Blogs

Apr 14, 2016

Reforms to Restore Congress’ Power of the Purse

As Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen warned that in his professional military judgment, our greatest national security threat is the national debt. He issued that warning about four trillion dollars of debt ago....

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Tom McClintock
Mar 22, 2016

A Time of Crisis for Our Forests

We meet at a time of crisis for our national forests. They are dying. ...

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Tom McClintock
Feb 13, 2016

America At the Crossroads

Today’s dinner takes place on a very sad day in the life of our nation and of our Constitution. Antonin Scalia was not only one of the greatest defenders of the Constitution who has ever sat on the court, he was part of a fragile majority that preve...

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Tom McClintock
Jan 16, 2016

The Miracle of Markets

The prosperity of a society depends upon its commerce, and its commerce depends upon its freedom: the freedom of individuals to make their own choices in pursuing their own happiness. Governments cannot create wealth but they can create the conditio...

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Tom McClintock
Dec 10, 2015

Armed Americans are the Best Defense Against Armed Terrorists

Ever since the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, leftist politicians have called for more restrictions on gun ownership for Americans....

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Tom McClintock
Dec 02, 2015

Preparing for the Centennial

Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. This year-long celebration of our National Parks affords us a unique opportunity to reflect on the past, assess the present, and make adjustments for the future....

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Tom McClintock
Nov 11, 2015

Veterans Day 2015

In his Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln defined the two days our nation would later set aside to honor those who protect us. In one passage, he speaks of “those who here gave their lives that that nation might live.” We set aside Memorial Day in...

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Tom McClintock
Nov 05, 2015

History is Watching

The atrocities now rained upon Camp Liberty are a stain on American honor and cannot be allowed to continue. ...

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Tom McClintock