Category: Congress

You GO, girl !!! …

  (That’s what they say on Jerry Springer when offering enthusiastic encouragement to a female.) I’m having second thoughts on U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers.  We’ve been a little tough on her on this site. She campaigned as a Tea Party…

Bureaucrats, pimps, politicians, and drug dealers: birds of a feather with different means, same ends

  On a daily basis,  I am amazed at how hard government works to keep people dependent on the bureaucracy.  Working hard and reaping rewards of your labor doesn’t matter.  What matters is how grateful you are for all the…

Big changes in the air: So long, Sue

  The Charlotte Observer is reporting that U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick (R-Charlotte) will not be seeking reelection in 2012.  Myrick has been a good, solid voice for conservatism in the House.  She will be missed. Filing for the May primary…

GOP leaders seek to shake “inflexibility” image

              The New York Times is praising Speaker Boehner and Majority Whip Cantor for putting all that harsh conservative talk on the backburner: Unpopular and divided, the once mighty House Republicans are laboring to…

The Financial Recession Excuse

            Former US senator Phil Gramm (R-TX) — a PhD in Economics — and co-author Mike Solon put together a fantastic piece this week in The Wall Street Journal that takes BarryO to task about…

U.S. Senator Sock Puppet (D-NC) gets her dander up

      The folks who enjoy abortion, and the generous government funding it enjoys, like to refer to themselves as “pro-choice.”  But anyone who dares to make a “choice” this crowd doesn’t like risks being subjected to heavy-handed political…