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House to Vote on Temporary Budget that Defunds Obamacare - But Look What's Going on Behind the Scenes

House GOP trio_020911 The House of Representatives is gearing up for a vote on a continuing resolution (CR) that will defund Obamacare. The question is, are the Republicans' heart in it? National Review reports:  Speaker John Boehner huddled with House Republicans this morning at the Capitol. According to several sources in the closed-door meeting, the speaker confirmed his plan to […]

Democrat Leaders: We Aren't Done Taxing Americans

r-PELOSI-SPLASH-huge After the fiscal cliff deal was done, imposing higher taxes this year on all those making $40,000 per year or more, three different Democrats took to three different Sunday shows to push for more taxation on the American people. First up was Democrat House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). She appeared on CBS' Face the […]

Pure Defiance - Prostituting Government

obama-state-of-union-2009_2 “Americans just want us to…not to be concerned if they can be constitutionally justified…Why, if we had to do that (follow the rule of our Constitution) we could not pass most of the laws we enact around here.” – Senator John Glenn, parentheses added This man in the oval office has brought in the New […]

The Ugly Truth About The 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal

fiscalcliff The deal went down, but spending and taxes will not. At least this is what will come of the "fiscal cliff" deal that the House of Representatives passed on Tuesday. Lawmakers in Washington would have us believe that they saved the day, but did they? Ben Swann, from Fox News 19 in Ohio, pulls the […]

Over The Cliff In 3...2...1

forward (1) Barack Obama cut his Hawaiian Christmas vacation short to fly back to Washington, D.C. to supposedly work out a fiscal cliff deal with Congress. The only problem is that most of Congress is "home for the holidays" and not in D.C. The House of Representatives adjourned on Thursday afternoon, just a few hours after Obama […]

Obama Plays Chicken With Economic Catastrophe

obama-fiscal-cliff While many are declaring the going over the fiscal cliff into January will have very little impact on the economy and would actually help Barack Obama's agenda, the reality is something quite different. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) believes that Obama is "eager" to run the country right off the fiscal cliff. For the past couple […]

True Conservatives Defeat Boehner's 'Plan B'

boehner Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) said that he did not have enough votes among the party to support his "Plan B," Nancy Pelosi approved, tax proposal. The statement came on Thursday evening to members of his own conference. The plan was to extend current tax rates except for those making more than $1 […]

Boehner Caves To Obama Twice In One Weekend!

r-JOHN-BOEHNER-CRYING-SMOKING-large570 House Speaker John Boehner just cannot do the right thing. This weekend he apparently broke with his party's principles again to offer Barack Obama an entire year of not fighting about the debt limit, which would effectively remove all the leverage the GOP had in the "fiscal cliff" talks. He also offered to go along […]