THE FACTS ABOUT UNITED STATES ENERGY One of the biggest drains on the American economy is, undoubtedly the importation of energy. In the early 1970’s the United States was the world’s largest producer of Oil and Natural Gas. If we still remain near the top of the world’s list of producers – #3 according to the […]
Tag: "house of representatives"
The 2012 State of the Union address has come and gone with little change in the White House’s view of the world. This is unfortunate. America needs viable solutions, not more wishful thinking. Most disturbing is the continued, steadfast insistence that doubling America’s corporate tax rate will somehow create middle class jobs. After repeated failures […]
United States Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) suffered a stroke on January 21st. He told an internist that he was “seeing white flecks, numbness in his left arm and unusual sensations in his left leg”. Kirk underwent a successful three-hour surgery to remove a piece of his skull to relieve the pressure on his brain. However, […]
SOPA/PIPA is another case of government control over what We the People will be allowed to see or hear on the internet. The “Fairness Doctrine” was thwarted by We the People through the outrage expressed to our elected members of Congress, ironically over the internet for the most part, so they have seemingly decided to […]
Yesterday the Obama administration announced he was declining the Keystone XL pipeline application due to the Republicans setting an “unreasonable timeline” of February 21, 2012 for a decision. That George W. Bush, still causing problems for Obama!!! Obama wanted to put it off until after the 2012 elections so he could continue to draw campaign […]
UPDATE: The original publisher is now saying that the sources are “conflicting” – as such, take the information in this post with some regard. Quote for the originating editor: “[Note – It would seem that some sources for the relationship that Wasserman has are in conflict. Some say that Diana Wasserman is her mother and […]
According to reports out today, the Obama administration will reject TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s Keystone XL oil pipeline. The company will be allowed to file a revised route that avoids an environmentally sensitive area in Nebraska, according to people familiar with the decision. The decision is expected to be officially announced today by the State Department. […]
After years of fighting, years of spilling our blood and treasure, we finally had our own independent, sovereign country. We were finally free of the shackles of tyranny. So many of our young men lay dead, so much of our property gone, so much of our innocence lost. Yet, we were finally in control of […]
The Obama administration will reportedly ask Congress later this week to raise the nation’s debt ceiling by $1.2 trillion according to a Treasury Department official. The request is the third of three authorized by the debt ceiling agreement reached last August. The request is expected to come on December 30, the day the debt is […]
This is no surprise to the American people!
Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fl) voted against H.R. 2055, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012, which passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday, Dec. 18th, 2011 in an attempt to avoid a government shutdown once again. The last minute deal was necessary due to the gridlock in the U.S. Senate where Majority Leader Harry Reid has refused […]
A grifter is defined by urbandictionary.com as a: someone who swindles you through deception or fraud, and b: a grifter is an expert in illicit acquisition of goods or services through various methods of over confident flim-flammery and fast talking. Apparently several members of Congress today fit both definitions of the term grifter, as outlined […]
In a recent very informative article by Jeff Viral titled, House Votes to Approve Defense Bill, we see the following paragraph: [Speaking about the defense bill that recently passed in the House] Specifically, the White House took issue with the detainee detention provision. The bill requires the military take custody of a suspect considered to […]