House Lawmakers Push Legislation to ‘Stop the Spread of Catastrophic Wildfires’

Some House lawmakers are calling for a change in policy to help prevent wildfires. “Active forest management is needed to stop the spread of catastrophic wildfires,” Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., said in a statement last month. “Irreplaceable natural resources and human lives are at stake, and we must focus on the immediate solutions available. It is time … Continue reading House Lawmakers Push Legislation to ‘Stop the Spread of Catastrophic Wildfires’

Rolling Back This Obama EPA Scheme Could Save Americans $33 Billion

Reversing an Obama administration energy regulation will save energy companies $33 billion in compliance costs through 2030—costs that would have otherwise been borne by consumers, senior Trump administration officials said in providing details about scrapping the plan. The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed to repeal the Clean Power Plan, placing the proposed repeal in … Continue reading Rolling Back This Obama EPA Scheme Could Save Americans $33 Billion

Here’s how the House GOP helped Lois Lerner get away with Obama crimes

Back in 2014 we introduced five resolutions, ordering the Justice Department, White House, FEC, Treasury and Defense Department to turn over any and all emails in their possession that were to or from Lois Lerner.   Thousands of emails from Lerner were missing and without them, it would be harder to prosecute her.   Since … Continue reading Here’s how the House GOP helped Lois Lerner get away with Obama crimes

Why Are Trump’s Justice Department Appointees Protecting the IRS?

Various media sources have reported that federal District Court Judge Reggie Walton has ordered the IRS to finally respond to various legal requests for information and documents made by the conservative tea party organizations that sued the agency. But the question that no one is asking is why that order was even necessary, and why … Continue reading Why Are Trump’s Justice Department Appointees Protecting the IRS?

If you voted GOP to stop liberalism, you wasted your vote

By DANIEL J. MITCHELL To be blunt, Republicans are heading in the wrong direction on fiscal policy. They have full control of the executive and legislative branches, but instead of using their power to promote Reaganomics, it looks like we’re getting a reincarnation of the big-government Bush years. As Yogi Berra might have said, “it’s déjà vu all over … Continue reading If you voted GOP to stop liberalism, you wasted your vote

Today’s conservatives are hypocrites

Conservatism at its core is a noble ideology. There’s something meaningful about holding onto traditional values and institutions. At the core of conservative political philosophy is a devotion to individual rights, minimal government interference, and stability that comes with tradition – all great goals. Conservative scholar Russell Kirk wrote an article for the Heritage Foundation … Continue reading Today’s conservatives are hypocrites

Conservatives Must Demand Spending Controls in Exchange for Raising Debt Ceiling

Donny notes: The proper position is to demand spending cuts in exchange for allowing a vote on anything over the next two years, and NO increase in the debt ceiling. -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has indicated that the federal borrowing limit must be raised by Sept. 29, or the U.S. could run out of … Continue reading Conservatives Must Demand Spending Controls in Exchange for Raising Debt Ceiling