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The lame duck agenda that Democratic leadership poopooed for months is growing. Remember back in July when the left swore there was "no secret plan!"? This scoffing was followed closely by saying a lame duck session was "pretty preposterous and straight out of the black-helicopter wing of GOP thinking."
Dear Representative, On behalf of over a million FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to cosponsor H.R. 3765, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2009 (REINS Act). Introduced by Rep. Geoff Davis (R-KY), this legislation would help restore the checks and balances on power between the branches of the federal government that are so vital to the protection of our liberties.
Over the past ten years, enrollment in PA public schools has declined, while spending and staff have grown by leaps and bounds. According to the Commonwealth Foundation, taxpayers now spend an outrageous $14,420 per pupil each year, while at the same time student performance has stagnated. Test scores have barely changed and PA continues to rank near the bottom of the nation in combined SAT scores.
Dear Congressman,Following the November elections, there is a great threat that the Democratic majority could use a Lame Duck Session to pass legislation that could significantly expand government programs and burden consumers with more taxes and regulations. It is strongly believed that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are delaying the vote on controversial pieces of legislation until after Election Day.
Dear Senator: On behalf of over a million FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to VOTE NO on cloture on the confirmation of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. The Senate’s “Gang of 14” has agreed to only filibuster a Supreme Court nomination in ex
Big heads up: a cloture vote to move forward on the DISCLOSE Act is scheduled in the Senate tomorrow afternoon. Click here to call your Senators and urge them to vote No on cloture to keep the DISCLOSE Act from becoming law. FreedomWorks sent this key vote to the Hill this morning urging a No vote on the bill. Here's an excerpt:
Dear Senator,On behalf of over a million FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to support the First Amendment of the Constitution, as you have sworn to do, and VOTE NO on S.3628, the Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act.
Join the WV Metro Valley Patriots Tea Party on Monday, July 19 for a demonstration against cap and trade in front of the Charleston WV Unemployment Office at noon. This demonstration will drive home the message that cap and tax is a jobs killer for West Virginia and comes in advance of an expected Senate energy bill vote in the next weeks.
We all have a lot on our plates as Congress continues to pack their last days in power with one bad bill after another, elections loom just around the corner, and many events are coming up in the next months. It would be easy for anyone to feel overwhelmed. Of course, this is exactly when we need to make sure we don't let the pressure up, that we see this fight through to the end.