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  • Stimulus Vote Delayed: Loyalty Oath Demanded

    The anticipated vote in the House of Representatives on the “stimulus” bill has been delayed, and will not occur today as scheduled. Reasons for the delay were not given but the decision does follow a morning of debate, where Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) complained that Members were being asked to … More

    In Their Own Words: The Stimulus Bill

    Some select quotes from today’s news that don’t necessarily inspire confidence in the Stimulus bill: “[Senate Democrats] don’t know everything that’s in the bill,” said a laughing Charles Rangel (D-NY), chairman of the Ways and Committee. “So I’m afraid to go to that da#*ed conference.” “Basically, it is whatever Obama … More

    President Reagan Saw This Coming...in 1961

    As Members of Congress push their liberal agenda on America disguised as “stimulus”, it may surprise them that President Ronald Reagan saw this exact scenario unfolding, way back in 1961. His words are eerily prophetic. This ten minute address is worth a listen, if only to remember that the left … More

    Americans Don’t Care About Pork Spending?

    Senator Schumer (D-NY) believes that Americans are happy to have Members of Congress add a billion here, and a billion there into spending bills, without oversight or necessity. American taxpayers might disagree.

    Trillion-Dollar Debt Plan Passes the Senate

    As the Drudge Report was highlighting Betsy McCaughey’s commentary on Bloomberg.com on how the Obama Stimulus Bill will ruin your health care, the Senate quickly acted to pass the latest version of the $838 Billion Spending bill, by a vote of 61-37. Clearly, the polls were showing that the more … More

    Next Question, Please

    As Americans huddled around their televisions last night to see President Obama’s first prime-time press conference, they were instinctively not only judging his performance, but that of the White House press corps. Throughout the past two years, there has been scrutiny from the right regarding the press’ treatment of Barack Obama, and … More

    America Gets Change in the Form of An Iceberg

    Americans have been trying to tell Washington for the past week that the “stimulus bill” is not the change they were asking for last November. Unfortunately, the President and Congress are not listening. The Senate is poised to pass a “stimulus” bill tomorrow that 62% of Americans flatly reject as “too much … More

    Compromise 101: Meet the New Stimulus

    MEET THE NEW STIMULUS, SAME AS THE OLD STIMULUS This weekend, a small group of Senators emerged from two days of negotiations to announce they had developed a compromise “stimulus” package that would eliminate wasteful spending and deliver on the original promise of the legislation. Unfortunately, not only is this … More

    With Stimulus Like This, Who Needs A Recession

    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a study on Wednesday, that estimates the impact of the Trillion Dollar Spending Plan being debated on the floor of the Senate this evening. They said “In the longer run, the legislation would result in a slight decrease in gross domestic product (GDP) compared … More

    Profiles in Conservatism

    NAME: Rich Galen OCCUPATION: Writer, Political Pundit, Public Relations Advisor, Philosopher HOMETOWN: Alexandria, VA Rich Galen is the author of MULLINGS, a three-day-a-week column, which reaches some 400,000 people per month and is considered required reading by senior reporters and operatives on both sides of the aisle. He began writing … More