Tag Archives: Jim DeMint

A Thursday In Jersey

Donald Trump was fond of calling Ted Cruz Lyin’ Ted during the latter part of the Republican presidential race.  The moniker was fitting because a lot of mistruths came out of the Senator from Texas’ mouth.  There is an old … Continue reading

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The Fringe Met In The Middle

It’s the weekend between the NFL Conference Championships and the Super Bowl in the year before a presidential election; you’re a Republican who wants to be considered important.  What are you to do?  Well Saturday was your lucky day because … Continue reading

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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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