token measures are a tired cliche that don’t work, act to placate voters and buy them back into sleepy time mode. Token gestures are what we have gotten since FDR and what we will continue to get until such time as we absolutely grab someone up and
Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) and Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) unveiled a bill on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 that would cap all federal spending over a 10-year period. This bill, called Commitment to American Prosperity (CAP) Act, would as Senator C
Now if only SOMEONE in Congress or the Supreme Court will act on this. This is what Obama has spent almost $2M (so far) to hide. Pix at url.
Lisa Murkowski promised to get out of the race if she lost the primary. Lisa ran as an independent promising to support the GOP, promising to stay conservative like the Alaskan voters wanted. Lisa won based on ideals that the voters bought - lock, st
Democrat Senator from Colorado, Mark Udall has decided to introduce a proposal that all the children in Congress sit together during the President's upcoming State of the Union Address. His theory is that all the rah-rah up and down cheering that g
Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN) wants to enclose the House Gallery in "a transparent and substantial material" such as Plexiglas, an aide told CBS News.
Adjournment of Congress sine die a Latin term meaning “without [fixed] day”; No day is set for reconvening Seven southern nation States of America walked out of the Second Session of the Thirty-sixth Congress on March 27, 1861. In so doing, th
I tried watching the swearing in of the new House for the 112th Congress. I couldn’t stand it. Standing on the steps outside the House, was one of the greatest collections of career liars,thieves and thugs ever publicly assembled, sprinkled with a
Everything congress has done since this point is Illegal. [ED] Deeming that the present condition of public affairs presents an extraordinary occasion, I do hereby, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution, convene both Houses of Cong
If you had a good intention that someone else just disagreed with, but rather than coming up with reasoned debate, the person stood outside your store front and harangued everyone walking by with obnoxious lies about how you were doing business, the
The Congressional mafia voted, if you can call it that, for America to slip and slide its way right into Codex food fascism by ramming the new Food Safety legislation down our throats without even a glimpse of ethics, morality, or fair play in sight.
"The Senate on Sunday night simply took the revised food safety language that was approved by the House in the CR, substituted it to the language of HR 2751, an original “Cash for Clunkers” bill from last year, and approved it by unanimous consent."
Isn't it time to grow up and be the boxer you claim to have been when you were younger? Isn't it time to really just reach down and find some sort of coherent ability to just discuss things truthfully? Isn't it time to realize that people are waki
Americans' assessment of Congress has hit a new low, with 13% saying they approve of the way Congress is handling its job. The 83% disapproval rating is also the worst Gallup has measured in more than 30 years of tracking congressional job performanc
Just when you thought it was safe to relax a bit about S.510, here it is, alive and rolling through Congress like a fast-pitched baseball. It seems that nothing short of an act of God will stop this bill.
The entire Congress is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors
Globalists with food freedom lipstick, you are throwing your food fascism party a bit too soon. It seems there is a little problem with the constitutionality of the Senate's passing of S.510.
While the millionaires mount up in Congress and get paid off by lobbyists, we have to survive on 20% of our country's wealth and backbone.
Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them. Have you ever wondered, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, WHY do we have deficits? Have you ever wondered, if all t
What we have here is a willful act of TREASON on the part of the Senate and all the supporters of this legislation.
Why is “free trade at any expense” reserved only for multi-national corporations? Why is every other sector of the economy supposed to be allowed to engage in a free-for-all at the entire countries expense, but when it comes to family and independen
I will be sending copies of this letter to the newly elected Congressmen on January 3, 2011. If you wish to add your name to the letter you may do so online at http://www.petitiononline.com/ol112c. You are also encouraged to print and send this lette
Voters go against their own best interests
A Politician Can Spin Anything! The following is a story about the great-great uncle of Senator Harry Reid. A rose by any other name still smells as sweet. Judy Wallman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California, was doing som
_____________________________________________ The issue of water, your rights to it as a human necessity for life, are on the verge of being crippled critically and of course our own government and congress are leading the charge; The CLEAR Act (H
Despite the world slowly falling apart around us, trust in government is still higher today than it was in 1994, right before Republicans took over Congress, with Waco and Ruby Ridge then still recent memories.
Now then; If we the people understand that these agreements are harmful and not in the best interest of moving the nation forward…if we the people know that these agreements are in direct violation of our laws and constitution…… WHY IS CONGRESS EV
Jon Leibowitz (now Chairman of the FTC) and Ruth Marcus (Editor Washington Post) married in 1994. They were the perfect Washington power couple: He was chief counsel to Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wisc.) and she was a White House correspondent for the Washingt
"The Capitol Police are fairly jaded about protests, but they get a bit more careful when it comes to pretending to hang a member of Congress," Ambreen Ali noted at Congress.org on Friday.
Under the threat of a veto by President Obama, the committee stripped from the 2010 Intelligence Authorization Act a provision that would have clarified the authority of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review U.S. intelligence agencies.