Senators Rubio and Wyden Challenge The Higher Education Cartel
Man Against Machine Democratic Senator Ron Wyden and Republican Senator Marco Rubio probably have more in common than it would help either man’s higher ambitions to admit. They both have a set of standards and decency that cause them to take affront to blatant evil. Individually, both have done the Lord’s work when confronted with disgusting DC. For Wyden, the lying | Read More »
The Ultimate Tea Party Candidate – My Interview With Jim Huffman
I recently sat down for a one on one interview with Jim Huffman, perhaps the unlikeliest US Senate candidate in recent memory. Jim is a 65 year old law professor and former Dean of Lewis & Clark Law School. He’s financially secure, and his career is set. He is, in a word, comfortable. He’s no right wing radical, and he’s no politician. But he’s frustrated | Read More »
Bob Bennett Pledges to Repeal Obamacare – Will He Now Pledge to Kill His Own Healthcare Bill?
As most RedState readers are aware, The Club for Growth launched a great website called www.repealit.org, designed to garner pledges from current office holders, candidates and citizens to make clear their intention to work to repeal ObamaCare (or any variation thereof) should it pass. Senator Bob Bennett (R-UT) has signed the pledge for candidates, the text of which is: I hereby pledge to the people | Read More »
40 Republicans May Be a Temporary Blessing
Yesterday, Byron York had an interesting piece over at the Washington Examiner entitled “Republicans deserve blame for Democratic excesses.” In it, he makes the somewhat obvious but important-to-be-said point that Republicans made their own bed. Had Republicans not been so terrible in so many ways during their reign, and in particular, toward its end, then they might have saved a seat or two in the | Read More »