Meet Bill Marcy R-Cand. MS-02
Mississippi’s congressional delegation includes two Republican Senators, one Republican in the House, and three Democrats in the House. This is a conservative state and yet Real Clear Politics only sees one of the three House seats held by Travis Childers as a potential pickup seat for the Rs. Even the chair of the Mississippi GOP did not think they could beat Bennie Thompson. I hope | Read More »
Tougaloo College Gets Millions in Homeland Security Earmark
Which of these is more common: Democrats abusing their positions of power to waste money, or Democrats showing they no longer take seriously the threat of terrorist attack? This scandal has them both. House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) is pushing earmarks worth millions of dollars for homeland security projects at the small Mississippi college that he attended, though the school could not explain | Read More »
Not Even On The Agenda
Uh-oh: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano avoids mention of terrorism or 9/11 in remarks prepared for her first congressional testimony since taking office, signaling a sharp change in tone from her predecessors. Napolitano is the first homeland security secretary to drop the term “terror” and “vulnerability” from remarks prepared for delivery to the House Homeland Security Committee, according to a copy obtained by The Associated | Read More »
CBC Six feted in Caribbean Hideaway.
The first are bone-crushingly naive, of course: but the second have had a really rotten return on their investment, these last few years. But let’s check in with the New York Post, first: High-ranking members of Congress were flown to a lush Caribbean resort this month for a three-day conference planned and paid for by several of the country’s most powerful corporations – a violation | Read More »
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