Home » Politics » Congress


Top 10 Corrupt Capitol Hill Legislators


Granted, it’s been awhile since I had a pop quiz on the three branches of government… But last time I checked the congress people we elect to represent us have the job of writing and passing out laws. So why do our legislators keep behaving like it’s their job to break the laws and rules implemented to prevent corruption? The ...

Read More »

Prepare for a “massive wave” of illegal immigration


Changes in the world’s economic climate could lead to a “massive wave of undocumented immigrants racing north” according to a Alan Gomez from USA Today. Gomez cites a report released from the Inter-American Development Bank. First, there’s China: a declining economy in the East means cheap commodities exported to poor Latin American countries will experience a hike in prices. Meanwhile ...

Read More »

Obama Fears Dems will be “Clobbered” in Midterm Elections


Speaking at a fundraising dinner for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee last week, Barack Obama sent a panicked message to fellow Democrats to not give up on encouraging voters to make it out to the polls these upcoming midterm elections. Choosing to exaggerate voter apathy, Obama griped over the pattern of Democrats losing in non-presidential election years. “The problem is ...

Read More »

GOP is out front, but can it stay there?

gop, 2014 primary, republicans versus democrats,

Obama approval rating decline gives GOP hope Talk about climate change. The political climate, that is. For Democrats. When Barack Obama swept into office in 2008, along with Democratic majorities in both chambers of Congress, liberals were uncontrollably ecstatic. Mandate for the millennium, they shouted. Liberalism had finally laid waste to “extremist” conservatism. That Obama-induced “thrill” would forever race up ...

Read More »

Obama, the unloved, Congress, the unwanted

obama, seal of the president of the united states, poll, approval rating congess

Well, the mystique, wonder and, of course, “hope,” of the Obama era is finally dissipating, as noted in current presidential approval ratings. According to a newly released Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, the commander-in-chief’s ratings have fallen to the lowest of his presidency – 41 percent. That’s down from 43 percent in January. It gets worse. Fifty-four percent of respondents ...

Read More »

NSA ‘Transparency’ Will Be Clear as Mud


By Bob Barr Last Friday, President Barack Obama delivered his long-awaited speech addressing recent revelations that the federal government, especially the National Security Agency (NSA), has been engaged in a massive program surveilling the communications of virtually every American who uses a cell phone or other internet-based device. Obama, who claims to head the most “transparent” presidency ever, spoke glowingly ...

Read More »

America’s Economic Freedom Free-Fall


The good news is that the world is heading in the right direction economically, that is, toward freedom and prosperity. The bad news is that under liberal rule, America is swimming against this current: World economic freedom has reached record levels, according to the 2014 Index of Economic Freedom, released Tuesday by the Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. ...

Read More »