Posts Tagged ‘ Congress ’

The End of the Constitution?

March 19, 2010
By John
The End of the Constitution?

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Majority Leader of the Senate and the President of the United States are conspiring to violate the explicit dictates of the Constitution of the United States to force their statist vision of health reform on an unwilling public.  They are willing to violate the oaths of...
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Contacting Congress – We Are All Spam Now

March 18, 2010
By John
Contacting Congress – We Are All Spam Now

This is going to be my shortest post, ever.  And it is another interruption of my ‘Are We Broke?’ series.  But this appears to be the week we live or die on ObamaCare.  And that bill is the most important – and frightening – bit of social engineering ever contemplated by an American Congress. Like many...
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The Last Honest Man in the Senate?

March 3, 2010
By John
The Last Honest Man in the Senate?

Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY), the retiring conservative Senator, was vilified by the Senate Majority Leader and the press for committing a cardinal sin in Washington, DC this week.  He demanded we actually find a way to pay for a new spending bill, and that the Senate follow its own PAYGO law (passed with much...
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Time to Finally Finish Off The Banks? New Treasury Idea Gives Hope to Haitian-Style Takeover Of America

February 28, 2010
By John
Time to Finally Finish Off The Banks? New Treasury Idea Gives Hope to Haitian-Style Takeover Of America

Administration Proposes Ban on Foreclosures In what could prove to be most destructive proposal yet floated by our friends in Washington – and it’s tough to reach that level of fecklessness in a parade that includes floats submitted by ObamaCare; Cap & Trade; Stimulus I, II and III; Sotomayor; Bond holder rip-offs at GM...
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Health Care Forecast: Politicians Marching Ever Deeper into the Swamp

February 24, 2010
By John
Health Care Forecast:  Politicians Marching Ever Deeper into the Swamp

Tomorrow’s Grand Health Care Summit is burning up a lot of BTU’s on television, radio, and the blogosphere despite the likely emergence of a national state of ennui over the whole thing.  So we’ll keep this one short and quasi-educational by taking a stab at a couple of key questions about Health Care, and...
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Key to Curing the Political Class: Take the Fun Out of Governing

February 17, 2010
By John
Key to Curing the Political Class: Take the Fun Out of Governing

Pollster Scott Rasmussen Discovers Cure for Rampant Mental Illness in Washington Ok, so I’m kidding.  But we did learn something interesting this week about the politician’s mindset.  Rasmussen has confirmed what could be the critical fault line in American political culture today.  And, by implication, his findings may help explain why it seems like nobody...
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Time Passes Bayh: Moderates Shuffling to the Door

February 15, 2010
By John
Time Passes Bayh: Moderates Shuffling to the Door

Senator Bayh Calls It Quits According to a report in the Wall Street Journal today, Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) is not running for re-election this year.  In explanatory comments made just a few moments ago, he claims it is because of the ‘excessive partisan gridlock’ that plagues Congress.   If that excuse rings hollow to you,...
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Public to Congress: You’re Fired. Again.

January 30, 2010
By John
Public to Congress: You’re Fired.  Again.

In a stunning development, RoughTruths.com has learned that e-mails containing pre-termination notices went out to over one-third of Congressional Democrats Friday afternoon.  Formal notices will be issued on or about November 2, 2010.  The notices were sent in response to the President’s defiant State of the Union Address defending his deeply unpopular ‘hope and...
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