Congressman Sam Johnson (R-Texas) has presented a plan to "permanently save Social Security." However, there's no such thing as a "permanent" fix for what ails Social Security.
Robert Welch, the founder of The John Birch Society, has been proven right again: As government grows, it becomes ever more deliberately wasteful of taxpayer dollars.
In what Democrats and the Left hoped would be a steal reclaiming control of both the House and Senate on the coattails of a much-anticipated Clinton victory, Republicans firmly held their ground retaining control of both chambers of Congress as Donald Trump wins the presidency.
Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) has introduced S. 3379, the “Surface Transportation and Maritime Security Act,” which would establish within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) the “Surface Transportation and Maritime Security Advisory Committee.”
Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma has introduced a bill that would punish abortionists who end the life of an unborn baby by means of tearing it limb from limb. Though the Guttmacher Institute asserts that 88 percent of abortions in America take place in the first trimester, the Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act would impact 95 percent of abortions that take place in the second trimester.
With little support for impeachment from the Republican establishment, and voters' notoriously bad memories, IRS commissioner John Koskinen is likely to escape unblemished for targeting conservatives and covering it up, just as Lois Lerner did in 2013.
On Wednesday, the House Veterans Affairs Committee issued a subpoena to the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purposes of investigating the ballooning budget of a Denver-area VA hospital currently under construction, as well as the recently revealed art and interior design expenditures at numerous VA facilities nationwide.
VIDEO - Christian Gomez discusses his article "Progressive Patty" which examines the career of Patty Murray of Washington. He uncovers particular information from her bio, including her ties to Marxism and unconditional support of multilateral treaties.
Despite the sovereignty-destroying Trans-Pacific Partnership being so unpopular that both major parties' presidential candidates are campaigning against it, the Obama White House notified Congress that legislation to approve the globalist “free-trade” regime was on its way. It seems that the establishment is hoping to ram through the deeply controversial regional-governance scheme during the “lame-duck” session of Congress — after the election and after voters lose their chance to remove elected representatives for another two years. Critics in Congress and beyond from all across the political spectrum, though, are speaking out forcefully. Opponents noted that one way to stop it would be to prevent Congress from holding a lame-duck session at all.