Just as Bennett’s ouster in 2010 offered some early clues about the political climate that year, Hatch’s outcome – the six-term senator failed to capture the Utah GOP nomination Saturday and is now forced into a June 26 primary — provides some insight into the forces driving the 2012 elections. 6 takeaways from the Orrin Hatch race( There may be a Black Conservative Woman which would be the only one in the House.(Read more)
All is bleak. All is woe! I speak of the tea party movement, the movement of 2009 and 2010 that was the hot news story of those years and led to the Republican rout of the Democrats in 2010. Now the tea party movement is, according to reports in the media, in decline.
Was it extremist? Was it racist? Distinguished Americans such as Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton said it was. Yet their evidence when it came under objective scrutiny kept falling apart, as so many of their hoaxes over the years have fallen apart — Ms. Tawana Brawley, the 1979-80 Atlanta killings supposedly by local cops who spent their leisure hours in the Ku Klux Klan. I cannot think of another couple of hucksters who have adduced so much evidence of heinous behavior by the American majority only to have the evidence go poof! The tea party movement was neither extremist nor racist. In fact, it was what Americans look like when they suddenly become alive to politics: somewhat amateurish, terrifically enthusiastic and eventually quite serious about practicing the political arts at the local level, in Madison, Wis., in Waco, Texas, in Tucson, Ariz. — all locales far, far away from Washington, D.C. Though I have reason to suspect that the tea partyers may return to Washington after the November elections. Read on.
Barack Obama, who is known for jetting off to exotic vacations at taxpayers’ expense, often even sending his family on ahead – also at taxpayer expense, got a little testy when a reporter questioned him about the pratice
“I think most folks understand how hard I work and how hard this administration is working on behalf of the American people,” he said.
This Administration needs to be voted out of office.(Read More)
This is quite a story and I am sure will be coming before the next election(Read More)
A few days ago we noted that, much as we like Republican House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan and some of the ideas in his budget, such as new private options for Medicare and a simplified Tax Code, for many reasons his proposed budget fails the test of conservative government.
The Ryan budget passed the House 228-191 on Thursday, but we doubt the present House Republican leaders have the political will, let alone commitment to conservative principles, to make it work.
The Republican Study Committee (RSC) Cut, Cap and Balance budget is a much better approach
The last paragraph of this story should be implemented by the members of the House Republicans (Read More)