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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Mark Meadows
My message for the big-government Republicans is to just say no to the president on the Syria issue and to concentrate on the problems here at home. Now is the time to address the issue involving the out-of-control spending of the federal government.
A North Carolina Republican congressman is leading 79 of his colleagues in calling on the House GOP leadership to "defund Obamacare" through any spending bills that come before the chamber in coming months.
Lawmakers voted late Wednesday for limits on the amount of ammunition that can be purchased by the Department of Homeland Security.
It may not stick, but the Obama administration might be getting a late education in the value of guns. When President Obama first exploited the tragedy at Newtown for more gun control, Wayne LaPierre, the CEO of the National Rifle Association, suggested putting armed guards in the schools.
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and at least three other representatives are already parked in their coveted aisle seats in hopes to have the world see them shaking hands with the president during tonight's State of the Union Address.
Harry Reid has successfully avoided showing his cards on spending priorities for four years. The Senate majority leader has adamantly refused to bring a budget to the floor in order to leave Republican priorities hanging out as a political pinata to beat up during the campaign.
"We look forward to collaborating to defund one of the largest grievances in our time and to restore patient-centered health care in America," Mr. Meadows wrote.
"Obamacare is not ready, and the way it is being implemented is not fair," Mr. Meadows said Thursday. "By choosing to delay the employer mandate, President Obama demonstrated he knows the law is unworkable. If big businesses get a break, hardworking individuals and families deserve the same relief."