Tag Archives: 112th Congress

AP: Raw Video: U.S. House Rejects Sex-Selection Abortion Ban: The Day in Big Government

. This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState on Blogger Looks like women won’t have to ask Uncle Sam’s permission to use the bathroom or interfere with her and her doctor in decisions they make regarding her health. A … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Jonathan Chait- For Republicans, do The Benefits of Fanaticism Outweigh The Costs?

The New Republic: Opinion- Jonathan Chait- For Republicans, Do The Benefits Of Fanaticism Outweigh The Costs?. I’ll give the House GOP credit at least they have an agenda and know what they want to do. Their Freshmen Class knows exactly … Continue reading

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The Democratic Strategist: William Galston- ‘Democrats Play Better on Defense’

Source:The Democratic Strategist  “Dec. 30 (Bloomberg) — William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Veronique de Rugy, senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, talk about the outlook for Congress once it convenes … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Jeffrey Rosen: ‘Why Are Conservatives, Not Liberals, Fixated On Amending The Constitution’

Source:The Conversation– the U.S. Constitution. “On January 22, the first anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, I attended a summit called We the Corporations v. We the People, sponsored by the Coffee Party, a network of liberals, leftists … Continue reading

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The Hill: Erik Wasson & Pete Kasperowicz- House Passes Paul Ryan’s ’12 Budget; Conservatives want more cuts’

Source:The Hill– House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (Republican Wisconsin) Majority Leader Eric Cantor (Republican, Virginia) and Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (Republican, California) “The House on Friday approved a fiscal year 2012 budget resolution from Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Jonathan Cohn- ‘President Obama to Talk Entitlement Reform’

Source:The Week– President Barack H. Obama (Democrat, Illinois) 44th President of the United States. “The big news on Sunday was the announcement, from senior White House adviser David Plouffe, that President Obama plans to make a major policy speech about … Continue reading

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CBS News: President Obama- ‘Gabby Opened Her Eyes For the First Time’

Source:CBS News– First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama and Captain Mark Kelly, the wife of U.S. Representative Gabby Giffords (Democrat, Arizona) “At the memorial service for the victims of the shooting in Tucson, Arizona, President Obama said that … Continue reading

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CBS: Evening News- Ben Tracy: ‘Tea Party Plan For Capitol Hill’

Source:CBS News– U.S. Senator Jim DeMint: one of the Tea Party leaders in Congress. Source:FRS FreeState  “At least 39 Tea Party-backed candidates are headed to Washington. Ben Tracy reports on the movement’s plans for office in January.” From CBS News Source:FRS … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Mark Hamrick- ‘Gridlocked Congress Could Threaten Economy’

Source:Associated Press– John Boehner (R, Ohio) incoming Speaker of the House of Representatives. Source:FRS FreeState  “Will the midterm elections, which are expected to leave Congress at least partially controlled by Republicans and squaring off against a Democratic White House, be … Continue reading

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