Blogs

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
Sep 29, 2015

Saving our National Forests

Surplus timber harvested from of our national forests has dropped more than 80 percent in those years, while acreage destroyed by forest fire has increased proportionally. Wildlife habitats these laws were supposed to preserve are being systematical...

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Sep 26, 2015

Restoring Sound Forest Management

“Eureka” of course is the motto of California, taken from the Greek, meaning, “I have found it.” It’s an appropriate motto for California, which became an economic powerhouse of the nation – indeed, of the world – based on its immense bounty of natu...

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Sep 15, 2015

Retreating from Responsibility

I rise to express my deep disappointment in the decision by the House leadership to back off from a direct vote on a resolution of disapproval of the Iran Nuclear Accord as provided under the Corker Act....

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Tom McClintock
Sep 09, 2015

A Munich-Sized Mistake

In 48 hours, the House will vote on a resolution to stop the Iran Nuclear Treaty. I know the President chooses not to call it a treaty, but it IS a treaty in everything but name, with international ramifications as great as any treaty Congress has ...

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Tom McClintock
Aug 23, 2015

The Alarm Bells are Ringing

Tahoe rests on the northern boundary of California’s Fourth Congressional District. At this moment, a catastrophic wildfire is raging in the King’s Canyon region on the southern boundary of this very same district. That fire has already consumed 78...

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Tom McClintock
Aug 13, 2015

How Reaganomics Saved America

Reagan instinctively understood that the more burdens an economy bears, the worse it performs. Let me repeat this complex economic principle: the more burdens heaped on an economy, the worse it does. The fewer burdens, the better it does. Are th...

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Tom McClintock
Jul 15, 2015

A Breathtakingly Dangerous Act

I don’t know how adequately to express my alarm and outrage at the President’s agreement with Iran. ...

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Tom McClintock
Jun 03, 2015

The Lease Essential Service

My amendment eliminates the $155 million of discretionary spending wasted on one of the least essential programs in the entire United States Government, the so-called “Essential Air Service.”...

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Tom McClintock
Jun 01, 2015

Dawn is Coming

I join with my colleagues in Congress, the half-million Iranian expatriates in the United States, the American people, and freedom-loving people around the world in sending best wishes to the International Convention in Paris of all the groups that a...

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Tom McClintock