Posts Tagged ‘ House of Representatives ’

House Republican Conference (Kill The Bill!)

The House Republicans have scheduled a special conference to discuss immigration reform tomorrow afternoon. This is the perfect opportunity to let your sentiments regarding the Gang of Eight monstrosity lumbering through Congress be known.
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Be The Mustard Seed

Be The Mustard Seed

As the gangsters in the Senate continue to thwart any attempt at improving an irredeemable piece of legislation, many people are wondering what’s happening in the lower chamber of Congress. Jonathan Bernstein has a surprisingly insightful entry on the Washington Post’s Plum Line blog which partially answers that question. My own view tends to...
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Two Americans (The Case Against Joe Arpaio)

Two Americans (The Case Against Joe Arpaio)

With the United States Senate rushing headlong into its rendezvous with destiny, i.e. deconstructing what remains of this nation’s anemic and beleaguered economy, and the U.S. House following suit, it  seems appropriate to examine cui bono from these developments. Obviously not American citizens, beyond Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg and the politicians who’ll be handsomely...
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Obstruction of Congress

The political fallout from Fast and Furious continues to grow, even as Eric Holder relentlessly adheres to a policy of stonewalling, obstruction, evasion, and lies, both in the media and during congressional testimony. The video below demonstrates not only Attorney General Holder’s notoriously spotty memory, but also his remarkable ability to deflect attention from...
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Action Alert! Pass 3444!

Even as the Obama administration continues to flout the Constitution-and obstruct Congress-there are public servants dedicated to rolling back the innumerable benefits that come with being in this country illegally.  One such congressmen is Rep. Jack Kingston, who has introduced the Child Tax Credit Integrity Preservation Act of 2011, a bill that would deny...
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Live Numbers USA Webcast (Listen Now!)

Listen to it at Numbers USA’s website. They’ll be discussing some congressional efforts at immigration enforcement, but focusing mostly upon statewide initiatives.  You can submit questions to Roy via Numbers USA’s Twitter page. 
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Debating E-Verify

Update Part II: It has cleared committee. Proposed legislation that would require employers across the country to use the electronic employment-verification program known as E-verify passed out of a Congressional House committee today. The bill, H.R. 2885, also called the Legal Workforce Act, would require that almost every business in the country adopt the program...
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Accountability


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(HALT) Amnesty

(HALT) Amnesty

As those of you who’ve been followers of American Rattlesnake might know, the Obama administration’s efforts at enacting a stealth amnesty have been ongoing since at least 2010. The latest attempt to reward a broad class of illegal aliens through executive fiat involves an administrative directive issued by ICE Director John Morton which would effectively implement...
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Caught Red-Handed

Caught Red-Handed

The damning evidence implicating high-level ATF officials in the Fast and Furious fiasco continues to pour in, as Pajamas Media reveals in an update to a story about gross government malfeasance. The fact that the highest-ranking officials in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms approved of a program that led to the death of Border...
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Analysis