Dems Pull EPA Appropriations Bill Over Cap and Trade Resolution

Dems Pull EPA Appropriations Bill Over Cap and Trade Resolution

This flew a little under the radar, so in case anyone else missed it… Last week the Senate Appropriations Committee was set to vote on an amendment to the Interior-EPA Appropriations bill that would have imposed a one-year ban on global warming regulations.  The amendment would have defunded the EPA’s regulatory program on global warming. […]

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Paul Ryan on Washington's Borrow and Spend Spree

Paul Ryan on Washington's Borrow and Spend Spree

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Fox News talking about the borrow and spend spree Washington’s been on:

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Supreme Court Rules 2nd Amendment Actually Means What It Says

Supreme Court Rules 2nd Amendment Actually Means What It Says

Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the language of the 2nd Amendment means that Americans have the right to own a gun for self-defense no matter where they live.  This strikes down bans on handguns in places like D.C. and Chicago where the legislation had been tied up in the court system. For reference, this […]

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Did You Get Your Money's Worth Out Of Congress This Week?

Did You Get Your Money's Worth Out Of Congress This Week?

What You Paid This week, taxpayers spent roughly $46 million on Congress Salaries of Members of Congress and their allowances/week: Speaker of the House: $223,500/52 = $4,299 House and Senate Majority and Minority Leaders: ($193,400/52) x 4 = $14,877 Other Representatives and Senators: ($174,000/52) x 530 = $1,773,462 Money allocated for House (sans member salaries): $1.369 […]

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Alabama Eagle Forum President Eunie Smith At State Sovereignty Rally

Alabama Eagle Forum President Eunie Smith At State Sovereignty Rally

Eagle Forum of Alabama president Eunie Smith speaks at the 2010 State Sovereignty Rally in Montgomery, AL.  Video courtesy of the Montgomery Advertiser:

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Eagle Forum Honors Alabama's First Lady With Full-time Homemaker of the Year Award

Eagle Forum Honors Alabama's First Lady With Full-time Homemaker of the Year Award

Contact:  Brooklyn Roberts                                     For Immediate Release 205-879-7096 Brooklyn@alabamaeagle.org Eagle Forum Honors Alabama’s First Lady With Fulltime Homemaker of the Year Award On Tuesday night, October 13, 2009 Eagle Forum of Alabama honored Mrs. Patsy Riley, wife of Governor Bob Riley, with the Eagle Forum Fulltime Homemaker of the […]

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Huntsville Times: 'Obama Is Uniting GOP,' Schlafly Says

Huntsville Times: 'Obama Is Uniting GOP,' Schlafly Says

The Huntsville Times reports on an Eagle Forum of Alabama fundraiser with Phyllis Schlafly: ‘Obama Is Uniting GOP,’ Schlafly Says “I hope it’s going to be like 1994, when we had the biggest Republican victory of our time,” said Schlafly. Schlafly spoke at The Ledges before a fundraiser for Eagle Forum, a conservative, pro-family group […]

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Energy Legislation Will Hurt, Not Help Alabama Families

Energy Legislation Will Hurt, Not Help Alabama Families

In an op-ed for the Birmingham News, Executive Director Brooklyn Roberts discusses the negative implications of cap and trade for Alabama families: Energy Legislation Will Hurt, Not Help Alabama Families Alabama families should expect to fork out an extra $125 per month if lawmakers in Washington have their way and pass what’s called the American […]

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Phyllis Schlafly, Eagle Forum of Alabama In The Birmingham News

Phyllis Schlafly, Eagle Forum of Alabama In The Birmingham News

Birmingham News coverage of Phyllis Schlafly’s speech to the Birmingham Kiwanis Club: GOP Activist Phyllis Schlafly Speaking in Birmingham Warns of Democrats Stealing the Election At 84, conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly hasn’t softened her political edge. Speaking to the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham Tuesday, Schlafly, the founder of Eagle Forum, recounted her career in political […]

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Eagle Forum Speaks Out On Immigration

Eagle Forum Speaks Out On Immigration

From the Mobile Press-Register: Immigration Bill Badly Needed It’s disappointing that the Alabama Legislature failed to act on the last day of the session to address the growing problem of illegal immigration in the state. The failure is particularly poignant in places like Albertville, a town that the U.S. Census Bureau reported in 2006 had […]

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