URGENT: Last few hours to stop the Boehner Tax Hike
Later today, the House of Representatives will vote on a major tax increase. This disastrous idea is being pushed by Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor and will do nothing other than put Republicans on record supporting tax increases that should be the sole responsibility of President Obama. Fortunately, groups like Club for Growth and Heritage Action for America are opposing the bill.The | Read More »
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Upton Gets House Energy Chair
Fox News and Politico Reportthis evening that Fred Upton has won selection as the new Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Congressman Upton was energetically opposed for this post by RedState, Freedom Works, Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck among many others in the conservative community. Fred Upton has the strong support of Speaker-to-be Boehner for this post. This is the first significant break by | Read More »
Joe Barton’s Folly – Congress Has Nothing More Important to Do Than to Run College Football?
I honestly don’t know what the hell happens to these people when they get to Washington. That city really is a deadly disease. Congressman Joe Barton (quasi-R – TX) apparently has so much time on his hands that he is teaming up with like-minded big-government nationalists to try to tell the American people and colleges around the nation how it must determine it’s college football | Read More »
Rally to Change (yay, change!) the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act
For months now, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) and I have been begging and cajoling Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) to hold a hearing to investigate the unintended consequences of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). Chairman Waxman brushed off our first letter, even as thousands of small and medium sized businesses across the country were being forced to shut down. Our second letter finally elicited a half-hearted response | Read More »
Rep Waxman still refusing to face small business owners.
Last week, Congressmen Joe Barton (R) and George Radanovich (R) sent a letter to Congressman Henry Waxman (D) requesting hearings into the rather badly misnamed Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. As you know, the CPSI was pushed through a Democrat-controlled Congress by Speaker Pelosi (D) without the usual Congressional oversight: as a result, it was not until after the law had been passed that it | Read More »