Tag: Congress

Kinzinger Statement on Blagojevich Verdict

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, IL)… WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) today issued the following statement in response to the partial verdict in the retrial of Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois: “Rod Blagojevich never seemed to understand the difference between serving the public and serving his personal self... Read more »

For Every Awful Gov't Action There is An Equally Awful Reaction, Horses Worst Hit!

-By Warner Todd Huston There is a jester of a Chicago Alderman named Ed Burke who back in the early 1990s made local radio audiences laugh by his plaintive plea of “what about the horses” on the floor of Chicago’s City Hall. He was worried that horses in downtown Chicago’s carriage trade were somehow being... Read more »

Kinzinger Supports Bill to Increase North American Energy Production

<i>From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, ILL)…</i> Washington, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee, which Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11) serves on, yesterday passed the North American-Made Energy Security Act, H.R. 1938, with bipartisan support by a vote of 33 to 13.  Kinzinger issued the following statement: “What does the Keystone XL... Read more »

Rep. Kinzinger Defies GOP Opposition to Democrats War Resolutions

-By Warner Todd Huston Representative Adam Kinzinger made what is in my opinion a principled vote on the pair of resolutions concerning the authorization and funding of Obama’s mission in Libya today. His principles however ran counter to the Republican’s conventional wisdom on this and he was one of only eight Republicans to do so... Read more »

Kinzinger Urges Passage of Jobs and Energy Permitting Act

From the Office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, IL)… Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, spoke out on the floor of the House in support of H.R. 2021, the Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011. This bipartisan legislation would ease the permitting process in... Read more »

Dems Plan Proves Medicare Dead by 2024

-By Warner Todd Huston Congressman Peter Roskam, House GOP Deputy Majority Whip, got on record the fact that as things stand right now Medicare is dead by 2024. No ifs, ands, or buts, unless a major overhaul of the system is undertaken, Medicare is done in a little more than a decade. Before congress two... Read more »

Democrat Budget 'Plan' is Nothing But a 'Blank Check' for Spending

Many Democrat Senators were all about fiscal responsibility… waaay back in 2006. Today, though, that whole idea is out the window. Check out some info on the Democrat Budget Plan HERE.

Did Rep. Weiner Really Thank His Parents for the 'Values' They 'Instilled' In Him?

-By Warner Todd Huston OK, someone really needs to have a nice long sit down with troubled New York Democrat Anthony Weiner. In his resignation speech he actually thanked his parents for the “values they instilled in me,” the ones that got him “this far”… which apparently is thrown out of Congress on his ear.... Read more »

Urge Congress to Vote 'NO' On Striking $$ Saving Section From Federal Construction Projects Bill (Illinois Especially)

-By Warner Todd Huston Today there may be a vote on striking a section of H.R. 2055 that will insure that federal construction projects for the military are fairly priced and will save money for the taxpayers. Some representatives want this advantageous section struck out and replaced with a union-favoring provision that will cost the... Read more »

Class Of 2011 Faces Highest Unemployment Rate In History

From BankruptingAmerica.org… Graduates Face 21.1 Applicants Per Job Arlington, VA – Today, BankruptingAmerica.org (an awareness campaign by Public Notice) released a new Web video titled “Is Washington Creating Our Job Crisis?” As the 1.7 million college students of the class of 2011 graduate, they face one of the highest unemployment rates for college graduates in... Read more »