Is Healthcare Back On?
Head’s up: there is a rumor circulating in the House of Representatives that enough Blue Dogs have caved on health care for Nancy Pelosi to get the bill to the floor this week. The memo to Republicans assuring them there’d be no vote could have been a ruse to turn down constituent heat enough. Democrats are growing fearful that August recess will turn the Blue | Read More »
“In CBO’s judgment, the probability is high that no savings would be realized”
The Politico is breaking some more bad news for Barry O and his socialist storm troopers. According to a CBO analysis, the $1 trillion healthcare plan’s independent panel designed to keep Medicare spending in check would, at best, save only $2 billion of the $1 trillion plan. the Congressional Budget Office said the proposal to give an independent panel the power to keep Medicare spending | Read More »
Brad Sherman (D-CA) Takes On Obama Over Iran Funding
The Blue Dog Democrats have genuinely boxed themselves in lately on their consistency regarding Iran. On September 25, 2007, all the Blue Dog Democrats who were then in Congress voted in favor of H.R. 1400, the Iran Counter-Proliferation Act of 2007. The legislation would have prevented Iran from joining the World Trade Organization, imposed economic sanctions on the nation including banning the import of all | Read More »
Democrats to Railroad Through Another Super Secret Massive Spending Bill
As President Obama hosts a summit Monday on “fiscal responsibility,” Democratic leaders in Congress this week are preparing to ram through the House a massive spending bill that includes thousands of unscrutinized pork-barrel earmarks and the largest increase in discretionary spending since Jimmy Carter – a bill written in secret, which to date, no one in America other than the Democratic congressional leadership has read. | Read More »