Why a Third Party May Supplant the GOP
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the January consumer spending numbers, how the Republican establishment has hurt the party and why a third party may rise to supplant the GOP.
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The One Day a Year Congressmen Can Chew My Ear
es, believe it or not, one day a year I consent to make myself available to Republicans in congress without a bodyguard.It’s that time again — the congressional reception our parent company, Eagle Publishing, Inc., holds each year.Just a reminder to members of Congress and their staff that tomorrow night at the fine offices of Eagle Publishing, Inc. at 1 Massachusetts Avenue, we will have | Read More »
Texas House Republicans Meet TODAY to Plot Cave on Obamacare
Empower Texans brings rather troubling news that today Texas State House of Representatives Republicans will meet at 1p.m. CT to begin “discussing” caving on Obamacare and expanding Medicaid.Governor Rick Perry is solid on the issue, but if enough members of the Texas legislature disagree with him, they could override him.The ring leader is apparently State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst, along with Representative John Zerwas.[UPDATE:] I’m being | Read More »
Missouri State Senators Mike Parson and Tom Dempsey Begin Obamacare Sellout
Missouri State Senators Mike Parson and Tom Dempsey are working toward a cave on Obamacare as best they can in Missouri. Senator Parson has filed SB 456, a “shell” of legislation into which multiple sources in and around the Missouri legislator expect they’ll put an expansion of Medicaid. Over 70% of Missourians voted to oppose implementation of Obamacare in a ballot initiative, but several people | Read More »
Union Briefs for Monday, March 4, 2013: Unions in ‘crisis’ edition
Between Barack Obama’s unconstitutionally ‘recess’-appointed National Labor Relations Board and unions talking about their most current crisis, there’s been a lot occurring on the labor front these days. So, just to keep you informed, here’s a compilation of what’s out there.
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Wage Compression & Job Losses: The Crushing Impact Of A 24% Minimum Wage Hike
To be clear, Obama and the Democrats know precisely what they are doing. It’s not about doing what makes good common sense. Rather, Obama and the Democrats’ push to raise the minimum wage is all about politics.
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Magpul ready to flee Colorado gun-grabbing laws.
I’m pretty sure that Magpul is not bluffing, here: Colorado’s largest and most profitable manufacturer of high-capacity ammunition magazines has vowed to leave the state if lawmakers pass a measure banning the devices — a move officials with the company say could cost hundreds of jobs and upward of $85 million in potential spending this year. Magpul’s threat has Democratic lawmakers scrambling to strike a | Read More »
Larry Grooms for Congress-South Carolina 1
A different opinion on SC-1. — Erick Endorsed by Tea Party Congressmen Mick Mulvaney (R-SC 5) and Jeff Duncan (R-SC 3). Supported by many tea party groups including the Tea Party Leadership Fund. Recipient of awards from the Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Club for Growth. Larry Grooms is the true conservative running for Congress. He’s a true defender of Life, Liberty, | Read More »
Energy Week in Review
Energy news roundup for the week ending March 1, 2013.
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Yogi Berra and Wind Energy
Saving the planet is a great thing, in theory. In practice, most folks just want a decent night’s sleep.
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State Department: sorry, Mr. President. The Keystone Pipeline can go ahead.
The Obama administration is rapidly running out of wiggle room on the Keystone pipeline: The State Department’s long-awaited environmental report on the Keystone XL pipeline leaves President Barack Obama with no real scientific reason to reject the nation’s most fiercely debated energy project. The sprawling 2,000-page report, released late Friday afternoon, doesn’t issue a clear yea or nay on a sprawling section of pipeline that | Read More »
Tech at Night: Bradley Manning confesses. Kim Dotcom whines like a stuck pig. Don’t let Pandora be a regulatory Solyndra.
Is it still a likely coincidence when all these stories at once come out pushing this topic of spending money to give schoolkids access to the dangerous, adult Internet? Or is somebody funding this drive?
Manning confessies to being a spy and a traitor. I wish we could just force choke him.
Bad news: New Zealand is arming manatees. Seriously though, if Kim Dotcom wants to fight his prosecution, he should turn himself in, instead of continuing his crimes in New Zealand.
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Top Dem Spokesman in WI Compares Gov. Walker to Murderer
It was the great scandal that wasn’t. An investigation called for by Governor Scott Walker while he was Milwaukee County Executive morphed into a politically-charged, partisan witch hunt led by a Democrat district attorney whose office was bent extracting political blood from the newly elected Republican governor. Walker had asked prosecutors to look into allegations of financial misconduct on the part of some county employees, | Read More »
Defund Obamacare Now!
Next week House Republicans plan to bring a Continuing Resolution to the floor, which will fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year. If nothing is done to stop them, GOP leaders plan to put forth a clean CR that funds Obamacare. This is unacceptable. With health insurance premiums skyrocketing, employers dumping workers from health plans, and new reports predicting trillions in | Read More »
Kasich Appointee Scolds Opponents of Ohio Medicaid Expansion
Ohio Right to Life president Michael Gonidakis belittled the Ohio Liberty Coalition (OLC) and every other conservative group in the state in a February 27 Columbus Dispatch editorial promoting Governor John Kasich’s decision to expand Medicaid. Gonidakis, who Kasich appointed to the State Medical Board of Ohio just four months ago, parroted the Republican governor’s progressive talking points for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Medicaid expansion. “Memo | Read More »