UPDATED: “House votes to extend jobless benefits” – On Tuesday, House Democrats revived legislation to extend unemployment benefits after previous legislation failed to pass the Senate. The new House bill, HR 5618, only addresses the unemployment extension. If approved, it would have allowed the more recently-unemployed to continue getting extended benefits and Fed-Ed aid through November. It would be retroactive to May and June.
We paid a visit to Choi’s website and did email the Councilman’s fundraiser asking about his service in the South Korean military. There’s no mention of Choi’s military background on his website. Frankly, I find it odd for a Republican not to mention any military service. Look at Chuck DeVore’s mulitple references to his own miliary experience. Dana Roharbacher evaded the draft but is as hawkish as can be. Vice President Cheney is famous for having other priorities during Vietnam.
Some people just cannot tell, even with a “badly Photoshopped” picture of Chuck Devore getting punished, that our post on the Young Eagles was an April Fool’s prank. Although it did have a good mix of accurate and speculative information, there were some very obviously absurd points that were simply parody. The post was kind of meant as a “Where’s Waldo” for the GOP. Find what is not true and win a “booby” prize.
One of my biggest complaints about conservative Republicans running for office in Orange County is that they seldom have a record that matches their rhetoric.Â Rep. John Campbell decries government spending when proposed by President Obama but votes for the bailout of banks and the automobile industry when the ideas are proposed by the Bush…
“This is about centralizing power into the hands of global government, thatâ€™s what Kyoto and Copenhagen are all about, thatâ€™s what the globalist alliance is all about;” said Rohrabacher [...]
“We must fight the globalist clique that is trying to shackle generations of Americans.”
From Hardball with Chris Matthews. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJSar1dR1uw[/youtube]
The nationâ€™s largest auto dealers association has apparently decided to end its long standing participation in the Cash for (Political) Clunkers program. An historically dependable source of income for Republicans in the House and Senate, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) has long contributed about twice as much to Republican election campaigns than to Democrats.…