Conservative Grassroots Must Claim Texas Victory

    Rumors of the Tea Party’s demise have been greatly exaggerated, as Mark Twain might say. Following massive victories across the country, which netted 63 House pickups and seven new Republican senators last cycle, this year alone, the Tea Party has won important primary contests with conservative candidates in Indiana and Nebraska. But the biggest prize is Texas. A state of 25 million people with 20 | Read More »

    Last Night’s Other Big Elections

    There were actually three major elections centered around state and local government employee pensions and benefits last night. And though the media blanketed the Wisconsin gubernatorial recall with coverage, you can be forgiven if you didn’t even know about the referenda in San Diego and San Jose, California. Voters in those two cities, respectively the 8th and 10th largest in the country, were asked whether | Read More »

    Only Solution to ObamaCare’s Tyrannical Attack on Religious Freedom is Full Repeal

    “Everything about ObamaCare is about restricting your freedom” Well, we can’t say they didn’t warn us. Nancy Pelosi famously decreed that Congress must first pass ObamaCare to find out what’s in it. The problem with passing a 2,700 page government takeover of health care is that it gave unprecedented authority to Washington bureaucrats to infringe upon our most personal health care decisions. So when Congress | Read More »

    Repeating Mistakes?

    Sometimes it seems like Congress didn’t learn anything from the housing crisis at all. Early Tuesday morning, leaders in the House and Senate unveiled an appropriations bill, called a “minibus,” to fund several government agencies for the fiscal year 2012. Tucked inside the 401-page bill was language to increase the limits for which the Federal Housing Administration can insure mortgage loans up to $729,750, effectively | Read More »

    Secretary Geithner, spending is not a problem of the past

    Unless we reverse course from the Obama Administration’s endless borrowing and spending policies, economic collapse is a certainty. If our entitlement programs are not reformed, they will go broke and break their promises to millions of seniors, disabled and needy Americans. If the government never stops spending more than it takes in, it will go bankrupt. And, if liberals are successful in passing massive tax | Read More »

    Stand With Nikki Haley

    Friends, in just a few days we have the chance to be a part of a national earthquake election to help save our country from fiscal disaster. On Tuesday, we have the opportunity to elect principled conservatives that will be part of the next generation of American leaders. I’ve been proud to support conservative candidates around the nation and in my home state that will | Read More »

    Democrats are weaseling out on earmarks

    “The truth is that Democrats want the public to believe they’re committed to ending the culture of corruption without actually doing it.” It was good news to hear that House Democrats had adopted a ban on earmarks to for-profit companies. The bad news is their version of a ban wouldn’t apply to 90 percent of all earmarks. Instead of adopting an all-out ban on earmarks | Read More »

    Collective Bargaining Has Hurt Border Patrol, TSA Shouldn’t Make Same Mistake

    In light of the Christmas terror attempt, we must make sure that our airport security is as strong as possible. Unfortunately, Democrats in the Senate appear intent on confirming a new leader for the Transporation Security Administration (TSA), that would presumably make good on President Obama’s campaign promise to union bosses that he’d force TSA into collective bargaining even though it would weaken our security. | Read More »

    Don’t Let Them Vote for a Government Takeover of Health Care Before They Vote Against It

    A defining moment is coming in this year’s health care debate. Yesterday, Democrat leaders announced they may soon bring Harry Reid’s new health care bill to the Senate floor in an effort to grant the President’s wish for a government takeover of our nation’s health care by Christmas. This is in spite of the fact that 99 senators have never seen Reid’s new bill that | Read More »

    Americans should support the Honduran people and their legitimate leaders in their brave and heroic stand for freedom and the rule of law

    The people of Honduras have struggled too long to have their hard-won democracy stolen from them by a Chavez-style dictator. The Honduran Congress, the Honduran Supreme Court, and the Honduran military have acted in accordance to the Honduran constitution and the rule of law. For weeks leading to his arrest, Zelaya flouted the constitutional authority of the Honduran Congress and Supreme Court, and claimed for | Read More »