Blogs

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
May 29, 2015

NSA surveillance reform bill is a sham that violates our privacy

Column by Sen. Rand Paul and Rep. Tom McClintock Just like the infamous Patriot Act before it, the so-called USA Freedom Act would continue the unprecedented warrantless searches of Americans’ personal records in direct defiance of the Fourth Amen...

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Tom McClintock
May 21, 2015

The Real Problem with Iran Negotiations

Any agreement with Iran’s leaders is meaningless, because their word is meaningless. Iran’s government is a notoriously untrustworthy rogue state that has made it unmistakably clear that it intends to acquire nuclear weapons and once acquired, to us...

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Tom McClintock
May 19, 2015

The Real Problem

A large and respected Iranian expatriate community has settled in California, and it has been my privilege to get to know some of them in recent years. They are part of an international Diaspora of five million people who fled Iran after it fell to ...

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Tom McClintock
May 15, 2015

Amtrak is on the Wrong Track

Every year, as Amtrak’s operating losses have mounted, Congress has dutifully shoveled more money at it; every year, its Congressional supporters have promised reforms to bring these losses under control; and every year these promises have fallen fla...

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Tom McClintock
May 13, 2015

Trade Means Freedom and Prosperity

Trade means prosperity. More markets for American products means more jobs and higher wages for American workers. More products entering our economy means more consumer choices and lower prices....

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Tom McClintock
Apr 23, 2015

Hearing on Wildfire Prevention

The Sub-committee on Federal Lands meets today to examine the government’s management of our forests and the effect its policies have had on both the health of our forests and the safety of our communities....

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Tom McClintock