Meet Chuck Schumer, One of the Most Trivial Pols Ever. And Your Next Senate Minority Leader

A partial listing of some of the things that the New York senator has tried to ban over the years.


Nick Gillespie 3/27/2015

It’s long been said that the most dangerous place in Washington is between Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and a TV camera.

With news of the resignation of the historically awful […]

Casino ethics complaint against Reid disappears

Paul Bedard The Washington Examiner 10/28/2014

Nobody is saying “cover-up” just yet, but an ethics complaint against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid received by the Senate Select Committee on Ethics nearly a year ago has mysteriously disappeared, and the panel claims it never received it despite a signed receipt.

The conservative watchdog group Cause of […]

DHS Email: ‘We Absolutely Gave Special Treatment to GreenTech Visa Requests’

Michael Patrick Leahy Big Government 3 Aug 2013

An April 2013 email from a career Department of Homeland Security official released on Friday by the office of Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) stated that the Department of Homeland Security “absolutely gave special treatment” to green card visa applications filed by foreign national EB-5 investors in […]

Net neutrality nears…

Tech at Night: Net Neutrality nears, CWA angry at Obama, 4G competition delayed, Blackburn leads

Neil Stevens RedState 9/15/2011

The FCC continues to stall national 4G wireless competition in America, as LightSquared continues to be stalled even after having to give up half its spectrum!

Meanwhile the Net Neutrality power grab creeps closer to being […]

Barbarians Within the Gate

“If you love wealth more than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, depart from us in peace. We ask not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you. May your chains rest lightly upon you and may posterity forget that you […]

Two U.S. Bills Seek to Lure Immigrant Entrepreneurs

by Jeffrey Mervis Science Insider 2/26/2010

Foreign scientists who want to start a U.S. company would have a better shot at doing so under two bills introduced recently in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. The bills, which have received broad support from venture capitalists, would create a new path within U.S. immigration […]