Category Archives: Congress

Comey’s opening statement suggests media over-sell on Intel hearing

Former FBI director James Comey appeared to have found himself on murky ground politically during investigations of Hillary Clinton’s email servers and of allegations Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election. Whatever Comey did, one major party wasn’t going … Continue reading

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Disturbing revelations emerge about Obama administration illicit spying, brutal gangs

With Donald Trump in the Oval Office, former president Barack Obama will face scrutiny just as the president he replaced did. There will be differences of course in media coverage, because the majority of media tilt Democrat. Two new revelations … Continue reading

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Why is House IT scandal seething with national security issues being buried?

Considering the wide scope the US government employs in surveilling all of us, it’s hard to understand why a scandal related to House intelligence and national security committees is being buried by media. There is a huge national security story … Continue reading

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What’s Next: After House success with AHA, can Senate do the same?

Yesterday’s success for House Republicans and embattled speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is the first step in health insurance reform. Now a new question arises. Can the Senate come together and enough members agree on provisions to move the bill on? … Continue reading

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House Republicans attempt to shield middle class with passage of AHA

Today House Republicans, with an additional single vote from Democrats, passed HR 1628, the American Healthcare Act of 2017. No bill is perfect, but credit is due to those who were among the 217 ‘Yea’ votes. That’s because GOP House … Continue reading

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Hillary resurfaces, and so did more emails as Senate FBI oversight hearing commenced

Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) may regret asking FBI director James Comey a loaded question during a Senate Judiciary hearing on oversight of the FBI on May 3. As Comey responded, the normally calm director actually showed some emotion. As the … Continue reading

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Healthcare fugitives: Amid wrangling over federal budget, fraud still costs taxpayers billions

Members of both parties in Congress seem to have one agenda—continue to increase federal revenue otherwise known as taxes and/or fees while failing to account for trillions in spending. Nothing illustrates the failure of big government bureaucracy more than the … Continue reading

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