Entries by Joe Miller

Obama raises millions at Sarah Jessica Parker’s home, says entertainers are “ultimate arbiters” of direction of US

President Barack Obama soaked in the support – and the campaign cash – of Manhattan’s elite entertainers Thursday as his re-election team sought to fill its fundraising coffers. The president and first lady Michelle Obama made a rare joint fundraising appearance when they visited the home of actors Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. The […]

Obama intends to exempt multinational corporations from US laws

A leaked document reflects that the Obama administration is negotiating an international agreement to allow multinational corporations, operating inside the U.S., to be exempt from many US laws.  And it gets worse.  The agreement sets up an international tribunal to decide which U.S. laws the multinational corporations can ignore.  The agreement is called the Trans-Pacific […]

Holder Refuses to Provide Testimony on Kagan’s Involvement in Obamacare

Attorney General Eric Holder has refused to provide written testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee in response to “questions for the record” submitted to him by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R.-Ala.) that focus on Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan’s involvement in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act–AKA Obamacare–while she was President Barack Obama’s solicitor general. […]

Sealaska Multi-billion Dollar Earmark Slipped into House Omnibus Bill

  The House Rules Committee on Monday, June 18 will consider the Conservation and Economic Growth Act (H.R. 2578).  Among the provisions contained in the wilderness omnibus package is a controversial bill that would allow Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s (R-Alaska) most generous corporate supporter to clear cut old-growth trees in the Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. The […]

Murkowski vote sends ultra-liberal Hurwitz to the 9th Circuit

CNN reports that the ultra-liberal Andrew Hurwitz, the self-proclaimed “intellect” behind Roe vs. Wade, will be sent on to Obama for appointment following today’s Senate cloture vote: The Senate Monday voted narrowly to end a filibuster of President Barack Obama’s pick for the California-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a key Republican argued […]

US families’ wealth drops 40% in last 3 years

The net worth of the American family has fallen to its lowest level in two decades, according to government data released Monday, driven by a more than 40 percent drop in their stakes in their homes. The Federal Reserve’s detailed survey of consumer finances showed families’ median wealth plunged from $126,400 in 2007 to $77,300 […]

EPA attempting unprecedented power grab; wants to regulate private property with ditches, gullies

Lawmakers are working to block an unprecedented power grab by the Environmental Protection Agency to use the Clean Water Act (CWA) and control land alongside ditches, gullies and other ephemeral spots by claiming the sources are part of navigable waterways. These temporary water sources are often created by rain or snowmelt, and would make it […]

House moving forward with contempt proceedings against Holder

The House of Representatives is moving forward with proceedings to hold Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt of Congress — a major escalation in the separation-of-powers battle over “Fast and Furious,” the Obama administration’s botched gun-walking operation. Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, […]