Steve Sherman: Our current “Snake Oil Salesman” don’t wear white suits and stand on the street corner, but they are just as brazen in their dishonesty.
Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to Tom Hoefling, Republican candidate in Iowa’s Governor’s race and share thoughts on Fred Phelps passing.
Thursday Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest advocate for health care freedom, released a new ad in response to the latest CBO report showing Obamacare will cost the nation the equivalent of 2.3 million jobs and nearly 28,000 in Iowa alone, according to a related report by Americans for Tax Reform. AFP-IA state director Mark […]
GOP Congressional Candidate Ben Lange challenges Congressman Bruce Braley to show his Medicare savings plan in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District Race.
The Des Moines Register in Sunday’s editorial claimed that the stimulus worked. If so it did only for public employee unions, not the American taxpayer.
The Congressional Budget Office announced yesterday the deal made by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and President Barack Obama is mere pittance of a pittance…. instead of the $38 Billion in spending cuts that was announced late Friday night, we’re going to see our deficit cut by (drumroll please) $352 million. The editors at The […]
Washington D.C.- Congressman Steve King (R-IA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Immigration, issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an analysis showing that the illegal alien amnesty bill known as the “DREAM Act” will increase federal spending and deficits by billions of dollars if it becomes law. A report prepared […]
Washington D.C.- Congressman Steve King (R-IA) today issued the following statement after writing the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to request the release of its current scoring of the DREAM Act. Press reports indicate that Senate Democrats may be blocking a release of the score to cover-up the true costs of the legislation to the public. […]
Miscellany for the week: Andrew Breitbart: Hypocrisy, Thy Name is Andrew Sullivan Al Mohler: When Feminism Kills – Abortion As ‘The Lesser Evil’ The Oregonian: Portland police will investigate accusations that Al Gore groped women Gallup: Independent Voters Favor GOP in 2010 Election Tracking National Review: Kagan’s Abortion Distortion by Shannen Coffin Iowa Politics Insider: […]
I’d say this is miscellany, but it will be health care reform heavy as a possible vote looms on Sunday in the House. The Hill: Whip Count: House Democrats’ positions on health care (beyond your own Member of Congress I would focus phone calls on the 47 undecideds) – you can find numbers here. The […]
A rebuttal to the Democratic talking points going around after the White House bipartisan healthcare summit. From GOP.com: 1. No one’s talking about reconciliation? Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) Claims “No One Has Talked About Reconciliation.” “No one has said — I read what the President has online — no one has talked about reconciliation but […]
Another example of why President Obama lacks credibility, in particular when he said he was going to reduce spending. Do a compare and contrast of the budget the White House just released with a report released by the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO reports that we are already facing a daunting situation with things as […]
Stuff I’ve been reading over the weekend (and during the Iowa-Michigan game – go Hawkeyes!). Anyway, enjoy the miscellany! The Gospel Coalition: Walking a Mile in Their Shoes by Peter Beck The Washington Post: Tort Reform Could Save $54 Billion, CBO Says The A-Team Blog: Three Worldview Tests by Roger Overton Asia Times: Pakistan warns […]
According to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, the Washington Times reports. President Obama’s economic recovery package will actually hurt the economy more in the long run than if he were to do nothing, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday. CBO, the official scorekeepers for legislation, said the House and Senate bills will help in […]