Category Archives: Congress

Will New FDA Regulations Put Organic Farms Out Of Business?

[HealthImpactNews.com] The November public comment deadline on the FDA’s proposed food safety rules is fast approaching. A big thank you to the thousands who have made the effort to already mail their proxy-letter back to Cornucopia for hand delivery to the FDA. Continue reading

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Norquist’s solution to round two of the debt ceiling hike

[HumanEvents.com] The first round was a draw. The debt ceiling was moved off to Feb. 7, 2014 and the continuing resolution kept the sequester spending levels through Jan. 15, 2014. Status quo ante. Continue reading

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EBT America

[American Spectator] Walmart’s food-stamp shoppers and Washington’s big spenders have so much in common. “Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher,” Justice Louis Brandeis famously pointed out in his Olmstead dissent. “For good or for ill, it teaches the whole people by its example.” Continue reading

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Cruz and Lee: Shutdown finale is “a lousy deal for the American people”

[HumanEvents.com] Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) appeared on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program as the House was voting on the big shutdown-debt ceiling deal, to denounce the agreement. Cruz called it “a lousy deal for the American people.” Continue reading

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Lawmakers seek answers on Obamacare Data Hub security

[ComputerWorld.com] Two Republican lawmakers Wednesday demanded that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) provide information on security measures used to secure the Federal Data Services Hub that was built to support Obamacare healthcare exchanges. Continue reading

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LIBERALS LIE: After Dems Blow Up Budget Deal, NBC’s Guthrie Insists GOP Get Blame for Shutdown

[Newsbusters.org] By Kyle Drennen | October 14, 2013 | 12:10 In an interview with Republican Senator Bob Corker on Monday’s NBC Today – after Democrats sabotaged a bipartisan Senate deal to raise the nation’s debt limit over the weekend – … Continue reading

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Deal or no deal? GOP back to drawing board on debt plan after Obama meeting

[FoxNews.com] Republican lawmakers scrambled back to the drawing board late Thursday to modify their plan for a short-term increase in the debt ceiling, after President Obama apparently pushed back on the proposal during a high-stakes White House meeting. Continue reading

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Shutdown Victim: Amnesty Rally Media Coverage

[Breitbart.com] For a week, the media have been laughing at Republicans with the false claim that if we hadn’t shut down the government they would be covering the dismal failures of the ObamaCare launch. Well, that is a good line of subtle blackmail, but the media actually are covering ObamaCare’s launch failures. What the media did not and are not covering, though, is yesterday’s amnesty rally on the DC mall. Continue reading

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Boehner: There’s Never Been a President Who Won’t Negotiate on Debt Limit

[Newsmax.com] House Speaker John Boehner renewed his call for deficit-reduction talks with President Barack Obama, saying he was not “drawing any lines in the sand.””It’s time for us to sit down and have a conversation,” Boehner told reporters after meeting with Republican House members. “There are no boundaries here. There’s nothing on the table, there is nothing off the table.” Continue reading

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GOP Begins Search for Broad Deal On Budget

[WSJ.com] WASHINGTON—Senior Republicans in Congress, frustrated over their inability to strike a deal to reopen the government, began shifting from their drive to undercut the 2010 health-care law, which has been the central element of the dispute, toward a broader budget deal. Continue reading

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