Category: House of Representitives

Discussions of activities in the United States House of Reprentitives

Nov 02

Today’s Election Day: Get out there and VOTE!

With the ratification of the US Constitution in 1787, the framers set a course of a then unheard of form of Government, a Republic. Under that Republic, it is up to the people to select Representitives (and later by the 17th Amendment, Senators) to represent our interests on a National level. Today represents the one …

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Oct 24

“Queen Sheila” On The Campaign

Sheila Jackson Lee is once again making the wrong kind of headlines. Late yesterday, it was reported over at Big Government that she was electioneering within the 100 foot boundries of a polling place: Of course, The liberal media at the local news stations or the Comical will not go near damaging the credibility of their …

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Oct 18

Countdown to the Election

Today marked the beginning of early voting here in Texas.  I took advantage this year, particularly in light of the warehouse fire that destroyed most of the voting equipment here in Harris County. My location of choice was the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center on West Gray: Being this was the first day, and it was after …

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Sep 08

Video: I Want Your Money

This came across in a recent post from American Solutions: I suspect it might give me good reason to go to the movies October 15th. See more at: IWantYourMoney.net

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Sep 04

59 Days to Election Day: An Electoral Katrina Coming?

I admit, I’ve not been a big follower of politics until recently.  Since the 2008 election, my interests in what has been guiding our country the wrong way has only intensified. Admittedly, a employer mandated 5% pay cut in the spring of 2009 didn’t help my spirits any, nor watching close co-workers get sidelined to meet …

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Jul 31

Extreme Makover: Overtime Edition

I admit, I’m a long-time fan of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”.  So it’s no surprise that I’ve traveled around the area to at least two of three builds. The first, was to the East Bernard, Texas home of the Kubena family back in January of 2006.  Royce Builders removed a mobile home that was unfit for …

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Jul 18

Congress Shall Make No Law…

From the fine folks over at Big Government I got word today of a new blog. Congress Shall Make No Law is brought to you by the Institute for Justice and is covering issues surrounding free speech. Remember the First Amendment to the Constitution reads: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, …

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Jul 17

Is Sheila Jackson Lee this out of touch???

As if there’s not enough other reasons for Sheila Jackson Lee to be voted out of office, we can add this one:

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Jul 10

YouCut: You Can Make a Difference

Around Memorial Day, Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) along with several other Republican Members of Congress introduced a new program.  Under his Republican Whip website, this program, YouCut was launched.  The concept is simple, take 5 ideas for cost savings and allow citizens to vote for the one they strongly believe should be cut.  Each week, …

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Apr 23

The 2006 Energy Crisis – Short Term fixes

Editor’s note – this is the first of a multi-part series on the current energy crisis.  In coming weeks, I will take a look at the longer terms and what should be done. The American Economy is in crisis. Gasoline prices have increased by $0.42 nationally in the past month (March 23, 2006 – April 23, …

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