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POLL: Should the Food Stamp Program significantly Scaled Back?

Conservative Republicans passed a bill in September to tighten SNAP eligibility standards and end benefits for nearly 5 percent of recipients, cutting about $39 Billion  over 10 years. The increase in SNAP program benefits was a temporary response to the “Great Recession” and had a built in sunset once the recession was over.  Since the Obama Administration (as well as economists) have determined that the recession is over, so should […]

House of Representatives Schedule for the Week of November 12th 2012

House of Representatives Schedule for the Week of November 12th 2012

House of Representatives Schedule for the Week of November 12th 2012 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12TH On Monday, the House is not in session. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH On Tuesday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 6190 – Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Burgess / Energy and Commerce […]

Pundit: Then-and-Now Numbers Reveal Obama’s Weaknesses

Pundit: Then-and-Now Numbers Reveal Obama’s Weaknesses

As President Barack Obama nears the end of his first term, many are wondering what has changed since he took office. Others wonder, “What is he thinking?”   Within his first 100 days in the White House, Obama made his most expensive legislative move: the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 – the stimulus package. The stimulus money was meant to turn the tide of the recession […]

16 Trillion – Obama forgets his first two years in State of the Union address

16 Trillion – Obama forgets his first two years in State of the Union address

ViaDPGI If you came away from President Obamas State of the Union address thinking nothing worth mentioning happened during his first two years in office, then you got precisely the message he intended…. Those years got short shrift in Tuesday evening’s address. Why no mention of Obama’s signature economic legislation, the $814 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, aka the stimulus bill? His biggest domestic accomplishment, the $1.2 trillion Obamacare […]

Big Obama donor cashed in on stimulus Green Energy, Sold Biofuel back to the Government for $25.00 a gallon

Big Obama donor cashed in on stimulus Green Energy, Sold Biofuel back to the Government for $25.00 a gallon

Anyone notice the left harping that even though Newt Gingrich did not meet the legal definition of a lobbyist, he really was influence peddling in DC, but the same media types have not connected the dots to Obama Bundlers Lobbying the White House for Stimulus Money.  One even wrote part of the Stimulus bill.  But that isn’t lobbying… not really.  That’s because, if you remember correctly, Obama stayed out of […]