The Latest on Fight to Defund Obamacare
Earlier today, House leadership agreed to advance a budget CR that will completely defund Obamacare, and ship it off to the Senate. Now is the time for Mitch McConnell and Senate leadership to live up to their own promises. They must whip up full support from the conference to stick with the House CR. However, there are some points to ponder, which might leave you | Read More »
Arab Spring: Tunisian Edition
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As Tunisia descends into chaos we can safely say the Obama’s ill-conceived boosterism of the fictitious Arab Spring is nearly top of the list of stupid things this administration has done.
Michael Tomasky Serves A Fine Whine In Obama’s Defense
The Daily Beast’s Michael Tomasky claims that conservatives are spinning a failure from a brilliant foreign policy success had by Obama in Syria. Rarely has so much self-delusion been crammed into 1100 words.
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Make ObamaCare defenders know they’ve been in a fight
Consider this a companion piece to “Fighting the good fight against ObamaCare.” A few correspondents pointed out that bills to defund or delay ObamaCare are not likely to get past the Senate, and there’s no way President Obama will sign them. That’s a fair point… but it’s not a reason to give up without even trying. On the contrary, it’s vitally important to make the | Read More »
The New York Times’s Imaginary Gun Law
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When no assault rifle was recovered a the scene of the massacre at the Washington Navy Yard, the New York Times invented a law that prevented one from being used.
Obama’s Syrian Failure Begins To Bear Fruit
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Obama’s humiliating failure in Syria is paying dividends by encouraging bad behavior from our adversaries and scaring the living hell out of our friends. I wonder if this is the policy he got right?
Time to Move Beyond Bob Barr in Georgia’s 11th
Bob Barr is a former Republican congressman from Georgia. After a redistricting battle in the early 2000′s, Barr lost his seat. He left Congress, became a critic of the Patriot Act, and by 2006 had become a libertarian. In 2008, Bob Barr was the Libertarian Presidential nominee. He received 0.4% of the national vote. Between his break with the Bush Administration on the Patriot Act | Read More »
What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Tevi Troy to discuss his new book, presidents and pop-culture and why what the presidents read is so important.
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Marlin Stutzman: A Righteous Warrior
Congressman Marlin Stutzman of Indiana has been thrown off the House GOP’s whip team. His sin? Supporting limited government. Stutzman becomes another conservative punished by House Republican leaders for standing up for his principles. Call Marlin Stutzman at (202) 225-4436 and tell him thank you. He refused to support the farm bill. In fact, Stutzman, a farmer, became one of the leading opponents of the | Read More »
GOP Follower Mitch McConnell
Irrespective of what happens to Mitch McConnell in next May’s primary, we will have to look for a new senator to run as GOP Senate Leader. Mitch McConnell has relegated himself to the position of GOP Follower. Whenever we are looking for someone to lead a conservative fight on the most contentious issues, Mitch manages to publicly duck the fight for as long as possible. | Read More »
Team McAuliffe Compares Ken Cuccinelli to George Wallace
Outraged over an entrepreneurial business PAC endorsing Ken Cuccinelli, Terry McAuliffe’s campaign trotted out Virginia Senate Minority Leader to compare Ken Cuccinelli to former Governor of Alabama and racist Democrat George Wallace. “For them to endorse a guy with his views, a supposedly enlightened group of people — science-oriented — would have been the same as in the 1960s, the NAACP supporting George Wallace,” Saslaw | Read More »
IPCC to walk back Global Warming Doomsday Scenarios next week?
Be prepared for a lot of sullenly cranky Greenies in a week or so: On Sept. 27, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will release its fifth report on global warming. Earlier IPCC assessments — the most recent was in 2007 — were the foundation for reams of alarmist reporting. For example, after a 2009 update, the Washington Post ran a story headlined | Read More »
Fighting the good fight against ObamaCare
This is no time to go wobbly, Republicans. President Obama’s horrifying failure in Syria has left him dazed and adrift. He shuffled onstage within hours of a deadly shooting rampage in D.C. to launch tone-deaf slashing partisan attacks on Republicans, leading even a number of mainstream media cheerleaders to nervously fumble with their pom-poms and wonder what the hell he was thinking. I notice a | Read More »
National Republican Senatorial Committee Attacks Mitch McConnell as a Liberal
Amazing! Today the National Republican Senatorial Conference — the organization that elects Republicans to the Senate — is attacking Mitch McConnell. They are calling him a liberal for voting to raise the debt ceiling in 2011 and bailing out Wall Street. They put up a web ad here. Well, actually, what they did is attack Senator Mark Pryor, a Democrat in Arkansas. But they’re attacking | Read More »
The Ghoulish Glee Of The Gun Control Lobby
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Yesterday the gun control lobby danced the macarena as a dozen Americans were killed at the Washington Navy Yard. This tells you all you need to know about the Bloomberg, Feinstein, and the rest of the gun control industry.