Tag Archives: congress

Department Of Homeland Security Funding Battles And Entitlement Reform

Image sotu-1940x1293.jpeg

We may be headed for another shutdown. This time it’ll be the Department of Homeland Security, caught in the partisan crosshairs over the spending bill which Democrats insist should not have any immigration related amendments.
Most Republicans and Democrats want… Continue reading

President Starts New Term Off On The Wrong Foot

Earlier today members of the 114th Congress were sworn in and took their oath of office for the new term.
There has been a lot of talk about the promise for a more bipartisan, conciliatory Congress. This has been coming… Continue reading

President Obama To Move Ahead With Immigration Reform By Executive Order

Image 670px-obama_chesh_1.jpg

Public opinion be damned.
Tomorrow night in a prime time speech, the President will unveil his plan to shield up to five million illegal immigrants from deportation. By expanding the Dreamers program to adults –a move that the President said… Continue reading

The Battle For The Senate: What To Watch For On Election Night

Image 6261650491_0cd6c701bb_b.jpg

At 6 p.m. Central Time, the ballot counting will begin in Kentucky. Recent polling has given Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell a comfortable seven-to-nine point advantage over Democrat Alison Grimes. I don’t expect any surprises there – and you… Continue reading

What We Need To Hear From President Obama On His ISIS Strategy Tomorrow Night

Image 670px-official_portrait_of_barack_obama.jpg

We’ve been hungering for consensus in America and we’ve got it: 91% of Americans see ISIS as a threat to the vital interests of the United States, according to a new Washington Post poll.
71% of respondents support airstrikes in… Continue reading

Impeachment Talk Won’t Help The GOP

Image 670px-sarahpalinelon.jpg

The Republicans are standing on the brink of yet another missed opportunity to capitalize on a Democrat party with their backs against the wall.
Obamacare is still struggling. There are thousands of illegal migrants streaming across the southern border. Ukraine… Continue reading

Obama Flubs Iraq

Image 670px-maliki_2006.jpg

It has been a rough week in Iraq.
The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, has stormed into Fallujah, Mosul, and Tikrit in Iraq’s Sunni north, and is eager to strike at Baghdad.
In a historic move, Kurdish… Continue reading

Divided GOP only thing Obama, Democrats have going for them before 2014 midterms

Image RepublicansImmigrationboehner.jpg

April 29, 2014: House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, joined by Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., talks to reporters following a Republican strategy meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington.AP

Tuesday’s Washington Post/ABC News poll will not be welcome news to a… Continue reading