Category Archives: Legislation

Healthcare ‘Tax’ Constitutional?- The Founders Might Say Otherwise

In today’s completely stunning decision, the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. Chief Justice Roberts joined the liberal justices, creating a 5-4 majority that declared the individual mandate  a ‘tax’ and therefore constitutional. Unbelievable though it may be, because of Chief Justice Roberts, the federal government can now essentially… Read More »

Supreme Court Rules Obamacare Constitutional

At 10:07 today, the Supreme Court ruled, against all expectations, to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its entirety. Chief Justice Roberts joined the left side of the Court, causing a 5-4 ruling, which upheld the individual mandate. Justice Kennedy did join the minority and vote against the ACA. The Court ruled that the… Read More »

Weak Senate Votes Down Minimal Food Stamp Cuts

Americans are speaking out demanding that the excessive spending be stopped. But is Congress hearing? Under the Obama administration the Food Stamp program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) has skyrocketed with 44 million now receiving assistance. A proposed amendment by Senator Jeff Sessions giving a modest cut to the program was voted down by the Democratic… Read More »

Chris Christie: Vampire Hunter

As a former resident of New Jersey, I’m ecstatic to see what current Governor Chris Christie is doing for the state.  New Jersey residents finally have a Governor with chutzpah and fights for taxpayers interests.  However, in an effort to continue measure to return the Garden State’s economic vigor, the dreaded Corzine Democrats has re-established… Read More »

Beginning to Crack, Yet Eric Holder Remains Defiant

Attorney General Eric Holder was back in front of lawmakers yesterday, and for the first time ever displayed a crack in the battlements of his arrogance. In his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, when questioned by Sen. Grassley about the release of an e-mail Holder responded, “Well, the tradition has always been by members… Read More »

Eric Holder Demonstrates His Contempt for Congress!

Contempt is defined as: An act of deliberate disobedience or disregard for the laws, regulations, or decorum of a public authority, such as a court or legislative body. It is no wonder that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will consider holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress on June 20 relating… Read More »

Republicans and Democrats Join Forces to Rein In EPA

As the EPA continues to run amok, especially in their stance towards coal, three congressmen have formed a bi-partisan alliance to rein in this leviathan of regulation.  According to Audrey Hanson of Human Events, the EPA is trying to stretch the Clean Water Act to absurd limits by seeking to “control land alongside ditches, gullies… Read More »

Sen. Barbara Boxer Ignores Liberal Hypocrisy on PFA

Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer’s interview with Chuck Todd on The Daily Rundown was the typical liberal jargon that is commonly seen on MSNBC.  However, this time the political opportunism amongst Senate Democrats was palpable, especially with this “fair pay” business.  We’ve all heard the statistics that women make only 77 cents for every dollar a… Read More »

California’s High Speed Folly

More news of the stimulus’s failure emerged this week with CBO’s report citing how it may have cost $4.1 million per job, but the story that should be on everyone’s minds concerning the Obama’s agenda is California’s high speed rail project.  Calls for a high speed rail system by the Obama administration have been enhanced… Read More »

House of Representatives Fails to Pass Bill Banning Sex-Selective Abortion

This afternoon, the House of Representatives failed to pass a bill that would make sex-selective abortions a federal crime. This vote comes shortly after pro-life group Live Action released two undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood workers encouraging sex-selective abortions. The bill, sponsored by Representative Trent Franks R-Ariz., would have made aborting a baby based on… Read More »

Kansas Gov. Signs Measure Blocking Foreign Law

Muslim groups are in a frenzy over the measure signed by Kansas Governor Sam Brownback which is meant to stop the state’s courts and government agencies from making decisions based on foreign legal codes. Even though Islamic Sharia Law would most likely fall under the definition of the measure, it is not specifically aimed at… Read More »

Over-Regulation Nation

Liberals love to cite how tax rates are at their lowest in recent memory, ballooning corporate profits, and how Bush era policies caused the financial meltdown.  They seem to think these are ample reasons to argue why we shouldn’t deregulate our over-regulated economy.  However, it is becoming harder for the political left to argue this… Read More »