FreedomWorks To Endorse Connie Mack Today In Florida Senate Race Despite Limited Tea Party Support
FreedomWorks, billed as a national tea party organization, is set to announce it’s endorsement of Connie Mack IV for U.S. Senate in Florida later this morning. An email that will be sent out to it’s Florida members reads; “Democrat Bill Nelson is sitting on about $10,000,000, enough to attack and destroy his Republican challenger as soon as the Republican primary is held. We can’t wait | Read More »
Women In Combat, A Progressive Idea
On the eve of Memorial Day weekend, news came to us that two female Army Reserve officers have sued the U.S.Department of Defense and the Army in a bid to reverse military policies banning women from serving in combat roles. The lawsuit filed on behalf of Command Sgt. Maj. Jane Baldwin and Col. Ellen Haring accuses the government of violating the constitutional rights of servicewomen | Read More »
Was John Mica Aware Of TSA Equipment Scandal Since 2009?
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica appeared on FOX’s ‘On the Record with Greta Van Susteren‘ last week to discuss how the TSA is wasting hundreds of millions of dollars because of inefficiencies in its procurement, deployment and storage of airport security screening equipment. Mica expressed “outrage”, saying that he has been after them for the past year and spoke of a how a | Read More »
How Is Florida’s George LeMieux Resonating With The Tea Party?
Last weekend, a Senate Forum was held in Orlando at the tail end of a statewide tea party gathering, followed by a straw poll. Of those who attended the forum and chose to participate in the straw poll, just under half of the overall attendees, George LeMieux was the heavy favorite. Now there have been those who’ve disputed the validity of that straw poll, primarily | Read More »
Founding Fathers Were ‘Wrong And Immoral’
In a brief respite from the joys of the circular firing squad known as conservative politics, today’s column focuses on the left… the far left… the ‘progressive left‘, a.k.a. the Democratic Party. The Florida Progressive Coalition Blog put out a piece yesterday titled The Constitution Is NOT the Bible. Typically, I avoid the drivel coming from the far left for selfish reasons, namely to keep | Read More »
With Endorsement Of Mitt Romney, Marco Rubio Shows He Gets It
Now that Sen. Marco Rubio has taken the bold step to endorse in the GOP presidential primary, the critics have come out in force. Given the significance of the decision, the fallout has been of equal magnitude. With so much at stake, the emotion is understandable. In an interview this week with the Daily Caller, the freshman Senator from Florida let it be known that | Read More »
It’s Time To Bring Our Troops Home From 7th Century Afghani Hell
It’s official, I am now against the war in Afghanistan. In the wake of the ‘sensitivity’ of the Koran burning incident and the U.S. soldier who went off the deep end, killing 16 Afghan civilians, we are now learning of the death a 22-yr-old Marine who was shot in the back of the head by an Afghan soldier at an outpost last month. In what | Read More »
‘Evolve Or Die’ Begins With A Heavy Dose Of Reality
Ned Ryun, founder and president of American Majority, has written a very insightful article titled ‘Evolve or Die; The Tea Party Movement is at a Crossroads‘. In this piece, Ryan lays out ‘the good, the bad and the ugly’ and opines that the tea party must “become sustainable with a more concise mission and ability to fundraise… But if it cannot get past the negative | Read More »
Romney Wins Nevada, Just Ask The Media
Mitt Romney thumps Newt Gingrich… Romney handily defeated Newt Gingrich… Romney cruised to a dominating victory… The Romney victory a decisive win… Romney obliterated Gingrich. Gingrich’s performance has been pretty disastrous… Comparatively poor showing by Gingrich. While scanning the news this morning, the above captions are from various national outlets reporting on yesterday’s Nevada caucuses. In case you haven’t figured it | Read More »
What Does A Romney Win Mean Florida?
We are now two days away from the Florida presidential primary. If you are to believe the narrative in the media and the results of most polls, Mitt Romney has pulled out to a substantial lead in the race, up by an average of 8-10 pts. It’s worth noting that the polling has been schizophrenic… Romney held a commanding double digit lead here prior to | Read More »