In his latest report, Seventh District Congressman says it is time to end the federal health care plan and rips into the administration's energy policy.
Last Friday was the two-year anniversary of Obamacare. It is now entering its terrible twos, and things are only getting worse.
Nancy Pelosi said, “We have to pass [Obamacare] to find out what is in it.” Well, we have seen it and we don’t like what we see. Just recently the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, commonly known as the CBO, changed their cost of Obamacare to $1.76 trillion – almost twice the original estimate.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on the constitutionality of Obamacare this week and hopefully, they will agree with the almost two-thirds of Americans who think Obamacare is unconstitutional. But this battle isn’t just being fought in the Supreme Court.
We have done our best in Congress to stop this expensive and unconstitutional government takeover. Last week the House of Representatives voted for the 26th time to destroy, defund, and defang Obamacare. From ending senseless taxes and increased paperwork to repealing Obamacare’s board of unelected bureaucrats who will ration care to seniors, we're doing what we can to end this terrible legislation. It is time to end Obamacare and let people, not the government, control their own healthcare.
It’s no secret that this President has not been helpful when it comes to our energy policy.
He caters to the environmentalist instead of supporting bipartisan, privately funded projects that create thousands of good paying jobs like the Keystone XL pipeline. He opposes new drilling - but yet loans money to Brazil to drill, stifles innovative methods like fracking, and wastes money in boondoggles like Solyndra. It is no wonder that gas prices keep going up.
The President likes to talk about alternative energy, but we don’t need alternative energy, we need an alternative President. We need a President who understands a smart energy policy, a policy that supports an all-of-the-above approach, instead of a none-of-the-below approach that rejects all oil, coal, and natural gas.
Now I do not oppose viable alternative energy solutions, but blowing billions of dollars on the Solyndras of the world and stopping pipelines that use North American oil is not the right approach. That is why we need commonsense, bipartisan solutions like more drilling, more fracking, and more domestic solutions that will give our country energy, while reducing our dependence on foreign oil.