Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says "thousands of people would not exist" were it not for the Cowboy Poetry Festival held every year in northern Nevada and sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities I never knew NEH created people by sponsoring poety slams, but maybe Reid knows something the rest of us don't! Read More
Gas prices are headed up and the conventional wisdom in the mainstream media explains the increases as attributable to "uncertainty" caused by political unrest in the Middle East, especially Libya.
But the truth is, even if Libya stopped exporting any oil, the U.S. gets less than two percent of its imported petroleum from there. Read More
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is so upset about Republican spending cuts that he's brought out the big guns: Accusing the GOP of being so heartless they would de-fund the National Endowment for the Humanities, which underwrites a cowboy poetry festival in his state: Read More
House Speaker John Boehner has a fascinating reminder today of a scene took place on the Senate floor in 2008 when current Interior Secretary Ken Salazar was a Democratic senator from Colorado and gas was $4-per-gallon in many areas of the country. Read More
Democrats, desperate to keep the gusher of taxpayer money funneled to them by the public employee unions, have been trumpeting poll results indicating that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to eliminate state and local governmental units’ obligation to bargain the terms of benefits and pensions with public employee unions. Read More
According to the Wall Street Journal, the fugitive Wisconsin Democrats plan to return "soon," as they believe that Gov. Scott Walker and the GOP are suffering politically from their standoff with public-employee unions. That report is based on an interview the paper had with Minority Leader Mark Miller. Read More
Most Americans believe things are going to become even more partisan in the nation's capital in the year ahead, according to the latest national opinion survey by Rasmussen Reports.
"A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 59% of Likely Voters say politics in Washington, DC will become more partisan over the next year. That’s the highest level measured since early September of last year," Rasmussen said. Read More
Nineteen of the 22 members of President Obama's recently created White House Council on Jobs and Competitiveness are linked by something other than a desire to serve on a presidential panel - they contributed either to the chief executive's 2008 campaign or to other Democratic candidates. Read More
Nearly three-fourths of Americans believe government employees get bigger pensions than do retirees in the private sector, but only a third of the respondents in the latest Rasmussen Reports national survey believe their state will be able to pay for those more generous entitlements. Read More
A legislative proposal introduced by Rep. Devin Nunes to reform federal energy policy from the ground up has attracted 56 co-sponsors and praise from some notable conservative activist groups. Read More