Today at the start of the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing, Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) called the government’s pressuring of BP to create a $20 billion escrow fund a “shakedown”. If that wasn’t enough, he also included an apology to BP CEO Tony Hayward.
It’s not just Democrats and pundits who are [...]
“The initiation of the preliminary review by the OCE to determine whether political contributions may have influenced my vote in favor of a smaller, more responsible, government is without any merit whatsoever,”
- Rep. Ned Flanders
As a follow up to Jen’s post, the folks at the Public Campaign Action Fund send along [...]
Tom Price, the Republic congressman from Roswell, has become quite the political attack dog since he left the Georgia Senate for the U.S. House. He has reached that point in his political maturity where, if Nancy Pelosi were to make the comment that the sun rises in the east, Price would issue a statement insisting [...]
Paleoanthropologists who have conducted extensive examinations of Alan Grayson, a member of the U.S. House from Florida, have concluded that Grayson is one of the few Democratic members of Congress who actually displays a working pair of testicles.
It seems that Georgia politicians Tom Price and Newt Gingrich have a wardrobe problem: their pants are on fire after both of them were caught lying on national news TV programs over the past week.
In the ongoing debate over healthcare reform, the Republican Party’s current talking point is that the Democrats’ health plan will put “a bureaucrat between the doctor and the patient,” a development that would make it impossible for doctors to practice good medicine. You’ll hear that phrase uttered by every Republican Party official or operative who’s [...]
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