Thank you, Rep. Bishop, for supporting the Smith-Amash Amendment to the 2013 NDAA

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Dear Representative Bishop, Thank you for supporting the Smith-Amash Amendment to the 2013 NDAA. Last week a federal judge agreed with my concerns (that I voiced to you before your vote on the 201 NDAA) and placed an injunction against the 2012 NDAA “indefinite detention” provisions, because they violate the First and Fifth Amendments. By…

I just wrote this letter to Rep. Bishop

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Representative Bishop, Not long ago I contacted you about some concerning provisions of the NDAA. You wrote back justifying your vote of support. Since that time more concerns have been raised about the NDAA, which essentially declared all American soil a “war zone”. The bill sanctioned the illegal powers that this President and the former…

Recent Senate and House Votes

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STOCK Act – Vote Passed (96-3, 1 Not Voting) This Senate bill would strengthen rules prohibiting lawmakers, Capitol Hill staff and some executive branch officials from using confidential information to buy or sell stocks. The House is expected to take up the bill this week. Sen. Orrin Hatch voted YES Sen. Mike Lee voted YES Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act – Vote Passed (267-159,…

I just wrote the following letter to Rep. Bishop

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The Fed recently announced that it will keep doing more of the same that led to the housing bubble (and subsequent collapse) until the end of 2014. We also learned from the very limited “audit” of the Fed that they gave away $16 Trillion Dollars in zero interest loans (that will likely never be paid…

27 Job Creating, Economy Stimulating Bills Being Blocked by Senate Democrats

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Last year President Obama traveled the Nation, claiming he was fighting against a “do-nothing Congress”. He was pointing his finger squarely at the House of Representatives — controlled by the Republicans — implying they were sitting on their thumbs while the country struggled. Unfortunately, that’s now what some of us would call “the truth”. The truth…

Congressman Bishop on securing our borders, NDAA, TART, Patriot Act, Energy, …

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Dear Friends, As another election year starts I appreciate this opportunity to share with you some thoughts. First let me say, I’m grateful for the chance I’ve been given throughout these years to represent you in Congress and ask for your support in my reelection efforts. Second, I’d like to briefly share with you some…

URGENT: Tell Rep. Bishop to OPPOSE the National Defense Authorization Act

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Earlier we warned you about indefinite detention provisions of the Senate’s version National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). We explain the bill… here and here We have BAD NEWS to report. In the final version of the bill coming from the House-Senate Conference Committee, essentially NOTHING HAS CHANGED except section numbers and a couple of words.…