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The House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming showed its bias against any criticism of the environmental movement at a hearing on October 29. While gladly investigating some apparently fraudulent letters sent to Congress opposing climate and energy (cap and trade) legislation, the Democratic majority on the committee objected to any testimony on how the green lobby is guilty of the same thing.

money burningDespite record-setting federal deficits, the House is considering how it can continue stimulating the economy without calling it a “stimulus.”

sun“The fence is getting a bit more crowded” is how the New York Times put it on October 20. They were referring to the growing number of senators “unwilling to commit to voting for" cap-and-trade climate legislation.

gun banThe Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to vote on Chairman Max Baucus' socialized healthcare bill Tuesday, October 13, and Gun Owners of America (GOA) is warning the bill contains language that could be used to ban firearms.

newspaper and billfoldSenator Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.) introduced “The Newspaper Revitalization Act” on March 24 of this year. The legislation would allow the nation’s struggling newspapers to restructure as nonprofit, tax-exempt entities similar to public broadcasting stations.