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Social Conservatives write letter to RNC, threaten to leave GOP

Below is a an open letter to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus from social conservatives who are threatening to leave the GOP if they don’t remain pure.  While this writer is a social conservative, we think that the GOP needs all comers from right of center politics.  Yes,  that includes moderates. We totally expect that the Republican party will split soon as will the Democrats.  Hopefully one day we […]

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Dumb Congresswoman: Magazines clips, these are ammunition, they’re bullets

Add Congresswoman DeGette to your list of Dumb Democratic Congresswomen.  She believes that Magazines should be banned because once they are all shot, they will be gone for ever.  Huh?  Well,  let’s let the Congresswoman explain: “What’s the efficacy of banning these magazine clips? I will tell you, these are ammunition, they’re bullets, so the people who have those now, they’re going to shoot them” says Rep DeGette. According to […]

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Possible 2016 Presidential contender Ted Cruz to headline S.C. GOP’s Silver Elephant dinner

By Albert N. Milliron Already being eyed by some Republicans as a potential 2016 presidential contender, Texas Senator Ted Cruz will be in the Palmetto state on the same day that Vice-President Joe Biden will be hosting the Democrats main event on May 3rd, 2013.  Cruz is reportedly going to be the keynote speaker at the Republicans Silver Elephant Dinner in Columbia. Columbia is a major testing state for potential […]

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The Worst Websites In The Senate

Hey, senators: 2002 is calling, and it wants its web designers back. 7. The Senate webpage of Dick “I Love Gradients” Durbin (D-IL): It’s kind of like you’re squinting, kind of like you’re blacking out. LINK Enjoy Durbin’s blackout page here. durbin.senate.gov 6. Frank Lautenburg’s (D-NJ) webpage: I mean, at 89 he honestly has all the excuses in the world. Ride it out, Senator! LINK Enjoy the indifference here. lautenberg.senate.gov […]

Democrats pass ‘Balanced Approach’ Budget – Trillion in Taxes, No Payment on the Debt, almost no Cuts

Democrats pass ‘Balanced Approach’ Budget – Trillion in Taxes, No Payment on the Debt, almost no Cuts

Democrats pass ‘Balanced Approach’ Budget 1 Trillion in New taxes, No payment of Debt,  and almost no Cuts – That’s Democrat Balance! The term “pre dawn” should only be used to describe two things: Raids and Tony Orlando’s early years. When “pre dawn” is used in reference to the time of day Congress acted, especially heading into a weekend, it probably means potential bad news for the rest of us. […]