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Senator Whitehouse and his Idiotic Rant About Global Warming

    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) went to the floor of the Senate on Monday, May 20, 2013 and made an absolute fool of himself.  Shortly after the devastating and tragic tornado had struck Moore, OK, with its huge loss of … Continue reading

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HARRY REID’S PLAN TO ELIMINATE THE SENATE FILIBUSTER

Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), the current majority leader of the U.S. Senate, has been quietly preparing to alter the Senate rules regarding filibusters.  Filibusters are normally used by opponents of a measure to talk that measure to death on the … Continue reading

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IS A BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT A DANGEROUS GIMMICK?

It surprises me that so many Republicans and Tea Partiers (of which I am both) are so excited about passing a Balanced Budget Amendment to our U.S. Constitution. All conservatives favor balanced budgets, but the catch is in HOW to … Continue reading

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The Balanced Budget Amendment and the Debt Ceiling

There has been a lot of discussion lately about Congress attempting to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA).  In light of the incredible deficits run up by the Obama administration, and in particular, the speed at which these deficits have … Continue reading

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House Republicans Surrender to Democrats on Latest Continuing Resolution

Do House Republicans Really Want to Cut the Federal Budget? This past Friday (3/11/2011), House Republicans unveiled yet another Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the federal government running for three more weeks.  To their credit, the Republicans did include budget … Continue reading

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Boehner and Republicans Risk TEA Party Split

Democrat Budget Proposals are Totally Unreasonable On Fox News Sunday (3/06/2011), Sen. Richard Durbin stated firmly that the Democrat’s proposal of only $10.1 Billion in discretionary spending cuts were as far as they could go and were unwilling to go … Continue reading

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Republican Senators Give Obama a Huge Victory on the START Treaty

START Treaty Ratified With Help from Republicans As you may know, along with most conservatives, I opposed ratification of the START Treaty.  You can see my previous article on this subject.  On Tuesday, December 21, the US Senate voted 71 – … Continue reading

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Should Republicans Reject the Tax Cut Deal?

Re-Thinking the Grand Compromise At first blush, it appeared that the grand compromise between President Barack Obama and the Congressional Republican leadership was a huge win for Republicans.  It appeared that Obama was willing to sign off on extending all … Continue reading

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No Compromise on the Bush Tax Cuts!

Why the Democrats are Fighting So Hard to Tax the “Rich” The November mid-term elections are over.  The American people have spoken decisively that they want a return to a smaller government, lower taxes and a reduction of the deficit … Continue reading

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WHY IS OBAMA SO FOCUSED ON START THIS YEAR?

Do We Even Need a New START Treaty? The first START Treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union was signed on July 31,1991 and entered into force on December 5, 1994. The START Treaty essentially limited the numbers … Continue reading

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