Abortion May Kill ObamaCare
The abortion issue may take down ObamaCare, even if Congress pulls the Health Care Nuclear Option in a desperate attempt to pass the bill. Congressman Bart Stupak (D-MI) declared yesterday that “several Democrats who voted for it the House would oppose it next time around” without removing pro-abortion language in the Senate passed ObamaCare bill. This is a big problem for the proponents of ObamaCare, because under | Read More »
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West Virginia’s Coal Civil War?
It’s kind of quiet, but there may be one actually brewing. Compare this: Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., seems to have become a convert. Last week he signaled strongly that promises from the White House are not enough. During a Senate hearing on Obama’s proposal for the * budget, Rockefeller lashed out. According to one published report, Rockefeller made it clear “he isn’t sure he trusts | Read More »
How Do We *Know* Robert Byrd Is Still With Us?
Mark Levin kicked off the second hour of Monday night’s show with some food for thought: “By the way…do we in fact know that [Robert Byrd] is still with us? I don’t put it past the Democrats and Obama to take this guy to a taxidermist – like a deer – sit him in that chair, and vote for him.” Neither would I. After all, | Read More »
Could You Hurry Up And Die Already, Bob?
I should hasten to point out that I bear no personal animus toward the honorable Robert Byrd, the elder statesman from the great state of West Virginia. And I take no pleasure in the news that the distinguished nonagenarian suffered a fall that has landed him in the hospital. But the time has come for the Senate chamber to clear out its oldest bit of | Read More »
Klansman quits post ahead of inauguration of Black man
Senator and former Kleagle of the Ku Klux Klan in West Virginia Robert C. Byrd is giving up his chairmanship of the Senate Appropriations Committee on January 6, 2009, a short 14 days before Senator Barack Obama is to be inaugurated. To those who say that it is unfair of me to juxtapose these two surely unrelated events, allow me to quote from the press | Read More »
Cancelling markups to avoid votes on energy
Today, Senator Robert “Sheets” Byrd (D-KKK/WV) cancelled a markup in the Senate Appropriations Committee. Why? He even told us. To avoid a vote on energy: “Given the uncertainty in how the oil and gas drilling issue is currently playing out on the Senate floor, I have decided to postpone the July 24th appropriations markups at this time,” Byrd said in a statement. Earlier, Boehner noted | Read More »