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Category: Legislation

Debunking 5 Paul Ryan Myths

Debunking 5 Paul Ryan Myths

When Mitt Romney chose Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate nine days ago, he forced Democrats to engage in serious intellectual debate in the coming weeks and months, rather than demagoguing which has been the main practice of the Obama/Biden campaign as of yet. Well, that’s what one would have thought, because, well, […]

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Signs Executive Order Denying Public Funded Benefits to Young Illegal Immigrants

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Signs Executive Order Denying Public Funded Benefits to Young Illegal Immigrants

On Wednesday, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer ordered her state government agencies to deny drivers licenses and other public benefits to young illegal immigrants who obtain work permits under the new Obama Administration policy. In the executive order, she was reaffirming the current Arizona law that denies taxpayer-funded public benefits and state identification to illegal immigrants. […]

The Least Productive Congress…Why?

The Least Productive Congress…Why?

The institutionalized “progressive” left is at it again.  Consider this headline published by Yahoo News on behalf of Susan Davis, USA Today and ABC OTUS News: “Congress could be least productive since 1947” Three of the first four paragraphs of this “headline news” story focus on attacking the Republican majority in the House of Representatives […]

Olympic Medal Winners Face a Tax Hit

Olympic Medal Winners Face a Tax Hit

In his third Olympic Performance, Michael Phelps won a total of six medals: four gold and two silver. His performances in the thirtieth Olympiad is sure to bring big financial awards, but his performances are also going to cost him. Every American who won a medal in the London Olympics will receive cash rewards from […]

Gun Control Laws Only Control the Law Abiding

Gun Control Laws Only Control the Law Abiding

Just like the majority of police officers who never have to fire their gun during the course of a career, most civilians will never be shot at while watching a movie, browsing in a shopping mall or attending school. But for those few that do have the misfortune to be an unwilling participant in an […]

H.R. 6079 Repeal of Obamacare Act [Full Text]

HR 6079 PCS   Calendar No. 451   112th CONGRESS   2d Session   H. R. 6079   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES   July 12, 2012 Received; read the first time   July 16, 2012 Read the second time and placed on the calendar   AN ACT To repeal the Patient Protection […]

A Simple Replacement for ObamaCare

A Simple Replacement for ObamaCare

The obvious solution to the health care problem is self-insurance. The Obama Tax is designed to effect those who are young, healthy, and can afford insurance. Who makes the decision about what someone else can afford? But that is beside the point. The point is that if one is young and healthy and can afford […]

No Smoking. . .In Your Home

No Smoking. . .In Your Home

Are you a smoker and a renter? If so, you might want to skip moving to Santa Monica. The town wants to make renters healthier and has enacted a No Smoking ordinance for all new apartment renters. You don’t need to be a smoker to be concerned about an individual’s rights inside his home.

Affordable Health Care Act—What Are States Doing?

Affordable Health Care Act—What Are States Doing?

The country remains divided on whether the Affordable Health Care Act is good for states; whether it will cost more (or less); and whether the states will implement the Medicaid provisions as ruled by the Supreme Court. Interestingly, some think states that are most against the Act will benefit the most. “Red states have, in […]

CNN Accuses Republicans of Stirring Up 'Uncertainty' About ObamaCare

CNN Accuses Republicans of Stirring Up ‘Uncertainty’ About ObamaCare

CNN’s Christine Romans played Obama spokesperson on Monday’s Starting Point and accused Republicans of creating “uncertainty” about ObamaCare in trying to repeal it. That fits what has seemingly become a CNN line of “stop fighting this law and get in line.” “I’m wondering, should Congresspeople be spending more time helping their constituents comply with the […]

Refresh My Memory; Is Justice Kennedy the Wobbly One?

Refresh My Memory; Is Justice Kennedy the Wobbly One?

Last Thursday dawned bright and clear. It was shaping up to be a great day for conservatives. More than one observer — waiting for the Obamacare decision outside the Supreme Court — noticed aircraft coming in low on the horizon. Everyone assumed it was ICE drones searching for illegal aliens deserving of amnesty and a […]

Even Former Clinton Operative Stephanopoulos Doesn't Buy Jack Lew's Spin

Even Former Clinton Operative Stephanopoulos Doesn’t Buy Jack Lew’s Spin

In the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision that upheld the Affordable Care Act as constitutional under the taxing powers of Congress, the Obama administration can’t seem to call it a tax.  Instead, they’re trying to peddle the “tax” as a penalty. White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew did his run through the Sunday […]

Student Loans-In Need of a Fix or a Change?

Student Loans-In Need of a Fix or a Change?

Part 1 Every day we hear more tales of woe from college students who are inundated in debt due to their huge student loans.  Paying off student loans is a factor affecting lifestyle choices for many. More recently, the loans have become a larger influence on graduates, impacting decisions about home buying and even marriage. […]

Americans For Prosperity Virginia's Real Facts Tour Exposes Tim Kaine's Dereliction of Duty

Americans For Prosperity Virginia’s Real Facts Tour Exposes Tim Kaine’s Dereliction of Duty

As the Virginia U.S. Senate race heats up, Americans for Prosperity’s Virginia Chapter has some interesting facts about Democratic candidate and former Governor Tim Kaine.  Last Saturday, AFP Virginia’s State Director Audrey Jackson, writer and Fox News contributor Dick Morris, political analyst Kate Obenshain, conservative activist Stephen Kruiser, and radio talk show host and Townhall.com […]

Americans For Prosperity Responds to the ObamaTax

Americans For Prosperity Responds to the ObamaTax

Tim Phillips, President of Americans for Prosperity, held an emergency conference call this morning detailing the new ad in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Obamacare as constitutional.  However, it is constitutional only if Congress taxes the uninsured at a higher rate.  Given that this law fundamentally changes the dynamics of our government, […]