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Day of defiance: Nationwide protests as Slaughter House rushes through Demcare; Update: Kill the Bill activists will return on Sunday

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 20, 2010 08:31 AM

Scroll for updates… WOW: View of Kill the Bill rally from the Speaker’s Lobby, via Rep. Patrick McHenry A symbolic pitchfork raised at the noon hour Capitol Hill Code Red rally today, via Keder Noon hour crowd shot of the swelling protest on Capitol Hill, via Christinakb Another crowd shot via Maryland Patriot More photos […]

Demcare crunch time: Kill the bill and start over; Update: Medicare expansion under the bus?

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 14, 2009 09:46 AM

Scroll for updates… Sen. Joe Lieberman won’t vote for Harry Reid’s health care monstrosity. Democrat Sen. Ben Nelson is also balking. Let’s hope they mean it: In a surprise setback for Democratic leaders, Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, independent of Connecticut, said on Sunday that he would vote against the health care legislation in its current […]

Stop, thief! Kill the bill, melt the phones

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 28, 2009 04:00 AM

*Update: Ed Morrissey and Hot Air readers are melting the phones. Join in!* GOP: Time to Get Things Undone by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2008 President Obama thinks he knows what the primary objective of Republicans in Washington should be: To “get things done.” Bashing Rush Limbaugh last week, Obama urged GOP lawmakers to […]

Kill the Bill: Shamnesty showdown Update: Telephone system has shut down Update: Video of Kennedy’s “Gestapo” diatribe Update: Reid attacks talk radio Update: VICTORY! Roll added Update: Goat of the day–Sen. Sam Brownback Switchback Video of the switchback added

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 28, 2007 07:58 AM

9:30pm Eastern update. The venerable economist George Borjas weighs in on his blog with a sober and sobering assessment: The President bet all his remaining political capital on a proposal he knew would tear his party apart. And the Senate came close to enacting very bad policy. It really makes me wonder: what the heck […]

Kill the Bill: Call the GOP wafflers and sign the Secure Borders Now petition Update: Hutchison to oppose shamnesty? Update: The no’s are rolling in

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 21, 2007 12:31 PM

S. 1639, the Bush-Kennedy shamnesty bill, will hit the Senate floor soon. US News reports there will be slight delay until the beginning of next week because of energy bill infighting. But make no mistake: Shamnesty’s coming. And it’s time to hit the phones. According to Numbers USA, the following members are the crucial GOP […]

Kill the Bill, Part Deux: Redouble your efforts; Lott blames “talk radio,” threatens GOP dissenters; Bush speaks at National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast; Kennedy and Mel Martinez laugh it up

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 15, 2007 09:27 AM

Photoshop: David Lunde Military-smearing Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell released this statement about the shamnesty last night: Thursday, June 14, 2007 WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement today: “We met this evening with several of the Senators involved in the immigration bill negotiations. Based on […]

Kill the Bill, Part Deux: Redouble your efforts

By thisistwitchy  •  June 15, 2007 09:27 AM

Photoshop: David Lunde Military-smearing Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell released this statement about the shamnesty last night: Thursday, June 14, 2007 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement today: “We met this evening with several of the Senators involved in the immigration bill negotiations. Based on […]

Kill the Bill: Amnesty waffles, anyone?

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 14, 2007 02:02 AM

It’s what’s for breakfast this morning in Washington: On Tuesday, I mentioned the list of 15 GOP senators that the Shamnesty Grand Schemers want to flip to their side (asterisked senators are up for re-election in 2008): * Alexander (R-TN) Bennett (R-UT) * Cochran (R-MS) * Coleman (R-MN) * Collins (R-ME) * Cornyn (R-TX) * […]

Kill the Bill: Quote of the day

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 12, 2007 11:37 PM

You can say that again: “We . . . have lost credibility in Washington on the issue, and I think before the American people will really ever get behind an immigration policy, they’re going to have to feel that Washington is truly going to follow through on what it says,” said Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.). […]

Kill the Bill: What’s going on behind closed doors?

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 12, 2007 04:50 PM

So, Bush had his meeting with Senate Republicans. He says “the status quo is unacceptable.” Yeah, tell me about it. So, now what? The backdoor wrangling continues. Congress Daily reports: …Senate Republican negotiators were close to agreeing on the number of amendments they want to bring up and could present that list to Reid as […]

Kill the Bill: Exposing the dirty dealUpdate- Senators to Bush: Enforce the laws first

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 12, 2007 11:00 AM

Just received from a Hill source: *** Out-of-touch-with-reality quote of the morning: “I think one of the things that we have to do is answer the skeptics, answer the doubters,” White House press secretary Tony Snow said Tuesday. “We not only have a good sound bill, but it’s also one that a lot of conservatives, […]

Kill the Bill: Exposing the dirty deal

By thisistwitchy  •  June 12, 2007 11:00 AM

Just received from a Hill source: *** Out-of-touch-with-reality quote of the morning: “I think one of the things that we have to do is answer the skeptics, answer the doubters,” White House press secretary Tony Snow said Tuesday. “We not only have a good sound bill, but it’s also one that a lot of conservatives, […]

Kill the Bill, Round 2

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 12, 2007 07:54 AM

Photoshop: David Lunde President Bush heads to Capitol Hill today to try to revive S.1348, the shamnesty bill. He’s getting cocky: President Bush, wading deeper into an issue that bitterly divides his party, hopes a personal appeal can help persuade skeptical Republicans to resurrect and pass his immigration bill. Over lunch Tuesday in the Capitol, […]

Kill The Bill…Update: Down, but not quite dead; 8:55pm Cloture vote fails: 45-50; Roll added; Reid vows to “put aside hurt feelings” – sniffle; Post-debate thoughts: Yes, this was Bush’s bill

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 7, 2007 06:29 PM

Photoshop: David Lunde *** Wire stories coming in: AP calls the cloture vote failure a “stunning setback.” Reuters: “A major legislative setback.” Bloomberg: “A big disappointment.” A few of my quick post-debate thoughts: As annoying as Reid’s refrain was, he is right: This was the president’s bill. This was the monstrous sham that President Bush […]

Kill The Bill…Update: Down, but not quite dead

By thisistwitchy  •  June 7, 2007 06:29 PM

Photoshop: David Lunde *** Wire stories coming in: AP calls the cloture vote failure a “stunning setback.” Reuters: “A major legislative setback.” Bloomberg: “A big disappointment.” A few of my quick post-debate thoughts: As annoying as Reid’s refrain was, he is right: This was the president’s bill. This was the monstrous sham that President Bush […]

Keep Colorado free: State GOP lawmakers plan filibuster on gun-grab bills; Update: Concealed carry campus ban dies before vote

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 8, 2013 10:18 AM

As I noted last night on Twitter, the Colorado state Senate is gearing up for a potential GOP filibuster marathon over radical gun-grabbing bills being promoted and pushed by out-of-staters. The action starts at 9am Mountain time. KDVR reports: Interested people across Colorado and around the country will be focused on the state Senate Friday, […]

Idiocracy: Conservatives who say “job-killing” are spreading hate

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 10, 2011 04:09 PM

The new liberal mantra: Guns don’t kill people. Adjectives do. The Washington Post’s business columnist peddles the Left’s hot political speech suppressant of the day: Republicans these days can’t get through a sentence without tossing in their new favorite adjective, “job-killing.” There’s “job-killing legislation,” in particular the health-care reform law. And “job-killing regulations,” especially anything […]

Wreckonciliation Sunday: The Demcare schedule in the House

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 21, 2010 06:47 AM

Photoshop: Leo Alberti Now what, you ask? As House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced on Friday, the House will convene on this Sunday at 1pm Eastern. There will be a series of votes — listed here by CBS — culminating in a Hail Mary effort by the GOP to kill the bill. That vote on […]

Taxpayer march on Washington: Saturday high noon

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 19, 2010 09:19 AM

Yesterday, I told you about the Tea Party protest scheduled for high noon at the Capitol tomorrow. More groups are joining in. Update: I’m told the rally will be on the West Lawn of the Capitol. Take note. GOP congressional leaders, activists, and actor Jon Voight are scheduled to speak: WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — […]

Take the Town Halls to Washington; Update: Obama postpones Asia trip to June

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 18, 2010 12:40 PM

If you can make it to D.C. this Saturday, there’s a Tea Party effort to “Take the Town Halls to Washington:” More info here. Bring a Constitution Butchers sign! (Get yours here.) Photoshop exclusive: Big Fur Hat at iowntheworld.com and Applecross Media *** Update: Just announced…White House press secretary Gibbs says Obama is postponing Asia […]

Reverse Midas Touch: House Democrat won’t attend Obamacare Road Show in Ohio; Update: Protesters line streets, video added

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 15, 2010 12:53 PM

Photoshop: Mr Right Cue The Police: Don’t stand so, don’t stand so, don’t stand so close to me… Representative John Boccieri, Democrat of Ohio, whose vote on major health care legislation could be crucial to the outcome, will not be attending President Obama’s health care rally on Monday in Strongsville, Ohio, not far from Mr. […]

Make your voice heard: Counter-protest the Obamacare Road Show; St. Louis Oba-Kabuki event is closed-door, invitation-only

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 8, 2010 02:48 AM

This is it, Tea Party people. This is the week for your on-the-ground mobilization to help drive a final nail into the Obamacare coffin. The perpetual campaigner-in-chief will be in Philadelphia today and St. Louis on Wednesday to rally his troops/stage props on a taxpayer-funded road show. He said “make your voice heard” last week. […]

Sneaky Sunday Senate liveblog, open thread; the building backlash against Ben Nelson; Harkin: Do it for Teddy K!; McConnell: “It is not too late” to kill it; Reid: People are dyyyying! “We are reshaping the nation;” cloture motion passes, 60-40

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 20, 2009 10:08 PM

If you are a normal person, today was a day for family, faith, football, and holiday get-togethers. While you’ve been busy this Sunday before Christmas, the Senate has been hurtling toward a cloture vote on Demcare. As I noted early this morning, the Senate will proceed to a cloture vote on the Reid-Baucus-Dodd-Harkin amendment at […]

Welcome to the Democrat Party’s civil war

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 18, 2009 09:24 AM

Welcome to the Democrat Party’s civil war by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2009 Seems like only yesterday the Washington establishment had proclaimed the Death of the GOP. Pundits churned out public autopsy reports faster than the L.A. County Medical Examiner. Liberals gloated over the supposedly irreparable fissures between right-wing populists and Beltway Republican elites. […]

Hey, Nancy: Can you hear America now?

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 5, 2009 03:19 PM

Via Mike Madden, the Democrats’ House health care proposal on the floor outside Nancy Pelosi’s district office. Message: Kill the bill, tear it up and start over: Like this:Like Loading…

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