Bobby Jindal On The RecordSubmitted by ProudAmericanFirst on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 10:17
Piyush "Bobby" Jindal was born June 10, 1971 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to immigrants from India, who came to the U.S. six months before he was born. [See “natural born citizen” as required by Article II, Section I, Clause 5 of the US Constitution for President and by the 12th Amendment for Vice President.]
- In 2007, of the 20 issues listed on FreedomWorks, Jindal did not vote 13 times.
- Jindal voted YES on making the PATRIOT Act permanent.
- Jindal voted YES on H.R.5825, allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant.
- Jindal voted YES on H.R. 5020, continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight.
- Jindal SUPPORTS reporting every year the number of library records orders that are granted, modified, or denied.
- Jindal voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. This legislation singles out 527 organizations in an effort to undermine their fundraising and is a direct assault on free speech. This bill would obstruct the efforts of grassroots organizations while doing nothing to address the culture of corruption in Congress.
- Jindal voted NO on H. Amdt. 1036 to restrict funding for a pork project. An amendment to prohibit the use of funds from being used for the city of Banning, California, for renovations to the city-owned pool.
- Jindal voted YES on HR 1257 which would open the door for increased federal intrusion into the private sector. Although transparency in executive compensation is necessary, many shareholders already have this privilege under their company’s bylaws.
- Jindal voted YES on HR 2272 - 21st Century Competitiveness Act. This bill contains $43 billion in new funding over the next 3 years for at least 40 new federal programs. The scope of the funding for the bill after it emerged from conference dramatically inflated from the original House bill, which called for only $23 billion in funding for 20 new programs. It not only represents the reckless spending that has come to characterize Congress, but also is a drastic and irresponsible expansion of the size of government.
- Jindal voted YES on HR 1495 Water Resources Development Act. This water projects bill is bloated with over 900 special-interest earmarks, which far exceeds the $4.9 billion requested by the Army Corps of Engineers. The bill does not set any priorities and would result in funding for truly essential projects, like protections in Louisiana against future hurricanes, being drowned out in a sea of pork.
- Jindal voted YES on HR 3 Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users. This is a $295 billion transportation bill that breaks that budget agreement. The bill, H.R. 3, is more than $11 billion larger than the agreed upon allotment for transportation.
- Jindal voted YES on HR 22 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act. This bill fails to bring the market discipline the postal system needs, and acts as yet another bailout by the taxpayers of the Postal Service. The US Postal Service desperately needs reform, but HR 22 is not reform.
- Jindal voted YES on HR 3673 Further Emergency Supplemental Appropriations. This would grant further Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Hurricane Katrina aid. This spending would add to the national debt.
- Jindal voted YES on HRES 861, declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
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