Tom Coburn is Fighting for Your Future

Tom Coburn argues that we need to call for a Convention of States. Tom Coburn beat his head against the wall in the U.S. Senate for ten years. He left early because he was convinced the Capitol was not the place where real change for the nation is even possible anymore. Tom Coburn has Stage 4 cancer. The man has every right to simply go home, and either focus on winning his battle against cancer, or at least enjoy the final days he has remaining in this life. Instead, he’s traveling Read more […]

Senator Tom Coburn: We Are Engaging in Disability Fraud

The Republican Senator’s testimony should surprise no one. It has been obvious for years that we are experiencing widespread disability fraud. The government has been happy to look the other way while people claim to be disabled. According to CNS News:  “Something has to change in terms of the enforcement of our laws and the rule of law if, in fact, we’re going to change the Social Security system,” Coburn said. “We keep putting people on disability who are not truly disabled and Read more […]

New Study Shows Government Programs Always Become More Expensive Than Expected; In Other News, Sky Is Blue

Senator Tom Coburn, is releasing a report that shows that government projects are always more expensive than they are projected to be. Mr. Coburn’s report, which used government agency figures, said Medicaid costs increased 31,212.5 percent in just 46 years — and that’s before taking into account the upcoming expansion of eligibility under Obamacare. The number of people enrolled in the program increased 1,290 percent over the same time period. Meanwhile, costs for veterans’ health care Read more […]

Stop Destroying Our Engines And Degrading Our Mileage!

From CNBC: Ethanol requirements for U.S. gasoline appear to be losing friends and influencing the wrong people, with calls growing to reform or scrap the government mandates altogether. The Environmental Protection Agency in November proposed reducing the amount of renewable fuels, including corn-based ethanol, that oil refiners must blend with gasoline. The rule is a centerpiece of government efforts to curb carbon emissions, while jump-starting alternative forms of energy. The draft rule would Read more […]

Stupid Republican Believes Obama Dinner With GOP Was Sincere Bipartisanship

Bobby Jindal had it right: the GOP is truly the stupid party. Sure, stupid is better than corrupt and deceitful, like the Democrats, and at least stupidity will get good results sometimes, albeit accidentally. But man, Republicans sure do have their share of moments of naïvete. While Senator Rand Paul was speaking on the Senate floor for 13 hours to filibuster the nomination of John Brennan to lead the CIA, there were twelve of his Republican colleagues dining with President Obama at a fancy Read more […]

DHS Fusion Centers are More Useless Bureaucracies

Fusion Centers are like mini Departments of Homeland Security. According to DHS’s website, “A fusion center is a collaborative effort of two or more agencies that provide resources, expertise and information to the center with the goal of maximizing their ability to detect, prevent, investigate, and respond to criminal and terrorist activity.” They’re scattered around the country in each state and work with local law enforcement and DHS in preventing and protecting against terrorism. In theory, Read more […]