Quote of the day, the bright and cheery edition

16 December 2011


Related: Incandescent Light Bulb Spared in U.S. Lawmakers’ Spending Bill

H/T GatewayPundit: Obama Backs Down on Keystone Veto Threat

Time to stock up on light bulbs

Government ban on mercury-free fixtures takes effect Jan. 1

Editorial The Washington Times 11/26/2011

Within four weeks, it will be a crime to manufacture a 100-watt version of Thomas A. Edison’s brilliant invention. Thanks to a Democratic Congress and the signature of President George W. Bush in 2007, anti-industrial zealots at the Energy Department received […]

GOP lawmaker Burgess seeks documents on Obama healthcare deals

By Molly K. Hooper The Hill 12/16/09

A House Republican congressman is pushing the Obama administration to reveal the specifics of deals it struck with various groups on healthcare reform.

Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) wants the House to require the White House to hand over documents related to compromises reached earlier this year with the […]

Rep. Michael Burgess, MD, [R-TX26] introduced HR 966 to fire Kevin Jennings

Calling on the President and the Secretary of Education to fire Kevin Jennings from his post as “Safe Schools Czar”.

Bill overview:

This bill is sponsored by Texas Congressman Michael Burgess, MD, and was introduced on December 11, 2009

This resolution is in the first step in the legislative process. Introduced bills and resolutions first […]