One of the RedState contributors came up with a great out-of-nowhere pick for Senator McCain to add to the ticket: Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn. Yes, please. Only problem – what sort of slogan could they run on together? Here’s a couple that got tossed around over email: McCain-Coburn 2008Dark Horse? No, The one You Road In On. McCain-Coburn 2008100% Ted Stevens-free McCain-Coburn 2008We Could Give | Read More »
A quick question for Nancy Boyda (KS-02) and Dennis Moore (KS-03)
Do you think that the Senate Ethics Committee should censure Senator Coburn for delivering babies for free at a private hospital? Assuming that they don’t drop everything and respond right away, Representative Boyda can be reached at:(785) 234-8111(202) 225-6601Fax: (202) 225-7986 Or via email here …and Representative Moore can be reached at:(913) 621-0832(202) 225-2865FAX: (202) 225-2807Or via email here Note that neither of them will | Read More »
More Coburns, Please
Man. This guy is teh awesome. I’d offer to nominate him for some sort of leadership award…if I thought for a minute he’d give a crap.
Did you enjoy watching Senator Trainwreck embarrass Harry Reid?
Is this the sort of thing that brightens your day? And, like Constant Reader NightTwister, do you think that “Entertainment this good should cost money”? Well, guess what: it does – because one major reason that Doctor No can do this sort of thing is because he can win cloture votes. And the reason why he can win cloture votes is because he has enough | Read More »
Tom Coburn vs. Harry Reid Cage Match
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) in in a no-holds-barred cage match with Senate Majority Leader Harry and, oddly enough, the Washington Post isn’t reflexively jumping to the defense of the scrappy, embattled, former pugilist from Searchlight, Nevada. Coburn has become best known as the lawmaker who says no — no to increased funding for unsolved civil rights crimes, no to creation of a national registry for | Read More »
The Senate’s Integrity Is at Stake
For more than 219 years, the U.S. Senate has earned a reputation as the “world’s greatest deliberative body.” But in the year-and-a-half since Democrat Harry Reid took over as majority leader, the body has taken on a new role — one that substitutes debate and deliberation for politics and expediency. The latest threat comes in the form of what conservatives have dubbed “Reid’s Monkey Pork | Read More »