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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

GOP Proposal Would Prevent Criminals From Receiving Taxpayer-Funded Housing

March 20, 2007

Today, House Republicans will offer a proposal to prevent taxpayer dollars from going toconvicted criminals in the GulfCoast region.  Theproposal, offered as a motion-to-recommit (MTR) on the Gulf Coast HurricaneHousing Recovery Act (H.R. 1227), protects taxpayers from footing thehousing bill for criminals who have been convicted of a: Read More

Top 10 Reasons the Democrats' "Slow-Bleed" Approach is Wrong for our Troops, Wrong for America

March 20, 2007

The Democrats’ slow-bleed scheme would micromanage the war in Iraq and choke off resources for America’s generals and troops on the ground.  The Democrats’ slow-bleed scheme would mandate failure of the new strategy even before General Petraeus – the s Read More

Dem Leaders Turn to Pork & Threats to Push "Slow-Bleed" Plan Forward

March 20, 2007

Democrats are pulling out all of the stops to grease the wheels for their “slow-bleed” strategy, a plan to undermine our generals and hamstring our troops that has drawn a blunt veto threat from the White House.  Democratic leaders are loading up the emergency war spending package with Read More

Boehner Criticizes Return of Democrats’ “Tax-and-Spend” Era

March 20, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after House Democratic leaders unveiled their budget proposal to raise taxes and increase spending far above and beyond the President’s request:“After 12 years of Republican family tax relief, today House Democrats unveiled a budget plan that polishes their old tax-and-spend credentials with the largest tax increase in American history. The Democratic plan fails to rein in spending and willfully ignores the entitlement spending tsunami facing this country. Read More