Republicans and Short Term Memory Loss
Earlier today, Erick posted an item asking “Did You Vote Republican For Nothing?” It’s a good and timely question, as is “did Republicans learn anything from this election, the rise of the Tea Party, and the crushing defeat of a liberal tax-and-spend agenda in November?” Looking purely at recent national and local political news relevant to folks in just one state – Georgia – it | Read More »
Did You Vote Republican For Nothing?
Did you show up at the polls on November 2nd for nothing? It seems that way. The House Republican Leadership has decided to put Jeff Flake (R-AZ) on the Appropriations Committee and that’s pretty much it. They are sending a signal to the tea party movement that this is all they’ll get. John Boehner and Eric Cantor want Hal Rogers of Kentucky to serve as | Read More »
Yes to Kingston. No to Upton
This is pretty simple and easy. I’m not sure whether the Republicans leaders in the House of Representatives get it. But let’s break it down for them. (1) There should be no waivers for Committee Chairmen. None. (2) Consequently, Jerry Lewis should not be Appropriations Chairman and Joe Barton, as much as I like him and would prefer him to Upton, should not be Energy | Read More »