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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution on Wednesday that was disapproving of an expected $500 billion increase in the debt ceiling.
The Administration of President Barack Obama is continuing its “pass this bill now” attitude in relation to the President’s jobs bill, but it’s being met with trouble even within his party. Democratic lawmakers are disappointed with several of the President’s proposals to pay for the $447 billion stimulus package, including an elimination of tax breaks for the oil-and-gas industry.
Let’s have a vote of “no confidence.” Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has called on the Senate to pass a vote of “no confidence” in Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. “I see no reason and no objective evidence that any of his policies are succeeding,” Rand said. It would be interesting to get every member of the Senate on record on this question: especially with one-third of them facing re-election next year.
Did you listen to Barack Obama’s speech to a joint session of Congress on Sept. 8? Remember? It had to be squeezed in after the Republican debate but before the start of the professional football season. What, you decided to skip it? You weren’t alone.
After more than a decade of Democratic leaders striking down Republican efforts to debate amendment referanda in North Carolina concerning gay marriage, a move has been made by the conservatives within the State.
Last Friday’s Freedom Watch, The Rape Of Amy Alkon, touched a nerve with readers and sparked an interesting conversation — and not a few frightening comments. Some of the comments demonstrate the police state is alive and functioning well, as the government fascists hoped. People are becoming mindlessly subservient.
Legislators in Washington, D.C., are considering a House bill that would grant Americans who have gun permits from their home State the right to carry firearms across State lines.
The jobs stimulus plan that President Barack Obama has put forth as a solution to the nation’s economic woes contains tax increases that begin in 2013, and may continue to last through the rest of the decade.