August 26, 2009

Special Election Will Be Held To Replace Ted Kennedy In Senate

Despite his pleadings for Massachusetts to change the law AGAIN to benefit Democrats, the state will hold a special election to fill Ted Kennedy’s now-vacant Senate seat. Massachusetts law requires the election no sooner than 145 days and no later than 160 days after a vacancy occurs, and forbids an interim appointee. Prior to 2004, […]

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March 27, 2009

Pelosi Wants Government Run Health-Care Plan This Year

Get ready for government involvement in your daily life. As promised (or warned, depending on your views), Democrats on the Hill are looking to fast-track Obama’s call for a nationalized, government run health-care system: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House this year will consider health-care legislation including an option for a government-run program that […]

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March 26, 2009

Senate Democrats Vote For Higher Spending, Block GOP Budget Reductions

Living up to their motto, Senate Democrats voted for “Spend Spend” today as the Senate Budget Committee voted down a Republican offer to reduce government spending. The GOP recommendation would freeze spending for the next five years while still supporting President Obama’s “blueprint.” Dems said, “no way”: Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., said his proposal would […]

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March 3, 2009

Roland Burris Is Running In 2010: Check Out His Accomplishments

Somewhat-senator from Illinois Roland Burris isn’t going anywhere, pesky lawmakers. He’s definitely running again in 2010! It says so right on his website…where you can also check out his accomplishments! Maybe Blago’s gonna support him with his book-deal dough.

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February 23, 2009

Feds Questioning Roland Burris In Pay-To-Play Scandal

This shouldn’t come as any surprise. Roland Burris is being “interviewed” but not yet “investigated” by the Feds for his possible involvement in the Blago pay-to-play Senate seat scandal. Here comes the heat: Federal authorities have interviewed Senator Roland Burris in a probe into whether former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich tried to sell the Senate […]

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February 3, 2009

Gregg Nomination Vacancy To Be Filled By GOP, Promises NH Governor Lynch

The news that New Hampshire Senator, Judd Gregg, would be nominated to be Obama’s secretary of commerce, following “pay to play” Governor Richardson’s withdrawal, immediately brought up concerns that Barry was attempting to undermine the fragile 41 GOP count in the Senate. Luckily for Republicans, Gregg indicated he wouldn’t take the bait without the appropriate […]

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January 28, 2009

Senate Approves Reinstatement Of Taxpayer Funded Overseas Abortions

This is no surprise from a pro-abortion president, but this afternoon the Senate failed to renew the prohibition on funding overseas abortions with our tax dollars (Mexico City Policy). Here are the details with a list of Republican senators who voted to against its renewal. Only 1 Democrat senator voted to retain the prohibition. U.S. […]

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January 7, 2009

Roland Burris Likely To Be Seated After Private Dealings – Governors Move Against Constitution & Voters

This really can’t go on much longer. Roland Burris is sitting in Washington waiting to be seated after an appointment by the disgraced, but not yet indicted, Gov. Blagojevich. Without an indictment on Blago, the IL Supreme Court is likely to move in the next few days to force the IL secretary of state to […]

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January 6, 2009

Senate Dems Postpone Seating Al Franken

When the 111th Congress convenes in a few minutes (noon today) the U.S. Senate will be a few seats short. Both Roland Burris and Al Franken had planned to be seated today, but that’s not going to happen: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid yielded to Republican threats and agreed on Monday not to immediately seat […]

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December 9, 2008

Illinois Has Rich History In Corrupt Politicians

In light of the arrest this morning Illinois’ Democratic governor Rod Blagojevich for attempting to sell Obama’s vacated Senate seat, here’s some fun history for you. Illinois is now well on its way to earning a fourth jailed governor since 1970. Yes, Blagojevich will be number four in a long line of corruption: Otto Kerner, […]

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