J.D. Hayworth is currently neck and neck in the polls for McCain's seat.

Is Race Hurting the Tea Party’s Credibility?

Spokesman Robert Gibbs said Wednesday that Obama - the nation's first black president - doesn't think that criticism of his policies is 'based on the color of his skin.'
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The GOP Can’t Be Trusted to Start Over on Health Care.

After watching the entire event on the internet, bypassing the political comments by the likes of Fox News and CNN, I found it fascinating, and politics as usual, all wrapped into a square cage match.
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Rush Limbaugh Has Hit Rock Bottom

This guy is so tired, he actually stands for everything that is bad about our country. He panders to the worst our nation has to offer.
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Might We See a Big Ten Super Conference?

No other higher education consortium can match the CIC's record for sustained, voluntary, deep levels of collaboration across a group of premier research universities.

Our Political Dysfunction

From Washington to Wall Street, from the President down to Main Street, we continue to make the same mistakes of trying to solve our short term problems at the expense of our long term goals.

A Smug Angry Democrat

Essentially Maddow is comparing our Government to a lean New York Strip that can't possibly be improved upon, in terms of spending, seeming to say every Governmental dollar spent is essential to our recovery.

Abraham Lincoln was Gay?

I started to think about all the subjects that are being refuted these days, issues that were logically based like Global Warming, and Darwinism, are now under attack.

Will Bank Reform Divide the GOP and Tea Party?

Elizabeth Warren is the chair of the TARP Congressional Oversight Panel, and probably the most credible source when it comes to the inner workings of TARP and the Bailout. She is a breath of fresh air, in a room full of political hot air.
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Obama Needs Health Care as Much as We Do

If Obama doesn't have a mandate after a landslide win a year ago, The GOP doesn't have a mandate because of a Special Election in Massachusetts, and 41 seats in the Senate.

Ford Motor goes ‘All In’ with the Ford Focus

The Ford Focus will be the first real test of the 'One Ford' strategy, CEO Alan Mulally plans to implement. Over 80% of the vehicle, will be the same worldwide.

Not Again! Will America and Big Business Think Short Term?

Today's Wall Street bonus structure is based upon the 'what have you done for me lately' theory. A theory that doesn't even consider the long term viability of the company from which you work.
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Does Liz Cheney Have Daddy Issues?

But, you know, can I just point out that I think one of the things that makes the American people frustrated is when they see time and time again liberals excusing racism from other liberals.

A Logical BCS Playoff System

After Colt McCoy star Texas QB was injured early in the first quarter of the National Championship Game last night between Alabama and Texas.
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A GOP Civil War

A storm is brewing in the south, a storm pitting Republican v. Republican, a storm that will likely define the GOP for the 2012 election.

How do you pick up chicks in 3D glasses?

Remember the days at the local sports bar, when you went to watch the game with your friends, while being served alcohol laden drinks by the local talent?

Should Michigan Think Green?

After reading Thomas Friedman's book, Hot, Flat and Crowded. I have become convinced that the next world economic boom will be driven by Energy Technology.