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    Colin Kahl Pens a CYA Op-Ed on Iraq

    Colin Kahl Pens a CYA Op-Ed on Iraq

    Colin Kahl, according to his little bio on his Politico op-ed, “is an associate professor in Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program…. From February 2009 to December 2011, he was the U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Middle East.” In other words, during the time Joe Biden was hailing Iraq as some sort of success story for Barack Obama, Colin Kahl was one of | Read More »

    Coin Operated Conservatism

    Coin Operated Conservatism

    There are exceptions, but when it comes to Common Core the loudest and most aggressive advocates tend to be organizations and individuals who are financially invested in Common Core or whose boards are loaded up with lobbyists who make money off supporting Common Core. Unfortunately, within the conservative movement, the crony capitalist tendencies of Washington are infiltrating and polluting organizations who claim to be conservative. | Read More »

    Claudia Tenney for Congress

    Claudia Tenney for Congress

    In the safely Republican 22nd congressional district of New York, Claudia Tenney is to the right of the incumbent Richard Hanna. On a whole host of issues, Tenney is to Hanna’s right. The Marine mom is a conservative with conservative roots. While I’m focused on coin operated conservatives this morning, it is worth noting that some supposedly conservative Super PAC’s are pouring money in the | Read More »

    How Barack Obama Let the Iranians Bully Him Out of Iraq

    How Barack Obama Let the Iranians Bully Him Out of Iraq

    The President’s circle of jerks in the press are so invested in protecting their precious that they will not cover this extensively. In fact, I am absolutely shocked that NPR has interviewed Dexter Filkins and likewise shocked that the New Yorker would run Filkins’ expose on how Barack Obama lost Iraq and let it be turned into an Iranian colony. It is stunning and the | Read More »

    In Georgia, I Back Jack

    In Georgia, I Back Jack

    The Georgia Senate race has headed to a runoff between David Perdue and Congressman Jack Kingston. I am sure David Perdue is a good and decent person. I have friends who keep telling me he is a good Christian man. I accept that. My problem with David Perdue has nothing to do with his faith or goodness as a person. It has to do with | Read More »

    Lois Lerner’s Emails Are to Obama as the Missing Watergate Audio Was to Nixon

    Lois Lerner's Emails Are to Obama as the Missing Watergate Audio Was to Nixon

    Lois Lerner’s emails are gone. Her hard drive crashed and the IRS wants us to believe a scenario that they would never believe if it happened to you. They claim her emails are not salvageable. There is no backup apparently. They waited until Friday afternoon to tell the world. Expect the press to ignore it and gloss it over. The circle of jerks in the | Read More »

    House Conservatives Are a Caricature

    House Conservatives Are a Caricature

    News has come out this afternoon that Raul Labrador will take on Kevin McCarthy in the bid to replace Eric Cantor as Majority Leader. Good. Someone needs to. Conservatives need to have someone in each position so that the other men cannot take on the veneer of being conservative. Give them no room to pose. Marlin Stutzman and Labrador are proving their worth as conservative | Read More »

    Gun Grabber Michael Bloomberg Spends $250,000.00 to Get Thad Cochran Re-Elected

    Gun Grabber Michael Bloomberg Spends $250,000.00 to Get Thad Cochran Re-Elected

    Hey Mississippi. You know Michael Bloomberg right? He’s the guy who wants to take your guns away. He’s the guy who created a non-profit group to agitate against the second amendment. He’s the guy spreading lies about the number of school shootings in the country. Michael Bloomberg is also the guy who just gave a pro-Thad Cochran Super PAC $250,000.00. Gun grabbing Michael Bloomberg is | Read More »

    The Stupid Party

    The Stupid Party

    Less than twenty-four hours after the shockwaves of Eric Cantor’s defeat, the House Republican Party has decided to ignore the results as a meaningless anomaly. They will expedite a leadership election to affirm the status quo with Cantor’s right hand, Kevin McCarthy, picked as Majority Leader. McCarthy is squishy on a host of issues, bad on immigration, and not a friend of conservatives. House Republicans | Read More »

    The Man Who Makes it Possible

    The Man Who Makes it Possible

    This morning, I made clear I think Ted Cruz needs to get involved in the Mississippi runoff. The outcome may be set with McDaniels winning, but none of us should underestimate the very powerful signal it would send if Ted Cruz got involved. Rand Paul has said he would sit it out. Cruz going in would be a very bold move. For a number of | Read More »

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    Not McCarthy

    Not McCarthy

    House Republican leaders are lining up quickly behind Kevin McCarthy to replace Eric Cantor. If they go that route, the House leaders will be signaling they’ve learned nothing from Cantor’s defeat. Jeb Hensarling is a better choice and they should reconsider. McCarthy is not very conservative and, for all of Cantor’s faults, lacks Cantor’s intelligence on a number of issues. Lest we forget, McCarthy had | Read More »

    There They Go Again

    There They Go Again

    Not even twenty-four hours after Eric Cantor’s defeat and the Establishment that made huge coin off his loss is daring conservatives to celebrate David Brat’s defeat or fundraise off of defeating Cantor. In other words, they made millions in defeat and don’t want the internal opposition to make a penny in victory. I bet today they’d trade the Senate Conservative Fund’s wine room for the | Read More »

    Ted Cruz, It Is Time for You To Listen

    Ted Cruz, It Is Time for You To Listen

    We here love Ted Cruz. He is a friend. He has been to every RedState Gathering. He is just an awesome guy. But it is time for him to listen. For the past two years he has been telling America to make DC listen. It became a clever hashtag. He got his picture with that hashtag at a RedState Gathering. At the Texas Republican Convention | Read More »

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    Heritage Action is a Better Measure of Conservativism Than the American Conservative Union

    The press, by habit, likes to fixate on the American Conservative Union and its scorecard. Its scorecard, which is produced in ways that always seem to help the party leadership, had Eric Cantor with a 95% rating. The press sees that and thinks conservatives must have lost their minds to oust Eric Cantor. They’re eating their own. The American Conservative Union has long been a | Read More »

    DONATE TO DAVE BRAT NOW

    I’ve been encouraging people to support Dave Brat, but I honestly didn’t spend any time here on his campaign. I, like pretty much everyone else, was pretty sure he had not one chance in hell. He was outspent by more than 20 to 1. No one knew who he was. And he won. Praise God! It is a great day for the Republic. Many of | Read More »