Boehner Stands Firm on Tying DHS Funding to Amnesty Ban
Kudos to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) for declining the Senate GOP’s offer to cave to Democrats’ demand for a so-called “clean” funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.
As I discuss in my column this week, some Senate Republican leaders are getting gun shy about following through with the party’s promise to condition funding for DHS on new legislative language that specifically prohibits immigration agencies from implementing President Barack Obama’s unilateral amnesty program. They warn that Republicans will be blamed for the shutdown that would start on Sunday when the DHS budget ends, if no new bill is passed. Better, they argue, to appropriate the money now and hope the federal judiciary holds Obama accountable in the future.
For global warming alarmists, the inconvenient truths just keep accumulating.
The unintentional humor served up by their increasingly desperate rationalizations provides one of the more enjoyable byproducts of that process.
For sheer comedic treasure in that regard, it's difficult to beat the far-left Daily Kos. A headline this week provided another gem, in the wake of climate alarmists' latest inconvenient truth: "Warming-Driven Antarctic Sea Ice Breaks Record."
The occasion for that preposterous rationalization was a new report that Antarctic sea ice…
"The Federal Communications Commission is expected to approve so-called 'net neutrality' Thursday, but the fight over sweeping new regulation of the Internet may be just beginning. The vote represents the culmination of an unprecedented clash in Washington over the future of the Internet -- and the beginning of an onslaught of legal challenges to treating the technology like a public utility. After…[more]
—Brian Hughes, Washington Examiner White House Correspondent
— Brian Hughes, Washington Examiner White House Correspondent