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New York Times Still Calling Reid’s Bill Failure “Republican Filibuster”

This afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s debt bill, S.627, failed to get to a vote for passage. The vote to end debate, otherwise known as a cloture vote, failed 50-49 as 60 votes are required to end debate. Although Harry Reid has refused two offers by Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell to vote here […]

Reid Delays Senate Vote on His Proposal Until 1pm Sunday

Just after 10pm on Saturday night, Harry Reid announced that the Senate vote on his debt bill was being moved from 1am on Sunday morning to 1pm Sunday afternoon eastern time. Reid mentioned that negotiations were ongoing. What comes out of these negotiations is likely to be a watered-down combination of several plans. The two-phase […]

Budget Ceiling Crisis Update: Debt Limit Compromise Passes the House

As the commentary and reports roll out of Washington D.C., it is apparent that we are not as near to a solution as first thought. This post will be constantly updated with the newest activities on the debt ceiling. 8-1-11 7:09pm The debt ceiling compromise passes the house by a wide margin 269-161. The bill […]

Harry Reid Set to Release “Foolish” Budget Plan

In May, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that “There’s no need to have a Democratic budget in my opinion.” and that “It would be  foolish for us to do a budget at this stage.” The do-nothing Senate, led by Reid, has failed to do much of anything – useful or otherwise –  on the nation’s […]

Sen. Thune: We Have Yet to See a Budget from Senate Democrats

Senator Thune, a member on the Senate budget committee speaks to Fox News’ Bill Hemmer on what he believes is the most important responsibility the Senate has to tax payers.

Portman Unveils Senate Republican Jobs Plan

This is a pro-growth, pro-jobs plan that will create the environment necessary to get Americans back to work and ensure that American businesses are competitive globally WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) unveiled the Senate Republican Jobs Plan, a blueprint Senate Republicans developed to create private sector growth and strengthen the economy. […]

E.P.A. = Extreme Political Activism

On April 25, 2011 Shell Oil Corporation announced it was dropping it’s efforts to drill for oil in the Arctic Sea off the northern coast of Alaska. This decision comes after 5 long years of jumping through the governmental hoops of massive regulations, careful, tedious exploration and the expense of investing over 4 billion dollars in the project. […]

Obama Appointee Tries to Explain the President’s Lie .. and Fails

Poor Ms. Higginbottom .. the name has probably given her enough grief through the years so this Congressional hearing could not have been the light at the end of the tunnel she was hoping for. Senator Jeff Sessions asks the unwitting appointee a fairly simple question about Obama’s statement that he “would not be adding […]

Upcoming Budget : Nowhere to Run

   We are a country that has essentially given our Congress a blank check to run the country with no budget plan for two years running.  How can anyone expect Congress to control spending when they can’t even pass a yearly budget?  This isn’t your usual incompetency in budget sanity we are led to believe at times, but […]

Senate Heavyweights Set To Square Off Over H/C Repeal

                                   Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)  vs.  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Two weeks ago we saw the US House of Representatives pass a bi-partisan Repeal of Obamacare, as per the demands of the voting public in the 2010 mid-term elections. Immediately the spin began on how the repeal of the new […]

Rubio visits Afghanistan, Pakistan. Was the trip necessary?

Newly elected Senator Marco Rubio (R -FL), recently went on a trip to the war zone of the Afghanistan/Pakistan border. As you can see in the picture, it is a very inhospitable land comprised mostly of rocky mountainous regions seperated by barren desert. While it is nice to see my  Freshman Florida Senator jumping in and getting […]

House Votes to Flush Obamacare

In keeping with promises made during the 2010 elections, the new House Majority passed the repeal of Obamacare by a vote of 245 – 189 with 3 Democrats voting for repeal of this jobs-killing, 2000-plus page government takeover of our Healthcare system. After four long years of Democratic partisanship in which we witnessed the constant […]

Olympia Snowe May Yet Give Democrats Their Super-Majority

Politico.com reports that Olympia Snowe (RINO-Maine) is letting Reid’s insulting comments on her go and she might yet continue to support the liberal agenda.  Maine, seriously, it’s time to go Massachusetts her. Speaking with reporters in the Capitol Wednesday, Snowe said she has yet to speak with Reid regarding his critical comments in The New […]

Obama Puts His Policies in Coakley's Hands

Obama Puts His Policies in Coakley's Hands

“Understand what’s at stake here, Massachusetts. It’s whether we’re going forward or going backwards,’’ the President told 1,500 Coakley supporters. Obama has made several similar statements lately that display how unpopular his policies have become and how increasingly desperate his administration is getting. For the first time in decades, the Massachusetts Senate seat formerly held […]

CBO Says Dems Misrepresenting Future Medicare Deficits

The Democrats are playing hide the bean with future Medicare financing. Not only will the bill that passed the Senate today not increase the longevity of Medicare, it won’t come close to saving the money or benefits that Liberals have been touting. Bloomberg.com posted an article that shines light on a letter from the CBO […]