Mike Lee’s Plan To Fix Congress

Five Steps To Restore Trust, Transparency, And Empowerment

Sen. Mike Lee The Federalist 11/6/2014

…As a frequent critic of my party’s strategic timidity—and as incoming chairman of the Senate Steering Committee, whose job it is encourage bolder thinking and action—I thought it incumbent on me to offer some concrete, early, and hopefully constructive suggestions about […]

Islamic State militants capture key Syrian air base - giving them open road to the sea and massive store of weapons and ammunition

Jihadists began long-anticipated attack on sprawling Tabqa base last week Militants reportedly killed dozens of soldiers as they seized control today It means Raqqa province is entirely out of control of the Syrian government



Dan Bloom The Daily Mail 24 August 2014

Islamic State militants have seized a major Syrian air base, […]

'You personally did not cause the targeting. You personally did not destroy the emails. But by your actions and your deception, you now own this scandal.'

‘We have a problem with you, and you have a problem maintaining your credibility’: House Republicans slam IRS commissioner as they subpoena a White House lawyer in ‘missing emails’ case

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified Monday in a rare evening hearing, just days after being called a liar in another House proceeding He defended the […]

Listen As Members Of Congress Gasp When IRS Admits To Destroying Evidence; Paul Ryan Explodes With Fury

D.W. Ulsterman UlstermanBooks.com 6/20/2014

The loud gasp comes at the 30-second mark. You can see IRS Commissioner John Koskinen glance nervously in the direction of the sound, knowing full well he is standing atop an incredibly slippery slope here. The destruction of that hard drive (along with six others – all linked to the IRS […]

Reid Attacks Koch for Offenses Committed by Reid Donors

Senate Dem leader received tens of thousands of dollars from companies that did business in Iran

Lachlan Markay The Washington Free Beacon 4/4/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) on Wednesday criticized a Koch Industries subsidiary for allegedly circumventing sanctions on Iran even though Reid has accepted tens of thousands of dollars in campaign […]

#Stinkburger Is An Insight On Adolescent Presidency

Editorial Investor’s Business Daily 4/3/2014

…The Congressional Budget Office last year projected the national debt would increase by $6.3 trillion from 2014 to 2023; in February, the CBO revised that forecast upward to a terrifying $7.3 trillion.

But when a serious Republican leader puts forward a plan that cuts $5 trillion over 10 years, while […]