Archive for March 2012

Lake County Right to Life Legislative Action Alert

From Lake County Right to Life… The Illinois House comes back on Monday, March 26 and will be in through Friday [after which they are off for two weeks]. We need your help now on the two pro-life bills on the House floor: HB 4085 (Joe Lyons) Ultrasound Opportunity Act — simply requires that a... Read more »

MSNBC's Karen Finney Unleashes Her Inner Race Baiter

-By Warner Todd Huston I suppose we should thank MSNBC contributor and Democrat Strategist Karen Finney for her illogical, uninformed, hate-filled, lie-laden rant on MSNBC on March 23. As prosaic and free of any intelligent content it is, her attack on Rush Limbaugh and any other Republican that popped into her pretty little head at... Read more »

AP Asks Cheney's Doctors if They Stopped Beating Their Wives Yet

-By Warner Todd Huston Like Jerry Seinfeld, the Associated Press did a masterful job of making a story out of nothing this weekend after news broke that former Vice President Dick Cheney was the recipient of a heart transplant. In fact, APs first paragraph is one of those masterful bits of psychological manipulation along the... Read more »

With the Individual Mandate it's Obama v. Obama

Obama was right on the individual mandate…before he was wrong. Americans agree that the mandate is unconstitutional. A recent Gallup poll found that “Americans overwhelmingly believe the ‘individual mandate,’ as it is often called, is unconstitutional, by a margin of 72% to 20%.” And even a majority of Democrats in the poll agrees with this... Read more »

Milestone or Millstone: Roskam, Walsh, Hultgren on the Two Year Anniversary of Obamacare

-By Warner Todd Huston Three Illinois Congressmen released statements about the second anniversary of Obamacare. Peter Roskam (6th District), Joe Walsh (8th District) and Randy Hultgren (14th District) ruefully noted the two year anniversary and all three pledged to be rid of the destructive legislation as soon as possible. Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) “In the... Read more »

U.S. Rep. Johnson Praises Passage of STOCK Act

From the office of Rep. Timothy Johnson (R, 15th District)… Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Timothy V. Johnson issued the following statement following the Senate’s passage of the House version of the STOCK Act prohibiting insider trading by members of Congress. “This is good news obviously, even if its six years later than it need... Read more »

Bill Foster Is On The Defensive Over Obamacare

From the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC)… Obama May be in Hiding, but Foster’ is on Defensive When it Comes to Government Healthcare Takeover Illinois Democrat Insists on Keeping the Government Takeover of Healthcare Even Though Voters Still Don’t Want it on its Second Birthday WASHINGTON — Although President Obama is markedly absent on celebrating... Read more »

Roskam 'Ask Peter' Video on Two Year Anniversary of Obamacare

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In this segment, Congressman Roskam answered a letter from Martin and Patricia Dettmer from Wheaton and an... Read more »

The Hultgren Huddle - March 23 Edition‏

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… I’m proud to report that in Washington this week, the House passed with bipartisan support legislation repealing ObamaCare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board. As you may know, IPAB is a panel of unelected and unaccountable bureaucrats with the power to effectively ration Medicare for seniors.... Read more »

President Barack Obama's Complete List of Historic Firsts

Doug Ross has a great list (with links for further reading) of the destructive “firsts” that Obama has perpetrated in his first term. It’s well worth taking a look. Yes, he’s historic, alright. First President to Preside Over a Cut to the Credit Rating of the United States Government First President to Violate the War... Read more »