Today, We Must Give Mitch McConnell His Due Credit

    Today comes word that Mitch McConnell has signed on to the DeMint strategy of cutting, capping, and balancing the budget. Legislation has been introduced by the Republicans and they are calling it CCB, for “cut, cap, and balance.” With Moody’s statement yesterday that the nation’s credit is at stake and demanding a long term plan to deal with our debt, it seems McConnell’s own plan | Read More »

    Boehner Embraces Cutting, Capping, and Balancing

    Many of us thought John Boehner would not turn back from the negotiating table. But he did. The media is a real tizzy trying to explain it. As is typical, they’re dumbing it down. Boehner backing away from the negotiating table (1) had nothing to do with tea party opposition, (2) nothing to do with fears of helping Barack Obama’s re-election, and (3) nothing to | Read More »

    Boehner Embraces Cutting, Capping, and Balancing

    Many of us thought John Boehner would not turn back from the negotiating table. But he did. The media is a real tizzy trying to explain it. As is typical, they’re dumbing it down. Boehner backing away from the negotiating table (1) had nothing to do with tea party opposition, (2) nothing to do with fears of helping Barack Obama’s re-election, and (3) nothing to | Read More »

    Michele Bachmann: Don’t Forget Obamacare

    The most effective proposal for dealing with the debt ceiling vote that has the backing of conservatives is the Cut, Cap, and Balance plan brought forth by the RSC.  Accordingly, virtually every major conservative organization has coalesced around a pledge forcing all members of Congress to support the plan as a condition to raising the debt ceiling.  The presidential candidates are also being recruited to | Read More »

    Michele Bachmann: Don’t Forget Obamacare

    The most effective proposal for dealing with the debt ceiling vote that has the backing of conservatives is the Cut, Cap, and Balance plan brought forth by the RSC.  Accordingly, virtually every major conservative organization has coalesced around a pledge forcing all members of Congress to support the plan as a condition to raising the debt ceiling.  The presidential candidates are also being recruited to | Read More »

    Pledge Fatigue, My Butt

    Republican leaders on Capitol Hill are pushing out stories, encouraging various media outlets to write about “pledge fatigue.” This is in response to the Cut, Cap, Balance Pledge being pushed hard by conservative groups. One reporter called me for comment and said several senior Republican offices on Capitol Hill had pointed to my recent posts on the pledge as evidence of fatigue. Boy were they | Read More »

    Pledge Fatigue, My Butt

    Republican leaders on Capitol Hill are pushing out stories, encouraging various media outlets to write about “pledge fatigue.” This is in response to the Cut, Cap, Balance Pledge being pushed hard by conservative groups. One reporter called me for comment and said several senior Republican offices on Capitol Hill had pointed to my recent posts on the pledge as evidence of fatigue. Boy were they | Read More »

    The Cut, Cap, and Balance Strategy

    “To win this fight, Republicans and conservatives must be willing to operate in ways Washington isn’t suppose to operate.” There is a lot of handwringing out there about how to actually implement the Cut, Cap, and Balance Pledge.First, let me say that you should take the pledge and every Republican in Washington should sign on to the pledge.Second, the strategy is very, very simple. Refuse | Read More »

    The Cut, Cap, and Balance Strategy

    “To win this fight, Republicans and conservatives must be willing to operate in ways Washington isn’t suppose to operate.” There is a lot of handwringing out there about how to actually implement the Cut, Cap, and Balance Pledge.First, let me say that you should take the pledge and every Republican in Washington should sign on to the pledge.Second, the strategy is very, very simple. Refuse | Read More »

    Cut, Cap, and Balance

    There is a big press conference that will be happening on Capitol Hill at 4pm today regarding the Cut, Cap, and Balance pledge. You’ll be able to watch the video feed here:   Conservatives need to rally on this issue and support the pledge.

    Cut, Cap, and Balance

    There is a big press conference that will be happening on Capitol Hill at 4pm today regarding the Cut, Cap, and Balance pledge. You’ll be able to watch the video feed here:   Conservatives need to rally on this issue and support the pledge.

    The Feckless Are Phoning In Now

    I’m already hearing whining and lamenting about my post this morning on conservatives’ need to do more than pledge. It’s only 10 a.m. and I’m getting the “how dare you question my integrity” emails and the “who the heck do you think you are” emails.”But . . . meow . . . I’m a 501(c)(3). I can’t do anything . . . meow.”That’s typical of | Read More »

    The Feckless Are Phoning In Now

    I’m already hearing whining and lamenting about my post this morning on conservatives’ need to do more than pledge. It’s only 10 a.m. and I’m getting the “how dare you question my integrity” emails and the “who the heck do you think you are” emails.”But . . . meow . . . I’m a 501(c)(3). I can’t do anything . . . meow.”That’s typical of | Read More »


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