Final Thoughts on the Senate GOP ‘Messaging’ Strategy
The Senate Republican Leadership under Mitch McConnell and Lamar Alexander told us to trust them. They were going to offer a series of “messaging amendments” to point out all the flaws in the health care legislation. The rest of us said no — force a vote on the legislation while the Dems did not have 60 votes. They ignored us. Then we said drag out | Read More »
Barbara Boxer & Lamar Alexander vs. Jim DeMint & Mitch McConnell
I’ve been meaning to give praise to Mitch McConnell since last week when he began voting against appropriations measures coming out of the Senate. This is a rare thing for McConnell, who normally sides with the appropriators. But he stood up and voted no last week, siding with the Senate conservatives. It was a bold move worthy of praise. Something has happened this week too. | Read More »
Does Plaid Make You Lose Your Political Convictions?
I have an endearing soft spot for Lamar! Alexander. Having grown up overseas, I was never familiar with guns. In college, while he was campaigning for President, Lamar! came through Georgia on the campaign trail. I got to go with him to a skeet shooting event. It was my first time sheet shooting. I did horribly. But Lamar taught me how to hold, load, and | Read More »
Lamar Alexander Plays Lapdog to Barbara Boxer and Endorses Government Mandated, Tax-Payer Funded Abortion
Can someone fly in some Honduran soldiers to load Lamar Alexander (R-TN) up on a plane and fly in to Costa Rica? Get him out of the country. Come on — if this is the future leadership of the Republican Party, we need a coup*. Jim DeMint has scored some damn effective points against Barack Obama this week by calling healthcare Obama’s “Waterloo.” It got | Read More »