Dear Republicans: Don’t forget your evangelical base
As the Republican Party continues to adopt more unity of thought on flagship issues, certain members of the party seem to be less and less willing to stand by those principles. This worries me. Many members of the party seem to be forgetting that the Republican party is a vehicle that acts as the glue to hold together a coalition of voters that share common | Read More »
Hold the line against taxes.
There are murmurs coming out of Congressional Republicans and the Debt Super Committee that “revenue raising” is on the table to complete the debt deal. For republicans that want to be re-elected and keep those cushy majority party posts, taxes are not on the table. Revenue raising is a focus group tested term for taxes. There is no question that the budget needs to be | Read More »
House Republican freshmen and candidates for 2012 need to consider — changing leadership elections from seniority based to accomplishment based – as a part of their re-election platform.
For too long the House and Senate have been led by leadership that doesn’t reflect the grassroots or the heart of the party. Instead, leadership reflects seniority or the candidates who have been able to get re-elected the most times, rather than who has been most true to their principles for the longest time. The problem with this is obviously, that the lifelong members do | Read More »