Who’s Number One?
Chuck Muth spreads this bit of gossip around: Indeed, word coming out of Washington this week indicates Republicans are about to commit yet another act of political insanity by electing Boehner once again as House Minority Leader. But don’t blame all conservatives in the House for this insanity. It appears it may be only ONE conservative responsible for this pending disaster – just like it | Read More »
200 Votes For A New Majority
Dovetailing on my other diary about how to win the rhetorical battle with the Democrats over the Financial Crisis, I want to explain a strategy for winning back the House. Keep in mind, the Democrats hold the exact same number of seats we held in 2006, and if we play our cards right the GOP could regain the majority because of this Bailout. One of | Read More »
Open Letter to House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) et al.
Dear Congressman Boehner, My sincere thanks to you and the rest of the House Republicans who have resisted efforts by Speaker Pelosi to squelch the long overdue and much needed debate about America’s current and future energy needs. Thanks to your collective efforts, the day of that debate is drawing near. It will have been nearly two months since you began your quest to open | Read More »
MI Morning Update
74 Days until Election Day August 22, 2008 QUOTE OF THE DAY: "He is way too ‘Harvard’." – Derek Shearer, Occidental College Professor of Diplomacy and World Affairs and Ambassador to Finland in the Clinton administration on Barack Obama. MORNING UPDATE: STATE CONVENTION TOMORROW…MICHIGAN GOP STATE CONVENTION INFO…here is the information on our upcoming State Convention to take place Saturday, August 23rd. OBAMA – AYERS | Read More »
Boehner to supposedly pro-drilling House Democrats: Oh, so you’re on *our* side, now?
Hey, non scriptus, non est, baby: “My message to Democratic lawmakers is this: if you’re really for increased American energy production, then prove it by putting it in writing. Sign the discharge petitions House Republicans are circulating that will force votes on energy legislation Speaker Pelosi refuses to bring to the floor. And sign onto the American Energy Act, our ‘all of the above’ plan | Read More »
Rep Kenny Marchant (TX 24) on Energy: Hear, Hear!
As a compassionate conservative, I can understand the impulse to flee steamy Washington DC in August. But the Congress should really do its job first. I am posting Rep Marchant’s letter in its entirety. Let’s Have a Vote on Real Energy Solutions As many of you have heard, the House Republican Caucus has taken over the empty House chamber in protest of Democratic House Speaker | Read More »
The Hubris of Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats
Serious Mayhem: A Conservative Policy Arena Yesterday the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats bailed on the American people in refusing to commit to any new energy policies. Our leaders have left Washington for a long summer break while the American people suffer with high gas and diesel prices. Not a single Republican voted to close House business without an energy plan | Read More »