GOP Leadership Plotting to Pass Amnesty in August; May Put AZ, TX in Play for Dems

Tony Lee Big Government 27 Apr 2014

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the House GOP Conference Chair, said that amnesty legislation could come to the floor by August.

Her comments come after multiple House Republicans have ramped up support for amnesty legislation and discussed bills they plan to introduce in the coming months.

“I […]

Net Neutrality goes to court, FCC still runs amok, Sprint admits there’s competition

Neil Stevens RedState 10/8/2011

Net Neutrality goes to court. Great news, too: Verizon’s preferred venue won the lottery, and the Net Neutrality fight will happen in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. This is, of course, the same circuit that slapped down Net Neutrality last time in Comcast v FCC.

Oh, but here’s a big […]

Incandescent ‘ban’ repeal passes in House — by voice vote

Ed Morrissey 7/5/2011

A standalone effort to reverse federal standards that had the effect of banning cheap incandescent bulbs failed earlier this week, angering conservatives who saw the issue as symbolic of the nanny-state regulatory approach in Congress. However, a similar measure added as an amendment to another bill passed by voice vote earlier […]

The 10 Republicans who voted against the light bulb repeal

Nanny State Wins: Light Bulb Ban Repeal Fails in House

Warner Todd Huston Emerging Corruption 7/13/2011

…this little bill is the best example of the sort of nanny statism that freedom-loving Americans are incensed by. The repeal should have easily been passed but the GOP could not muster the votes to do it and, worse, […]

Apple’s iPhones and Google’s Androids Send Cellphone Location

Julia Angwin and Jennifer Valentino-Devries The Wall Street Journal 4/22/2011

Apple Inc.’s iPhones and Google Inc.’s Android smartphones regularly transmit their locations back to Apple and Google, respectively, according to data and documents analyzed by The Wall Street Journal—intensifying concerns over privacy and the widening trade in personal data.

Google and Apple are gathering location […]

Rep. Michele Bachmann’s 1 million household townhall and what that $26 billion in new ‘stimulus’ dollars really means to you

CAJ note: Last night we joined one million households across the country on Rep. Michele Bachmann’s tele-townhall. Bachmann referred to this article [below] by Kevin Bogardus during the call.

The Congresswoman said that Speaker Pelosi has blocked debate on the bill and that this legislation is a shell. It was an aviation bill [which […]