Tag Archives: Congress

20 Aug

The road from Republic to Dictatorship is paved with “good intentions”, like Obama’s Obamacare delays…

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a watershed piece of legislation in American history. Based on the 15th Amendment, it outlawed discrimination based on racial, ethnic, religious and gender criteria. You probably don’t realize it, but it’s likely that … Continue reading

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21 May

A Lesson For Apple, A Lesson From Apple

Apple and its CEO Tim Cook are making history, superseding very serious Administration scandals from the MSM’s consciousness and from the front pages, as they endure a very public assault by Congress for having obeyed corporate and tax laws of … Continue reading

Posted in Law, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 40 Comments | 518 views
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26 Apr

How Obama blew the sequester

It could have been a powerful tool. Obama blew it and blew it big. The real answer was simple. The idea of the sequester came from the White House: “In 2011, President Obama proposed the devastating sequestration cuts and stood … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Deception and Lies, Democrats Deserting Obama, Media, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 19 Comments | 806 views
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10 Feb

A Critical Turning Point In American History

We progress, marching forward leaving behind us a trail of yesterdays, filled with events large and small, assembling memories, but some of the more momentous occurrences rise to a superior level which we include in our collective “history.” In that wake of our advance some of those momentous waves swell further, rising to become events that only hindsight can identify as pivotal moments in that shared recollection.

Posted in Congress, Economy, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 15 Comments | 352 views
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6 Jul

There is no silver lining: Justice Roberts’ despicable Obamacare decision [Reader Post]

In March of 1937, in West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish erstwhile conservative Justice Owen Roberts suddenly began voting to support New Deal legislation. His change of heart was the beginning of what became known as “The switch in time that saved nine.” His sudden reversal was in direct response to FDR’s threat to pack the Court in the face of the Court’s resistance to the President’s sweeping progressive agenda. From that point forward the Constitution ceased to be a significant barrier to anything FDR wanted to do.

Posted in Barack Obama, Constitution, Economy, Health Care, Law, Nanny Government, Politics, Socialism, Socialized Health Care, Supreme Court, Taxes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments | 440 views
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9 Feb

This is not the ban on insider trading that you were looking for [Reader Post]

Congress has a penchant for passing toothless legislation, especially as it affects them. The STOCK Act is no exception. STOCK stands for Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge. There is enthusiasm for such a law.

Fervor over insider trading on Capitol Hill reached a peak last fall following the airing of a “60 Minutes” segment questioning whether lawmakers including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) made investments based on their knowledge of legislative activity to which they would be privy.

Posted in Economy, John Boehner, Law, Nancy Pelosi, Politics, propaganda bureau | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments | 446 views
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16 Apr

Obama tells Congress to f*** off [Reader Post]

From Jake Tapper:

In a statement issued Friday night, President Obama took issue with some provisions in the budget bill – and in one case simply says he will not abide by it.

Basically, Obama told Congress to f*** off and not to interfere with the King’s rule. This is the same guy who couldn’t be bothered to tell Congress he was getting the country into another war.

Posted in Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Constitution, Culture of Corruption, Deception and Lies, Law, Obama Euphoric-Rapture Syndrome, Politics, POWER GRAB!, WtF? | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments | 980 views
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29 Sep

Problems? What Problems? I Don’t See No Stinkin’ Problems: Shocking Video of Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac Hearings [Reader Post]

Caution: This video may cause your head to asplode. Wrap your head tightly with duct tape prior to viewing. The tape will not prevent your cranial asplosion but at least you will have all of the pieces for reassembly in … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Economy, Politics, Real Estate & Lending | Tagged , , , , , | 16 Comments | 54 views
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19 Jun

While we’re on the subject of nationalized oil….

While the comments are flying hot and heavy over on the Bush to Congress thread, today’s Investment Business Daily editorial is a side dish complement. The op-ed cuts right thru the mustard, and calls out the DNC on their absurd … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Economy, Oil, Socialism | Tagged , , | 8 Comments | 32 views
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