More Choosing. Do You Want Success? A Continuing Open Letter To Republicans
“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.” _____Ronald Reagan In my last entry I pointed out it is a time for choosing. A time for the Republican party to figure itself out. Does the Republican party want | Read More »
John Cornyn Makes His Choice, And It’s A Bad One
You know, I generally like, and support Senator John Cornyn. He has been a great Senator, and was outstanding as Attorney General of Texas. So it pains me to have to write this entry. In fact, as part of my continuing series on the time for choosing in the Republican party, I had something completely different planned for this spot. But Senator Cornyn has made | Read More »
A Time For Choosing……An Open Letter To The Republican Party
In October of 1964 Ronald Reagan addressed the Republican National Convention and a television audience. At the time America was headed into liberalism in a big way. Democrats were looking to grow the government in ways our founders never dreamed of. The “Great Society” was upon us. Reagan, a newly minted Republican, remarked that he didn’t leave the democrat party, the party left him. Reagan | Read More »
Californians hate Schwarzenegger
… and they <a href=”http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_11996662″><span style=”font-style:italic;”>really</span> hate the Democratic legislature</a>: <blockquote>Schwarzenegger’s approval rating has dropped to 33 percent, his lowest ever in the poll, and the Legislature gets positive ratings from a mere 11 percent of likely voters.</blockquote> Since the only thing of note that Schwarzenegger and the legislature have done recently is the budget deal, I think it’s fair to say the public doesn’t | Read More »
Foil the Taxinator’s evil plot!
Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to tax the crap out of you if you work, drive, or spend in California. Perhaps we can organize to defeat Prop 1A and recall Schwarzenegger’s band of tax-hiking legislators. But there are things you can do immediately to cut your own taxes and foil Schwarzenegger’s evil plot. The huge tax increases go into effect April 1, so that would be a | Read More »
Cal Senate Dems Desperate for Third RINO
Got two, need one more, anyone? After two days of Democrats trying desperately to convince the GOP that what they were trying to accomplish wasn’t really to raise taxes to appease their union benefactors but to save the state, they failed to coerce enough of the Republicans to get it done. The Democrats did manage to convince two of the three Republicans they needed, Senate | Read More »
Stay of execution for California taxpayers?
With this gang of crooks in Sacramento, I don’t want to get my hopes up. But we haven’t had a vote yet on the massive tax hikes that Schwarzenegger wants to impose on Californians. The leftists wanted a vote today. California already has the highest income taxes in the nation and the highest sales taxes in the nation. Schwarzenegger and the Democrats want to raise | Read More »
Follow TN’s lead and kick the RINO traitors out
When I read in my local paper that the House Republicans in Nashville, after having taken control of the House had one of their own band with the Democrats to vote in a RINO for speaker I was not surprised. The plague of Republicans in Name Only is a pox on all our houses in the GOP. When I read that the party voted Kent | Read More »
3 Republican senators get suckered – Obama Seeks to Restore Some Stimulus Spending
Cross Posted at The Political Class 3 Republican senators get suckered – Obama Seeks to Restore Some Stimulus Spending I hate to say that we told you so but this is too good to pass up. I commented here last week and stated that Obama and his crew will come back for more money. Sure enough per the Wall Street Journal. Here’s a link to | Read More »
John McCain suffering from political Stockholm Syndrome?
The Washington Post’s headlines blare Senate Gets Reacquainted with McCain the Maverick. John McCain is at it again, hand-slapping Republicans for delaying Hillary Clinton’s confirmation. Sen. John Cornyn wanted to delay the vote in order to examine Bill Clinton’s charitable foundation foreign donors. McCain publicly scolded Republicans like Sen. John Cornyn for having the audacity to ask questions instead of blindly jumping on the liberal | Read More »
Then and Now: California Assemblyman Anthony Adams
California Assemblyman Anthony Adams, 11/25/08: “It is absurd for Democrat to refuse to live within their means and expect California’s taxpayers to pick up the tab for their poor spending choices,” said Adams. “California’s families have been hit hard by the economic downturn and are struggling to balance their own family’s budget. With the holiday season approaching, Californians shouldn’t have to choose between putting presents | Read More »
The Ideal GOP Moderate.
I have said before, I hate the term “RINO.” I am a conservative, but I don’t like litmus tests because then it begs the question, were does one cease to be a conservative and become a RINO? That being said, I understand and agree with many of the frustrations of moderate Republicans like John McCain, but then I saw a video of a moderate I | Read More »
The 11th Commandment, Conservatives, and Moderates.
“Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.” -President Ronald Reagan. President Reagan never spoke poorly about any Republican. He was always loyal to the party, no matter how poorly some of the more liberal Republicans treated President Reagan, he was always civil and even heaped praise on them and their leadership. When President Ford won the Republican nomination in 1976, then Governor Reagan | Read More »
Senator McCain being “McCain.” Offers another strong case for term limits
Go ahead and say it…Maverick. Will there be any primary opposition for his Senate reelection bid? If so, please inform me. I plan on donating my life’s savings towards his or her campaign. In a surprising rebuke to the warriors who fought for him through tough times, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Sunday sided with President-elect Barack Obama and scolded the Republican National Committee for | Read More »
I Hate and I Mean HATE The “RINO” Label.
Since when did we become the party of ideological purity and personal destruction? I am discouraged when I see good conservatives tag Republicans with the “RINO” label, in fact, it makes me fear that we will fall into the same trap the Democrats did throughout the first half of this decade. In 2006, Joe Lieberman was effectively tossed out of the Democrats. This proud liberal | Read More »