On The Circular Firing Squad That Seems To Have Encompassed The Whole Republican Party These Days…
On a lot of issues in DC, conservatives don’t have a party that represents their views — except when there’s an election and Republicans need our money, manpower and help. The moment they get what they want from us, they forget everything they promised to do and act as if we’re being unreasonable if we ask them to live up to their word.
When the Republican Party starts trying to represent the people who put them into office and becomes more determined to beat the Democrats than to beat those damn dirty, grassroots conservatives who make their job so hard by actually believing in things, then we can stop knife fighting them and move forward.
And unlike during the Democrat controlled Congress, this legislation from Republicans will actually see a floor vote Rep. Steve King
Donald Douglas has an excellent take-down of the LA Time’s perspective on the Contract FROM America verses Newt Gingrich’s Contract
Normally, I don’t post whole speeches, but Rand Paul’s speech on the budget compromise was so exceptional, so extraordinary, so