Pure-as-snow Democrats threaten Vitter with past over bill
David Vitter has been irritating Democrats for a while by promoting a plan (an amendment to an energy bill) that would put members of the Legislative branch and their staff under the effects of Obamacare. Since GOP and Democratic leadership got the OK to exempt themselves from La Casa Blanca, they think the issue should be dropped. Vitter disagrees. And, because the Democrats are all | Read More »
Democrats refuse to limit future gas prices to $5/gallon.
The Republicans over at the House Energy and Commerce Committee have been watching a lot of their amendments to the latest monstrosity of an energy bill get shot down on party-line votes. That’s what happens when you let one party dominate Congress – particularly when it’s a party that doesn’t like cheap energy – but this one still requires special notice: The Administrator, in consultation | Read More »
Dear House GOP: Pay Attention [UPDATED]
[image via Akeco Blog ] [A brief half hour after the original post, the House passed the “Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act” and I apologize for not catching that the vote was to actually take place today after all. I share with you, for your reading pleasure, the GOP members that chose to stab us in the back over the Energy crisis. | Read More »
Breaking: House Democrats Vote To Go On Strike
Of course [pause...sigh] the irony here lies in the fact that they did scant little work BEFORE they voted to adjourn. Having said that, choosing to walk out of the House of Representatives NOW, with America’s critical needs remaining unattended-to, can be considered nothing less than a disrespectful second-digit salute to we, the Taxpayers. Worse, they’ll come back to work when THEY feel like it | Read More »