We are watching the rise of Islamic fascism on a scale unprecedented in modern times. It may be wrapped in different symbols and trace its genealogy through a different line, but at its core, it is fascism. Listen to its virulent anti-Semitism, the explicit promise of genocide, the utter rejection - indeed, disdain - for fundamental principles of democracy, justice and human rights. There can be no doubt what is happening. European fascism might have consumed all of Europe except for one gritty holdout - for more than a year, Great Britain stood in the breach. Had it fallen, the consequences would have been unthinkable.
Wherever I go, people express a growing anger over the illegal immigration that is overwhelming our southern border. People ask me: "How can we talk about securing the border...
The Endangered Species Act serves a great cause: to prevent the extinction of any species because of human activity. But as Eric Hoffer warned, "Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket." Unfortunately, in the last four years, the ESA has become the basis for an explosion of lawsuits seeking to force hundreds of new species listings. Many of these suits are funded at taxpayers' expense, which in turn require federal, state and local agencies to spend even more taxpayer money to respond.
Legislation by Congressman McClintock (H.R. 1192) to rename Mammoth Peak in Yosemite National Park in honor of Jessie Benton Fremont was approved by the House of Representatives on July 14, 2014 by a voice vote.
Ever since 1835, the Rules of the House have forbidden spending money for purposes unauthorized by current law. Yet last year, the eleven appropriations bills reported out of the House Appropriations Committee contained over $350 billion for spending on unauthorized programs.