03.24.2014 in Politics by NetRight Daily 3

Ukraine aid hangs in balance so Obama can funnel $63 billion to the IMF

By Robert Romano A $1 billion loan guarantee to support the government of Ukraine is being held up in the U.S. Senate, which wants to attach an unrelated additional $63 billion in new quota money for the International Monetary Fund (IMF)—an institution that has been busy bailing Europe out of its sovereign debt crisis the past four years. “There is […]

Barack Obama: Shutdown Fever

By Tom Toth President Obama isn’t very happy. Over the first 48 hours of the government shutdown, Americans have watched Obama and his Congressional gofers desperately attempting to paint the shutdown as a catastrophe forced onto the nation by the Tea Party. Photo Courtesy of Tamara Somerville: “There is a pervasive bipartisan sense in the neighborhood that padlocking the children’s […]

10.03.2013 in Congress, Featured, Government Shutdown, House, ObamaCare, Politics, Senate by Rick Manning 15

Is our system broken?

By Rick Manning Many Americans look at what is happening in Washington, D.C. and ask two simple questions, “Is our system broken, and why can’t these politicians just get along?” In fact, these are two of the most frequent questions I get when doing radio interviews across the nation, particularly during the call-in portion. As tough as it is to […]

09.24.2012 in Congress, Elections 2012, Politics, Senate by Rick Manning 0

A record of ineptitude

By Rick Manning — Is it time to send Bob Casey to the minors? Senator Bob Casey from Pennsylvania has a unique record of ineptitude.  Sitting in the majority, where your legislation should just by accident find its way to the floor for consideration once in a while, Casey is zero for 324 in getting bills he has sponsored enacted […]

02.13.2012 in Congress, Politics, Senate by Bill Wilson 33

Is There Even One Patriot in the U.S. Senate?

NRD Editor’s Note: This column was originally published at The Washington Examiner. By Bill Wilson — In late December, Barack Obama announced that he believed the U.S. Senate was in recess and that he had the right to plant four people into sensitive governmental positions without Senate concurrence.  Coming as it did during a time when the American public had […]

02.01.2012 in Congress, Politics, Senate by NetRight Daily 8

Senate should block all nominations until fake ‘recess’ appointments resign

By Rebecca DiFede — Why does the Senate put up with so much abuse? On Jan. 4, much to the surprise of Congress, President Obama made four supposed “recess” appointments — three to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and one to the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB) — without confirmation by the Senate. The Constitution specifically states that in […]

Senate allows FCC to move forward with net-neutrality

In a 52-46 vote, the Senate sided with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in it’s efforts to regulate the internet. The Senate rejected a measure that would overturn the FCC’s new net-neutrality regulations, a measure that Obama had promised to veto had it cleared the Senate. Americans for Limited Government (ALG) had filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request […]

Senate Defeats Cut, Cap, and Balance

The Senate voted 51-46 to table ‘Cut, Cap, and Balance’. Click here to see the results of the vote. Americans for Limited Government Bill Wilson said the following: “The defeat today in the Senate of the ‘Cut, Cap, and Balance’ provision to deal with the debt ceiling crisis is a tragedy.  We have lost, through this vote, not just the […]

07.22.2011 in Congress, Politics, Senate by NetRight Daily 0

Three Missouri Representatives Call on Senators Blunt and McCaskill to Support Cut, Cap, and Balance

An exclusive letter that was obtained by NetRightDaily this morning shows three Missouri members of the House of Representatives calling on Senators Blunt and McCaskill to support ‘Cut, Cap, and Balance’ legislation today in the Senate. Click here to read the letter. The three Representatives that signed the letter are: Rep. Vicky Hartzler, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, and Rep. Billy Long.

07.22.2011 in Economy, Government Debt, Politics by Rick Manning 1

Gang of Six Member urges passage of Cut, Cap and Balance bill

By Rick Manning - “[T]he fact is you can’t solve our problem unless you do what ‘Cut, Cap, and Balance’ wants to do. So, it doesn’t matter what the polls are. We’ve got to fix our country, and this is the only viable plan right now that will do that, and I will bet you a Porterhouse steak if it lands […]

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