Key votes on Abortion, DADT, START, and Gitmo This Week.
Today, the House will consider two bills with some amendments that are important to conservatives. Abortion After a period of morning speeches, the House will finish work on H.R. 1216- the fourth bill brought to the floor that defunds mandatory appropriations for an Obamacare program. This bill rescinds all unobligated funds for graduate medical training programs created under Obamacare. It also subjects the remaining appropriations | Read More »
Gays, Hispanics, and National Security, Oh My!
It’s not lions and tigers and bears we’re dealing with this morning, but gays, Hispanics, and national security. Over the weekend, the United States Senate voted to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Suddenly there are reports in the media about gays currently serving in the military. Who knew there were any?! But in siding with their gay constituents, Democrats threw their Hispanic constituents under the | Read More »
House Conservatives to Senate: Don’t START in the Lame Duck
In light of the ongoing debate in the Senate over whether to approve the Obama Administration’s New START treaty with Russia, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) and I recently sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) asking that they delay action until the 112th Congress can convene and review the treaty. While we recognize that it | Read More »
Senate GOP Sells Out National Security for Tax Cuts
Let’s be honest, there are many sexy issues in politics these day. The START Treaty is not one of them. No one other than Barack Obama and the Kremlin care about START. But we should. We should also care that the Senate GOP, thanks to the “skillful” negotiations of Jon Kyl (R-AZ), have decided to sell us down the river to Moscow in order to | Read More »
Rarely in our nation’s history have we been in such peril both at home and abroad. The mid term elections of November 3 which culminated in a thorough repudiation of the Obama regime were rightfully focused on its thoroughly negligent financial stewardship. Left unexamined was its equally incompetent foreign policy. The disastrous faux diplomacy practiced by the Obama regime has increased the inherent instability along | Read More »