Inhofe joins with Democrats on quick Defense authorization bill passage
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Sun Dec 15, 2013
The Daily Caller
Obama administration delayed major environmental regulations until AFTER the 2012 elections
The media is now reporting that the White House delayed major environmental regulations until after the 2012 elections.
Republican Senators Battle Budget Cuts Targeting Military Retirees
A handful of Senate Republicans are balking at a provision in the budget deal that would cut benefits to military retirees.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Midday open thread: Flash mob sings for Mandela, CNN boosts climate-change denier liar
A South African chain store has laid on one of the most touching tributes to Nelson Mandela we've seen in the past week - and it was in the form of a flash mob.
Video: Taiwan's Quest for Greater International Space - A Freeman...
The Freeman Chair in China Studies cordially invites you to the rollout of the report: "Taiwan's Quest for Greater Participation in the International Community" by Bonnie Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Air Force Times
House OKs Pentagon policy bill
The House on Thursday - for the second time this year - approved a 2014 Pentagon policy bill, setting up a high-stakes showdown in a Senate that one veteran lawmaker called 'poisonous.'
On General Aviation, Congress Deserves High Marks
Gallup reported today that Congress' approval rating has dropped to 14 percent, the lowest figure in four decades of polling.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Donnelly, Inhofe Introduce Bill to Give Regulatory Relief to Public Utilities
WASHINGTON , Dec. 11 -- The office of Sen. Joe Donnelly , D- Ind. , issued the following news release: Today, Senators Joe Donnelly and James Inhofe introduced the Public Power Risk Management Act, legislation that would clarify provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in order to level the playing field between ... (more)
Donnelly bill seeks equal standard for power utilities
Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., announced Wednesday that he and Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., have introduced legislation that would hold public and private utility companies to the same regulatory standard for fuel purchases.
Media Matters for America
The Worst Climate Change Misinformer In America Is On CNN
CNN gave a platform to " toxic and divisive " Marc Morano to dismiss global warming on its new program, The 11th Hour.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
GOP Defense Bill Squabble Leaves Measure in McConnell's Hands
Republican Sens. Tom Coburn and Rand Paul are objecting to a bipartisan deal that would fast-track the defense authorization bill, setting up a split GOP caucus and leaving Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with a difficult choice to make.
The Huffington Post
Senate Conservatives Fund Endorses Primary Challenger Milton Wolf Over Pat Roberts
In a sign of conservative appetite to unseat incumbent Republicans, the Senate Conservatives Fund announced Tuesday that it was endorsing Dr. Milton Wolf over Sen. Pat Roberts .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Lawmakers expedite process to get defense bill before year end
Congressional military committee leaders on Monday unveiled an expedited process for a new, $632.8 billion defense bill for 2014, bowing to a calendar crunch and pressure from the Pentagon.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
EPA methane emission methods questioned
Two Republican senators urged the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its methods of calculating methane emissions from natural gas operations.
English should become America's official language
Most often, pundits, politicians, and partisans focus on a small set of issues. The poor economy, hot-button social policy, and national security get the spotlight without failure.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Right Wing News
China Threatens Military Action Against Japan
With no major world power posing any kind of a threat to them, China is donning their war paint and swaggering towards conflict.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Environmentalists Want to Name Deadly Storms After Climate-Change Skeptics
We're all at the mercy of the other people in the world who share our name. Consider how sickening it must have been to be an Adolf as the full extent of the Fuhrer's crimes was revealed.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Filibusters and Indian country
The United States Senate is a curious institution. It's not democratic. It's not representative.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Conservatives should stop defending Pentagon waste and fraud
How can some policymakers claim to be fiscal conservatives when they won't allow small spending cuts to the defense budget to go through? We've seen that the 'sky is falling' predictions about sequestration haven't materialize.