In order to hold our elected representatives accountable, we citizens must keep ourselves informed about their activities, both in Congress and the Texas Legislature. The broadcast media are woefully inadequate for this purpose, but thankfully there are a few fabulous resources available on the internet:
The Madison Project
Madisonproject.com has daily blog posts by Daniel Horowitz that keep you in-the-know with the skinny on the latest goings-on behind the scenes in both the House and Senate in Washington DC. Read the articles for one week and you will be hooked. And probably angered.
Be sure to read:
- Daniel’s Aug. 1 post on the one-year anniversary of the Budget Cave, er, Agreement.
- Also required reading is the Aug. 2 post about Empowering Obama’s Czars. He names names, through a link to the roll call vote. Love it!
EmpowerTexans.com keeps you informed about goings-on in the Texas Legislature. See the post there by Dustin Matocha detailing how disastrous the recent runoff elections were for the allies of current House Speaker Joe Straus.
We The People are beginning to make a difference! Heartwarming!
Senate Conservatives Fund
SenateConservatives.com is the site of US Sen Jim DeMint’s Senate Conservatives Fund, dedicated to electing Constitutional conservatives to the US Senate, where he is in desperate need of reinforcements. The current Senate under Harry Reid does little, except to approve bad judges and worse treaties. (Plus they continue to force runaway federal spending.)
There are still two more crucial Senate Republican primaries:
You can have a significant impact on retrieving America from the debt abyss by donating funds to their campaigns, or by making internet phone calls on behalf of their campaigns.