Morning Briefing for April 29, 2011

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For April 29, 2011

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1. McConnell Should Appoint DeMint to Finance Committee

Last week, Nevada Senator John Ensign resigned his seat, creating a vacancy on several Senate committees. While Congressman Dean Heller will fill Ensign’s Senate seat, a member with more seniority will be appointed to his coveted slot on the Senate Finance Committee. The Finance Committee is considered a prized “Super-A committee” due to the extent and relevance of its jurisdiction, which includes trade, taxes, Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. Unlike its House counterpart, the Senate Finance Committee also encompasses the jurisdiction of the House Ways and Means Committee. This panel is clearly the most important Senate committee in the realm of domestic policy. Who better to sit on that committee than Jim DeMint?Please click here for the rest of the post.

2. Uncivil War: States’ Attorneys General Rip Into Union-Controlled NLRB in Letter

President Obama’s union-controlled NLRB isn’t making any friends these days (unless you count union bosses, of course).Earlier this week, Obama’s labor board filed its lawsuit against Arizona and South Dakota for those states’ voters having the gall to pass amendments favoring the preservation of their right to a secret ballot.Please click here for the rest of the post.

3. Become a Community Organizer: If You Control the Precincts, You Control the Party

Figuring the headline might grab you, this is just a little ‘nudge’ to remind you about how easy it is to wrest control of the government from the claws of the professional, big-government establishment.If you’ve read even one of ColdWarrior’s posts, then you know the importance of Precinct Actvisim. Thankfully, people are beginning to take notice and, more importantly, get involved in their precincts. But there is a long, long way to go.Please click here for the rest of the post.



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