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Obama must seek congressional approval on Syria

August 29, 2013

During an appearance on Fox Business, Congressman Tom McClintock told host Stuart Varney that President Barack Obama must seek authorization from Congress before he orders military action against the Syrian government.

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California Water: It's the Storage

By admin on March 6, 2014

President Obama recently visited the drought-stricken Central Valley of California and announced his administration's response: he wants to spend another billion dollars to study climate change.

I can save him the trouble.  The planet has been warming - on and off - since the last ice age, when glaciers covered much of North America.  The climate has been changing since the planet formed, often much more abruptly than it has in recent millennia.  

Until the earth begins moving into its next ice age, we can reasonably expect it to continue to warm.  That will mean less water can be stored in snow packs and therefore more water will need to be stored behind dams.

There, I just saved a billion dollars.

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The Great Question

By Tom McClintock on December 6, 2013

The House Judiciary Committee yesterday raised the overarching question of our generation: will the American Constitution stand?

All the laws passed under that Constitution have elaborate enforcement mechanisms backed by armed force -- but the Constitution itself has no such enforcement guarantees. It was designed to be internally self-enforcing, with the powers of government clearly divided among three separate and equal branches of government.

But this self-enforcement mechanism can only work when the powers are evenly divided, when those who exercise those powers are devoted to that Constitution, and when the people insist on it.

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The United States ought to be providing support to Ukraine

By admin on April 17, 2014
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Congressman Tom McClintock joined Ed and Amy of KFBK Morning News to talk about the escalating situation between Russia and Ukraine. Congressman McClintock explained that the United States should get involved through the use of sanctions and through providing support to Ukraine. 

Gas prices are skyrocketing because of bad policy

By admin on April 17, 2014
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Congressman Tom McClintock chatted with Casey Freelove on KAHI about the effects of AB32 on gas prices in California and the rising unemployment rate in the state. They also talked about the administration's continued blocking of the Keystone Pipeline.