Category Archives: Congress

Media reportage dishonest about HONEST Act

Activists on the left, supported by their allies in media, the arts, and academics, are throwing a collective fit over the passage of the HONEST Act in the US House. Why the upset? It’s pure political whiplash in the ongoing … Continue reading

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Rep. Maxine Waters tells 63 million voters you’re not as patriotic as ‘we are’

Rep. Maxine Waters, 79 year old congresswoman from California on the Democrats’ side of the aisle, is known for popping off remarks that often make little sense. Not long ago, she told media Russia President Vladimir Putin was “continuing to … Continue reading

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Why Obamacare and Ryancare won’t solve our healthcare issues

Democrats had good reason to gloat when Republicans failed to pass House Speaker Paul Ryan’s replacement for the PPACA/Obamacare tax bill. After all, Republicans campaigned on repeal-and-replace for years. Ryan couldn’t get votes he needed from his own party. Although … Continue reading

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Ignored by media: Nunes confirms NSA, FBI still haven’t handed over documents

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), chair of the House Intel Committee, confirmed today in a presser that the NSA and the FBI have yet to turn over all the documents the committee requested March 15 in a letter. Nunes did say … Continue reading

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As breach of House Dems ignored, Intel Committee drills down on Russia and leaks

As media and congressmen like Republican House oversight chair Jason Chaffetz (Utah) and Democrat senator Richard Blumenthal (CT) head to talk TV to expound about Russia’s influence on the 2016 election, no one except for a single news website is … Continue reading

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Why is Congress ignoring House IT investigation with Capitol Police in lead?

The House Oversight & Government Reform Committee hasn’t faced a barrage of questions about an investigation with national security implications. Media have largely ignored the investigation. Making things even more questionable is the fact the criminal probe is being conducted … Continue reading

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Top Republican says purchasing across state lines will be added to AHA

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) weighed in on the process for the repeal of key features of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care/Obamacare tax bill. McCarthy said the process will be in three phases. “Phase One” has already been … Continue reading

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