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  • With Obama, You are Buying a Used Car

    08/16/2009 5:07:09 PM PDT · by morgc · 12 replies · 675+ views
    Controversialpolitics.com ^ | 8/16/09 | Controversialpolitics.com
    He opened his mouth again... I told you that Obama would not tell you the truth, he would try to sell you a myth. His op-ed piece in the NY Times is just that; a car sales man approach to fooling you. So let's kick the tires and see what kind of junk he is selling you. He discusses the emotion wrenching stories of people with pre-existing conditions who can not get insurance. What our Pitchman in Chief fails to mention is that these people can not get insurance because the cause of treating their underlying conditions is too great....
  • Senators Demand Probe of AIG Bonus Legislation

    03/18/2009 7:10:32 AM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 18 replies · 1,055+ views
    HumanEvents.com ^ | 3/18/2009 | Connie Hair
    Sens. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) and David Vitter (R-La.) will later this morning send a letter to Senate Banking Committee leaders demanding that they subpoena all records of bailed-out insurance giant AIG to find out how AIG executive bonuses were given unique and privileged treatment in the Obama stimulus bill. According to a draft of the letter HUMAN EVENTS received last night, DeMint and Vitter say, “…the Senate Banking Committee must subpoena the relevant AIG contracts as well as any other documents that will help determine: (1) What legal obligations did in fact exist to pay these bonuses; (2) What awareness...
  • Obama Gives What the Doctor Did Not Order

    02/17/2009 4:29:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies · 1,235+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | February 17, 2009 | Phyllis Schlafly
    Barack Obama forced a bitter pill down the throats of Americans that the doctor did not order and patients do not want. Obama snuck into the stimulus bill a new system for rationing medical care, and he got Congress to ram it through the House and Senate without reading it. Maybe Obama, Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi thought no one would notice what they slipped into H.R.1 since rationing medical care has nothing to do with stimulating the economy. But former New York lieutenant governor Betsy McCaughey sounded the alarm in her Bloomberg.com article aptly entitled "Ruin Your Health With...
  • OBAMA/DEM’S STIMULUS PLAN SHAFTS SMALL BUSINESS & CONSUMERS PART 1

    02/16/2009 10:26:40 AM PST · by sportsone234 · 7 replies · 789+ views
    I am a small business owner. My company is one of the 24,000,000 small businesses that create 50% of the jobs in this country. Without us, the politicians chant and drone on & on, the American economy would not be able to expand. We keep America afloat! (Oh, say can you see? Sing it, everyone!) [...] This is big government as its worst, and getting bigger every day. As you reviewed this list, did you find anything it that helps the “back bone of the American economy”, small business? No? Me neither, because, it’s not there! BTW, if you are...
  • 2/13 7:30am EST, Conference report finally posted on Rules Committee web site.

    02/13/2009 4:47:00 AM PST · by cc2k · 37 replies · 3,767+ views
    Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1 - The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Meeting Time: 10:45p.m. on Thursday 2/12 Text of the Conference Report - Division A Text of the Conference Report - Division B Joint Explanatory Statement - Division A Joint Explanatory Statement - Division B H. Res. 168: Rule and Committee Report
  • Fun with President Obama Anagrams (vanity)

    02/14/2009 9:24:44 PM PST · by topfile · 61 replies · 3,204+ views
    I’ll admit I have way too much time. However feeling a little down over the passage of the “Stimulus“ bill, I decided to cheer myself up a bit. Not being a drinker, my vice was an anagram generator I found on the web. So using only the letters found in “President Obama”, what would be the most satisfying anagram? The exercise resulted in 1000’s of anagrams some of which were spot on and others that were just plain funny. Beware they’re lots of anagrams to be derived from President Obama, and much time to waste. Here’s mine in no particular...
  • Stimulus Passes

    02/10/2009 9:52:07 AM PST · by an amused spectator · 301 replies · 11,689+ views
    Per USA Today
  • Economic Stimulus Package - H.R. 1 Bill`

    02/09/2009 2:33:03 PM PST · by I_Publius · 18 replies · 1,725+ views
    C-Span ^ | 02/09/2009 | Senator Harry Reid
    I just heard Sen. Harry Reid say, while listening to C-Span's live coverage of the debate on H.R. 1 (Economic Stimulus Package), that there are no businesses who are against this bill. Can any of you business owners, who are against this bill, please contact his office and let him know how wrong he is??? http://reid.senate.gov/contact/index.cfm Office Contacts I maintain three Nevada offices, in Las Vegas, Reno, and Carson City. Please locate the office closest to you. If you need to contact me directly, please go here. Carson City 600 East William Street, #302 Carson City, NV 89701 Phone: 775-882-7343...
  • Vitter (R-LA) Amendment Defeated (ACORN Barf Alert)

    02/06/2009 8:26:18 PM PST · by conservativeinferno · 24 replies · 1,113+ views
    C-SPAN 2 ^ | 03.06.09 | CONSERVATIVEINFERNO
    The Vitter Amendment would have prohibited ACORN from receiving any stimulus money. However, the amendment failed 51-45. Thus, ACORN may receive our tax dollars.
  • OBAMA LIVE ON TV: Oh my. We're in a Recession. We're all gonna die!!

    02/06/2009 9:07:50 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 274 replies · 10,348+ views
    Obama: We're in the worst recession since the Great Depression! We've got to take this serious. We must be bold. I know, let's bbq up some pork. Let's have a pork bbq big enough to feed the entire nation. But why stop there? Let's really be bold and bbq up enough pork to feed the entire world! I'm such a smart economist. All the rest of you only think you're economists. Now go vote yes on my pork bbq.
  • Porkulus Bill LIVE Debate Thread H.R. 1 (with amendments)

    02/05/2009 12:15:29 PM PST · by lewisglad · 235 replies · 11,787+ views
    Debate Continues on Amendments to Stimulus Bill Today Senators continue debate on amendments to H.R. 1, the economic stimulus package. Law- makers have approved amendments to the bill that raises the estimated cost over $900 billionVote to be expected after 3PM Eastern time
  • The Godless Stimulus: Bans Religious Practice in Stimulus-Renovated College and University Buildings

    02/03/2009 2:39:14 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 11 replies · 1,425+ views
    cultureandmediainstitute.org ^ | February 3, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…unless your institution of higher learning is getting part of the massive (nearly $900-billion and counting) Obama/Reid/Pelosi stimulus proposal. Both versions of the bill, the House version (H.R. 1) that passed on Jan. 28 by a 244-188 margin, without a single Republican vote, and the Senate version (S. 336), which will probably be voted on in the next few days – include language that would “prohibit” modernization, renovation, or repair of facilities: (i) used for sectarian instruction, religious worship, or a school or department of...
  • READ IT: Complete text of HR1 The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 [Barf ALERT]

    02/03/2009 12:21:58 PM PST · by XR7 · 77 replies · 5,113+ views
    US Senate ^ | 2/3/09 | Congress
    H.R. 1 "The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act"i.e.: The US Congress' Spend & Tax Free Lunch Act Well, here is what Obama wants. Read it. Highlight the pork.Then, call your Senators/Congressmen and tell 'em: "No way!"
  • Open Letter to the 111th Congress

    01/30/2009 4:36:53 AM PST · by Thorne · 4 replies · 278+ views
    January 29th, 2009 To the Congress of the United States As a citizen of this great country, I am writing to express to those who serve as Representatives and Senators in the 111th Congress of the United States, my concerns with supplemental appropriations bill H.R.1, which has passed the House of Representatives.
  • Congress Sends 9/11 Bill to Bush

    07/27/2007 2:32:31 PM PDT · by rocksblues · 13 replies · 876+ views
    My Way ^ | Jul 27, 5:17 PM (ET) | JIM ABRAMS
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress sent President Bush legislation Friday to intensify anti-terror efforts in the U.S., shifting money to high-risk states and cities and expanding screening of air and sea cargo to stave off future Sept. 11-style attacks. The measure carries out major recommendations of the independent 9/11 Commission. The bill, passed by the House on a 371-40 vote, ranks among the top accomplishments of the six-month-old Democratic Congress. The Senate approved the measure late Thursday by 85-8, and the White House said the president would sign the bill. Six years after the Sept. 11 attacks and three years after...
  • Democrats Pass Bill Authorizing Searches Of All U.S. Port Containers. A Union-Expanding Plan?

    01/11/2007 7:38:35 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 5 replies · 234+ views
    January 11, 2007
    Here are the nuts-and-bolts of what I think the Democrats will try to incrementally phase in. The Democrats passed H.R. 1, which requires all containers at U.S. ports be searched. This bill also authorizes the supposed beefing-up of security at U.S. airports. If my memory serves me, Tom Daschle proposed that certain Homeland Security personnel be allowed to unionize. Again, if my memory serves me, this idea was vigorously opposed by the Bush administration under the grounds that since unions inherently have the power to strike, potential future strikes would threaten our national security. Since the Dem-passed bill - H.R....