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On Tuesday, about 25 Freedomworks activists gathered outside Congressman Watt's Greensboro, NC office to protest another big bailout, aka, the Durbin Amendment.
Here's the long and short of the amendment:
Senators Can Protect American Consumers with a Vote for the Murkowski Resolution
Washington, DC- This Thursday, members of the Senate will have the opportunity to protect American consumers from a back door cap-and-trade scheme allowing unelected bureaucrats to regulate carbon emissions.
Key Vote "Yes" S.J. Res. 26: The Murkowski Resolution
Late yesterday Sen. Rockefeller announced that he will vote in favor of the Murkowski Resolution. Until then, we were uncertain in which way he would vote. However in a prepared statement Rockefeller said:I have long maintained that the Congress – not the unelected EPA – must decide major economic and energy policy. EPA regulation will have an enormous impact on the economic security of West Virginia and our energy future.
Washington's elite: Wasting billions and borrowing trillions
Yesterday, Garfield Reynolds and Wes Goodman of Bloomberg.com reported that by the year 2012 America will owe more money to foreign nations than it produces in annual economic output. As their "Chart of the Day" illustrates, within the next 2 years America's national debt will surpass its gross domestic product (GDP):
After months of hard work, the Murkowski Resolution of Disapproval, will be up for a vote on June 10th. This is an important resolution that could stop a massive EPA power grab. FreedomWorks friend and ally Tom Borelli has a great update on this battle over at Townhall.com.
May jobs report leaves Americans asking: "Where are the private sector jobs?"
The "tea party" movement quickly came to a boil and before you knew it the incredible started happening.A Republican took Ted Kennedy's Senate seat. The GOP governor of Florida was forced to run as an independent for the Senate. An establishment conservative Republican senator in Utah was run out of the reelection campaign. A libertarian with curious ideas won the Kentucky GOP Senate primary against the party leadership's favored candidate.
Earlier today, Automatic Data Processing (ADP) released a report indicating that the economy gained a total of 55,000 private sector jobs in May. That number fell short of expectations. Most economists predicted an increase of 60,000 new private sector jobs for the month.May marks the fourth consecutive month that employment has risen, but the upturn has been modest. The economy has been addin
In a new paper, 2015: Downgrade Day—Averting Europe’s Fate, Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Republicans explain why America faces a possible Greece-style debt crisis within five years and the steps that can be taken to avoid it. The