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Tenther News: 06-18-12

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Streamed live on Jun 18, 2012

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According to a report from Tad DeHaven of the CATO Institute, Congressional Republicans have teamed up -- once again -- with Democrats to save corporate welfare.

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) proposed ending all nuclear energy research subsidies to private companies. But the House rejected that amendment in a 106-281 vote that divided Republicans 91-134.

McClintock also proposed language cutting fossil energy research subsidies. But the House killed that amendment 138-249, as Republicans split again 102-123.

DeHaven further points out that even Dennis Kucinich -- the Democrat who many Tea Party members deride as being the leading leftist in the House -- took a stronger stand against these handouts than a strong majority of Republicans. Kucinich introduced an amendment that would have shut down the Department of Energy's Title 17 loan guarantee program. That's the program that gave us Solyndra.

The amendment got crushed by a vote of 136-282 with 127 Republicans joining 155 Democrats to defeat the amendment.

DeHaven wrote -- "That the Republican-led House couldn't get rid of the program that begot Solyndra is about as low as it gets."

Even with Congressional Republicans failing constitution supporters yet again, there's a bit of good news in the Tenther movement. Blake Filippi -- legal analyst for the TAC -- reports that the Rhode Island House has overhwelmingly passed a resolution rejecting NDAA. H7916, sponsored by Representative Dan Gordon passed last week by a vote of 52-15.

The final Resolution states in pertinent part:

Read the full report here:
http://news.tenthamendmentcenter.com/...

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