Tag: U.S. House of Representatives

Texas Democrat Calls For Trump Impeachment on US House Floor

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Government, Politics with 2 Comments
Texas Democrat Calls For Trump Impeachment on US House Floor

“I rise today, Mr. Speaker, to call for the impeachment of the President of the United States of America, for the obstruction of justice,” Rep. Al Green declared. “I do not do this for political purposes, Mr. Speaker. I do this because I believe in the great ideals that this country stands for: liberty and justice for all…I do it because, Mr. Speaker, there is a belief in this country that no one is above the law, and that includes the president of the United States of America.”

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House Quietly Passes Bill Targeting “Russian Propaganda” Websites

Posted by on December 5, 2016 in Government, Internet Control, Policies with 0 Comments
House Quietly Passes Bill Targeting “Russian Propaganda” Websites

It’s easy to see how H.R.6393, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, if passed by the Senate and signed by the president, could be used against “fake news” websites.

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This Document Reveals Why the House of Representatives is in Complete Chaos

Posted by on October 11, 2015 in Government, Politics with 8 Comments
This Document Reveals Why the House of Representatives is in Complete Chaos

John Boehner announced his intention to step down as Speaker at the end of the month and there doesn’t appear to be anyone to take his place.

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Fast Track and TPP Are Trash-Let’s Throw Them Out

Written by on June 16, 2015 in Corruption, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Fast Track and TPP Are Trash-Let’s Throw Them Out

I want to use an analogy to demonstrate what I think is happening with our U.S. Congress and the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations. The Fast Track and TPP are like having trash put on a plate and served to you as dinner. You look at it and know instantly that it is nothing that you would ever want to eat, but the president and many Republican legislators tell you that it is going to be good for you and that the U.S. and 11 other countries have been working on perfecting this recipe for nearly a decade. Many of the Democratic legislators agree that there are problems with this recipe. Yet the president believes that he can convince them to vote in favor of this being something that all U.S. Citizens, and those of the other 11 nations, will be forced to swallow.

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