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04.16.21

Democrats Breathe New Life Into The Ugly Cadaver Of Court Packing

As A Group Of Hard Left Democrats Stood On The Steps Of The Supreme Court To Introduce Legislation To Pack It And Thereby 'Destroy Its Legitimacy [In Order To] Guarantee The Rulings Liberals Want,' It Was Clear That The Recent Words And Actions Of Democrats Who Weren't There Encouraged This Radical Power Grab SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Time and time again, prominent Democrats show they're no longer content to work within the ground rules and norms of our institutions, … Continue Reading


04.15.21

Americans Reject Democrats’ Attempts To Redefine ‘Infrastructure’

With Democrats Trying To Redefine Infrastructure To Mean Any Left-Wing Program On Any Subject They've Ever Desired, A New Poll Finds Most Americans Agree With The Traditional Definition Of Infrastructure And Have Little Appetite For Lashing It To Expansive Liberal Wish Lists SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[Recently] the Biden Administration unveiled their latest misleadingly-titled legislation. This time, under the supposed veil of 'infrastructure', the White House has lump… Continue Reading


04.09.21

Democrats’ Taxpayer-Financed State Slush Fund Helps NY & CA As They Dole Out Cash For Illegal Immigrants

As Waves Of Migrants Continue To Flood The Southern U.S. Border, The Left-Wing Democrat-Dominated State Governments Of New York And California Are Writing Checks To Illegal Immigrants While Those States Get A Windfall Of Federal Money From Democrats' Partisan Stimulus Bill New York Democrats Are Sending $2.1 Billion To Illegal Immigrants … "[A]fter a sweeping move by lawmakers this week, New York will now offer one-time payments of up to $15,600 to undocumented immigrants who lost … Continue Reading


04.07.21

To Redefine Infrastructure Spending, Democrats Choose ‘Violence To The English Language’

As Democrats Attempt To Justify The Massive Spending On Social Programs And Other 'Liberal Wish List' Items In President Biden's Supposed 'Infrastructure' Proposal, They Are Nakedly Attempting To Redefine 'Infrastructure' To Include Things Most Americans Would Never Consider 'Infrastructure' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Our nation could use a serious, targeted infrastructure plan. There would be bipartisan support for a smart proposal. Unfortunately, the latest liberal w… Continue Reading


04.01.21

A ‘Trojan Horse’ Infrastructure Plan

Behind The Veneer Of 'Infrastructure,' President Biden's $2.25 Trillion Plan Is 'A Way Of Accomplishing Many Of The Goals Of The Green New Deal' And Not A Targeted Infrastructure Plan SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Our nation could use a serious, targeted infrastructure plan. There would be bipartisan support for a smart proposal. Unfortunately, the latest liberal wish-list the White House has decided to label 'infrastructure' is a major missed opportunity by this Administ… Continue Reading


03.25.21

Harris Is Now In Charge Of The Border Mess, But Her Comments Helped Fuel The Crisis

The Biden Administration's Policies And 'Terrible' Messaging Led To The Crisis At The Border, And Putting Kamala Harris, Who Once Said She Favors Decriminalizing Unauthorized Border Crossings, Shows How Unserious They Are About Solving It 'Biden Transition Officials Understood The Risks … Yet Biden Immediately Embarked On An Aggressive Strategy To Roll Back Trump Administration Policies,' 'The Administration Also Took Several Steps … That Increased The Flow Of Migrants And En… Continue Reading


03.24.21

The Democrat Politician Protection Act’s Assault On America’s State-Run Elections

Democrats' Partisan Bill 'Usurps States' Authority Over Elections' Forcing One-Size-Fits-All Dicta From Washington On Everything From Mandating Use Of Technology That Doesn't Yet Exist To Gutting Voter ID Laws To Compelling States To Allow Ballot Harvesting To A New Unaccountable Redistricting Process SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "In this country, states and localities run elections. Those of us in the federal government do not get a stranglehold over the ways in which vote… Continue Reading


03.23.21

AOC Reveals What’s Inside The Democrats’ Infrastructure Trojan Horse

SPOILER: It's The Green New Deal SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "We're hearing the next few months might bring a so-called 'infrastructure' proposal that may actually be a Trojan horse for massive tax hikes and other job-killing left-wing policies. Remember, the House Democrats tipped their hand last year. They published a sprawling proposal that pretended to be a highway bill but was really just a multi-thousand-page cousin of the Green New Deal. It would have plowed unbeliev… Continue Reading


03.19.21

Schools Could Reopen Now, But Dems And Teachers’ Unions Still Resist

With Scientific Studies Showing Schools Can Safely Reopen With Precautions, Teachers' Unions Are Still Coming Up With New Excuses Not To Return To The Classroom As Prominent Democrats Refuse To Condition School Funding On Reopening SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "For months, science has confirmed that schools are remarkably safe and do not surge transmission of the virus. This Administration's own experts amplified this before liberal politics got in the way…. [I]nst… Continue Reading


03.17.21

Fair Weather Filibusterers

Democrats Were Happy To Use The Filibuster When It Benefited Them In The Minority, But Now In The Majority And Under Pressure From Far-Left Activists Seem Poised To Abandon Everything They've Said And Done In Recent Years About Protecting The Filibuster And 'Respect For The Minority' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[U]nder pressure from the outside, many of our Democratic colleagues are abandoning their stated principles as fast as possible…. The framers designed the… Continue Reading


03.16.21

Democrat Politician Protection Act: Dems Use The Law To Fund Their Campaigns And Intimidate Their Opponents

The Democrat Politician Protection Act Passed In The House Allows Democrats To Use Public Money To Pay For Their Political Campaigns, Transforms The FEC Into A Partisan Weapon With Dramatically Expanded Powers To Police Americans' Political Speech, And Forces Private Donor Disclosures That Would Invite Public Political Attacks And Intimidation SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[Democrats are] recycl[ing] failed legislation that would have Washington Democrats grab unprecedent… Continue Reading


03.11.21

‘A Classic Example Of Big Government Democratic Overreach’

Democrats 'Loaded Up The Bill With Liberal Policies That They Supported Long Before The Advent Of The Coronavirus Crisis,' Boasting At Every Turn About It Being 'Transformative,' 'Ideological,' And 'The Most Progressive Piece Of Legislation In History' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The president will soon be signing the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill. ... This is a classic example of big government Democratic overreach in the name of COVID relief. And we all know that what w… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Yet Again Refuse To Rule Out Stimulus Checks For Illegal Immigrants

Not A Single Senate Democrat Would Vote Today To Ensure Illegal Immigrants Can't Receive Stimulus Checks SEN. TED CRUZ (R-TX): "Not only does this COVID bill fail to address the real needs of the American people who are suffering, but it hands out billions in taxpayer dollars to illegal immigrants… Congress should come together to pass my amendment to stop this… We need to stand for the American people, get our kids back to school, and reopen our small businesses." ("Cruz Propo… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Support Totally Unrelated Pension Bailout In Their Spending Bill

Despite Democrats' Loud Insistence That Their Spending Bill Will 'Directly Address The Needs Of The American People,' It's Stuffed Full Of Unrelated Items Like An $86 Billion Pension Bailout With No Reforms Whatsoever SEN. CHUCK GRASSLEY (R-IA): "This bailout is not coupled with any reforms to ensure the long-term sustainability of the multiemployer pension system. So, it's just a blank check, with no measures to hold mismanaged plans accountable. That's why I spent much of last Congress wor… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Insist On Sending A Mountain Of Cash To States That Don’t Need It

Democrats' Partisan Spending Bill Includes A $350 Billion Bailout For Big-Spending State And Local Governments Many Orders Of Magnitude Larger Than Any Estimates Of Lost Revenues, Even As Many States Are Raking In More Tax Money SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): Democrats are "sending $350 billion to bail out long-mismanaged state and local governments, multiple times the expert estimates of COVID needs." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 3/02/2021) SEN. RICK SCOTT (R-FL): "If you lo… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Side With Teachers’ Unions In Refusal To Support Schools Reopening

All 50 Democrats Voted Against A Republican Amendment To Require Schools To Begin Reopening With Students In Attendance To Receive The Extra Funding In Democrats' Stimulus Bill Every Senate Democrat voted against the Republican amendment to ensure that school reopening dollars are going to support in-person learning, conditioning funding on schools reopening. (S.Amdt. 1026 to S.Amdt. 891, H.R. 1319, Roll Call Vote #80: Rejected 48-51: D 0-48; R 48-1; I 0-2, 3/06/2021) Among those voting n… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Dems Once Again Approve Handing Money To States Under Investigation For Failing To Protect Nursing Home Residents

SEN. TIM SCOTT: 'Requiring States To Provide Accurate Data Is Common Sense [To] Have A Science-Based, Fact-Driven Response To The Pandemic. We Should Not Offer More Funding To States That Have Mismanaged And Then Covered Up Their Pandemic Response' Every Senate Democrat, including Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Raphael Warnock (D-GA), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and Michael Bennet (D-CO) voted to allow additional funding to flow to states under investigation for underrepor… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Refuse To Slim Down Their Bloated Partisan Spending Bill

Every Senate Democrat Voted Against The Republican Substitute Amendment To Target The Stimulus Package To The Actual Needs Of Americans, And Cut Out The Wishlist Of Left-Wing Spending "A group of 11 Republican Senators introduced a $650 billion COVID-19 relief plan as a substitute amendment to the $1.9 trillion budget reconciliation bill. The amendment, which was built on the COVID-19 relief plan that was unveiled last month by a group of Republican Senators, was not adopted by a vote of 48… Continue Reading


03.05.21

Democrats Vote To Kill Jobs For Low-Wage Workers

42 Senate Democrats Voted For A New Minimum Wage Mandate That Would Cost 1.4 Million Jobs, Of Which 'A Disproportionate Share' Would Be Those Of 'Young, Less Educated People' 42 Senate Democrats voted to include Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) amendment to force all 50 states to increase their minimum wage to $15 per hour in the reconciliation bill, including Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Raphael Warnock (D-GA), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and Michael Bennet (D-CO). (H.R. 1319, Roll Call Vote #74,… Continue Reading


03.02.21

For Democrats, It’s Spending Over Science When It Comes To Schools

Contrary To The Science, Democrats And Unions Are Teaming Up To Say Schools Can't Reopen Unless Dems Pass Their Massive Spending Bill While Powerful Teachers' Unions Continue To Be A Key Impediment To Reopening Schools And Children Are Falling Through The Cracks Of Virtual Learning SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Millions of American kids in the public school system have been robbed of a year and counting of anything resembling a proper education…. [But] the White Ho… Continue Reading

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