The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.3 Trillion dollar Omnibus spending bill on Thursday by a vote count of 256 to 167. Members were only given 24 hours to read a bill that was approximately 2300 pages.
We’ve all heard the stories by now: On March 1st, if the government doesn’t act to prevent it, the dreaded “sequestration” will happen. On March 2nd, babies will be thrown in the snow. Old people will die of spontaneous combustion. The rest of us be will be fighting over the odd can of dog food […]
I had the opportunity yesterday to hear from Tom Pauken. He’s the chair of the Texas Workforce Commission and author of the book, Bringing America Home. He also served in the Reagan Administration. He spoke at the Eastside Conservative Club in Altoona, IA. He noted in his speech that the United States is restructuring downward […]
What do some freshman lawmakers have to say about the debate over spending cuts?
By Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) Our economy is suffocating under the massive weight of $13 trillion of debt. The interest on the national debt from fiscal year 2010 was $414 billion alone. As soon as Congress reconvenes, immediate focus must be given to easing our national debt. Under Speaker Nancy Pelosi, debt has grown $5 […]
DES MOINES – U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley’s re-election campaign will begin airing its latest issue-oriented advertisement today. Entitled “Bananas”, the 30-second commercial focuses on Grassley’s stance to stop runaway federal spending. “Iowans appreciate that every one of Chuck Grassley’s ads since Labor Day weekend has been about his work for us or issues of concern […]
Some miscellany for the weekend… World Magazine: A Palin skeptic takes a second look by D.C. Innes – I think he’s pigeonholing her too much in regards to the Couric interview, the money quote is at the end. Pundit & Pundette: The last virtuous man in Hollywood? If you get canned make sure it’s for […]
Miscellany for your Thursday evening: The Iowa Republican: Boswell Retirement Imminent? World Magazine: Effective education WorldNetDaily: Feminists tied in knots over Tebow ad Chris Rants: Budget Shenanigans IBD: House Passage of Health Bill Will Be Suicidal Christianity Today: Strong on Zeal, Thin in Knowledge Sarah Palin: Freedom, Influence, Security Shrink as Budget Balloons Tim Challies: […]