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Back to the Future (Wall Street Journal)

March 29, 2007

The same folks who larded up the emergency war appropriations bill with billions of dollars in pork-barrel projects are at it again. Yesterday House Democrats voted to impose the largest tax hike in American history. Every spring Congress approves a budget blueprint that lays out its spending priorities and revenue assumptions for the next fiscal year and those that will follow. The budget approved by Democrats on Thursday reverses 12 years of Republican tax cuts and pro-growth policies. Read More

Democrats’ Iraq Plan is Irresponsible on National Security and Spending (The Examiner)

March 21, 2007

When was the last time you read a newspaper article urging Congress to micromanage the global war on terror? Never? Well, does anyone you know support denying our soldiers critical resources? Or has anyone suggested to you that American troops should be used as leverage for pork-barrel spending? I didn’t think so. But this is exactly what House Democrats are doing. Read More

We Can Balance the Budget Without Raising Taxes (Cincinnati Enquirer)

March 19, 2007

Over the last 12 years of a Republican majority in Congress, we provided tax relief every year. It is one of my proudest accomplishments as a member representing the 8th district of Ohio. But with Democrats in control for the first time in more than a decade, your tax burden - and our economic security - are at stake in the upcoming budget battle in Washington. The U.S. economy has enjoyed an uninterrupted string of monthly employment gains since August 2003, creating nearly 8 million jobs in the process. Read More

Democrats’ Payoff to Big Labor Comes at the Expense of American Workers (Human Events)

February 27, 2007

Americans aggressively guard not only their right to vote, but their right to a private ballot. Whether we’re electing a school board, a mayor, or a member of Congress, we believe in the sanctity and privacy of a secret ballot election. So who do you think would say something like, “There’s no reason to subject the workers to an election?” A socialist dictator like Hugo Chavez? Fidel Castro? Read More

Democrats Take the "First Step" in Cutting-Off Funding for American Troops (Townhall.com)

February 11, 2007

Today, House Democrats introduced a 10-line non-binding resolution criticizing the new strategy for victory in Iraq being implemented General Petraeus. According to many liberal Democrats, this non-binding resolution is just the “first step” in their plan to cut off funding for American troops fighting the Global War on Terror. Read More