Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

postheadericon Rep. Trey Gowdy hits hard at park service for keeping veterans out of memorials but allowing Occupy protestors to camp for months

Barricades erected by order of the National Park Service, in consultation with the White House, have deterred our nation’s veterans from visiting the memorials built to honor them.  In a hearing today Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) slammed the park service director for his actions. In a rousing question and answer session. Gowdy hammered National Park […]

postheadericon Government shutdown horror: ‘Panda Cam’ at National Zoo goes dark

Unable to come to an agreement on a budget and funding for Obamacare, Congress chose to shut down the United States federal government today.  Amazingly enough the sun still rose this morning without our government overseers however, as a testament to how stupid Washington is, the National Zoo’s ‘Panda Cam’ went dark. Books could be […]

postheadericon Voter stupidity at its highest: Weiner constituents think he should stay in office

As a whole American voters are pretty educated and most recognize when it is time for someone to go.  Questions do arise when discussing many Californians and New Yorkers however and respondents in New York’s 9th Congressional District have just reinforced why. As reported by Bloomberg, a new poll conducted by Marist College Institute for Public […]

postheadericon Colorado Republicans, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Thornton?

The north Denver metro area has an inferiority complex and for good reason.  For decades we have been ignored and neglected by the powers that be at the state capitol despite our growing populace.  In the fight over congressional redistricting, Colorado Republicans appear set to repeat the wrongs of the past by ignoring the sixth […]

postheadericon Friday funnies – Dear Congress

Seen on Facebook:  Dear Congress, Last year I mismanaged my funds and this year my spouse and I cannot decide on a budget. Until we have come to a unified decision that fits all of our needs and interests, we will have to shut down our checkbook and will no longer be able to pay […]

postheadericon Government Motors – Taxpayers to be left holding the bag for GM bailout

When Congress and the Bush and Obama administrations gave away billions of taxpayer dollars to bailout General Motors, we were promised a return on our investment.  They assured us we would actually make money on the deal but a report released today by the Congressional Oversight Panel shows that we have once again been deceived. […]

postheadericon Latest stimulus failure – $111 million spent, 55 jobs “saved or created”

This falls into the “You can’t make this stuff up” category.  The failure of the so-called stimulus plan has been well documented and there are plenty of examples.  The latest, courtesy of the city of Los Angeles, is the revelation that after spending $111 million, a mere 55 jobs were “saved or created.” The $814 […]

postheadericon Now available – The Obama Tax Hike Exemption Card

Leading up to the 2008 presidential election, then-candidate Barack Obama proclaimed, “No family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase.”  To help hold the president to his promise, Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) is offering “Obama Tax Hike Exemption Cards” as a reminder of the pledge (since broken) made […]

postheadericon Quote of the day: Abraham Lincoln on the people, Congress and the courts

I saw this recently in a Denver Post opinion piece penned by Clear the Bench Colorado and thought it was very good and well worh publishing. We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. ~  Abraham […]

postheadericon Dear Mr. President, I need a freakin job!

Greeting President Barack Obama on a visit to western New York yesterday was the billboard pictured above.  The message is simple and spells out what many Americans feel – and need – right now.  Dear, Mr. President, I need a freakin job.  Period. The administration can put as much of a happy face on the […]

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