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Debt Ceiling Deal or “Is There a Difference Between Parties”?

FBCStaff-When we buy into the “there is no difference argument” we’ve been deceived and the democrats have won.

The democrats led by the president had no intentions of compromising, it didn’t matter how many times he mentioned “balanced approach”. This was clearly obvious after the House passed three bills and the Majority Leader tabled […]

Rep Olson Introduces HR 2585 IRS Oversight

FBCStaff-Rep Olson gets into the act by introducing H.R. 2585:

“to increase congressional oversight of the IRS budget by requiring the agency to deposit certain fees charged to taxpayers back to the Treasury to pay down the debt. Current law allows the IRS to spend these fees at their discretion without congressional oversight.”

Rep Olson […]

Reps Howard and Zerwas Brief Lege Session

FBCStaff-Rep Charlie Howard Dist 26 and Rep John Zerwas Dist 28 gave a briefing on the last legislative session. Rep Howard opened with the two main issues driving the session were redistricting and the budget. Fort Bend with its growth was given another Texas House seat, District 85. HD 85 consists of the southern/western part […]

Perry Wins Over Obama?

FBCStaff-A non-partisian computer has picked Gov Rick Perry over President Obama in the 2012 presidential election.

“When they tested PollyBio on the past 29 presidential elections – from 1896 to 2008 – the forecast matched the actual outcome 27 times. The two it missed: Jimmy Carter’s 1976 election and Bill Clinton’s 1992 election.”

“Perry was […]

An Open Letter to the GOP

FBCStaff-Fred Thompson, who was in the House from 1994 to 2003 tells the GOP:

“We will never achieve entitlement or tax reform with a doctrinaire liberal in the White House. Any agreements to do so in “out years” would probably be unenforceable even if agreement were achieved. And we can only do so much while […]

A Manufactured Crisis

By Michael Ramirez

FBCStaff-Michael Ramirez puts the debt crisis in perspective, just like Y2K it’s all hype. After watching both President Obama and Speaker Boehner, I’ve come to the conclusion that the House and the Senate are very close to an agreement and President Obama who has been mostly present but not engaged, […]

Another Democrat Sex Scandal?

FBCStaff-I know it’s hard to believe but ex-Speaker Pelosi said:

“I call on the Ethics Committee to initiate an investigation into the allegations against Congressman Wu,” Pelosi said in a statement released after Wu’s decision to stay put. “With deep disappointment and sadness about this situation, I hope that the Ethics Committee will take up […]

What Debt Crisis?

FBCStaff-Never ones to let a crisis go to waste, the democrats appear to have manufactured up another one. So where do we stand on the debt crisis debate?

It looked like Sen Reid was ready to compromise with the House republicans extending the debt ceiling until April 2012 with tax cuts, when the […]

Sen Schumer’s No Cuts To Spending Politics

FBCStaff-Democrats under the leadership of Sen Chuck Schumer have launched attacks on the House republicans casting them as radicals:

“Meredith Shiner in Roll Call this week lays out the Schumer strategy of assailing House Republicans as radical, in particular demonizing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in personal terms, and opposing any Democratic concessions on entitlements. […]

Sen Dan Coats “Majority Leader Reid Has Poisoned The Well on Debt Debate”

FBCStaff-Majority Leader Reid tabled the CCB Act so there could be no debate on the floor, he was called to task by Indiana Sen Dan Coats.

“The american people are tired of us spending money we don’t have and the majority leader won’t even debate it?”

Well spoken Sen Coats, where is Sen Kay Bailout […]