Harry Reid is bemoaning the fact that Ted Cruz is not willing to play ball according to the (Democrat) rules on the floor. Reid calls Cruz a schoolyard bully, and points out that since he’s on the losing end, Cruz he should stop trying to force debate outside of standard order of business. In simple [...]
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Today the filibuster attempt by conservatives on the floor of the U.S. Senate failed. The roll-call on a cloture vote that will permit debate on S.649, commonly titled Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013, included “Yeas” from the following Republicans (those up for re-election or retirement in 2014 are noted.) Alexander (R-TN)*Re-election in 2014 [...]
The President is scheduled for sit-down interviews with Spanish language television networks Telemundo and Univision in an attempt to refocus American’s attention from his failures on the budget and gun control and the growing negative view Americans have on Obamacare. President Obama is likely to focus on immigration reform – something that is much more [...]
I just read a story that made my skin crawl. Barack Obama has declared that the federal government will send federal agents into states to take over their insurance industry if they don’t surrender to Obamacare and set up the exchanges demanded by the regime. Obamacare was passed in 2009 using bribery and arm twisting, topped [...]
Iowa is about to have an open Senate seat for the first time in twenty-nine years. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) decided to bolt from the U.S. Senate, as did Jay Rockefeller (D-WV). However, why are safe Democrats retiring from the U.S. Senate? Rockefeller and Harkin, for example, could’ve been there for life. Is it because [...]
It pains me to criticize Republicans acting aggressively on their own behalf, because lately it’s been rare. Sometimes it appears national GOP leadership would be content to emulate the panda and sit contentedly munching bamboo shoots in a special preserve where one is protected from predators and challengers alike. There is some indignity involved when [...]
Harry Reid, Why Are You Furious with John Boehner’s “Plan B;” It’s A Democrat Plan in Republican Disguise!
Harry Reid is up in arms over John Boehner’s “Plan B,” insisting the plan will hurl America over the fiscal cliff and force the nation to default its loans. Memo to Harry Reid: America is $16 trillion in debt. I think it’s safe to assume you leaders defaulted America when we passed the [...]
Well, how wonderful of Ole’ Nan!!! How arrogant of Ole’ Nan!!! She announced that “by the will of the caucus”, by “ACCLAMATION of the caucus”, she will stay on as a reluctant but willing minority leader in the House of Representatives. She “deemed” herself Minority Leader. How NICE of her!! How Chavez of her!!! After [...]
Revealing Politics‘ man on the street, Caleb Bonham, stopped by the Obama campaign event in Denver, Colorado yesterday and spoke with attendees about Sandra Fluke’s support of birth control and Senator Harry Reid’s allegations against Romney. Warning: Obama supporters attempt rational thought in this video.
Yesterday the House of Representatives finally voted on, and passed, Ron Paul’s signature legislation the Audit the Fed bill, by a vote of 327-8. The bill had wide bi-partisan support; 89 Democrats joined all but 1 of the House Republicans in voting for the bill. Despite the broad bi-partisan support the bill has, it will [...]
As the debt limit fight comes to a head, Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid seems confused – he is requiring tax increases in order to discuss tax cuts. The CBO reported to Congress that if they allow the Bush tax cuts to expire and implement the defense cuts resulting from the Reid’s failure to [...]
Reid Objects To Bill Closing IRS Tax Credit Loophole For Illegal Aliens Sen. Sessions and Louisiana Senator David Vitter spoke on the Senate floor today to explain a tax loophole that allows illegal aliens to wrongfully claim more than $4 billion a year in child tax credit for dependents, many of whom don’t even live [...]
This weeks headlines: Harry Reid says support the Post Office because (in part) Seniors Love to get Junk Mail. It keeps them in communication with the outside world. I’ll be honest. I laughed when I read this. Ninety-nine percent of my junk mail goes immediately into the recycling bin…that is after I shred all the [...]
Last night on “On the Record,” DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz contradicted earlier statements by Majority Leader Harry Reid that the Senate’s Democrat majority did not need to write and adopt a budget plan this year (after not having done so for over 1,000 days).