This voting index is currently published twice a year in The New American magazine. Each index scores all 535 members of Congress on 10 key votes on a scale of 0% to 100%. The more the Representatives and Senators adhere to the Constitution in their votes, the higher their scores on this index.
On July 12 Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) introduced H.R. 2497, known as the Hinder the Administration’s Legalization Temptation (HALT) Act in order to counter the Obama administration’s June 17 “prosecutorial discretion” policy of granting amnesty to illegal immigrants on a case-by-case basis.
Although reporters from communist-controlled media in China are welcome at a summit between the National Governors Association and their Chinese communist counterparts in Salt Lake City this weekend, William Jasper, senior editor for the constitutionalist magazine The New American, is not.
It’s time for Congress to stop proposing new amnesty programs and to begin enforcing the immigration laws we already have.
Grassroots concern over these budding partnerships between U.S. governors and Communist Chinese officials is increasing as the first U.S.-China Governors Forum convenes in conjunction with an annual meeting of the National Governors Association in Salt Lake City July 15-17.
On the last segment of his next-to-last episode on Fox News, Glenn Beck took a few minutes for a brief recounting of how "progressives" in government co-opted the media via the creation of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) at the end of Woodrow Wilson's presidency.
Mark your calendar! There’s a new threat to our national independence and prosperity. It’s the U.S.-China Governors Forum scheduled for July 15-17 in Salt Lake City and held in connection with an annual conference of the National Governors Association (NGA).
On Thursday the United States Senate voted to end the 45 cents-per-gallon subsidy currently supporting the ethanol industry. The bill, offered by liberal Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and conservative Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), was passed overwhelmingly, 73-27.
Excerpt from "Natural Gas — Yours for the Fracing": "Today, the Natural Gas Association estimates that 90 percent of wells drilled today use fracing as a means to increase production. This technology has, in about four years, changed the natural-gas production outlook from what some feared to be a tailing off of production, to what is now known as the shale gale."
The statutory national debt limit, raised in late 2010 to $14.3 trillion, was exceeded in mid-May this year. There are only two choices to remedy this problem: (1) raise the debt limit; or (2) drastically and severely cut back on spending.