06 Jan 2011

The Cavalry Arrives in Washington

I cannot believe what a fetish this woman has for the Constitution.  She’s referring to it almost as like it’s a sacred biblical text.  I can’t believe what I’m hearing! RUSH:  I guess JFK was a fetishist, too. She’s quoting JFK on the Constitution.  We know now that people who

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06 Jan 2011

Vote to Repeal Obamacare Will Send Powerful, Historic Statement

They’re gonna do it.  They’re really gonna do it, and I like it.  I love, ladies and gentlemen, love the idea of reading the Constitution on the floor of the House of Representatives today.  It’s an exorcism.  Look at it that way.  The House Republicans are performing an exorcism today. 

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06 Jan 2011

Boehner Tells Off Dingy Harry

John Boehner — I don’t know if you know this or not.  This is really cool.  Harry Reid told Boehner, (paraphrasing) “Don’t bother to repeal Obamacare in the House. Don’t even bother, because it’s gonna fail in the Senate.  Don’t even bother with it.”  So there you have the Senate

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06 Jan 2011

Liberals Say Conservatives Have a “Fetish” for the US Constitution

Washington Post, by Jason Horowitz:  “And the Founders said: Let there be a constitution. And the Founders looked at the articles and clauses and saw that it was good.”  That’s how this story begins.  “And the Founders said: Let there be a constitution. And the Founders looked at the articles

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06 Jan 2011

The power of the Unions

Glenn said, “At Carnegie Hall, the top paid stagehand makes $422,599, plus $107,455 in benefits and deferred compensation.” The average salary for a stagehand at Lincoln Center? $290,000 a year. Glenn explained: “What that means is Carnegie Hall has negotiated with the union saying we can’t afford more than $422,000

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05 Jan 2011

112th Congress Convenes as Budget Fights Await

John Boehner of Ohio became the 61st House speaker shortly after noon Wednesday as the 112th Congress was called to order with a benediction, the Pledge of Allegiance and a record of everyone’s presence was ordered. Lawmakers voted for Boehner as House speaker with 241 of 242 Republican votes. However, outgoing

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05 Jan 2011

New Congress Begins Fight to Repeal Obamacare and Get Health Care Reform

As the 112th Congress begins, the new majority in the House of Representatives has already unveiled plans to repeal Obamacare and start over with health care reform. Obamacare moves the United States health care system in the wrong direction, and to get reform right, Congress should start by repealing this

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05 Jan 2011

Rising Oil Price Threatens Fragile Recovery

High oil prices threaten to derail the fragile economic recovery among developed nations this year, the leading energy watchdog has warned, putting pressure on the Opec oil cartel to increase production. Over the past year the oil import costs for the 34 mostly rich countries that make up the Organisation

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05 Jan 2011

Republicans Take Over House Ready to Spar With Obama

No wonder John Boehner keeps getting re-elected. He’s got 11 siblings — 10 of whom have traveled among four busloads of friends and family from Ohio to Washington to attend the ceremonial swearing-in of the new House speaker and 112th Congress on Wednesday.  At noon, the first session of the

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05 Jan 2011

Democrats on Obamacare Repeal: GOP Will Take Your Benefits Away

RUSH: Debbie Wasserman Schultz.  Every… Well, never mind.  Here comes the Democrat strategery: “Republicans are gonna take away all of your benefits.  Republicans are gonna take away everything! Republicans are gonna make you get sick and die.  The Republicans want you dead! That’s what the repeal of Obamacare means.”  They

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05 Jan 2011

Glenn Beck Calls for Fundamental Transformation

America is at a crossroads.   We have known this for 10 years now but after each tragic event or “bubble” America has gone back to sleep because we wanted to believe that we could have it all and “it just isn’t as bad as they say.”  Our gut however, has

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05 Jan 2011

U.S. court says Christian cross is unconstitutional

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has decided a memorial cross on federal land on Mt. Soledad, Calif., violates the U.S. Constitution. In a 3-0 ruling in the Jewish War Veterans v. City of San Diego case, the panel decided that the 29-foot concrete cross, which

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05 Jan 2011

Court: No Warrant Needed To Search Cell Phone

The next time you’re in California, you might not want to bring your cell phone with you. The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that police can search the cell phone of a person who’s been arrested — including text messages — without obtaining a warrant, and use that data as

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04 Jan 2011

Obama Back to Face Battles in Congress

President Barack Obama returns from vacation Tuesday to face legislative battles with newly empowered Republicans determined to slash spending and repeal his health care reform, the key legislative achievement of his first two years in office. The new Congress convenes Wednesday with Republicans back in charge in the House of

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20 Dec 2010

New Census May Complicate Obama 2012 Bid

The 2010 census report coming out Tuesday will include lots of good political news for Republicans and grim data for Democrats hoping to re-elect President Barack Obama and rebound from last month’s devastating elections. The population continues to shift from Democratic-leaning Rust Belt states to Republican-leaning Sun Belt states, a

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13 Dec 2010

Federal Judge Rules Against Mandatory Insurance Coverage Clause of New Health Care Law

Casting an unmistakable and perhaps permanent pockmark on the face of the Obama administration, a federal judge in Virginia ruled Monday that a major component of the new health care reform law is unconstitutional. Judge Henry E. Hudson ruled Monday for the state’s claim that the requirement for people to

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