Tag Archives: Jim DeMint

Uncertain About This Season; Next Season Looks Great

Today is Election Day in America.  I am unable to tell you who will control the United States Senate in the 114th Congress and I may well not be that much closer to an answer tonight.  There are just too … Continue reading

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How Crazy Is Crazy Enough?

Thursday afternoon the House Republican Caucus did some housecleaning necessitated by Eric Cantor’s resignation as House Majority Leader.  His resignation is effective July 31st and was precipitated by his primary defeat earlier this month.  The new lineup will serve until … Continue reading

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GOP: Suicide By Tea

There is a war within the Republican Party, of that there is little doubt.  The latest battle in it broke out in Texas this week.  Tea Party/Republican Representative Steve Stockman filed to run against incumbent Senator John Cornyn in the … Continue reading

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Minority Report

We keep hearing that some 30 to 80 members of the House Republican caucus are actually causing the entire shutdown/borrowing ceiling crisis.  The Republicans are the minority Party in the federal government at this point.  They do not control the … Continue reading

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A Question Of Status

I admit that one of the events I look forward to each year is the CPAC convention.  It always provides a wealth of material for my writing.  This year, with the Republican Party in desperate need of a transformation, the … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Ted Cruz

Possibly never in the history of the United States Senate has any individual proven themselves to be as unsuited for the job in as short a time as freshman Tea Party/Republican Senator Ted Cruz has.  In the five roll call … Continue reading

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Why Let The Truth Get In The Way – Heritage Style

Yesterday, I began my morning the way I usually do by reading including the Washington Post.  I came across an op-ed written by former Republican South Carolina Senator and current Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint entitled Conservative ideas need a … Continue reading

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The Minority Of The Majority And Assorted Other Traitors

It is early New Year’s morning as I write this; while most American adults are either sleeping or nursing a hangover I do neither.  A few hours earlier this morning the Senate passed its fiscal cliff rescue act by a … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Dick DeVos

Today’s new arrival in Harry’s Hell is not as well known as many of its denizens; that doesn’t mean he has done any less harm to America or is any less dangerous.  In fact the similarities and the modus operandi … Continue reading

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Directionally Challenged

One of the great mysteries in American politics is where the Republican Party is headed in the aftermath of their performance in the 2012 elections.  The good news for the Republicans is that they get to choose the course.  The … Continue reading

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