Mark Meckler, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, is the organizer behind Thursday’s “Continuing Revolution” rally at the Capitol, and said that:
It's the kind of legislative proposal that makes you pinch yourself and wonder what the House Republican leadership is thinking. The U.S. House of Representatives will consider a "Government Shutdown Prevention Act" April 1 that would purportedly ensure funding of government at levels approved by the House if the Senate fails to pass a continuing resolution by April 6.
The U.S. government is in the process of developing a Smart phone application that effectively wipes a mobile phone clean of any information pertaining to the owner’s revolutionary “democratic movement” that may be discovered by government or military officials, and sends a single last-minute text message to the rest of the revolutionaries warning them of the capture of the cell phone’s owner, as well as that person’s location.
If the Republican majority in the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., wants to shake up the political establishment, lawmakers there might look for inspiration to the Republican majority in the House of Representatives in Concord, New Hampshire. The rebels in New Hampshire did not fire the "shot heard 'round the world" — not yet anyway — despite Michelle Bachmann's Midwestern confusion on that subject. But they have fired a few salvos that may be worth Washington's attention.
A federal judge sentenced a group of five anti-nuclear weapons protesters — two elderly priests, an 84-year-old nun, a retired teacher, and a 61-year-old social worker — to prison after they admitted to breaking into a U.S. naval base to hang banners and pray.
Money that was allocated for increasing small business loans will instead be used to repay federal bailouts, according to an official at the Treasury Department who oversees the bailout program. The Associated Press explains:
On Monday President Obama received an award for transparency, which ironically was given to him during a closed, unannounced meeting. Bestowed upon the President from a group of transparency advocates, the ceremony took place in secret, even though � as of two weeks ago � it was supposed to be open to the press.
The most recent Gallup poll reveals surprising figures that could potentially impact the 2012 presidential election. It shows that self-described conservatives now outnumber self-desribed liberals nationally, even in traditionally liberal states.
Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) is coming under fire from pro-life advocates for comments he made at a recent rally Planned Parenthood staged to save taxpayer funding for its abortion business.