Category: Bills

Amnesty Rears Its Ugly Head Once Again

America is under no obligation to allow anyone into our country, under no obligation to compensate, in any way, the citizens of the failed governments around the world, including those in our own hemisphere. In fact, had we any obligation…

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It Is Time To Stop the Hemorrhaging

Last month Republican Congressman Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania introduced HR 1671, the Verify First Act, to amend Section 36B (g) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Republican Congressmen Michael McCaul of Texas, Jeff Duncan of South Carolina and David…

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Putting American Workers First

In February of this year, Republican Senators Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David A. Perdue Jr of Georgia introduced S 354, the Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment Act (RAISE).  Senator Perdue stated that while the bill was not an…

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Deny Americans the Right To Know Act

Anti-labeling advocates are giving a whole new meaning to the term “cash crop.” HR 1599 the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act,” introduced by representative Mike Pompeo of Kansas, has become known by organic and natural foods advocates as the Deny Americans…

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The InEquality Act of 2015

Those on the left want everything to be “equal.” Those on the right appreciate that we must aim toward equality of opportunity and equality before the law … but, even those goals will never achieve perfection. Democrats Jeff Merkley (OR)…

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Congress Sold Us Out Yet Again

Another day, another fundamental right disappears without much fanfare from the lapdog media. The Republican controlled House passed HR 237, the Foreign Terrorist Organization Passport Revocation Act, aka FTO, with only 15 minutes of “supposed” debate, giving the Secretary of…

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Will 2014 Be The Year of Action?

During his State of the Union, Obama called for 2014 to be a year of action.  If its  action he wants I offer the following bills, rooted in the principles of freedom and federalism.    I have deliberately omitted the bills…

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The Farm Bill (Problems & Pitfalls)

Source:  Heritage Foundation  The House and Senate are working out differences between their farm bills. (1) But bills are seriously flawed, any bill that the negotiators produce is also likely to have major problems. The following is a list of…

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Who Needs A Job When You Have Disability Insurance?

SSDI (disability insurance) was originally created as a “modest” safety net aimed at helping severely disabled workers who were close to retirement age.  But Congress being Congress, in order to secure reelection and reward lobbyist and donors, greatly expanded eligibility to include claims…

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Elite Are Feeding At The Taxpayer Trough

Congress will soon be pushing the renewal of  massive agriculture subsidies in a new one trillion-dollar farm bill that is 80% food stamps, using the worn out mantra that it is a “crucial safety net” for struggling family farms. In truth –…

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