Become A Force Multiplier: Five simple tasks for American Activists
Some background to the presentation below: After observing the trends on the Left for many years, in early February 2009, during a meeting with a friend familiar with the “hydra” that the Left had built, we lamented on how there was nothing on the Right to combat the behemoth that had been built by unions, the institutional Left, with the help of the mainstream media, | Read More »
We Sent ‘Tea Party’ Republicans to Washington for This?
In the House Republican’s Pledge that I told you was a “Pledge to Nowhere,” you find this language: “tax increases must be prevented” and “We will help the economy by permanently stopping all tax increases”. Got it? The House GOP pledged, also known as a promise, to stop “all tax increases.” It was their promise. According to The Hill, the Republicans are about to give | Read More »
Tea Party Beats the Average in Competitive Races.
In the wake of last Tuesday’s election there has been much debate on the effect that the Tea Party label had on candidates for office. Last week, MSNBC’s First Read came out with an analysis of Tea Party candidates showing they only managed to win 32% of their races. Unfortunately, the approach taken by MSNBC, by looking at all races without regard to the competitiveness of | Read More »
Will The House GOP Break Apart the GOP-Tea Party Coalition
It is undisputed that the Tea Party Movement helped drive the renewed Republican momentum this past year. But for that energy, the Republicans would not have seen the gains they saw. The exit polls reflect that data. So now the House Republicans have some crucial decisions to make. They, unlike the Senate GOP, which appears to have learned nothing and forgotten nothing from their 2006 | Read More »
On the Battle Between Midgets vs. Tigers
“When the book is written on Election 2010, the media will mock the O’Donnell candidacy, but whether she wins or loses she will be a hero in my book.” In the battle between midgets versus tigers, the midgets can win. But a few of the midgets must sacrifice themselves to distract the tigers. First of all, yes, yes I know it should be midgets versus | Read More »
Dear Thomas Friedman
Dear Mr. Friedman, I read your column on Wednesday in which you wrote, “The Tea Party that has gotten all the attention, the amorphous, self-generated protest against the growth in government and the deficit, is what I’d actually call the “Tea Kettle movement” — because all it’s doing is letting off steam.” I suspect you are writing more about yourself than the actual Tea Party | Read More »