September 30, 2012: Deferred Action Deportation Order Flaunts the Genius of Obama
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September 28, 2012: Tyranny Funds Food Security for Those Who Despise Us
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4. United States Government Accountability Office. Op. cit. p. 5.
5. U.S. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. Household Food Security in the United States in 2011. Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Mark Nord, Margaret Andrews, and Steven Carlson. September 2012. Summary. pp. 1-2.
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7. United States Government Accountability Office. Op. cit. p. 1.
September 27, 2012: Extremism Takes Courage the Republican Party is Lacking
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September 23, 2012: Worries Over Illegals Committing Voter Fraud Miss the Point
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6. United States Government Accountability Office. DRIVER’S LICENSE SECURITY. Federal Leadership Needed to Address Remaining Vulnerabilities. September 2012. p. 3.
7. Ibid., p. 22.
8. United States Department of Justice. The United States Attorney’s Office. District of New Jersey. Twenty-Two Charged For Multi-state Scheme To Obtain Real Driver’s Licenses With Fraudulent Documents. June 27, 2012. http://www.justice.gov/usao/nj/Press/files/Park,%20Young-Kyu%20et%20al%20Arrests%20News%20Release.html, retrieved September 22, 2012.
9. U.S. Government Accountability Office, op. cit., Highlights.
10. Congressional Hispanic Caucus. CHC on Gov. Brewer’s Executive Order. August 16, 2012. http://chc-gonzalez.house.gov/press-release/chc-gov-brewer%E2%80%99s-executive-order, retrieved September 23, 2012.
September 21, 2012: Appeasement Policy Shows Tolerance for the Violence of Muslims
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September 20, 2012: Deluded Social Policy Makes Fools of the Middle Class
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September 16, 2012: Why Give Muslim Countries Confidence in an American Decline?
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September 14, 2012: Why Teachers Crazed for Higher Pay Are Still Better Than You
1. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Real Earnings – July 2012. August 15, 2012. p. 1.
September 13, 2012: Add Xenophobia to Our List of American Values
1. The White House. Office of the Press Secretary. Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 1/31/12. January 31, 2012. http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/01/31/press-briefing-press-secretary-jay-carney-13112, retrieved September 11, 2012.
2. The White House. Office of the Press Secretary. Remarks by the President on Comprehensive Immigration Reform in El Paso, Texas. May 10, 2011. http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/05/10/remarks-president-comprehensive-immigration-reform-el-paso-texas, retrieved September 11, 2012.
3. U.S. Government Accountability Office. BORDER SECURITY. State Could Enhance Visa Fraud Prevention by Strategically Using Resources and Training. September 2012. p. 8.
4. Ibid., p. 14.
5. Ibid., p. 15.
September 9, 2012: Blighted Fiscal Policy Travels From Illinois to the Oval Office
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September 2, 2012: Jobless Older Workers are Worthless in the Obama Economy
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2. Archived Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation releases, August 2011 and July 2012.
3. United States Government Accountability Office. Unemployed Older Workers. Many Face Long-Term Jobless and Reduced Retirement Security. May 15, 2012. p. 5.
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7. Congressional Research Service. Long-Term Unemployment and Recessions. Gerald Mayer, Linda Levine. April 14, 2010. Summary.
8. Ibid., p. 9
9. United States Government Accountability Office. Op. cit., p. 7.
10. Ibid., p. 11.