Tim Scott (R-Candidate SC-01) Issues Statement on NAACP Condemnation of Tea Parties
Tim Scott is a Republican candidate for Congress in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District. If you are unfamiliar with him, you can read more about him here, here, or here. Tim released an official statement regarding the NAACP voting today to condemn the Tea Party movement as racist. “I understand that the NAACP, at its annual conference in Kansas City, will vote today on a | Read More »
Alan Grayson Wants Republicans Thrown in Prison
Alan Grayson once again shows his hatred for Republicans as he called for them to be jailed, starting with Michael Steele, on a radio show today. Why should we all be thrown in jail? For saying “drill baby, drill”! This little weasel needs to find himself unemployed come November. P.S. Drill Baby, Drill!!!
Rand Paul to Face 3rd Party Challenge From… Libertarians???
According to Kentucky Libertarian Party Vice-Chairman Joshua Koch, Rand Paul is not quite Libertarian enough, and he is considering running a Libertarian Party candidate in November. The deadline for filing is August 10. In an interview, Koch claimed that Paul was not a Libertarian: “He had gone from being an outsider candidate to a tea party candidate to an establishment candidate in the past nine | Read More »
Faisal Shahzad Removed From Terrorist Watch List Prior to NYC Attempted Bombing
(H/T Gateway Pundit) According to CBS News, Faisal Shahzad was on a terrorist watch list from 1999 until recently. He was under surveillance because he entered the country with approximately $80,000 cash or cash instruments. Shortly after taking office, the Obama administration began shutting down some terrorist investigations began under Presidents Clinton and Bush. Sources tell CBS News that would-be Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad | Read More »
The Most Ethical/Transparent Congress Ever…. EVER!!
(H/T Ace of Spades HQ) While Congress is trying to impose tighter regulations on Wall Street, they have been ignoring a bill that has been languishing in the House of Representatives for four years now. This bill would force elected officials to disclose their financial transactions within 90 days of sale/close, and prohibit them from trading on non-public information. Yes, you read that right. Congress | Read More »
Meet Mensa Candidate Hank Johnson (D-GA)
(H/T Ace of Spades) I just saw this on Ace of Spades. I am not convinced that there isn’t a competition to see who can say the stupidest thing on the floor of the House of Representatives. If there is in fact a contest, Hank Johnson should be in the lead now.
The Executive Order Has Been Signed, With No Media Present
The most transparent administration ever!!!11one!1!one!11! The Obama administration made good on it’s promise of an Executive Order prohibiting federal funds for abortion today, with no media present. The Obama White House did not allow the press to cover the president’s signing of the executive order created to win Rep. Bart Stupak’s vote for Obamacare. At the daily briefing, reporters wanted to know why no press | Read More »
Rep. Darrell Issa(R-CA) May Call For A Special Prosecutor To Investigate White House
Republican Congressman Darrell Issa(CA-49) wants the White House to answer claims Joe Sestak has made. Rep. Joe Sestak(D-PA) claimed in a February radio interview that the White House offered him a federal job if he dropped out of the Pennsylvania Senate race. “I’m not going to say who or how and what was offered,” Sestak said in an interview. “I don’t feel it’s appropriate to | Read More »
Could He Really Have Been That Stupak?
Today, President Obama signed the Healthcare Bill into law. Anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock for the past year is well aware of the backroom deals, bribery, arm twisting, and deception that went into finding enough votes to pass the bill. Final passage of the bill came on the heels of a promise of an Executive Order by President Obama to restrict abortion | Read More »
Did I Miss a Civil War?
I have heard much ado today about NY-23 being won by a democrat for the first time since the “Civil War”. Here is Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi parroting this talking point. CNN got into the game on it’s website saying: National Democrats, smarting over gubernatorial losses in New Jersey and Virginia, seized on the win, with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine dubbing | Read More »
Obama: Urgency On Healthcare Legislation
(H/T Drudge) On the eve of a primetime address to the Joint Session of Congress, President Obama met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi(D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Ried(D-NV). Acording to ABC’s Jake Tapper “sources tell ABC News that in his private meeting with Democratic congressional leaders this afternoon the key word was urgency.” According to Tapper: Both leaders told the president that despite the | Read More »
The Ultimate Town Hall Smackdown: Norm Dicks (D WA-6) feels the wrath of a constituent….
HT (Ace and HotAir) We have all seen plenty of video coverage of the health care Town Hall meetings occurring around the country. We have seen many good questions asked of members of congress, but this particular lady might take the prize for best confrontation of a congressman. I wish the video ran a little longer to see Rep. Dicks continue to squirm his way | Read More »
Obama: I’ll write the bill myself…
With his overall approval tanking, the White House is quietly working on drafting new healthcare legislation. According to CNN: Multiple sources close to the process told CNN Friday that while the plan is uncertain, they are preparing for the possibility they could deliver their own legislation to Capitol Hill sometime after the President Barack Obama’s speech to a joint session of Congress Wednesday, with one | Read More »
Finally…. Change We CAN Believe In
As President Barack Obama navigated the campaign trail last year, he relied heavily on being the candidate of change. Constantly touting “change you can believe in.” Being given the luxury of a complacent media and a majority of the electorate that bought into his notion of “change”, we are now in the eighth month of Obama’s presidency. Many events have occurred during the past 7+ | Read More »
Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY 28) won’t give her constituents a forum
(HT HotAir) On Ron Reagan’s Air America Radio show, Rep. Slaughter said that she didn’t want to give her constituents a forum to express their opinions. It appears to her that she believes that it doesn’t matter what the people she was elected to represent think. This YouTube clip has the audio from the radio show. I’m not doing town meetings;I’m not going to give | Read More »
Stimulus expanding the government, not the “middle class”.
Our Stimulus dollars are hard at work… That is if you work for the government President Obama’s call last year for “shared sacrifice” doesn’t extend to federal employees, at least based on the details of his administration’s 2010 budget released this week. At a time when the official unemployment rate is nearing double digits, and 6.35 million people are receiving unemployment benefits, the U.S. government | Read More »