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    How To Repeal ObamaCare

    From the diaries by Erick by Michael E. Hammond, former General Counsel Senate Steering Committee 1978-89. To listen to the liberal media, you would think conservatives had won the first and only battle on ObamaCare repeal –- but already lost the war. The Washington Post, echoing the almost universal media theme (including Fox), called the vote “largely symbolic.” Over and over again, we have been | Read More »

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    What Is Wrong With Democrat Senate Rules Changes

    Promoted from the diaries by Bill S. by Michael E. Hammond, former General Counsel Senate Steering Committee 1978-89. One would think it would be pretty easy to understand why conservatives wouldn’t want to give Harry Reid more power. Reid has corruptly used the Senate rules to cram liberal legislation like ObamaCare down the American people’s throats. And, now that his Democrats have been repudiated in | Read More »

    What Time Is It? It’s Time To Cheat

    by Michael E. Hammond, former General Counsel Senate Steering Committee 1978-89. Senate Democrats in the 111th Congress got a lot of mileage from procedural cheating (fiscal and legislative) –- and from extorting concessions from Republicans by threatening to cheat. For instance, the accounting tricks used to pass ObamaCare would have, if employed by a private business, put the company’s CEO in prison for the rest | Read More »

    From The Mouths Of Babes

    by Michael E. Hammond, former General Counsel Senate Steering Committee 1978-89 In Lyndon Johnson’s time, first-term senators were expected to be “seen and not heard.” They were expected to shut their mouths and learn how and why the Senate operated as an institution. And the prospect that senators who have no idea what they’re doing would take it upon themselves to restructure the nature of | Read More »


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