Archive for April 2012

Mitt Still Hasn't Convinced

-By Warner Todd Huston On his nationally syndicated radio show on Wednesday, April 25, Republican talk show host Michael Medved gloated over the fact that Mitt Romney won a wave of primaries with no effort, hands down, with no competition. But has Romney convinced his base? Are voters enthusiastic for him? The facts don’t convince.... Read more »

Gay Lobby Pushing to 'Help' Dee Beaubien Get Elected

-By Warner Todd Huston In yet another example of why we need to destroy Dee Beaubien’s attempt to run as an independent for the 52nd District House seat, the gay lobby is sending out emails to supporters for them to help her get elected. As Cal Skinner reports at his fine McHenry County Blog, the... Read more »

An Illuminating Interview With Australia's Bill Shorten

This is a real interview. I have to say John Clarke and Bryan Dawe couldn’t have written anything funnier. Bill Shorten is Australia’s Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation. While this was a real interview, here is the Aussie team of Clarke and Dawe, a comedy duo that... Read more »
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Rep Joe Walsh: We’ve Moved Beyond Limited Government

An interview of Rep. Walsh by Chad Kent of the Rockford area. Originally posted at Conservative Daily News. http://walsh.house.gov/

Hultgren Applauds Farmers for Speaking Out Against Regulation

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today released the following statement after the Department of Labor withdrew a proposal to ban children from working on farms. “Family farmers spoke up on this issue, and the Administration heard them loud and clear. Illinois... Read more »

Dold Honors 10th District Veterans

From the office of Rep. Robert Dold (Ill., 10th District)… WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold (IL-10) presented two 10th District veterans with medals they earned while serving their country and welcomed the Illinois Honor Flight to Washington. “On almost a daily basis I think about the sacrifices our veterans have made and... Read more »
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I Can't Agree With Rockford Tea Party Re. Kinzinger Undervote Plan

-By Warner Todd Huston I write against what I consider the outrages of the left every day. But occasionally someone on my own side, someone I otherwise support, will cast a boneheaded vote, or say something stupid, or advocate for a wrongheaded policy. I have to address such situations when they occur and this week... Read more »

AFP: Obama's Wasteful Spending Ad

AFP’s “Wasteful Spending” ad holds President Obama accountable for sending billions of taxpayer dollars to “green energy” companies overseas, even while Americans suffer with rising energy prices and a lack of jobs. Learn more: www.americansforprosperity.org

Rep. Walsh Statement on Poor GDP Numbers

From the office of Rep. Joe Walsh (R, Illinois 8th District)… We need to work together to cut taxes, reduce regulations, and tackle Washington’s culture of reckless spending WASHINGTON – Congressman Joe Walsh (IL-8) released the following statement in response to reports that the gross domestic product (GDP) expanded at a 2.2 percent annual rate... Read more »
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Kinzinger's Week in Review‏

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, Illinois 11th District)… On the House Floor Interest Rate Reduction Act (House Student Loans Package) On Friday, April 27th, Congressman Kinzinger voted in support of the Interest Rate Reduction Act. The House approved H.R. 4628, by a vote of 215-195. This bill to extends the current interest... Read more »