Monthly Archives: January 2012

1,000 Days Without a Budget

We’re still waiting for the U.S. Senate to pass a budget! The last budget they passed was on April 29, 2009, over 1,000 days ago.

The U.S. House of Representatives, run by Republicans, passed a budget in 2011. The U.S. Senate, run by Democrats, has refused to pass a budget, even though it is its legal responsibility to do so.

It’s time to take control of the Senate from the “do nothing” Democrats. Continue reading

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Legislative Scorecard

Heritage Action for America has a website where Members of Congress are scored to see if they “are fighting for freedom, opportunity, prosperity, and civil society.” Scores go from 0% to 100% based on voting for legislation supporting conservative ideals.

Representative Heath Shuler (D) NC-11 scores 22%. Senator Kay Hagan (D) scores 5%. Senator Richard Burr (R) scores 77%.

Any questions about what “Blue Dog” Heath Shuler really stands for? Any questions about why Congressman Shuler needs to be replaced in November? Continue reading

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Spence Campbell – January 18, 2012

Spence Campbell, Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representative for the 11th District of North Carolina spoke to the Mountain Patriots Tea Party on January 18, 2012. Continue reading

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Vance Patterson – November 19, 2011

Vance Patterson, one of the Republican candidates running for the U.S. 11th Congressional District seat currently held by Democrat Heath Shuler made a presentation and answered questions at the Mountain Patriots Tea Party meeting on November 19, 2011. Continue reading

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Constitution 101 – Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College is presenting an on-line course titled “Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the U.S. Constitution” starting February 20, 2012. It will consist of 10 on-line lectures with suggested readings, study guide, etc. It will be like a regular college course although it will be aimed at just the average citizen trying to relearn facts about the U.S. Constitution. Continue reading

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Federal Spending and the Debt Limit

A presentation to show the radically higher expenditures and resulting massive increase in the debt limit over the past three years of Obama’s term. Continue reading

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