Um . . .
No thanks. It’s not that I don’t want the GOP in charge, it’s just I’ve never seen running against a personality to be an effective approach. God knows Jim Marshall would be toast in GA-08 if running against Nancy Pelosi were a winning strategy. And perhaps we don’t need to make it about incumbent personalities, but actual, factual, challengers to Democrat incumbents. Oh, and, unless | Read More »
John Boehner on AIG
The Republicans are in a fighting mood:
BREAKING: Don Young Withdraws
I reported this morning John Boehner told Don Young ($-AK) that Young would be opposed as ranking member on the Natural Resources Committee. House sources tell me Don Young has decided to withdraw from consideration for the position. This is great news.
John Boehner Stands Up to Don Young
This is some big news being leaked to RedState by a source on Capitol Hill. In a meeting yesterday afternoon, John Boehner informed Rep. Don Young that Boehner would not support Young’s candidacy to remain Ranking Member on the House Natural Resources Committee. It is very unlikely the Steering Committee will support Young either, which means he is toast. This is a great, great sign | Read More »
The definition of insanity is doing the same failed thing over and over expecting a different result
Here’s where I am on the House and Senate GOP leadership races. The whole lot of them should be rounded up and hanged. Slowly. When you lose two elections in a row, you pull out the ginsu knife and go for seppuku. Honor demands it. Real leaders know when to get out of the way. People too comfortable to be effective do not. That said, | Read More »
Rep. Capuano’s Newspeak for Censorship
As the Obama candidacy gains momentum, we should all become more accustomed to “newspeak.” Out is the word “censorship” to be replaced with the phrase “freedom of speech.” The former phrase “freedom of speech’ will be prohibited except in classical texts until such texts can be reprinted wherein all references to actual free speech will be deleted. That, of course, seems the natural progression from | Read More »