Happy Anniversary Harry Reid
Two years ago this April 19th, Harry Reid declared the war in Iraq “lost.” “Now I believe, myself, that the secretary of state, the secretary of defense and you have to make your own decision as to what the president knows: that this war is lost, that the surge is not accomplishing anything,” Reid, D-Nev., told reporters. Reid was utterly wrong and has never retracted | Read More »
Who Carried Water for Chris Dodd?
After twenty-four hours of denials, Senator Chris Dodd is admitting that he added a provision to the stimulus package to protect the bonuses AIG intended to pay executives. Dodd, you will recall, is the single largest recipient of AIG employees’ campaign funds in the United States Congress. Here’s the thing though: the amendment had to be added before it went into conference with the House. | Read More »
Mitch McConnell Pays Attention. Engages For Us. Please call and tell him thank you.
I never like being mean to guys on our side. So I’m glad I can now, this afternoon, write in praise of MItch McConnell. Senate sources tell me McConnell is paying attention and is now running a back channel action to disrupt Reid on Sunday. Basically, McConnell has gone from not being in the Senate on Sunday to encouraging other Republicans to skip out too, | Read More »
Conservatives About To Get Their Butts Handed To Them in Senate Thanks to Mitch McConnell
On Sunday, the Senate will vote on the lands bill. There is no unanimous consent relating to the bill because Senator Tom Coburn objected. But without Mitch McConnell standing up for Coburn, Harry Reid will be able to blame Coburn for the Sunday vote, which is the whole strategy, to isolate him and make him the enemy of the Senate Club. In fact, Mitch McConnell | Read More »
Mr. Burris Goes to Washington [UPDATED]
UPDATED: The Illinois Secretary of State is refusing to certify the appointment. Blago could constitutionally force him to as it is a clerical act, but would he? ————————– Rod Blagojevich has laid hands in the pocket of Roland Burris and extracted a United States Senate appointment for him. That Burris would accept such an appointment means he is (A) an idiot; (B) corrupt as hell; | Read More »
We Will Make Harry Reid Own the Left
2010 will be so much fun. Democrats have picked up a combined 13 seats in the past two election cycles. In 2010, more Republicans than Democrats are up for re-election, and Democratic incumbents appear to be well-positioned overall. Sen. Reid, however, faces a potentially tough fight. A recent Research 2000 poll of likely voters put his approval rating at 38% and his disapproval rating at | Read More »
Harry Reid: Dirt Bag
Harry Reid is on television right now. He says we need to get Presidential politics out of the negotiations because it is not helpful. Then he goes on to say we must do what Senator Obama says. Senator Obama’s principles must be in the plan. Then he starts bashing John McCain for grand standing and getting in front of the camera and causing disruptions.
GET ON THE PHONE RIGHT NOW
Harry Reid (D-NV) thinking the public and Senate are both distracted by the Paulson plan to bailout Wall Street intends to continue the ban on oil shale drilling. He is doing it right now. Call your Senator right now at (202)224-3121 and tell him to tell Harry Reid not to put the drilling ban back in the continuing resolution. Section 1602 of the Department of | Read More »