Three Republicans Join Dems in Federally Funding Humanitarian Baby Killers

The Senate Republicans join Dems in ending the so-called “gag rule” which prohibits federal funds from going to fund groups that provide abortions. reports, “GOP senators join Dems to lift abortion ‘gag rule’” Three Senate Republicans, including vulnerable incumbent Mark Kirk of Illinois, helped Democrats advance a repeal of the so-called global gag rule that restricts U.S. funding to humanitarian organizations that provide abortions. In a Senate Appropriations Committee Read more […] Shocker: Democrats Control the Senate

The votes don’t lie; despite the Republican victory the Democrats control the Senate. So who does Mitch McConnell work for? This is one of the most profound pieces of news analysis I have seen on exactly what the massive Republican victory has meant for the Senate. What did you win by voting for Republicans? You won the ability to pass laws that are supported by a majority of the remaining Democrats. Why? Were you expecting something more? [W]ith two minor exceptions, every single vote that Read more […]

What GOP Leadership Failure? They Got What They Wanted!

Complaining about GOP leadership failure misses the point; it was betrayal. I can’t help but object somewhat to this Daily Signal headline: “‘A Strategy Doomed to Failure’: Conservatives Fault GOP Leadership After Homeland Security Funding Fight.” Days after President Obama delivered his Nov. 20 speech outlining executive actions on immigration, conservatives pressed Republican leaders to wage a fight while the issue was fresh on the minds of voters. Republicans had just made historic Read more […]

Republicans Want Millennials, Then Defy Them on Abortion

If Republicans want Millennials, then why did they betray a majority of them? I have to add this footnote to my post about the horrible Republican betrayal of the pro-life cause. An excuse made for the sudden about-face, where the GOP Congress dropped a bill they had already passed and replaced it with another one was explained as a need to placate Millennials. This was a fraud. As CNS News reports, “Millennials Protest Ellmers’ Efforts to Delay and Dilute Pro-Life Bill.” A Read more […]

What Does the GOP Betrayal on Abortion Mean?

The refusal to pass the abortion bill for preventing pain for babies was a GOP betrayal, nothing less. Recently, the Republican-dominated Congress suddenly changed their minds about an abortion bill they had already passed. As the Federalist notes, this cannot be excused. It means the Republican Party is deliberately destroying the wishes of a majority of voters—especially in their own party: “Why Everyone Should Be Terrified By The GOP’s Abortion Bill Debacle.” Pro-lifers were promised Read more […]

Why Is Mitt Romney Threatening to Run for President Again?

What makes a two-time loser like Mitt Romney think he can win the next presidential election? Just after Jeb Bush was announced as the great Republican hope, suddenly Mitt Romney has appeared as the other GOP savior. Since Romney allegedly used his own money in his last two runs (or is that completely true?) I have to respect his willingness to take such a risk again. But the entire idea seems delusional to me. First, he lost to John McCain who lost to Barack Obama, then he lost to Barack Read more […]

John Boehner Wins Speakership and Goes After GOP Enemies

John Boehner won the vote to stay Speaker of the House, and now he is after his enemies. The headline is quite clear: “Boehner Takes Revenge.” After he secured his third term as speaker Tuesday afternoon, losing 25 votes on the House floor to some relative-unknown members of the House Republican Conference, Boehner moved swiftly to boot Florida Reps. Daniel Webster and Rich Nugent from the influential Rules Committee. The reason was simple: Webster ran against Boehner for Read more […]

Open Christmas Letter to John Boehner

John Boehner should find coal in his stocking. Here is the headline from the National Journal: “House Narrowly Approves Massive Spending Bill.” The House narrowly approved a massive spending bill Thursday night just before the government was set to run out of cash, as an unusual coalition of Republicans and Democrats teamed up to pass a measure that drew fierce criticism from both liberals and conservatives. The $1 trillion spending measure passed 219-206, with 161 Republicans and 58 Read more […]

GOP Money Already Choosing our Next Republican Candidate

Is GOP money going to be able to buy the next president or do we get to vote for him? Despite the fact that Republicans have been handed a huge victory on an anti-Obamacare platform, and despite the fact that we have seen amazing Tea Party victories against the establishment, running an anti-crony-“capitalism” campaign, the Big Money Republicans think they can control the next election. And they are absolutely shameless about it. To these people, the only reasonable options are Jeb Bush, Read more […]

Not Even a Day of Happiness from Republican Establishment

The Republican Establishment could not allow conservative voters even a day to celebrate. They had to ruin it. According to the time stamp, by 4:31 yesterday, USA Today had posted the story, “GOP pledges to avoid ideological warfare with Obama.” It hadn’t even been twenty-four hours since Republicans won their overwhelming victory, thanks in large part to their conservative base, and the GOP “leadership” was already publicly spitting on them. Americans handed Republicans control Read more […]

2014 Elections: Good News & Bad News

It is easy to predict that the Democrats are going to get crushed in the 2014 elections. But we need to be careful. ABC News pointed to what I think is the good news and the bad news: “Trouble Looms for Obama, Democrats with Election Day 2014 Approaching.” Barack Obama and his political party are heading into the midterm elections in trouble. The president’s 40 percent job approval rating in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll is the lowest of his career – and the Democratic Party’s Read more […]

Yet Again Republicans Fight Grassroot Conservatives Harder Than They Fight The Democrats

We have become a nation of two Americas, with two dramatically different value systems attempting to fly the same flag simultaneously. Similarly, there are now also two Republican Parties, each claiming the same branding but with two dramatically different visions. For the Republican Party establishment, the focus remains on the immediate: the next news cycle. The next election is their idea of long-term thinking. For those of us out here in the grassroots, we don’t have that luxury, because Read more […]