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Stopping Maryland’s Pro-Gas Tax “START” Coalition

Posted: February 7, 2012 at 8:13 pm   /   Chairman's Message

In his State of the State address, Governor O’Malley this week asked the legislature to begin applying a 6% sales tax to gasoline sales. With typical O’Malley double-speak, he called for ending “the current sales tax exemption on a gallon of gasoline.” While he may try to make “ending an exemption” sound like tax reform, […]

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Green Jobs Turns Out to Mean Few Jobs

Posted: January 21, 2012 at 8:25 pm   /   Chairman's Message

One of Barack Obama’s 2008 signature promises was to create 5 million new “Green Jobs.” Not to be out done, Governor O’Malley announced his own “Smart, Green, and Growing” agenda in 2009, in which he promised 100,000 new green jobs in Maryland by 2015. Earlier this week Obama’s campaign released its first ad which emphasized […]

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Spend and Spend, and Tax and Tax, and Elect and Elect

Posted: January 7, 2012 at 8:31 pm   /   Chairman's Message

The day after Republicans gained 81 seats in the House of Representatives and 6 seats in the US Senate in 1938 in a bruising rebuke of the New Deal, the New York Times quoted Franklin Roosevelt’s longtime principal political adviser Harry Hopkins’ response: “We will spend and spend, and tax and tax, and elect and […]

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Central Committee Elects Officers & Four New Central Committee Members

Posted: January 6, 2012 at 8:35 pm   /   GOP News

At the November 29th meeting of the Montgomery County Republican Central Committee, four new members were elected to the Committee. Deborah Lambert and Michael Higgs were elated to represent legislative district (LD) 17; Sastry Dhara and Scott Graham stepped up for LD 15. At the same meeting, the current officers were reelected to an additional […]

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Does Occupy Wall Street Speak for Most Americans? Polling Data Says No.

Posted: December 18, 2011 at 8:41 pm   /   National Politics

There is an antiquated quality to the Occupy Movement. Perhaps the “Occupiers” were born a century too late for their Marxist brand of politics; trying to divide people into categories of the “working class” proletariat of 99% and “capitalist” bourgeois 1%. Yet President Obama embraced their class warfare rhetoric in a recent speech in Osawatomie, […]

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