Friday, September 30, 2016

DC

DC
US politics, American politics, elections
"SHUTDOWN" THREAT PROMPTS GOP INTERNET GIVEAWAY ... "Republicans" in Washington, D.C. are supposed to control the legislative branch of government, right?  In fact they do control the legislative branch of government ... although you're forgiven if you hadn't noticed. Once again, "Republican"...
LAWMAKER AIMS TO REFRAME NATIONAL SECURITY DEBATE ... U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina wants to reframe the national security debate in America - making it less about gun control and more about cracking down on radical Islamic terrorism. Duncan's "Terrorist...
THE MOTHER-IN-LAW ALLOCATION ... We've been ripping U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney pretty hard since he decided to run off and join the "Republican" establishment. Like ... ripping him hard. Now that he's trying to run back ... we're not sure what to think of...
NO RATE HIKE PRIOR TO PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ... We knew America's mainstream media was in the tank for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.  Same with the country's failed two-party establishment (here and here). Now it looks like our country's secretive central...
MORE "REPUBLICAN" CONFUSION ... U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney can't seem to figure out what kind of "Republican" he wants to be when he grows up.  Elected in 2010 as part of the Tea Party wave, he spent his first few...
DANGEROUS D.C. DEALINGS THREATEN YOUR FIRST AMENDMENT FREEDOMS ... || By ROBERT ROMANO || “Can Republicans dream up an any more obscure and irrelevant issue to stop the business of the American government?" That was Senate Minority whip Dick Durbin in...
AGENCY SUBPOENAED AFTER REFUSING TO TURN OVER CLINTON DOCUMENTS ... We haven't been following the voting record of U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah closely enough lately to tell you whether he's a genuine pro-liberty, pro-free market fiscal conservative or just...

Ranking The U.S. Senators

HOW D.C. LAWMAKERS ARE FARING BACK HOME ...  There's a new nationwide poll out this week from Morning Consult ranking members of the U.S. Senate according to their popularity back home. The most well-liked Senator?  Independent socialist Bernie Sanders of Vermont,...
"UNPRECEDENTED OPACITY" IN WASHINGTON, D.C. || By BILL WILSON || Earlier this year - during a celebration of “Sunshine Week” - the Associated Press ran a report outlining an alarming escalation of government secrecy. According to the AP’s analysis, federal bureaucracies claimed...
"WALL OF INSIDER MONEY" TARGETS ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT CANDIDATES ... || By RICK MANNING || The hidden political battle for the future of the country is not only occurring at the presidential level, but is being waged in primary battles for seats in the...