DCCC Fundraising Lies Not Considered Comical
The Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee — Nancy Pelosi’s organization to raise funds to return her to power — sent out a fundraising letter over the debt ceiling increase. That normally isn’t news, nor is Democrats lying. But the weird, over-the-edge direction their letter took made me wonder what they were talking about.
From the posts here at Red State, it is obvious that many people are angry with Speaker Boehner as he attempts to avert the combined effects of the expiration of the Bush era tax rates and the failure of previous negotiations which resulted in the creation of the sequestration of funds. Clearly he does bear responsibility for much of the road that got us to | Read More »
Will Speaker Boehner purge of Tea Party membership on key House Committees backfire
While Washington D.C. political leaders battle on Capitol Hill and in the White House over the approaching ominous fiscal cliff, it appears House Speaker John Boehner has shoved conservative House Tea Party members over another type of cliff. In the military it is called “relieved of duty”, and that is exactly what Boehner has done in the 2012 post-election “House” cleaning. The same conservative Tea | Read More »
Economic growth the key to future of America, GOP, and Fiscal Cliff
The union-instigated potential demise of Hostess has conservatives witnessing with bemusement the fruits of Obamism: striking union members facing job losses and unemployment checks. The only problem with Republican and conservative Twinkiefreude is that further economic decay and government dependence HELP ELECT MORE DEMOCRATS, which continues our downward spiral to doom. The antidote to this demise, for the United States, and yes, the GOP, is | Read More »
Mr. Boehner: Lead, Or Get Out Of The Way
The Speaker of the House has incredible power. If the Republic is to last, he — or she — must wield that power effectively and now more than ever, rein in Congress. The Speaker of the House has the power to force repeal of Obamacare, to defund it, and generally to set the agenda for the government in ways not even the President can. Who | Read More »
Anti-Boehner Protest Fizzles Despite Washington Post Backing
AIM on Facebook | Twitter From Accuracy in Media’s Cliff Kincaid: The Washington Post noted that House Speaker John Boehner’s commencement speech at the Catholic University of America (CUA) was non-political. But the Post story about the speech was entirely political. The story slammed Boehner’s conservative Catholic views by using a student at the event—one of about 30 liberal “social justice” advocates—to argue that the | Read More »
Obama, alone, decides if soldiers get paid during a shutdown
Media never mentions who decides which government employees are “essential” It will be morally outrageous if President Barack Obama and the Democrat-controlled Senate sacrifice the funding of our armed forces for the next six months on the altar of government-funded abortions in the District of Columbia. But the preemptive announcement by the administration that U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines must work without pay during a | Read More »
Speaker Boehner! Now is not the time to capitulate!
It’s high time that you as Speaker and the house Republicans stand your ground and settle for nothing less than what we have sent you to do cut the 100 billion from the budget as you and your Republican colleagues promised!
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A Republican House Of Cards
The afterglow of the mid-term elections has just about faded. Who knew that giddy optimism of the Republican rout would give way to schizophrenic uneasiness over the role and direction of the Party? House Speaker Boehner has his hands full, trying to integrate the new, hard Right members of the House with more seasoned, moderate thinking representatives. The looming specter of a Government shutdown is | Read More »
Boehner as Brutus on the Ides of March [updated]
Elected tea partiers in name only doom America [See update in last section below] The silence of the 87 and not a dime’s worth of difference Since President John F. Kennedy was gunned down there has been many dimes’ worth of difference between Democrats and Republicans, and there still is. The problem is that government has grown so large for so long and the economy | Read More »
The Ears of the Speaker
Promised “Listener” of the House can’t hear The size of the puny proposals of the GOP House coupled with his reading material at least proves he has NYT and WashPo paper stuffed in his ears! John Boehner is Speaker of the House because of the historic election just passed in which his Republican Party gained more seats than in any election since based upon public | Read More »
Blue Dogs Should Pray Health Care Fails
Dear Swing-Seat Democrats: Hey. How are things? I see that you’re really busy trying to figure out just how much you’ll need to sell your vote for Obamacare. So I’ll make this quick. Liberals got all angry when Jim DeMint said that if the president’s health care rationing bill was defeated, it would be his ‘Waterloo.’ DeMint meant that it would more or less put | Read More »