Category: Government Spending

Club for Growth Applauds Boehner And House Republicans On Earmark Ban

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Club for Growth President Chris Chocola: “Earmarks of any kind are simply a gateway drug to more spending, which is something that Speaker Boehner has long recognized.” Washington, DC – The Club for Growth today released the following statement on news that House Republicans, along with Speaker John Boehner, voted to keep an earmark ban […]

Should Taxpayers Pay for Rabbit Massages?

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Senator Coburn releases Wastebook 2014: What Washington doesn’t want you to read.

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Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK), long a champion of limited government and fiscal responsibility, has released his annual “Wastebook” (his last one, unfortunately, as Dr. Coburn is retiring this year) on government waste. Per Senator Coburn’s office, some examples include: Coast guard party patrols – $100,000 Watching grass grow – $10,000 State department tweets @ terrorists […]

More on Ebola…

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In a follow-up from the last blog post, here’s this news item about what the private sector is doing about Ebola. Johnson & Johnson will begin safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus. The health care products maker said Wednesday that […]

Is More Money Needed for Ebola?

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There’s two sides to every coin.  On one side ($): “The CDC and NIH clearly do not have the resources they need,” said Rosa DeLauro, ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, said in a statement to CQ Roll Call. “Congress should immediately come back to Washington and […]

Todd Tiahrt Wasteful Earmark Of The Day

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Club for Growth Spokesman Barney Keller: “We don’t question Todd Tiahrt’s love for mules, we question his commitment to fiscal responsibility and reining in the federal debt.” Washington, DC – As part of an ongoing series, the Club for Growth PAC today highlighted another wasteful earmark supported by former Congressman Todd Tiahrt. Tiahrt is challenging incumbent […]

Todd Tiahrt Wasteful Earmark Of The Day

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Club for Growth Spokesman Barney Keller: “Maine is about as far away from Kansas as you can get without hitting Canada, but Todd Tiahrt’s fingerprints are all over wasteful spending even there.” Washington, DC – As part of an ongoing series, the Club for Growth PAC today highlighted another wasteful earmark supported by former Congressman […]

Todd Tiahrt Wasteful Earmark Of The Day

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Club for Growth Spokesman Barney Keller: “Todd Tiahrt wasted Kansans’ tax dollars protecting Shamu and his friends on the other side of the country.” Washington, DC – The Club for Growth PAC today announced that it will release a series of wasteful earmarks supported by former Congressman Todd Tiahrt. Tiahrt is challenging incumbent Congressman Mike […]

@andyroth tweets

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 @andyroth In (dis)honor of Dodd-Frank’s 4th birthday, here are the AYES & NAYS from 2010. House: http://goo.gl/dMVebE Senate: http://goo.gl/C06WDw #cfg #doddfrank

New Club for Growth TV Ad Campaign: Thank Marilinda Garcia For Opposing Higher Taxes And Spending

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Club for Growth President Chris Chocola: “Concerned citizens should encourage Marilinda to keep standing strong against higher taxes.” Washington, DC – The Club for Growth, the nation’s leading group promoting economic freedom, announced today a six-figure TV ad campaign in the state of New Hampshire. The ads encourage people across New Hampshire to call State […]