War on Science Update: Greenies attack White House over farmers’ rights.
Here’s the background: the continuing resolution that’s keeping the government (and that passed last week) included a rider that, as the Competitive Enterprise Institute put it, “codifies existing USDA practices and elements of a 2010 Supreme Court ruling that lower courts should not automatically prohibit the planting of biotech crop varieties, or the harvest and sale of biotech crops already planted, when their commercial approval | Read More »
Senate Dems approve another $500 billion debt limit increase
Senate Democrats gamed Republicans and saved their unpopular President from issuing a veto to get his request for another $500 billion in the national debt. Last night, after Obama’s “pass this bill” speech, 52 Senate Democrats voted not to consider the Resolution disapproving President Obama’s request to increase the national debt. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America | Read More »
Governor Perry: Veto HB 2403, the Texas Amazon Tax!
I like Texas. The state has many great things going for it, including a friendly tax and business climate. However Texas has to keep working to stay on top, so when South Carolina is backing down from its refusal to work with Amazon, and Tennessee has dropped its Amazon tax bill, it’s disappointing and frustrating to see Texas moving forward with punitive taxation against an | Read More »
Governors still matter.
I know, I’m not going to harp on this all the time. But after my previous post I read up a bit more on what the doings of the Republican Governors Association. They really are on the ball. They already had a graphic for the point I was making the other day: The make up of the US House of Representatives, as well as a | Read More »