Results tagged with 'congress'
Published Jan. 4, 2017
Despite walking back its plan to curtail the power of The Congressional Ethics Office, Congress was squarely blamed for its actions. I am here to convince you that the fault for this action is entirely misplaced. Congress isn't to blame; we are.
Published Aug. 5, 2014
Good news, everybody! Wisconsin's senior Sen. (and man, is that a tough phrase to type) Ron Johnson, Republican, is appealing the dismissal of his lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act, so the hilarity can continue for the foreseeable future.
Published Nov. 1, 2013
The way forward for the national GOP remains unclear. Party chairman Reince Priebus is going to have some difficult decisions to make. He's already on the clock for 2014.
Published March 22, 2010
The fight over health care reform ended late Sunday night, but the real fun is just beginning. Check out this mythical conversation between a mythical moderate Republican Congressman and a mythical moderate Democratic Congressman at a pub in Washington, D.C.
Published March 10, 2010
Every year, the U.S. Senate marks George Washington's birthday by reading his farewell address, in which he warns about the evils of party politics. The fight to pass a recent jobs bill proved that our first president knew what he was talking about.
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Tuesday November 6th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL After a long, slow steady decline, I do believe America as we know it is finally dead. Gone is a mass population hungry for success with a work ethic beyond belief, and replacing it is a crew of arrogant, stupid lazy fat cats who thi...
"Congressmen get $174,000 a year....cut their pay in half, cut their time in Washington in half, cut their staff in half, send them home. Let them get a job like everybody else back home has." Rick Perry Iowa campaign adCongress has an abysmal approval rating in the po...
Sunday July 31st, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL The older I get and the longer my grandparents are gone, the more I realize how brilliant they were. They had their faults as all humans do, but their all around philosophies on life and methods of carrying them out that I ridiculed as a child are...
From Tarzan to Shakespeare to John F. Kennedy, contrasts, comparing opposites, have been an effective means of expressing ideas, motivating mass behavior and characterizing people and their positions.
"Let me compare thee to a summer's day," the British bard wrote in his famous ...
House Approves Legislation to Protect TRICARE HR 4887 Approved by a Vote of 403-0! On March 19, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-Mo.) introduced legislation, HR 4887, which would explicitly state that TRICARE and Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) health plans meet all the hea...
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