Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

I’d like Scott Walker to get back in the race

I’m despairing over presidential election politics. The only viable candidate left in the race who has integrity, Ted Cruz, is getting smeared so awfully that it appears to be killing his chances. Some of it is his own fault. Back … Continue reading

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Mitch McConnell’s Duplicity

I was confident, because of Mitch McConnell’s tepid response to the de-funding of Planned Parenthood, that what he really wanted to do was continue funding them while appearing to oppose that. After all, Senator McConnell is the defender of the … Continue reading

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Fox News – helping protect corrupt Republican leadership

I knew it was coming, but it was still hard to listen to the assault on Ted Cruz from the Fox News Channel after he confronted Mitch McConnell for his lying about his secret deal on the Export-Import Bank. I’ll … Continue reading

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McConnell lies to Republicans, and Cruz calls him on it

In a dramatic speech on the Senate floor on Friday, Ted Cruz accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of lying to the other Republican Senators about a deal to re-authorize the Export-Import Bank. And interestingly, McConnell has no response. It’s … Continue reading

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Iran won’t even thank us for the Nukes

The tough thing about this Iran deal that Obama and Kerry have negotiated is that Iran won’t even thank the United States for helping it get nuclear weapons. But let’s put that aside and look at how they got this … Continue reading

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What’s the REAL reason Republicans are taking a government shutdown off the table

Last fall, when Senator Ted Cruz was urging Republicans to stand firm against Obamacare and letting Obama shut down the government over the issue, the “voices of moderation” in the Republican Party were all telling us that this would spell … Continue reading

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The election was clearly a Tea Party victory

Republican moderates and liberals have been out trying to spin last Tuesday’s election as something that it wasn’t. I’ve been hearing them on Fox News. Brit Hume was saying it on election eve, and Mara Liasson was saying it the … Continue reading

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Republicans poised to take control of the Senate – ho hum

The buzz on Fox News Special Report tonight was that Republican Senate candidates across the country seem to be doing well, and it is becoming more clear as time goes on that Republicans will take control of the Senate. So. … Continue reading

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Don’t lie to me, Senator Rubio

I got an e-mail yesterday afternoon from Florida Senator Marco Rubio that rekindled all my negative feelings about him. Back in July, 2013, I wrote a post titled I’m through with Marco Rubio. The occasion was his attempt to push … Continue reading

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Is this what establishment Republicans really think of conservatives?

The Republican establishment crossed a line in their desperate attempt to rescue a crony in Mississippi. And I think they’re going to pay for this. I think we’re only starting to see the backlash. For background, Senator Thad Cochran has … Continue reading

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Ben Sasse – bucking the Republican establishment

I heard Ben Sasse interviewed on Mark Levin’s radio show before his primary election victory where he won the Republican nomination for Senate in Nebraska, and I was very impressed. Here is a thoughtful, courageous, highly articulate conservative of the … Continue reading

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The liberal Wall Street Journal

What we have in the country is an alliance of Democrats and establishment Republicans trying to push a liberal agenda onto the country, over the objections of the people, and with the Wall Street Journal editorial page egging them on. … Continue reading

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