Blogs

Oct 26, 2017

When Morning Dawns Again in the American Economy

Unsustainable government spending drives both taxes and debt. ...

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Tom McClintock
Oct 10, 2016

I Stand With Trump

Donald Trump wasn’t my first or even second choice for President, but I can certainly tell the difference between a fire and a fireman. And when a fireman is trying to save my house from burning down, the fact he uses lewd and vulgar language in pri...

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Tom McClintock
May 21, 2016

Endorsement of Donald Trump for President

I believe this is it for our country: there are no do-overs or “wait-for-the next-elections” this year. I believe we are at the precipice, and we must take back our country THIS YEAR, or risk losing it forever....

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Tom McClintock
May 18, 2016

A Proposal to Reform Unauthorized Appropriations

I propose to restore the House ban on unauthorized spending through a conference rule that includes the following provisions:...

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Tom McClintock
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