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Nick Ragone is an author, attorney and public relations executive in New York City. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Rutgers University, and is a graduate of the Eagleton Institute of Political Science at Rutgers University (undergraduate) and the Georgetown University Law Center.

He is the author of three books: Essential American Government, Everything American Government, and President's Most Wanted. Nick is a regular contributor to the Fox News Channel and Fox Business, the PIX11 Morning Show, and has a weekly appearance on the popular Raph Bailey Radio Show.  He co-anchored PIX11's five-hour live inauguration coverage with Jim Watkins and Kaity Tong.

Nick is a contributor to Donklephant.com, one of the most influential political blogs on the web, and  has written for US News & World Report, The Star-Ledger, Real Simple Magazine and RealSimple.com.  Nick has been quoted in over two dozen stories on politics, the presidency, and public relations.  In December of 2007, Nick was named one of PR Week's 40 under 40 to watch, and in May of 2008 was featured in "Profiles of Success", a book about public relations. Nick lives in Jersey City, NJ, with his wife and two children, and spends what little free time he has obsessing on the Mets.

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Saturday
Feb072009

Republicans, meet your savior: Nancy Pelosi

I know the Republicans in Congress are leaderless, demoralized, and struggling to cope with having no juice in the legislative process, but they may just find redemption in the person of Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  

To put it simply, she's just what the (spin) doctor ordered.

She's provided exactly what the Republicans in Congress have been searching for:  a rallying cry.  Just yesterday, she dismissed bi-partisanship as "process", and indicated that there would be hell to pay if the Senate cut any of the $900 billion from the House bill.

Evidently, Queen Nancy missed the memo from the American public that they want Congress to pause, take a breadth, look a little more closely at all the spending in this bill, and eliminate anything that isn't truly stimulative to the economy.   The Speaker has her own play-book, and it looks something like this:  use the recession to cram every port barrel project any Democrat has ever coveted since the dawn of time ... and do it quickly!

I've said it before, and I'll say it again:  If this economy is still sputtering by next summer, the Democrats will have to answer for it.  And the Republicans are going to use the bloated stimulus package as exhibit A for winning back the Congress.

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Tax and spend liberals, borrow and spend conservatives, and an uninformed American public too concerned about American Idle (sic) and Paris Hilton to know what's going on.

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