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Buried in a recent Politico story is a line that reveals the utter corruption of “money in politics.” But not that of money spent electioneering, but that spent by government from the assumed bottomless pockets of the American taxpayer. It is a corruption that has destroyed the Constitution, laid waste the rule of law, perverted [...]
Foreign Policy magazine has made the stark pronouncement about Texas Senator Ted Cruz. According to FP’s Erica Grieder, Cruz is “the most hated man in the U.S. Senate.” In a March 29 piece, Grieder made this extreme pronouncement based on the new Senator’s outspoken positions on many issues as well as on how irksome he [...]
A Congressional watchdog group called LegiStorm has announced a sweeping new project aimed at government transparency. But part of that project has staffers on Capitol Hill crying foul because it lists all their private Twitter accounts. On April 3, LegiStorm announced its new StormFeed tool saying it is a, “real-time, full-text searchable access to every [...]
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D, CA) lied outright in a recent hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee as she advocated for her anti-Constitutional gun-ban bill when she said that it is “legal to hunt humans” with large capacity ammunition magazines. This is why Feinstein and all like her are clowns… These anti-American, anti-Constitutionalists are little else [...]
Rand Paul excited conservatives, libertarians, and even some liberals with his filibuster performance on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday. It was some 13 hours of a discussion on Obama’s desire to use drones to kill Americans here at home. Unfortunately, there were seven Republicans Senators that decided it was a better idea to [...]
In December, ABC’s World News saw no news at all in the historic appointment of African American Tim Scott to the Senate in South Carolina. No mention was made of it during the broadcast. Only a month later, though, the same program suddenly hailed African American William “Mo” Cowan’s appointment to the Senate as history [...]
On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D, NV) took a pass on directly supporting the most talked about Democrat-sponsored anti-gun legislation in Washington. The bill, sponsored by California’s Dianne Feinstein (D, CA), would renew and enlarge a federal ban on assault weapons. Feinstein’s legislation was introduced to great media fanfare last week, but this [...]
On Sunday Senator Chuck Schumer tried to pass off the 1994 assault weapons ban bill that was canceled eight years ago as the reason that today’s violent crime rates have been down. In a discussion about gun control with Senator Chuck Schumer (D, NY) and Lindsey Graham (R, SC), David Gregory of NBC’s Meet The [...]
A new law that was originally meant to strengthen the privacy of your email was recently re-written to allow government more access to your private emails and other digital files. When H.R. 2471 went to the Senate, Democrat Senator Pat Leahy quickly rewrote the whole thing to allow federal policing agencies to have the power [...]
Hey, Ohio, Senator Sherrod Brown is just not working. He’s one of the most extreme, left-wing Senators in Washington and his constant rubber stamping of Obama’s worst, big government boondoggles is hurting the Buckeye State’s economy, not to mention the country. I have to say, that ad is pretty funny. Senator Brown has been awarded [...]
Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill has now jumped to a 10-point lead over her Republican challenger, Congressman Todd Akin, in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race. a 13 point turn around since Akin’s boneheaded “legitimate rape” comments. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Missouri finds Sen. Claire McCaskill earning 48% support to Rep. Todd [...]
Missouri Republican Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin seems to have permanently derailed his campaign with this inane performance during an interview broadcast Sunday on KTVI-TV in St. Louis.
Ladies and gentlemen, meet your next Senator from Texas and budding conservative superstar – Ted Cruz. Cruz beat Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination where he will now crush his Democrat opponent in the general election. I voted for him twice. Once back in the Presidential primary and once again today. [...]
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) is still in some sort of rehab, but his mother let slip one of the things that is really troubling him. CHICAGO (CBS) — The mother of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. broke her silence about her son’s illness, acknowledging the congressman has had trouble dealing the “enormous disappointment” over [...]
Michael Patrick Leahy detailed yet another twist to Elizabeth “Faux-Cahontis” Warren’s tale of fake American Indian claims. Apparently in 1984 Warren supplied several “old family recipes” to the “Pow Wow Chow cookbook,” edited by her cousin. Turns out these “family recipes” where just lifted from various cookbooks and newspaper articles of the era. She appears [...]
More in my Challenger Series of videos taken at this year’s CPAC. Today we have Dan Bongino who is running for the U.S. Senate for Maryland. Bongino is a former Secret Service agent with two graduate degrees and a firm grounding in conservative ideals. When we spoke he seemed an eloquent spokesman for conservative principle. [...]
Senator Jim DeMint (R, SC) is well known as the most conservative man in the upper chamber. He gave a rousing speech here at CPAC and afterward told a small gathering of us that many of the points he made will appear in his forthcoming book, Now or Never, Saving America From Economic Collapse. That [...]
It’s been that long since the Senate passed a Federal Budget. If President Obama wants to run against a “do-nothing Congress” I hope the Republican nominee obliges him, and points out this fact at every opportunity – then excoriates Obama for being the embodiment of poor leadership, for allowing the Democratic leadership in the Senate [...]
CNS: The Senate on Thursday evening voted 93-7 to approve a defense authorization bill that includes a provision which not only repeals the military law on sodomy, it also repeals the military ban on sex with animals–or bestiality. … Family Research Council President Tony Perkins said the effort to remove sodomy from military law stems [...]
Oh, Andrew Breitbart, you scamp, you’ve done it again. This time, Breitbart sicced one of his “Big” editors on the scam of members of Congress using confidential information to engage in some pretty sweet and profitable inside trading in the financial markets. And that investigation was tremendously revealing. Now, the first thing that [...]
Which, hopefully, will follow her around like Tina Fey’s comments have followed Sarah Palin around. You Go, Betty.
The Occupy Wall Street crowd, I mean. I’ll bash them every chance I get, but when they have a valid case to make, I’ll support them. Here’s such a case. File it under the “what did you expect would happen” tag. The Sunlight Foundation tracks money in Washington. They noticed that the members of the [...]
Actions have consequences, and the consequences are wholly owned by those taking the precipitating action.
Positively Orwellian. All pigs are equal under the law, but the law does not apply to congress pigs?
So rather than allow any vote whatsoever on a resolution which could prove highly embarrassing to the President and his party, Harry Reid adjourned the Senate until Monday.