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09.15.21

Why Are Democrats Discarding The Bernie Standard?

In 2017, Now-Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders Said The Function Of The Senate's Reconciliation Process Is 'Not To Enact Major Changes In Social Policy' SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (I-VT), 2017: "The function of reconciliation is to adjust federal spending and revenue, not to enact major changes in social policy." (U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member, Press Release, 7/27/2017) Yet The Reckless Multitrillion Tax-And-Spending Spree Democrats Are Now Rushing Through Congress I… Continue Reading


08.10.21

Republicans Win An Upset On Hyde Protections. Can Democrats Leave Hyde Where It Belongs?

Republicans Secured A Return To Longstanding Protections Against Taxpayer Dollars Going To Fund Elective Abortions, But Prominent Democrats Are Still Threatening To End Them And 49 Senate Democrats Voted Against Them The Senate adopted Sen. James Lankford's (R-OK) amendment to restore Hyde Amendment protections to prevent taxpayer funding of abortions by a vote of 50-49. (S.Amdt.3792, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #336: Amendment Agreed to 50-49: D 1-47; R 49-0; I 0-2; 8/10/2021) However, 49 … Continue Reading


08.10.21

Senate Democrats All Vote For A Tax Cut For Millionaires And Billionaires

Given The Opportunity To Ensure Their Tax Break For Wealthy Residents Of High-Tax Blue States Doesn't Benefit Millionaires And Billionaires, Every Single Senate Democrat Voted For The Tax Cut For The Wealthy All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-IA) amendment to prevent changes to the federal state and local tax deduction cap benefitting people making over $1,000,000. (S.Amdt.3251, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #326: Amendment Rejected 48-51: D 0-48; R 48-1; I 0-2, 8/10/… Continue Reading


08.10.21

Democrats Vote To Shortchange Defense In Favor Of Their Massive Tax-And-Spending Spree

SEN. SHELBY: 'Supporting Trillions Of Taxpayer Dollars For Other Infrastructure And Social Programs Without Investing In Our National Defense Is Shameful And Inexcusable' All 50 Senate Democrats voted against the amendment offered by Sens. Richard Shelby (R-AL), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), and Roger Wicker (R-MS) that would have provided badly-needed upgrades for our military to keep pace with China and Russia, choosing instead their partisan multitrillion tax-and-spending spree. (S.Amdt.3293, S.Con.… Continue Reading


08.10.21

Senate Democrats Vote To Keep Schools Closed

Given The Opportunity To Support In-Person Instruction In American K-12 Schools This Fall, Not A Single Senate Democrat Would Vote To Ensure Schools Are Open All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. Tim Scott's (R-SC) amendment to ensure elementary and secondary schools are open for in-person learning. (S.Amdt.3073, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #324: Rejected 49-50: D 0-48; R 49-0; I 0-2; 8/10/2021) Among those voting no were Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Raphael Warnock (D-GA), Maggie Hassan (… Continue Reading


08.10.21

Democrats Vote To Make More Ordinary Americans Subject To Political IRS Witch Hunts

All 50 Senate Democrats Vote To Draw More Americans Into An IRS Dragnet Hunting For Ever More Taxpayer Money With A History Of Failing To Protect Sensitive Financial Data All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. Crapo's amendment to protect ordinary Americans' financial transactions from an IRS dragnet. (S.Amdt.3099, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #321: Rejected 49-50: D 0-48; R 49-0; I 0-2; 8/10/2021) SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The American people know that having the p… Continue Reading


08.10.21

Dems Vote To Support Biden Energy Policies Making For ‘A Cruel Summer At The Gas Pump’

Every Single Senate Democrat Voted To Support President Biden's Moratorium On New Oil And Gas Exploration On Federal Lands As Gas Prices Have Shot Up Over A Dollar In The Last Year All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. Cynthia Lummis' (R-WY) amendment, which would have reversed the Biden administration's moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on public lands. (S.Amdt.3104, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #320: Rejected 49-50: D 0-48; R 49-0; I 0-2; 8/10/2021) SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH Mc… Continue Reading


08.10.21

Regardless Of How They Vote, Dems Are Proposing To Hammer Family Farms And Small Businesses With A Double Death Tax

Though Democrats Claim They Want To Protect Family Farms, The Truth Is That They Have Proposed A 'Double Death Tax' That Would Hit 'America's Hardworking Farmers And Other Generationally Owned Businesses' Hard SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "President Biden campaigned on a pledge not to raise income taxes on the vast majority of Americans. But the latest reckless taxing and spending spree that Democrats are cooking up would crush our country with a historic set of sweeping … Continue Reading


08.10.21

Democrats Admit ‘The Green New Deal Is In The DNA Of This’ Budget

Congressional Supporters Of The Green New Deal Say In Their Own Words Of The Budget Resolution That Will Set Up Democrats' Multitrillion Dollar Reckless Tax And Spending Spree, 'All Of The Things That Are In, We Talked About In The Green New Deal' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The far left sees a strong family resemblance between these proposals and their socialist 'Green New Deal.' [In April] the House and Senate authors of that manifesto reintroduced it, while noting, and… Continue Reading


07.29.21

Democrats Pushing Partisan Amnesty As Border Surge Breaks Records

In Spite Of The Ongoing Crisis At The Southern U.S. Border, Democrats Want To Include An Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants In Their Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree That Would Only Incentivize More Illegal Immigration SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "As I've said before, Democrats' spree is reckless on multiple levels. We're all familiar with the staggering $3.5 trillion bottom line. We all know it would only amp up the painful inflation that's already hammering middle-class fam… Continue Reading


07.27.21

On Biden’s Watch, Americans Grow More Pessimistic

As Americans Lose Optimism About The Direction Of The Country, Democrats Plow Ahead With Bad Policies Fueling Anxiety Among Voters And Continue To Tell Themselves That Citizens' Serious Concerns Over Inflation, Crime, And Radical Ideas In Schools Aren't Real SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "American families are anxious and uneasy. The share of Americans who feel optimistic about our country's direction has plummeted by almost 20 percent just since the springtime. As recentl… Continue Reading


07.19.21

Dems Take ‘Big Lies And Fake Outrage’ On The Road To Georgia

Senate Democrats Will Hold A Hearing In Georgia This Week To Continue Their 'Shameless Effort To Manufacture An Air Of Crisis To Help Democrats Ram Their Election Takeover Bills Through,' Which Dem Leaders Have Admitted Is Mainly About Ensuring Democrats Win Elections SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This spring, the state of Georgia passed a mainstream election law that expanded early voting and made drop boxes permanent for the first time. The left responded with a total melt… Continue Reading


07.15.21

Inflation Fears Grow Just As Democrats Propose Another Gargantuan Spending Blowout

Not Long After Democrats' Last Spending Spree, Inflation Accelerated At Its Fastest Pace In 13 Years, With American Families Feeling The Pinch, 'From The Supermarket To The Gas Pump To Housing To The Used Car Lot,' Yet Dems Are Plowing Ahead With A New $3.5 Trillion Government Spending Proposal SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Just this morning we learned that runaway inflation is continuing to hit working American families and hit them hard. Consumer prices spiked in June cons… Continue Reading


06.24.21

Schumer Fails At Failing

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Set Up June For A Series Of Votes On Partisan Designed-To-Fail Legislation, Hoping To Weaken Support For Minority Rights In The Senate, But 'Instead Saw Moderate Dem Senators Harden In Their Vows To Protect The 60-Vote Threshold' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "As the Senate headed into the June work period, the Democratic Leader laid out an agenda that was transparently designed to fail: a string of far-left proposals that were not int… Continue Reading


06.22.21

Any Way You Slice It, ‘It Still Retains S.1’s Rotten Core’

LEADER McCONNELL: 'Whichever Label Democrats Slap On Their Bill, The Substance Remains The Same. It's Always Been A Plan To Rewrite The Ground Rules Of American Politics … Today, The Senate's Going To Fulfill Our Founding Purpose, Stop This Partisan Power Grab, And Reject S.1' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Later today, the Senate will vote on whether to advance Democrats' transparently partisan plan to tilt every election in America permanently in their favor. By n… Continue Reading


06.21.21

Democrats’ Partisan Election Takeover: ‘The Same Awful Guts Are All In There’

Bloated With All The Same Awful Policies That Resulted In Bipartisan Opposition In The House, 'Nobody Is Fooled' By A New Bill Number Or Text Based On Sen. Klobuchar's Rejected Substitute Amendment: 'We're Talking About Fundamentally The Same Bill' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "We're talking about fundamentally the same bill. And one thing's for certain: 'major overhaul' doesn't even begin to describe it. The same awful guts are all in there: There's the plan to forcibly rew… Continue Reading


06.17.21

Dems Remain Divided On S.1, While Republicans Are Uniformly Opposed

Democrat Leaders Are Still Struggling To Get All Their Members To Support Their Nakedly Partisan Election Takeover, With Significant Numbers Of Dems Expressing Concerns Both Privately And Publicly, As Republicans Have Maintained Strong, United Opposition SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[Democrats'] marquee bill, S.1, is such a brazen political power-grab that the question isn't even whether it could earn bipartisan support. The question is how wide the bipartisan opposition… Continue Reading


06.08.21

Dems Prepare A Month Of Designed-To-Fail Senate Kabuki

Taking His Cues From Radical Leftists, Sen. Schumer Has Announced He'll Force Votes On Far-Left Partisan Bills He Knows Will Fail In Order To Falsely Claim That The Senate Is Broken SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Already, on multiple occasions this year, we've demonstrated that even a narrowly divided chamber is capable of taking productive, bipartisan steps on serious issues…. So the question at the outset of this work period is how Democrats will use their razor-t… Continue Reading


05.18.21

Markup Recap: Democrats Vote To Retain All The Most Egregious, Partisan Provisions Of Their Power Grab Over American Elections

During Last Week's Markup Of S.1, Democrats' Partisan Proposal To Rewrite Election Laws In All 50 States, Democrats On The Senate Rules Committee Voted To Spend Public Money On Their Own Campaigns, Mutate The FEC Into A Partisan Cudgel, Police Core Political Speech While Supercharging Political Intimidation And Cancel Culture, And Eviscerate State Voter ID Laws SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "A one-party takeover of our political system. That's what Senate Democrats brought t… Continue Reading


05.13.21

Dems’ Slush Fund Helps Gavin Newsom Propose Paying Off Californians And Illegal Aliens With Money From Taxpayers In 49 Other States

The Treasury Department Announced This Week It's Handing Out Money From The Democrats' Massive Stimulus Bill To States With Little To No Revenue Shortfalls, Which The Dem Governor Of California Wants To Use To Hand Out Checks In Advance Of His Recall Election "The Biden administration will begin sending $350 billion in aid to state and local governments this month … White House and Treasury officials said on Monday." ("The Biden Administration Will Begin Disbursing $350 Billion In State … Continue Reading

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