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    The House Should Proceed to the Motion to Vacate the Chair

    Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% is sticking it out until the end of October because he wants to be able to help Barack Obama pass his big government agenda. Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% wants to reauthorize the crony capitalist Export-Import Bank. He wants to pass a bloated transportation bill. He wants to fund Planned Parenthood. In short, [mc_name | Read More »

    John Boehner and Kevin McCarthy Engage in Three Card Monty

    Three card monty is the card game where the con man shuffles the cards around trying to get you to pick the same card he first showed you. It is a game of distraction, a hustle, and a con. It is what Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) 56% are engaging in right now. House | Read More »

    John Boehner’s False Prophets

    Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% accuses conservatives of being false prophets when, in fact, all they did was point out his lies and exposed him as a huckster. Boehner promised to fight Barack Obama, defund Obamacare, and stop amnesty. Instead, he enabled Obama, gave him a blank check, and was too scared to ever fight. Tonight, I really enjoyed doing this monologue. | Read More »

    ACTION ALERT: Get on the phones right now

    I could not be more ecstatic about Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A%‘s announced resignation. But in Washington DC, even victories are used as excuses to stop fighting, and I am very worried about that very thing this week. It is vital that House conservatives keep fighting to defund Planned Parenthood on the upcoming continuing resolution later this week. Both House and Senate | Read More »

    House Conservatives Don’t Need to Put Up Their Own

    Lots of outside voices who generally are not with House Conservatives are now challenging House Conservatives to put up their own candidate for Speaker. Conservatives need not bother and should not fall into the trap. Conservatives in the House are finally beginning to understand their role — they do not have power of initiation, they have the veto power. Conservatives do not have the votes | Read More »

    John Boehner’s Jesus Complex

    Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% has a Jesus complex. Last week, he told America he was resigning to save his institution. Then he gave a weekend interview where he warned of false prophets peddling false hopes to the GOP. The reality is that Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% surveyed the House and knew he had lost. He did not | Read More »

    It’s Just the Right Thing to Do

    People hate politics and politicians so much these days because they see so many good people get into politics and begin slowly, but consistently, giving up on what’s right in favor of what is political. These politicians become so convinced that it is better to be in power than to do what is right, they never get around to doing what is right because they | Read More »

    The One Thing You Must Understand About Boehner Resigning

    The One Thing You Must Understand About Boehner Resigning

    “The biggest winner here is not Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) 56% the Majority Leader and now probably the next Speaker, but Heritage Action for America.”If you are going to prognosticate, pound your chest, and lament that Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% is resigning from Congress on October 30th, don’t blame conservatives. The truth is that conservatives alone did not | Read More »

    John Boehner is Resigning

    Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% has announced that he is stepping down. This is huge news. He’ll resign from Congress altogether. Boehner has increasingly faced a Republican House of Representatives unwilling to continue to support him. In the past few months, conservatives have had more and more substantive talks with House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) 56% | Read More »

    Just What Is Carly Fiorina’s Record?

    Just What Is Carly Fiorina's Record?

    My ten year old told me she wanted to organize the kids in her class to support Carly Fiorina. Ms. Fiorina’s speech was the only Presidential speech at the RedState Gathering that my daughter wanted to hear. She’s a big fan. In fact, Fiorina’s 2016 Presidential campaign has been very impressive and she has been sharp. Her debate performances have been impressive. The points she | Read More »

    Does Hillary Clinton Have Permanent Brain Damage?

    I know that after her fall and head injury Hillary Clinton got a clean bill of health. But now it turns out that Clinton approved Human Abedin’s status at the State Department where Anthony Weiner’s wife could work for both the State Department and the Clinton Foundation. I bring up the head injury and possible lasting damage because just last month Hillary Clinton denied she | Read More »

    Which Reporter Wanted to Throw Her Shoe at the Pope?

    I was listening to the press pool’s open microphone as Pope Francis entered the House of Representatives’ Chamber. Standing behind the Pope was an army of reporters and their cameras and open microphones. I had my studio headphones on listening to the chatter of the reporters when suddenly, distinctly, I heard a reporter say she wanted to take off her shoe and throw it. Seriously. | Read More »

    Evangelicals Love Them Some Marco Rubio (and Ted Cruz)

    “[T]he evangelical leadership in the country seems more and more of the same mind as many of the political leaders I talk to”World magazine has continued a series of stories surveying evangelical leaders in the country (Disclosure: I’m one of those surveyed). It’s not a scientific survey per se, but a good snapshot of some of the major voices within evangelicalism in the country (and | Read More »

    Karl Rove Got Planned Parenthood Its Komen Money Back & Wants You to Fund It Too

    Karl Rove clearly, well, and truly does not want Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100% elected President of the United States. And he also does not want to see Planned Parenthood defunded. People forget one important snippet from the saga of the Susan G. Komen Foundation cutting off funds to Planned Parenthood. Having cut off the funds to Planned Parenthood and facing public | Read More »

    Now We Know Why the President Still Pretends to Be a Christian

    Well, we have the answer now for why Barack Obama continues to play at being a Christian, though dripping with contempt for the church in his actions and policies. Pew Research Center asked people to rate religions. Turns out that black protestants take a very dim view of atheists. In fact, only 30% of black protestants have favorable views of atheists. The President has needed | Read More »