Posts Tagged ‘ Roll Call ’

Snap Judgment: Trump-Pence

Snap Judgment: Trump-Pence

Some initial thoughts: -Without being able to peer into the mind of Donald Trump, it’s hard to discern what prompted him to pick Governor Pence. If we take his words at face value, party unity was one of the primary motivating factors. That undoubtedly played a role, although I doubt it will sway Republicans...
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Exit of a Giant

Exit of a Giant

In news that’s sure to leave at least 0.5% of the Republican Party faithful crestfallen, Senator Lindsey Graham has decided to bow out of the race for the White House. A good measuring stick of how terrible an officeholder or candidate is-as a legislator or a human being-is how effusively he or she is...
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Playing With Fire

Playing With Fire

The day before our nation commemorates the largest terrorist massacre upon American soil, perpetrated by foreigners who were able to skillfully exploit this country’s lax immigration controls, word comes that the Obama administration is prepared to import 10,000 Syrian refugees into this country. Keep in mind, this is above and beyond the tens of...
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The 114th Session Of Congress

The 114th Session Of Congress

Update: Obama’s facilitator scrapes by. The Daily Signal has the final vote count.  Let the retribution begin.  Watch the opening live on C-Span. Will John Boehner survive to continue his Pelosi-like reign over the House of Representatives? You’ll have to watch to find out.
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Just Say No

Just Say No

The Republican leadership, whomever it happens to be at any given moment, never fails to disappoint Republicans, even those who have become accustomed to watching the GOP work as the eager handmaidens of their ostensible political opponents. That’s why the threats to delay the nomination of Loretta Lynch ring so hollow, and provide no...
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No Rest For The Wicked

No Rest For The Wicked

The  Boehner-Cantor campaign to enroll new Democratic voters has not slowed, contrary to misleading reports by political talking heads and pernicious media organs. Roll Call has the entire story for you to peruse, hopefully right before you start hectoring your ostensible representatives this coming week. The failure of anti-amnesty Republican contenders in the latest...
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Cloture on Gang of Eight Amnesty

Update: Cloture achieved. Here’s the breakdown. The first important vote is coming up at approximately 2:15 PM. You can watch the debate here.
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Numbers USA Webcast

Numbers USA Webcast

   You can watch the entire broadcast at Numbers USA’s Stop Amnesty page.  Senate debate on this bill will begin early next week! Call your senators!
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Flout All The Laws!

With Senator John Cornyn now calling upon Eric Holder to resign, and a contempt citation in the offing, the chorus of voices demanding accountability from Barack Obama’s Department of Justice seems to have reached a critical mass. At the very least,  it has caused the current Attorney General to yield to Chairman Darrell Issa in at...
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