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Sep 14, 2013

This week, after Russia took the Syria vote off the House schedule, the House did not fund the government for 2014 despite their September 30th deadline. In this episode, we look at what they did instead. 

Links to Information in This Episode Intro and Exit Music: Tired of Being Lied To by David Ippolito (found on Music Alley by mevio) President Obama's speech from Tuesday, September 10th regarding Syria: Video and transcript Music: Get Out of Our House by David Ippolito (found on Music Alley by mevio) Incorrect assertion that the Monsanto Protection Act is already extended was made by RT, Salon, and Nation of Change The Center for Food Safety press release that prompted the lazy news organizations above to report the fake extension House spending bill was pulled from the floor this week; it did not get voted on Rodney Alexander resigned this week to become Louisiana's Secretary of Veteran's affairs S. 157: The "Denali National Park Improvement Act" allows permits for small hydroelectric projects and a natural gas pipeline to cut through an Alaska national park. Senator Lisa Murkowski, lead sponsor of S. 157, has taken over $720,000 from electric utilities and over $670,000 from the oil & gas industry Representative Don Young, Alaska's only Representative and person credited with pushing S. 157 through the House, has taken almost $1.2 million from the oil & gas industry HR 2844: The Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2013 Thank you for clicking this link to buy The Fine Print by David Cay Johnston HR 2775: Another ObamaCare Attack Bill Federal Poverty rate guidelines California's ObamaCare exchange website President Obama's letter to Congress extending the National Emergency from 9/11/01 Representatives Quoted in This Episode