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  • Stimulus could overwhelm gov't oversight

     
    by Frank James Whenever Congress rushes through complex legislation, there's likely to be more than a few unintended consequences. And the package of more than $800 billion in spending that lawmakers want to spend to stimulate the economy is no......
  • Stimulus debate on huge unread bill

     
    by Frank James The House has started debate on the $790 billion economic stimulus legislation and lawmakers beginning with a procedural argument. Republicans are complaining that the House Democratic leadership hasn't abided by an agreement that the whole...
  • Corrupt culture thriving under Dems?

     
    (This posting has changed since it was first posted.) by Frank James Back in 2006 when House Democrats stormed back into power after pledging to end what they called the Republican's "culture of corruption," the cynical among us knew it......
  • Southern conservatives like their pork

     
    by Frank James Taxpayers for Common Sense has e-mailed reporters its database of earmarks in the omnibus $420 billion spending bill currently being debated in the Senate and here's one conclusion to draw from it: Republican senators from the South......
  • Earmarks aren't 'wicked, evil, criminal, wrong'

     
    by Frank James The debate over earmarks will probably not end until the last day of the Republic, which we hope isn't anytime soon, despite what that Russian "expert" says. The debate sprang to life again because the $410 billion......
  • FactFinder 12: Moran Campaign Ad "Truth Test"

    FactFinder 12: Moran Campaign Ad "Truth Test"
    Congressman Jerry Moran is running for a seat in the Kansas Senate. His newest ad, called "Truth Test", questions the record of his opponent, Rep. Todd Tiahrt. Claim #1: "Desperate and trailing badly in the polls..." FACT. According to our exclusive...