Cap the Debt = Instant End to Deficit Spending

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Before this message is through, we’ll be announcing DownsizeDC.org’s NEW Agenda campaign. It’s a campaign that is so important that it will join, in priority, the Read the Bills Act and the One Subject at a Time Act. But first, let me tell you about the greatest opportunity we’ve ever had, in our lifetimes, to…

Orrin Hatch on Fighting Tax Increases

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Fellow Utahns, It has now been over 800 days since Senate Democrats have passed a budget. Since that time, our national debt has risen over $3.2 trillion. America has now accumulated about $14 trillion worth of debt.  What is the White House’s solution to our debt crisis? Raise Taxes! Raising taxes isn’t the solution; it’s the…

Who killed Texas' TSA Anti-Groping Bill?

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“Rarely in the history of this legislature has the State’s leadership so masterfully worked against the will of its members and the people they represent.” – State Rep. David Simpson The defeat of the TSA Anti-Groping Bill in Texas is heartbreaking. And the dirty tricks used by Texas’ Republican leadership can seem devastating… But this…

Recent Votes by Rep. Bishop

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Recent House Votes Better Use of Light Bulbs Act – Vote Failed (233-193, 1 Present, 4 Not Voting) The House rejected this bill that would have repealed energy efficiency standards that are expected to lead to a phaseout of the traditional incandescent light bulb. A two-thirds vote was necessary to pass the bill under suspension of the rules.…

Jason Chafetz on the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act

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Dear Friends, Despite the many problems we face as a nation, we still live in the greatest country on Earth. The United States was founded upon the principle of freedom.  Government was instituted to protect our liberties, but its nature is to grow, consuming everything in its path, including economic prosperity and individual freedom. My purpose…