This week, the House will be voting on a "clean" Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution. The "clean" version is a stripped-down BBA that once passed the House in 1995. Unfortunately, it also has no requirement for a super-majority to raise taxes, making it likely the budget could be balanced-up (by raising taxes) rather than […]
Congressman Huelskamp recently wrote a letter signed by over 50 Republicans to Chairman Rogers and Chairman Rehberg of the the House Appropriations Committee asking that attempts by Health and Human Services (HHS) to create a national database of patients' private medical records be defunded. Read Letter Contact Congress at (202) 224-3121 and ask your representative […]
The justices will hear arguments on the health care law in March; they are expected to rule by the end of the current term, which normally comes in late June. – USA Today Supreme Court Sets Date for ObamaCare Hearing – USA Today EU Bans X-Ray Scanners at Airports – Yahoo Congress Gets Pass on […]
The Obama administration has been celebrating its grand victory in Libya, but I keep wondering: why couldn't Europe deal with a tinpot dictator a short boat-ride away? After all, the Europeans have a collective GDP and population greater than our own. The problem, of course, is that they can't be bothered to spend much money […]
A long-running taboo on the idea of splitting the European Union into two zones or tiers is being breached by a debt crisis that has brought Ireland, Portugal, Greece, and now Italy to their financial and political knees. – Christian Science Monitor EU May Split – Christian Science Monitor Obama Delays Keystone Pipeline – CNN […]
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