President Obama

CD030: Military Construction & Anti-Biotics


In this episode, a look at the House’s 2014 military construction and veterans funding bill’s first-draft and then examine whether it’s wise to continue a system that fast-tracks applications for animal anti-biotics. Read More

CD024: Let’s Gut the STOCK Act



In the hours before the Boston marathon bombing, President Obama quietly signed a bill gutting the STOCK Act. Full details on the shady way both houses of Congress passed the bill in under two days. Read More

S. 716: Gut the STOCK Act

On Friday, April 12, after most members of the House of Representatives had reasonably assumed the day was done, Eric Cantor presented and passed – without a vote- a Senate bill eliminating key provisions of the STOCK Act. The President immediately signed it into law. Read More

CD022: Crippling the Regulators


The House passed two bills this week designed to prevent regulation enforcement; one prevents environmental reviews on certain hydro-power projects, the other prevents the National Labor Relations Board from functioning at all. Read More

H.R. 1120: Shut Down the National Labor Relations Board Act

H.R. 1120: “Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act” passed the House on Friday, April 12, 2013 but will not become law. The bill shuts down the National Labor Relatioons Board, which is responsible for investigating private sector employee claims of abuse by their employers and runs union elections.

*Get all the details on H.R. 1120 in podcast episode CD022: Crippling the Regulators. Read More

CD018: The Ryan Budget


Low-lights of the Ryan budget are described after we run down the bills passed by the House this week. We also look into an eighteen-year emergency continued this week by President Obama. Read More

CD009: What’s In the Fiscal Cliff Bill


The back story on the “fiscal cliff” debacle, the House’s sad excuse for a compromise, and the contents of the fiscal cliff bill that became law on 1/3/13. Read More