Voting with my pocketbook: Arthur edition.
Via Glenn Reynolds, ladies and gentlemen: your tax dollars at… actually, “waste” doesn’t have the right connotation of “bizarrely surreal.” Essentially, Democratic legislators have mainstreamed the antiwar Left’s Giant Puppet
Obama leaves unfunded transportation mandate under pillow…
…in the hopes of finding $556,000,000,000 under it the next day. No, it’s a legitimate analogy. The National Journal has looked over the President’s proposed transportation bill (public link), and
CPAC 2011: Steve King (R, IA-05).
This was probably the most informal one that I did, and (not unrelatedly) the most fun. I generally get along perfectly well with the politicians and legislators that I talk
Scott Walker’s (R, WI) collective bargaining reforms.
This post by Ann Althouse on the anemic protester response to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s budget plan – and it is an anemic response; it’s bad when you have to
Fox reporter embarrasses Think Progress dolt at CPAC.
If you are not reading this on a computer that can show you YouTube videos, GO TO A COMPUTER THAT CAN SHOW YOU YOUTUBE VIDEOS. Lakeshore Laments described this video
CPAC 2011: Al Cardenas.
He’s the new head of the ACU, and we had a bit of a general talk on that, and CPAC. Al Cardenas has a pretty compelling story: it constantly amazes
CPAC 2011: Allen West (R, FL-22).
I may have gloated a little over the “Congressman” bit: but then, FL-22 was one of the ten or so that most of us really, really, really wanted to get
CPAC 2011: Peter Roskam (R, IL-06).
He’s the Chief Deputy Whip, and we talked a bit about the budget, budget cuts, and why they’re not ripping off the bandage in one go.
VIDEO Also, a bit
CPAC 2011: Alex Mooney.
Alex is the current chair of the Maryland GOP, and we talked for a bit on how to go about the work in a Blue State. Answer, of course: start
CPAC 2011: John Bolton.
And his ‘stache.
VIDEO Moe Lane (crosspost)
CPAC 2011: Saul Anuzis.
Saul is an old friend of RedState, and is rumored to be running for Senate next year.
VIDEO As you can see, he’s not really authoritatively denying that. Moe Lane
CPAC 2011: John Kuzmanich.
John’s the head of the Oregon Tea Party, former Congressional candidate, and may be a possible Congressional candidate again. We talked a little of the state of the state of
CPAC 2011: Sharon Day.
Sharon is a new co-chair of the RNC, and was more than happy to talk about the way that procedures were going to be different than those of the old
CPAC 2011: Mike Lee (R, UT).
Senator Lee is, of course, an old friend of RedState, and happy to check in with us.
VIDEO Annoyingly, the interview was almost interrupted by the presence of the Rent
CPAC 2011: Chris Barron.
Yes. That Chris Barron.
VIDEO Probably one of the trickier interviews I’ll be doing this weekend (I should end up with a bunch, if today was any indication). Moe Lane