Don’t Let Old Bulls Run House Appropriations Committee

Glen Reynolds Instapundit 11/8/2010

WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Don’t Let Old Bulls Run House Appropriations Committee. “House Speaker-in-waiting John Boehner of Ohio is making critically important decisions this week that will go far toward determining whether his tenure as Nancy Pelosi’s successor is marked by reform and progress or rebellion and lost opportunities. None of those decisions […]

‘Bone-tired’ David Obey ready for final fight

David Rogers Politico.com 5/6/2010

Despite poor polls at home, Obey insisted he could still win reelection in November. But he admitted he feared another reapportionment fight in the next Congress and believed the nation had turned against the aggressive public investments that have been his trademark.

“I do not want to be in the position, […]

Rep. Obey warns of ‘war surtax’ if Obama sends troops to Afghanistan

by Rick Moran American Thinker November 23, 2009

Would you pay more in taxes if it meant that General McChrystal could get the troops he needed to effectively prosecute the war in Afghanistan?

Democrat David Obey (WI), chairman of the tax writing Appropriations Committee, thinks you should. And he is threatening the president with a […]