Who is surprised, besides Darrell Issa? A former IRS official at the center of the agency’s improper targeting of conservative groups refused Wednesday to testify on her supposed role in the scandal. Lois Lerner repeatedly invoked her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination during the House Oversight Committee’s hearing, prompting Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) to adjourn the meeting. So what are you gonna do about it, Issa? My bold prediction: nothing. Congress has no real power any more.
Lois Lerner Takes the Fifth Again
Yesterday’s election showed that even Texans’ appetite for strong candidates does not extend to oddballs who threaten to sue people for truthful statements and seem generally untrustworthy. Like Christine O’Donnell, whom I opposed not for being a witch but because she seemed dishonest, Steve Stockman does not seem like the kind of person who would make you proud.
Steve Stockman Defeated
Typical smug assh*le behavior we’ve come to expect from Obama. Via CNS News: On Friday, Pres. Obama mocked Republicans who complain about his use of executive actions to “fix” Obamacare without involving Congress. Later, Obama complained that Republicans complain that he’s “a tyrant” and say he’s “overreaching” when he fixes Obamacare’s problems on his […]
Another law being ignored Via WFB Rep. Diane Black (R., Tenn.) has been fighting for more than a year to eliminate a wasteful and abusive office within the Department of Homeland Security that the Obama administration continues despite it being defunded by Congress. Black put a halt to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) “public advocate,” […]
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Rep. Diane Black Continues Year Long Fight Against Wasteful Program
Yes, they said it: “It's time to raise a minimum wage that's worth less than it was when Ronald Reagan was in Congress” #RaiseTheWage #DNC14 — The Democrats (@TheDemocrats) February 28, 2014 @TheDemocrats is the official Twitter account of the Democrat party. It is a verified account with 289,000 followers. Be very proud.
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Democrats: Raise the Minimum Wage Past Where It Was When Reagan Was in Congress