8 Reasons Why Marco Rubio Is Not ‘The Republican Savior’

I completely agree with Think Progress… Think Progress Since Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) abandoned his opposition to providing undocumented immigrants with a pathway to citizenship and embraced a bipartisan framework for comprehensive immigration, political pundits and Republican leaders have anointed the Florida Congressman the future of the GOP. Consequently, the likely 2016 presidential candidate has… More 8 Reasons Why Marco Rubio Is Not ‘The Republican Savior’

A STAGGERING FALSE EQUIVALENCY

I’ve been reading p m carpenter’s commentary for a couple of weeks now and I really enjoy his/her writing style and choice of political topics. About that balanced budget amendment that certain factions in Congress are touting… p m carpenter  Kudos to the NY Times’ Frank Bruni for having won, through a preposterousness that staggers, this week’s Asinine… More A STAGGERING FALSE EQUIVALENCY

CNN’s Don Lemon and Rand Paul Clash Over The Tea Party’s Role In The Debt Crisis- July 30, 2011

The Huffington Post CNN’s Don Lemon had a very testy exchange with Sen. Rand Paul about the debt ceiling drama on Saturday night. As the House and Senate again failed to reach an agreement on how to raise the debt ceiling, Paul appeared on CNN to explain the Tea Party position on the talks. Lemon started off the interview… More CNN’s Don Lemon and Rand Paul Clash Over The Tea Party’s Role In The Debt Crisis- July 30, 2011

DeMint: Republicans Who Vote To Raise The Debt Limit Will Be ‘Gone’

Sen. Jim DeMint(ed) has spoken… TPMDC Underscoring the challenge Republican leaders in Congress will face when they have to round up votes to increase the debt limit — and they will have to increase the debt limit — the most influential conservative in their party is telling his colleagues, ‘if you vote for it, you’ll lose.’… More DeMint: Republicans Who Vote To Raise The Debt Limit Will Be ‘Gone’

“Tell Us What To Say” – Tea Party Group Gives GOP Freshmen Medicare Talking Points

So, what sort of power does a group like the Tea Party have over members of the House and Senate?  Could it be Corporate and special interests who are looking for members of both houses in Congress to tow the free market line?   The wealthiest corporations and special interest groups usually pepper politicians with overwhelming amounts of… More “Tell Us What To Say” – Tea Party Group Gives GOP Freshmen Medicare Talking Points

Tea Party Favorites Rand Paul & Jim DeMint Struggle To Name Specific Budget Cuts

This is nothing new.  Tea Party favorites have always been either inarticulate in expressing their views on the budget (among other things) or silent for fear of appearing inarticulate on the issues… Huffington Post Signaling how difficult it will be for the Republican Party to live up to its campaign promises of cutting spending while… More Tea Party Favorites Rand Paul & Jim DeMint Struggle To Name Specific Budget Cuts