Ted Cruz is a “Threat” to the Open Borders Bushies

    According the Politico, the presidential campaign of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100% is firing on all cylinders.  “He has more cash than any other Republican candidate. He is organized in every county in the first four voting states. And he has served up one strong debate performance after the next.”  That, of course, makes him a threat to the Bush/Open Borders wing | Read More »

    Big Music Targets Streaming Music

    In a few weeks, you could turn on your favorite streaming music medium like Pandora and hear nothing but static. That’s because by the end of the year, the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) at the Library of Congress will set the new royalty rate for streaming music.  If they abandon the Goldilocks principle, and find don’t set a rate that’s “just right,” it could imperil | Read More »

    Donald Trump is Right About America’s Airports

    Donald Trump was on Morning Joe today and talked about how American airports are far inferior to foreign airports. Trump said “I travel all over the world. I see airports like cathedrals — Singapore. Then you land at Laguardia and you have potholes on the runway. The place is falling apart.”  Trump is right to point out that American airports are in need of | Read More »

    White House Locks Hands with “Dark Money” Billionaires

    The Obama administration has decried “big money” and “dark money” in politics but conveniently ignoring the reality that much of their environmental movement is funded through a secret network of billionaires and foundations.  In fact, the government has now officially partnered with a liberal major dark money funder. Later this week Arlington, Virginia will play host to a conference of the Clean Energy States Alliance | Read More »

    Rep. Brady Supported a Trillion Dollar Wind Energy Scheme

    With Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) N/A% sworn in as the 54th Speaker of the House of Representatives, he has promised that the days of antagonism of his predecessor against activists conservatives are over.  Part of the promise should include substantive policy victories.  As long-time GOP activist Morton Blackwell likes to say, “personnel is policy,” and as the new GOP Leader designates a replacement for | Read More »

    ACU Defends the Tenth Amendment

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) 75%, who has demanded that the federal government trample on the Tenth Amendment to bar states from legalizing online gaming for their residents, announced he would host a press conference tomorrow with former Rep. J.C. Watts and a small groups of social conservative organizations demanding action on his legislation. Watts, it should come as no surprise, is a | Read More »

    Durbin’s “Red Light Sale” for Big Box Retailers

    Sen. Dick Durbin hates free markets but loves crony capitalism.  Durbin has carried water for big box retailers for years and was successful in enacting a measure to force price-controls on interchange fees for credit cards — a measure that helped his friends in retail at the expense of consumers.  Now Durbin is at it again, pushing a measure he argues will cut down on credit card fraud | Read More »

    IRS Outsourcing Audits to Liberal Law Firms

    Already neck deep in targeting conservative groups and donors for audits; lying to Congress and covering-up the scandal, Congress has discovered yet another outrage to come from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) — the outsourcing of audits to politically connected liberal law firms. Despite having over 82,000 people on the federal payroll, the IRS, flaunted the law in conducting an audit of computer giant Microsoft. | Read More »

    Shouldn’t the New Speaker Oppose Cronyism?

    In many ways, conservatives are now in the drivers seat in the House of Representatives.  Despite nearly 200 members quietly pledging support for the ascension of House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy 56%, conservatives essentially vetoed the move.  Some are demanding a new leadership team. Others are demanding that the new Speaker oppose amnesty.  Still others want budget and tax issues to | Read More »

    Defeat the Slavitt Nomination

    Andrew Slavitt should be nominated as the poster boy for crony capitalism rather than the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  Slavitt is the former health care executive whose former company has received hundreds of millions of dollars in government contracts while serving as a deputy administrator at CMS.  Slavitt was able to join the administration only after the White House | Read More »