Showing posts with label RINOs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label RINOs. Show all posts

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Mark Levin: "No Way Thad Cochran Would Get My Vote, I Would Be Betraying Myself, What I Believe In"

Mark Levin was on fire last night behind the microphone, discussing the shameful tactics of the Republican Party "Good Old Boy" establishment in Mississippi against Chris McDaniel.  Listen here.
On Wednesday's Mark Levin Show: Mark says that the Republican Party doesn't represent the people anymore and has no loyalty to conservatives, so why should we keep supporting it then? We used to be proud Republicans, but not anymore - not when they deliberately went to the Democrats in Mississippi to get their vote and to take out conservative Chris McDaniel. Mark says Republicans shouldn't vote for Thad Cochran in Mississippi - with a political battle cry of, "Remember Mississippi." Remember what the Establishment and the likes of Mitch McConnell and others did to conservatives. Chris McDaniel calls in and talks about the sleazy tactics that were used against him, the race baiting that was going on, and the fact that he received more Republican votes than Cochran did, but it was the Democrats that won the race for Cochran. How can we be proud of that?
In case you haven't been aware, this is what the Republican Party strategy was against a Tea Party conservative named Chris McDaniel.






And the dastardly deeds from Cochran and the GOP "good old boy" club worked.
We know turnout was higher in the runoff than it was in the initial primary. About 375,000 voters showed up Tuesday compared with 318,904 on June 3, an increase of more than 17 percent. Cochran raised his vote total by more than 38,000 votes, while McDaniel pulled in only an additional 30,000. That was more than enough to erase McDaniel’s 1,386 vote lead in the first round.
More specifically, from the DNC propaganda outfit known as the Washington ComPost.
Voter data shows that turnout rose sharply in Tuesday’s election in black areas of the state over the initial June 3 primary, a runoff made necessary when Chris McDaniel narrowly edged Cochran but was unable to win 50 percent of the vote.
That suggested that not only did traditionally Democratic black voters turn out on behalf of the state’s 76-year-old white Republican senator, but they may have provided his margin of victory.
We expect this kind of garbage from liberal Democrats year after year.  Race-baiting, fear mongering, playing class warfare and the phony "War on women" card.  But from Republicans?  And let me remind you, it was the GOP "good old boys" who were outraged at Newt Gingrich and others for attacking Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital as a "vulture capitalist."  Yet the GOP-e, John McLame, Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Grahamnesty, and that fat redneck (former Mississippi governor) Haley Barbour, use the gutter politics of the Left to smear conservatives and Tea Party candidates.  Then again, maybe these establishment types are just showing their true colors.  Remember how the RINOs like that crybaby lush John Boehner didn't care about defending the Tea Party when the untrue allegations first arose about racial slurs being yelled at black congressmen by the Tea Party (that never happened).

Speaking of which, where in the feckless Rinse Preebus, the head of the RNC? How come he has not weighed in on this despicable episode?  Just like he stayed silent as that RINO Bill Bolling and his aide kneecapped Ken Cuccinelli last year and thereby helped the corrupt Clintoniod Terry McAwful squeak into the governor's mansion here in Virginia.

I don't know about you, but this episode and what happened in Virginia last year has cemented my resolve to never vote for any Republican, unless they are a proven conservative. I'm tired of supporting a party whose leaders will bring out the long knives for the Tea Party and conservatives, but will sit and play "patty cake" with the corrupt and lawless Obama Regime, while making their phony Congressional investigations look more like a no-contact, black-belt exhibition instead of anything significant.

John Boehner wants to file a lawsuit against Obama?  What a bleeping joke!  How about impeaching that DickTator Obama and/or using the power of the purse the House has to cut off funds for the Executive Branch?  Boehner's too afraid any bad press will make him cry in his martini back to the tanning salon.

All the blustering by Paul Ryan at the arrogant IRS commissioner is just hot air.  You want to impress me Paul Ryan, Darrell Issa? Start contempt citations.  Start sending these corrupt IRS officials to jail or threaten them to where one might crack and give necessary information under immunity.  There is so much lawlessness going on in our government, yet these RINOs don't want to fight it because they're more interested in looking out for their "good old boy" network, their lobbyists, crony-capitalist buddies and special interests like the pro-amnesty US Chamber of Commerce, than they are the best interests of the American public.

It still might be early, but I'm afraid the GOP establishment is doing all they can to lose possibly gaining control of the US Senate by making the fatal mistake of alienating their voting base. If they do, they have no one to blame but themselves.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

GOP Establishment's Choice, Jeb Bush, On Board Of Pro-Obamacare Company

The GOP establishment once again shows how little difference there is between them and liberal Democrats. (Breitbart)
According to a report in The New York Times, "Bush left public office seven years ago with a net worth of $1.3 million and an unapologetic determination to expand his wealth, telling friends that his finances had suffered during his time in government."

Bush tried to prop up Lehman Brothers before it collapsed and almost took down the financial system with it, eventually costing taxpayers billions of dollars to bail out banks. This galvanized what would become the Tea Party movement. He has also been associated with some troubled and shady companies and executives, as well as a company that promoted Obamacare. Bush's associations with Lehman Brothers may prove more troubling for someone the Tea Party already distrusts for his unabashed support of amnesty and the Common Core:
Records and interviews show, for example, that Mr. Bush participated in the fevered, last-ditch efforts to prop up Lehman Brothers, a Wall Street bank weighed down by toxic mortgage-backed securities. As a paid adviser to the company in the summer of 2008, he met with Carlos Slim Helú, a Mexican billionaire, as Lehman sought to persuade Mr. Slim to make a sizable investment in the firm, emails show.

.... Within a year of departing the Statehouse, he had signed on as consultant to Lehman Brothers, where he was eventually enlisted to reach out to Mr. Slim in a plan code-named Project Verde. Mr. Slim, however, was not interested in making a major investment in Lehman Brothers or striking up a joint venture with it. “Project Verde was unsuccessful,” Mr. Bush wrote to a Lehman colleague in early July 2008.

Lehman executives talked openly about the value of Mr. Bush’s family connections in the midst of the crisis. Lehman’s chief executive, Richard S. Fuld Jr., discussed the possibility of having Mr. Bush ask his brother President Bush to persuade the British prime minister to allow Lehman’s emergency merger with a British bank, according to testimony from the company’s bankruptcy case. Mr. Fuld never followed through, and Mr. Bush did not call the president, a spokeswoman for him said.

Barclays, which took over Lehman Brothers, reportedly pays Bush "in excess of $1 million a year," according to the report.

The Times also reports that Bush was a paid director for a company, Tenet Health Care, that aggressively supported and promoted Obamacare because it would be profitable for the company. He may have to explain his connections to GOP primary voters--and an increasing number of Americans--who staunchly oppose the law.

InnoVida brought Bush on board its company in 2007, but the company went bankrupt in 2011, and its "founder went to jail and investors lost nearly all of their money," the Times reports: "It turned out that the leaders of InnoVida, a manufacturer of inexpensive building materials, had faked documents, lied about the health of the business and misappropriated $40 million in company funds, records show."

A Democrat "who lost millions on his investment in InnoVida," however, said that once he told Bush about the "major problems inside the company, the former governor acted swiftly and forcefully to investigate them" to protect the shareholders.

Nonetheless, Bush has been accused of "insufficient oversight" at a company that lost more than three-quarters of its value.
Get ready for a repeat of 2012 (and the words President Hillary Rotten Clinton) if Karl Rove and the GOP RINO establishment is dumb enough to have a nominee who served on a board that supported the destructive Obamacare.

But I'm sure Jebby will tell us it was "an act of love."

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Amnesty, Debt Ceiling...What Good Is A Republican Party That Surrenders To Obama & Attacks Those Who Fight?

It's nine months away from the 2014 midterm elections and the conventional wisdom is that the Republican Party should be able to regain control of the Senate, after failing in 2010 and 2012.

I predict they'll fail again this year, not because of us "wacko bird" Tea Party conservatives and our "crazy" candidates, but because they're once again showing there's not much difference between then and the radical socialism of Richard Milhous Obama, except maybe they don't want it fast enough.

Tuesday night, we heard how the GOP is ready to surrender on the debt ceiling fight. Never mind that the "boy wonder" Paul Ryan promised us they would fight that, especially after he negotiated the GOP surrender to Obama on the budget deal that killed the sequester and cut benefits for disabled veterans.

Well, how did that big show of "bipartisanship" work out for ya, Paul?  Well, Harry Reid and that pinko Bernie Sanders (not troop supporters) are looking to restore the benefits, according to National Journal (via This Ain't Hell).  Of course, "Dingy Harry" is just using it to get votes by blaming the GOP for cutting vets' benefits.

Just like Lucy did to Charlie Brown with the football, didn't see that one coming, huh Paul?

Now, John Boehner and the absolutely putrid Rinse Preebus of the RNC are pushing the insanity known as "Immigration Reform" which means amnesty of those who broke our immigration laws.  Never mind the fact that the American public does not want it (remember 2007?), especially at a time when more Americans are out of work now than in 2007.

Meanwhile, the idiots in the GOP RINO establishment show how phony their "Hispanic outreach" is by attacking Ted Cruz for having the courage to take on not just Obama, but members of his party (like Peter Wehner) who are intent on the Party committing political suicide by abandoning conservatism and attacking Cruz.

Meanwhile, all the pushing for amnesty by the martini-swilling, oompah loompah John Boehner does is change the subject from the failure of Obamacare and how it hurts real Americans.

Like these workers outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Weekly Standard).


Boehner, Preebus, and the GOP establishment are royal idiots. Here are Americans not just in the Pittsburgh suburbs who are suffering because of this President, and they are aiding and abetting him even more by changing the subject from this disaster, as well as helping their crony-capitalist friends at the Chamber of Commerce to bring in more cheap labor (and new Democrat voters) by legalizing those who broke our immigration laws.

There's a real tone deafness in the GOP when they put their big business cronies over the suffering of those who make America work. That's why the GOP is having problems winning elections,

No wonder Ted Cruz rightly said the GOP country club establishment "should go ahead and put a 'Harry Reid for Majority Leader' bumper sticker on their car, because that will be the likely effect if Republicans refuse to listen to the American people and foolishly change the subject from Obamacare to amnesty."

Monday, January 20, 2014

Terry McAwful Not In Office As VA Governor One Week & Now Faces Ethics Challenge

Because when you've skimmed those who invested in Global Crossings and linked to the Clinton's you don't really care much about ethics (Daily Caller via Weasel Zippers).
Less than a week after taking office, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is already facing criticism for using his appointment powers as a political tool.

On Wednesday, McAuliffe appointed consultant Boyd Marcus to one of the most lucrative patronage positions in the state government, the Alcoholic Beverages Control (ABC) board. The position is expected to pay at least $124,000 a year, according to local media sources.
Marcus had been a campaign consultant for Republicans for decades, but unexpectedly switched sides last election. He was allegedly offered more money by the McAuliffe campaign. According to former Cuccinelli adviser Chris LaCivita, Boyd also knew the forthcoming ABC appointment was compensation for working on McAuliffe’s campaign.
“Boyd let several people know that part of his arrangement would also get him an appointment to the ABC Board, should McAuliffe win,” LaCivita told Politico.
Ironically, just two days before the appointment was announced, McAuliffe gave a speech to Virginia’s Joint Assembly that included a caution against ethically questionable practices, The Washington Post reports.
“Public confidence in Virginia’s political system, and in the integrity of our leaders, must never be in doubt,” he said. “When ethical questions about government arise, they place a cloud over all of the Commonwealth’s public servants, the overwhelming majority of whom are honest, hardworking and dedicated to the common good.”
But when McAuliffe was questioned about this controversial appointment in a recent AP interview, his response was, “This is little petty political whatever.
But we warned you, Virginia, that this is who Terry McAwful was. But nooooooooo! Too many fell victim to the fearmongering, "war on women" smear campaign McAwful ran against Ken Cuccinelli and how the GOP establishment let Cuccinelli twist in the wind by not backing him. The RINOs also didn't help Mark Obenshain in his recount effort for Attorney General after the Democrat candidate clearly stole the race.  All because the GOP candidates this past November didn't have the Karl Rove Seal of Approval.

Thanks alot Bill Bolling, Rinse Preebus, Boyd Marcus and the GOP establishment, for sticking the Commonwealth with this scumbag as Governor because you hate conservatives and the Tea Party so much.


Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Paul Ryan = Sell Out

Paul Ryan must be planning a run for President in 2016.

Because he's doing everything he can to sell out the principles he once claimed to stand upon to get the favor of the GOP establishment.

First, Ryan has sold out on amnesty for illegal aliens. Now, the once proud budget cutter has joined the RINO establishment in being so spooked out of possible future government shut downs he's selling out on cutting our budget, by striking a deal with far-Left Senator Patty "Osama Mama" Murray of Washington that gets rid of the sequester and adds new spending.  Judging on e-mails I received from grassroots groups yesterday, there is universal opposition to it, and rightfully so.

Ryan got an earful from Mark Levin last night.
Talk show host Mark Levin told House Budget Committee Chair Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) that the budget deal announced today with Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) was a "Mickey Mouse" deal, tinkering at the margins of the federal budget, undoing the sequester and exchanging immediate spending increases for future spending cuts.

Ryan countered that "elections have consequences," and that many members of the Republican caucus were worried that the next tranche of sequester cuts would hit the military exclusively. He explained that there would be a net savings of $23 billion after $62 billion in new spending was offset by $85 billion in long-term cuts.

He added that the $85 billion would be a change in mandatory spending, as opposed to discretionary spending, noting that many of the savings would come from federal employees contributing more towards their pensions. Levin countered that even changes in "mandatory" spending could be undone easily by a future Congress.

The Budget Control Act that put the sequester in place, Levin argued, had also been touted as a "permanent" deal. Ryan disagreed, while agreeing that the new deal would not solve the government's overall fiscal problems. It would be impossible to do more, he said, while Obama was president: "Elections have consequences."

Ryan also hinted at the political motivation for the deal: the GOP did not have the stomach to endure another government shutdown, and would prefer to focus on Obamacare instead. Levin responded that it was possible to focus on both spending and Obamacare, and that "nothing" was being done about Obamacare anyway.
"Elections have conesquences?" So, Ryan has just joined the GOP Surrender Caucus for one reason. There is no leadership in the party that is willing to go to the American people and make the case for their plan and rally support. Instead, these cowardly RINOs are all petrified of what the big, bad, Obama Lapdog Media will say about them.

And we're supposed to vote for them?  What good is "standing the line" when none of these guys who are supposed to represent us are willing to do it, but are too willing to make deals for the sake of appearing "bipartisan"?

Erick Erickson has more: BOHICA Act of 2013:
Amazing how much can change in a month. Congressman Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray have decided to give up the last thing the GOP was fighting for — spending restraint. “Don’t worry,” Paul Ryan says with his boyish charm designed to induce sweats and heart palpitations among conservatives, “it’s only a little less restrained.”
The budget deal puts discretionary spending over $1 trillion, which is higher than the sequestration deal of 2011, which was at $967. This is, in fact, a spending increase.

It funds Obamacare.

It does not impact the national debt. It does not reform entitlements.

And it raises taxes, but with the more acceptable euphemism of “user fees”, i.e. it only raises taxes on people who go through airport TSA checkpoints. For those of you who dispute this, let me put it this way, has the cost of the TSA grabbing our junk gone up? Will the TSA will be able to grab more junk per hour with the added revenue?

By the way, if this money is going to the TSA, I hope they’ll kindly be slightly more honest and refer to “abuser fees” instead of “user fees” if they aren’t going to honest and call this a tax increase.

So it raises spending, it raises taxes … errr … “user fees”, and it funds Obamacare. It’s the budgetary equivalent of being only a little big pregnant.

But then that’s the problem with Paul Ryan. In his run of the mill voting record, there is no question Paul Ryan is a conservative. It’s just he sees fit to lose his conservative bona fides when high profile votes are on the line. So his friends can cast aspersions on those who suggest he might not be what he appears while he goes on to prove he is not what he appears to be in these big votes.

...But by God, we kept the Democrats from extending unemployment insurance. Some victory that is!

Yesterday, the Democrats began using the nuclear option in the Senate to confirm judges. Today, Republicans will help them increase spending and taxes . . . errrr . . . abuser fees.

Last month Republicans bailed on the Obamacare fight and declared sequestration their line in the sand. Now they are saying they’ll bail on sequestration, but they’ll hold the line on unemployment benefits.

Why should we believe them anymore? Is it any wonder that poll after poll shows Republican voters hate their Republican congressmen and Senators?

Bend over America, here it comes again.
There's a big difference between the last two GOP Vice Presidential candidates whom the media liked to go after. Sarah Palin has held true to her conservative principles, while Paul Ryan is only willing to give  them lip-service, selling out when it becomes expedient for him.

Friday, November 22, 2013

"Bullies?" "A Punch In the Nose?" Mitch McConnell & Karl Rove Deserve A Kick In the Ass!

Yesterday, after "Dingy" Harry Reid used the tyranny of the majority to approve the "nuclear option" to pack the DC appeals court with radical left-wing judges, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell just shrugged his shoulders, said the only way to fight it was to win an election, and promised no retribution.

But McConnell acted tougher in a conference call with RINO Karl Rove's PAC American Crossroads, but not against Reid and the Demonrats.  McConnell attacked Tea Party Republicans (Breitbart).
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on a conference call organized by Karl Rove’s Crossroads organization for large donors and their advisers on Oct. 30 that the Tea Party movement, in his view, is a “nothing but a bunch of bullies” that he plans to “punch … in the nose.”

On the call, according to a donor who was on it, McConnell personally named Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) as Tea Party conservatives he views as problematic for him. “The bulk of it was an attack on the Tea Party in general, Cruz in particular,” the source, a prominent donor, said in a phone interview with Breitbart News.

But the most memorable line came at the end of the call.

“McConnell said the Tea Party was ‘nothing but a bunch of bullies,’” the source said. “And he said ‘you know how you deal with schoolyard bullies? You punch them in the nose and that’s what we’re going to do.’”

Rove, as well as American Crossroads President and CEO Steven J. Law who also serves as the president of sister group Crossroads GPS, were also on the call. Rove “talked in a slightly gentler way, or let’s say, a more diplomatic way,” the source said. “But the message was pretty well the same: That if we’re going to save this thing, we have to back real Republicans.”

...Rove spokesman Jonathan Collegio denies that anything was said about Cruz, Lee, or the Tea Party in general but admits the call did take place and that “some discussion” about the government shutdown and the Senate Conservatives Fund took place.

“Your source is ascribing things to the call that simply were never said,” Collegio said in an email. “There was no ‘anti-tea party donor call.’ There was a call, and there was some discussion about the government shutdown and the Senate Conservatives Fund (note this was one day after SCF launched a dishonest ad about McConnell), but nothing about the Tea Party or Sens. Cruz or Lee.”

Collegio declined to provide a transcript or recording of the call to Breitbart News. McConnell’s office has not commented on the matter.
So what do you and Karl Rove have to hide, Jonathan?  If you have nothing to hide, you'll make the audio and the transcript available.  But you won't do it Jonathan, won't you? I know your style, going on radio shows and taking potshots at conservatives like Brent Bozell, someone you or Rove couldn't hold a candle to on your best day.

I mean, whose side are you guys on? McConnell and Karl Rove spend more time and vigor attacking the Tea Party and their candidates than they do Obama, Reid, and their Alinsky-style tactics. It's always Kid Gloves when it comes to liberals, but vitriol when it comes to conservatives.

Well its time to turn the tables on these eunuchs like McConnell and Rove. Instead of the worthless RNC, NRSC and American Crossroads, whose goals are keeping RINOs in office, start contributing to Tea Party groups and Senate Conservatives Fund that will put real conservatives in office.

Also, a man by the name of Matt Bevin is going to run against McConnell in the 2014 primary.  Here is his website.

The bullies and the real enemies to the future of this nation is McConnell's good friend Harry Reid, Obama and their fascistic Democrat Party, NOT the Tea Party.  If Rove, McConnell and any other RINO want to keep picking fights in order to elect spineless cowards, then instead of a punch in the nose, they deserve a swift kick in the ass from us at the polls and in fundraising.

Thursday, November 07, 2013

The Sad Reality: The GOP Is Not Interested In Getting Rid Of Obamacare

A lot of people are still looking at what happened on Tuesday night here in Virginia. Some are getting it right, other's don't know what they're talking about, because they're spewing the same old GOP-establishment talking points.

But it occurred to me as I was doing some messages on Twitter one big dose of reality that I don't know if anyone else has picked up upon, and it is this...

The Republican Party, as a political party, is not interested in getting rid of Obamacare--the biggest job killer, threat to prosperity and individual liberty this nation has seen.

What makes me draw this conclusion?

Look at the winners and losers on Tuesday night:

Ken Cuccinelli, the GOP Virginia gubernatorial candidate who was the first state attorney general to file a lawsuit against Obamacare, was narrowly defeated in a race where more financial support from the national party could have made the difference.

Chris Christie of New Jersey easily won re-election in a landslide against a no-name Democrat candidate.  He received more financial support and party attention than Cuccinelli did, and Christie not only did not have New Jersey sign a legal brief in the case against Obamacare, he was one of the GOP governors who implemented the law at the state level.

This is not an accident or a coincidence either. Let me prove it.

Who was the GOP establishment's clear choice to run against Richard Milhous Obama in 2012, after the Obamacare debacle and how unpopular the law was?  Mitt Romney, the "grandfather" of Obamacare who implemented "Romneycare" in Massachusetts.  That took the whole issue off the table.  And what would Romney have done differently if he'd been elected President a year ago?  Not much. He said the other day he would require states to make sure all it's citizens are insured.

Sounds like an individual mandate to me, Mittens.

One month ago, two brave Republican US Senators, Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, led the fight to defund Obamacare when it came to passing the continuing resolution. Their efforts failed not because of liberal Democrats and Obama's opposition, but because of "friendly fire" from GOP establishment types like John McCain, Mitch McConnell, the IRA terrorist lover Peter King, Lindsey Grahamnesty.  Even Orrin Hatch, who many conservatives mistakenly supported when they could have gotten rid of him last year, beat up on Cruz and Lee, blaming them for the Cuccinelli loss. Hatch shows not only has he been in Washington way too long, but all those years acting as Ted Kennedy's designated driver did a number on him.

In the eyes of people like Hatch, it's never the establishment's fault. It's the fault of those who actually want to do what they campaigned to do.  The GOP is harder on those in the party (conservatives, Tea Party candidates) than they are against Obama and the liberal Democrats.

Oh sure, Rinse Preebus will send out fundraising e-mails about how bad Obamacare is. More token votes about repeal will be made that won't go anywhere.  But when the rubber meets the road. When the party as a whole has the chance to take on the law, they get timid.  They're too spooked of their own shadows.  The paid advisers (Karl Rove, et al) are too worried about what the press will think. 

It's no longer "liberal vs. conservative" anymore, my friends. It's the elites vs. those of us who make the country work. And the "elites" aren't only liberal Democrats.  They're also in the "country club" GOP establishment.  People like Bill Bolling and his fellow RINOs in Virginia who kneecapped Ken Cuccinelli because Bolling didn't get the nod to run.  The Virginia Chamber of Commerce (who didn't give Cuccinelli a dime) and the national C of C, who want to go after the Tea Party candidates and conservatives. Why?  We're getting their way by opposing amnesty for illegal aliens and all the cheap labor that would pour into the country. Both parties are in the crony-capitalism business, while the rest of us will get screwed in the process.

Meanwhile, we see how opposition to Obamacare is growing, as people lose their health insurance, their jobs, work hours, take home pay.  Leadership is what is desperately needed and an opposition party who will offer an alternative.  What do we get instead?  A bunch of eunuchs for whom their talk doesn't match up to their words.

This is why, as I wrote Tuesday night, there needs to be a leadership change starting at the top of the RNC.  There needs to be a willingness to stand on principles that will not be compromised for the illusion of growing numbers. There need to be leaders willing to offer "Bold Colors, Not Pale Pastels."  Maybe if that happened, the GOP would actually win elections, instead of being afraid to lose elections.

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

VA Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, Other RINOs, Need To Be Tarred And Feathered For Sabotaging Cuccinelli

I'm not done yet.

Besides the RNC's lack of support nationally, the Obama-funded LIEbertarian candidate, there was another factor that affected the crooked "Terrible" Terry McAwful to eek out a narrow win over Ken Cuccinelli last night.

Establishment, country-club GOPers (RINOs) who endorsed the Democrat for the sole reason of spiting the Tea Party and grassroots conservatives (Breitbart).
The ex-chief of staff for House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) helped Democrat Terry McAuliffe beat Republican Ken Cuccinelli in Virginia’s gubernatorial election race.

Boyd Marcus, the chief of staff for Cantor until 2003—who later teamed with another GOP operative Ray Allen to found the firm Marcus Allen, which Cantor employed until earlier this year—joined the McAuliffe campaign after Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, with whom Marcus campaigned, did not win the GOP nominee in Virginia.

“I was looking at the candidates, and I saw Terry McAuliffe as the guy who will work with everybody to get things done,” Marcus told the Associated Press in August when he joined McAuliffe’s campaign.

Cantor employed Marcus Allen until the day before Marcus left the firm to work for McAuliffe, at which point Allen dissolved it. NBC Washington reports that Allen will continue to work with Cantor. Cantor personally endorsed Cuccinelli in the race.
Others named by Matthew Boyle who sabotaged Cuccinelli include:
Former Republican National Committee finance chairman Dwight Schar supported him, too. “As a Republican and especially as a Virginia businessman, I am supporting Terry McAuliffe for Governor,...
Judy Ford Wason, a GOP strategist who worked for outgoing Republican Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, endorsed McAuliffe, as well. “We saw this earlier this year when he [McAuliffe] rallied support for Governor McDonnell’s bipartisan transportation compromise, and we continue to see this as Terry travels across the state meeting with business and community leaders regardless of political affiliation to discuss mainstream ways to grow our economy and create jobs in the Commonwealth.
Former Virginia Sen. John Chichester, once the GOP president pro tempore of the Virginia Senate, also endorsed McAuliffe, as did former state GOP Sen. Russ Potts, former Virginia GOP delegates Vince Callahan, Katherine Waddell and Jim Dillard. Each one of those Republicans issued statements distributed by the McAuliffe campaign. 
So did RINO mayor of Virginia Beach Will Sessoms.

And it all started because the RINO Lt. Governor Bill Bolling, who had stepped aside in 2009 for Bob McDonnell to run, didn't get his chance this year. So, Bolling acted like a spoiled five year old, picked up his toys and stomped off.  Bolling (who shoved Mittens Romney as our only primary choice by tricky means in 2012) also complained of the "rightward shift" in the GOP and gave stealth support behind the scenes supporting McAwful while attacking Cuccinelli.

But when it is RINO candidates who win, they're always the ones lecturing us about party unity.  Problem is, these arrogant jerks are as bad as liberals.  They're all about power and will work to sabotage the Tea Party because they don't want to lose their power.

So this below is what you deserve, Lt. Gov Bolling, Mayor Sessoms, and the other turncoat RINOs: Schar, Wason, Chichester, Potts, Callahan, Waddell, Dillard and Boyd Marcus (at 1:30 in the video)...


...a good tar and feathering for helping to narrowly elect a corrupt, wheeler dealer (a la Edwin Edwards) who will do nothing but use the Old Dominon as a springboard for Hillary 2016.

Who needs liberals with "friends" like these RINOs?

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Reince Priebus Needs To Be Forced Out As Chairman Of The RNC (UPDATE: Cuccinelli Campaign: "We Were On Our Own")

Two points cost Ken Cuccinelli the governorship of Virginia.

That and a phony LIEbertarian who was backed (we learned today) by an Obama campaign bundler from Austin, TX.

This was a race that could have been won, and needed to have been won, against a corrupt, wheeler-dealer named Terry McAwful who was looking to buy a governor's seat with an endless amount of left wing campaign cash.

But as I feared over two weeks ago, the Republican Party establishment abandoned Cuccinelli, instead focusing on New Jersey Fats, Chris "Krispy Kreme" Christie winning against a weak candidate.

Yes, as a conservative in Virginia, I'm disappointed in the election results.  But I'm extremely pissed off at the RNC and chairman Reince Priebus abandoning Cuccinelli.

Need proof?  Nine million dollars was spent in 2009 to elect current GOP Gov. Bob McDonnell in a 17 point landslide. In 2013, the Priebus-led GOP claims to have spent only $3 million...a $6 million dollar difference.

That $3 million number is disputable, and talk show host Mark Levin called WMAL to call Priebus out on his baloney claims the RNC did all they could to support Cuccinelli (Right Scoop).



Priebus is full of crap. As I wrote earlier today in refuting another set of GOP establishment propaganda, I had a campaign worker tell me they could use more money from the national party.

The problem with the Priebus led RNC is they do not want to wage a fight because they are spooked by their own shadows when it comes how the Obama lapdog media will react. Priebus sits back while RINOs like John McLame and Peter King attack Ted Cruz and other Tea Party conservatives with more vigor than they use against Obama or Obamacare. Priebus also did nothing while RINO Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling acted like a spoiled five-year-old and began a stealth campaign of supporting McAwful. And yet Rinse shows up, as he did in the New Jersey Senate special election, in the very last weekend before the election.

What is wrong with the GOP today is not the Tea Party or conservatives. It is weak and timid leaders like Priebus who talk a good game of fighting the liberal agenda when it comes to fundraising. But when the rubber meets the road, they cower. You can't have an effective leader who is afraid to fight, and who has the personality of a cold-commode seat.

Bottom line. Speaking as one conservative I do not have confidence in Reince Priebus to be able to lead the GOP to victories in 2014 and set the groundwork for 2016. He blew it in 2012 and he blew an important race in Virginia.

Reince Priebus is a lying establishment snake. He needs to be thrown out of his post at the RNC.

UPDATE: More proof that Priebus is full of it, when he claims the national party gave support to Cuccinelli. (Breitbart)
According to the Washington Post, Chris La Civita said that financial support from national Republican sources dried up on October 1.  
“There are a lot of questions people are going to be asking and that is, was leaving Cuccinelli alone in the first week of October, a smart move?” La Civita said after Cuccinelli's concession speech, according to the Post. “We were on our own. Just look at the volume [of ads].”
He added that there was "definitely a national mood that was moving, that is moving, that is continuing to move against the White House and the Affordable Care Act. And I can’t help but ask myself, what would have been the result had he had five weeks of this discussion instead of just 2 ½?”

We're awaiting your resignation letter, Reince.  Let's let someone lead the Republican Party who will fight liberals and not allow conservatives to be attacked within the party.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Karl Rove's Answer To Fighting Obamacare: Don't Defund It, Make A Video

This morning, I received an e-mail from Jonathan Collegio at the Karl Rove affiliated PAC Crossroads GPS, on how they have entered the Health and Human Services video contest to promote the President's expensive and risky socialist healthcare scheme to younger Americans.
WASHINGTON – Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies (Crossroads GPS) today announced it has entered the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services video contest aimed at promoting Obamacare among young people.

The video, which was submitted late Sunday night, is entitled, plainly, "Propaganda." It can be viewed here (Preview)

The video goes on to capture many of the less savory aspects of the law that HHS has glossed over in its talking points and official literature – including the penalty for not complying with the individual mandate, and the dramatic increase in premiums for younger people that are taking effect.

"We're in it to win it," said Crossroads GPS president and CEO Steven Law. "There is an ugly side to this law, and we expect the government to communicate those less savory aspects of the law to young people just as they are hyping some of the benefits. We hope every young person will watch this video – and vote for it."
What do you think?


You know, it would be nice if Rove and Crossroads GPS was "in it to win it" when it comes to actually defunding and killing this horrific bill that was shoved down the collective throat of this nation. But as we've seen from Rove, he's got too much of a yellow streak to fight, except when it comes to the Tea Party, Sarah Palin and conservatives, then Rove wants to go after them with more vigor than Crossroads does with Obama. Same with Collegio, who earlier this year on WMAL attacked Brent Bozell of the Media Research Center as a "hater" with "weird personal axes to grind."

Sorry Karl, but it's going to take more than a video to get rid of Obamacare. From the way you and your fellow "eunuchs at the orgy" act against those trying to get rid of it, you should have made a video promoting it!

Monday, August 12, 2013

While Seniors' Healthcare Prices Go Up, RINO Karl Rove Still Afraid To Take On Obamacare

Yes, the same RINO Karl Rove who attacks conservatives and Tea Party patriots, is a wimp when it comes to taking on Obama, the liberals, and their job killing, health-care premium increasing Obamacare (Politico).

The war over the GOP’s strategy to fight Obamacare spilled onto the radio waves Monday as Karl Rove went toe-to-toe with Utah Sen. Mike Lee for an hour on Sean Hannity’s radio show.
...“If you fund this thing, you own it,” Lee said of any Republicans that support a bill that includes Obamacare funding.
This tactic is vehemently opposed by Republicans like Rove, who believe the strategy will result in the GOP being blamed for a government shutdown and hurt the party’s electoral aspirations nationwide.
Lee sought Monday to move the debate away from the shutdown theatrics, instead putting forth a strategy in which the GOP-controlled House passes a bill funding the government that contains a rider from Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga.) that defunds the Affordable Care Act. Lee then said the tables would be turned on Senate Democrats to make the shutdown decision.
“Would they choose to shut down government?” Lee asked of Democrats. “Or do the right thing?”
But Rove said there’s not a single Democratic vote in the Senate for such a strategy and demanded Lee suggest Senate Democrats who could be turned to to defund the law. Lee responded that he wants to lock down Republicans first. Rove concluded Lee’s effort would backfire and be a replay of 1995, a government shutdown often blamed on the GOP.
...Lee said critics of his plan are presenting a “false choice” between a shutdown and Obamacare. And he worries that Republicans are beginning to run out of steam in the defund battles.
“We cave and we cave and we cave,” Lee said. “This is how we get into trouble.”
Exactly. Which is why many Americans, including those who would identify themselves as Republicans, are fed up and running away from the party. We're seeing this in town halls already.

And who is Rove giving aid and cover to? Democrats, who are now saying they are going to run on Obamacare as a positive to win Congress in 2014.

Of course, Rove and the GOP establishment will get cocky like they did in 2012 with the "electable" Mitt Romney. But what would need to be done, and what would get Americans on the side to push for defunding Obamacare, is to messasge.

Example. I just found out today from my mother that she is having to shop around for a new health-care provider for her Medicare supplemental.  Why? She can no longer afford her current plan. Besides the promise that health-care premiums would go down, wasn't one of Obama's promises (which was a big lie) that you could keep your plan if you liked it?  So, seniors like Mom, as well as those who are losing their hours because of the part-time clause in Obamacare, are suffering.

While Karl Rove and the establishment RINO's want to do nothing? Just like Rove thought George W. Bush shouldn't go on the offensive against some of the worst rhetoric during the Iraq War. What a great strategery that was.

I'm past the point of being sick of Rove and all these other establishment GOP creeps who are so tough when it comes to attacking conservatives but don't have ball number one when it comes to rolling back Obama's socialist agenda.

Lee, Rubio and the others need a messaging offensive to defund Obamacare and take their case to the people to demand their Reps do the jobs they were elected to do.

And Karl Rove? He needs that white board stuck where the sun doesn't shine, as well as a coat of tar and feathers.

Thursday, August 08, 2013

GOOD! GOP Rep Hears It From Constituents: "We're Losing The Country So Quit Being Nice Guys"

Wishful thinking, but this is probably the only way the nation will be saved, is when the constituents are angry enough to give their spineless GOP Reps an earful of their disgust, as Greta van Susteren showed at a town hall for deep blue Maryland Rep. Andy Harris (Mediaite).

One man complained about NSA spying, saying Congress needs to “come clean” with the public about the government’s secret interpretation of the law. Harris assured him that he’s personally outraged by NSA surveillance, adding that they have “not seen the end of” investigations into Benghazi and the IRS scandals.

Another man piped up, “Innocent people… are getting slammed by partisan politics.” Maryland resident Ed Hunter confronted Hunter directly, telling him John Boehner needs to start “defying” Obama and threatening him with impeachment if he doesn’t “start obeying the laws!” Hunter continued, “Listen, we’re dying out here because you guys are being nice guys!”, adding, “We’re losing the country! I want to see more defiance!”



 
 
Amen brother!
 
I have no doubt that so many more people across the country feel this way.  There is no leadership in Congress, very few people standing up for us. 
 
I can come here, bash Obama and the Democrats, but it only goes so far.  It's up to those who are elected as an opposition party to do something. Right now, I'm more disgusted with the leadership of the Republican Party apparatus and in Congress, who are too willing to make deals and too cowardly to fight because they're afraid of looking bad.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Fat Boy Chris Christie Attacks Rand Paul As "Dangerous," Paul Fires Back "Talk To More Real Americans"

The rotund, RINO governor of New Jersey, Chrispy Crème Chris Christie, decided to attack Sen. Rand Paul yesterday while putting his big lips on Richard Milhous Obama's butt (Washington Times).


Mr. Christie had told fellow GOP governors in Aspen, Colo., on Thursday that Mr. Paul is part of a “strain of libertarianism that’s going through parties right now and making big headlines I think is a very dangerous thought.”
Mr. Christie on Thursday also once again found a way to compliment President Obama while slapping at Mr. Paul.
“President Obama has done nothing to change the policies of the Bush administration in the war on terrorism,” he told fellow Republican governors at a meeting.
“And I mean practically nothing,” he said. “And you know why? Cause they work.”
The New Jersey governor has taken a tough-sounding stand on national defense and terrorism since his embrace of Mr. Obama over federal aid to New Jersey.
Well there's a difference between what President Bush did and what Dictator Obama is doing, fat boy!  Under Bush, the NSA programs targets specific calls between people domestically to suspected terrorists overseas.  Under your new BFF Obama, everyone's calls, e-mails, etc. is being watched, regardless if they are suspected of terrorism.

Now, to a certain extent, I can understand some surveillance of people without a warrant, IF they are suspected of being in touch with terrorists overseas.  However, getting records of phone calls of ALL Americans is dangerous, and especially when we have a Regime that has used the IRS to attack political enemies. That is not only unconstitutional, it is UnAmerican.

Paul shot back to Crispy Crème, via an aide.
“If Governor Christie believes the constitutional rights and the privacy of all Americans is ‘esoteric,’ he either needs a new dictionary, or he needs to talk to more Americans, because a great number of them are concerned about the dramatic overreach of our government in recent years,” Paul senior adviser Doug Stafford told The Washington Times.
...“If Gov. Christie believes the constitutional rights and the privacy of all Americans is ‘esoteric’, he either needs a new dictionary, or he needs to talk to more Americans, because a great number of them are concerned about the dramatic overreach of our government in recent years,” Doug Stafford, a senior adviser to Paul, said in a statement to POLITICO. “Defending America and fighting terrorism is the concern of all Americans, especially Sen. Paul. But it can and must be done in keeping with our Constitution and while protecting the freedoms that make America exceptional.”
The problem is, Christie Crème has an ego that's bigger than his waist size, and (like fellow RINO John McLame) he doesn't care about what's best for the country, just what's best for himself.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Thanks For Nothing Senate GOP! Cloture Hurdle Passed For Amnesty Bill

Thank you Republican Senate RINOs, and that includes YOU, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio (The Hill).
The Senate voted 82-15 on Tuesday to end debate on a motion to proceed to a comprehensive immigration reform bill.
The Senate is expected to continue work on the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act throughout June. The next vote will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday — that will be on the actual motion to proceed to the bill.
The four Republican members of the Gang of Eight — Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), John McCain (R-Ariz.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Jeff Flake (R- Ariz.) — were joined by more than 20 other GOP senators in voting to advance the debate. That strong support is expected to dwindle if certain amendments aren't agreed to.
"As an elected leader in my party, it’s my view that we at least need to try to improve a situation that as far as I can tell very few people believe is working well either for our own citizens, or for those around the world who aspire to become Americans," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said ahead of the vote Tuesday. "I’ll vote to debate it and for the opportunity to amend it, but in the days ahead there will need to be major changes to this bill if it’s going to become law."
Fifteen Republicans are patriots and stood on principle to stop this misguided bill, which is nothing but a RINO attempt to give Richard Milhous Obama his dream of amnesty for the millions of people who broke our immigration laws.

And America, I as a citizen of the Commonwealth of Virginia have to apologize for the putrid junior Senator Tim Kaine, who gave his floor speech in Spanish. He and our other Senator, Mark Warner, claim to be "moderate" Democraps, but in reality have been nothing but lapdogs and loyal goostesteppers for the Obama Socialist Agenda.  Tim Kaine certainly doesn't represent the United States, much less the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Stick a fork in Marco Rubio, because he's done. That two-faced RINO.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

VA Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (RINO) Airs Sour Grapes, Attacks "Shift to Right" Of GOP

Besides the "consultant" GOP model of selecting candidates advocated by loser Karl Rove, the biggest hinderance to Republican candidates like Richard Mourdock (never mind his out of context statement) and Joe Miller in 2010 are the sore loser, establishment incumbents who have a public temper-tantrum that ends up helping the liberal Democrat win.

Virginia's RINO Lt. Governor Bill Bolling is in the middle of his meltdown, and has been since giving up his quest to become the GOP's candidate for Virginia's governor this year.  In doing so, he went to the Democrat's propaganda organ, the Washington ComPost, to vent, much to their delight.

Until three months ago, when he dropped out of the race to become the Republican nominee for governor, Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling had to keep mum about his unhappiness with the GOP’s shift to the right.
He couldn’t say, as he did in an interview here Tuesday, that he thought the Republicans had become so extreme that they were alienating voters and blocking the commonwealth’s progress.
He couldn’t say, as he did Tuesday, that “not every government program is bad, and not everyone who receives a public benefit is a freeloader.”
Or that it’s “irresponsible” to take “absolute positions” never to raise taxes.
Or that last year’s Republican-backed fetal ultrasound bill was “an absolutely unmitigated disaster.”
...It’s not what Bolling wanted. But it left him in a unique position, rare among politicians, to say what he really thinks.
“Frankly, it has been a rather liberating experience,” Bolling said. “I have enjoyed the last three months . . . more than I did the prior several years.”
Some Republicans dismiss Bolling’s comments as the gripes of a sore loser, but they can’t ignore his stature in the party. He was elected twice on the GOP ticket to Virginia’s No. 2 executive position. As presiding officer of the Senate, he gives the balance of power to the Republicans in the 20-20 chamber.
“It’s just a challenging time for the Republican Party when a conservative, mainstream guy like me doesn’t really feel comfortable with his party,” Bolling said. “The party has moved too far, and it’s become too extreme and too ideological.”
Isn’t Bolling effectively conceding that in the past he hid his concerns about the GOP from voters? Well, yes.
“The unfortunate truth is when you are a political partisan, you are always worrying in the back of your mind about how your comments and actions are going to be perceived,” he said.
Bolling hasn’t yet given up hope of winning the governorship. He’s going to decide by March 14 whether to run as an independent. He would position himself as a moderate conservative between the right-wing attorney general and the likely Democratic nominee, Terry McAuliffe, a former Democratic National Committee chairman.
 
Keep in mind, Bill Bolling was the guy who essentially forced the loser Mittens Romney on the Commonwealth's voters in the GOP Primary. Because he was Mittens' campaign chair in Virginia, Bolling refused to allow Newt Gingrich or Rick Perry into the primary because of a late rule change that disqualified signatures on Gingrich and Perry's petitions, they were disqualified. Bolling even chided Ken Cuccinnelli for trying to come up with a fix.

Bill Bolling calls himself a conservative, he's not. Bolling is a typical, good-old boy, country-club GOP establishment type. He's the kind of wimpish candidate Karl Rove would get behind.  Bolling's atttitude is just reminiscent of the attitude of the Karl Rove supported establishment candidates...whine and don't support the party choice when you're denied your "next in line" status.

Monday, December 31, 2012

Eunuch RINO Senate Leadership Caves, Give Obama, Dems Some Tax Increases, No Spending Cuts Offered (Or Maybe Not, Thanks To Obama's Obnoxious Presser)

Somewhere in Washington DC, RINO Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is looking for his balls.



Because just like his counterpart in the House (the drunken crybaby John Boehner), McConnell showed he's got no backbone when it comes to standing up to the class-warfare, liberal demogauges like Richard Milhous Obama, "Dingy" Harry Reid and Stingy Hoyer.

After saying they wouldn't, the GOP establishment is now willing to raise taxes on top-earning Americans (Robert Costa, NRO).

Senior Senate Republican aides tell NRO that the tax side of the fiscal-cliff deal has been finalized. Here’s a sketch of the framework:
— Current tax rates would be permanently extended for singles making $400,000 or below, and permanently extended for couples making $450,000 or below
— For singles, capital gains and dividends of $400,000 or below would be permanently taxed at 15 percent; capital gains and dividends above $400,000 would be permanently taxed at 20 percent
— For couples, capital gains and dividends of $450,000 or below would be permanently taxed at 15 percent; capital gains and dividends above $450,000 would be taxed at 20 percent
— The Alternative Minimum Tax would be permanently patched
— Estates over $5 million would be taxed at 40 percent, and that tax rate would be permanently extended.
However, all spending bills must originate in the House, and the House wouldn't even go along with Boehner's cave in of raising taxes on incomes of $1 million or more.

This "compromise" is all without any spending cuts, meaning Obama still will gut our defense spending (Human Events).
President Barack Obama told the press Monday afternoon that congressional leaders were approaching a deal to halt an automatic tax increase with the expiration of the Bush tax cuts on New Year’s Day.
But, he said, there was nothing yet in place to stop a slate of automatic, aggressive cuts to defense spending and other key programs–and wouldn’t be, unless Republicans agreed to yet more revenue increases.
In a rare public acknowledgement of sequestration–a plan that reportedly originated in the White House last year as an ultimatum to motivate Congress toward a deficit deal–Obama said the $1 trillion package of defense and domestic spending reductions “may not always be the smartest cuts.”
“We’re using an axe instead of a scalpel,” Obama said.
...And Obama doubled down again on his refusal to countenance any alternative to sequestration that didn’t raise more revenue.
“Any agreement to deal with these automatic spending cuts, those also have to be balanced,” he said. “Revenues have to be part of the equation in turning off the sequester.”  
 That means 800,000 furlough notices will be sent out by the Pentagon to civilian employees. Never mind that, as Twitchy noted, Obama said during the October 22 Presidential Debate that the sequester would not happen.

Bob, I just need to comment on this. First of all, the sequester is not something that I proposed. It’s something that Congress has proposed. It will not happen. The budget that we’re talking about is not reducing our military spending. It’s maintaining it.

Meanwhile, at a time when we should cut spending, Dear Leader Obama has, by executive fiat, given that village idiot Joe Bite Me and all of Congress a pay raise.  All at a time when Americans who still have a job are taking home less money.

So, thanks a lot RINOs, the Republican party has shown they stand for nothing, and have no core values that they will not compromise.

UPDATE: Or maybe no deal will happen, after Obama acted like a dick at his press conference today, with human props standing behind him (Legal Insurrection).
Obama just had what was possibly the most insulting press event I’ve ever seen from a President — I’ll post the video when available, it will infuriate you.
He spiked the football, overtly insulted Republicans and Congress, and laughed that he is on the verge of getting what he wants. Either he wants to nix any deal, or he’s actually just enjoying his victory but is emotionally incapable of being presidential about it.
Everything you ever wanted to know about our disfunctional government was on display.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

John Boehner Shuts Down Debate On Muzzling Grassroots In GOP, But Boasts He Can Find "Common Ground" With Obama

The Republican Party establishment found a way to muzzle the grassroots activists yesterday, passing the delegate changes proposed by the Romney camp.

This despite the fact that several buses of delegates who opposed the rule change were delayed (coincidence?) in getting to the convention.

Michelle Malkin has more.

And here's House Speaker John Boehner shutting down the opposition to the rule change.



The same Boehner who doesn't want to look like a mean guy, so eager to find "common ground" with Obama, but wastes no time going after conservatives, like a typical RINO.

That crybaby Boehner needs the equivalent of a Gen. George S. Patton to make him man up.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Why Romney Hasn't Won The Conservative Base: Snubs "True Believers" Watching Fox For "Independents and Women"

Willard "Mittens" Romney is showing everyone why he's his own worst enemy, and why he has a credibility problem with the conservative base. Because the "Etch-A-Sketch" is coming out (Byron York, via Legal Insurrection).

At a closed-to-the-press Florida fundraiser Sunday night at which his remarks were overheard by some reporters standing outside, Mitt Romney was asked about his media strategy for the general election campaign. According to reports in the Wall Street Journal and MSNBC, Romney said his campaign has been treated well by Fox News but that he needs to expand his audience beyond the leading cable news channel.

Fox is watched by the true believers,” Romney told donors, according to the Wall Street Journal. “We need to get the independents and the women.”

That's not all of Romney's problem stemming from this Florida fundraiser. The Other McCain has links to articles where Mittens is detailing deductions he wants to cut for wealthy Americans (playing the class warfare card), and is even prematurely selling access to his Inaugural. Not only that, Taylor Marsh also adds that Romney is floating a GOP "Dream Act" (read: amnesty) in order to woo Hispanics.

All from the same guy who beat up on Texas Governor Rick Perry for creating "magnets" for illegal aliens.

If you ask me, Mittens is taking those he sees as the "true believers" for granted, following the Rovian idea that conservatives have nowhere else to go.

Which is why he hasn't won my vote yet. And yes America, Newt is still out there, in case you haven't voted in a primary (and Rick Santorum, maybe you should switch your delegates to Newt).

If anything, the last few days have shown Ann Romney does a better job of uniting the GOP than her husband.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Santorum Suspends Campaign, Mitt's Electoral Maelstrom Begins

Today, Rick Santorum made the big political news of the day by essentially dropping out of the 2012 GOP Primary.

I don't know the reason, if it had something to do with poll numbers in his native Pennsylvania, or family concerns as his daughter Bella was hospitalized over the weekend (thoughts and prayers are with her and the Santorum family). Whatever the reason, he is no longer running, and what is notable, did not make an endorsement.

For more, click on Michelle Malkin's website, as well as The Other McCain. While the former Senator might not have been my first choice in the primary, I salute him for his run, and have to admire how he came out of nowhere and won some important primaries, as well as managed some very narrow losses, with hardly any money or organization...just a message and grassroots support. Had he been the nominee, I would have enthusiastically supported him. He's an honorable man and I hope he continues to stay active in promoting conservatism and conservative principles.

With that said, barring any miraculous turnaround that should knock him out of the race (we can only pray), it appears the GOP establishment has successfully forced their will on the GOP base and anointed a northeastern liberal and the pioneering force behind Obamacare as the 2012 Republican nominee. This despite how Willard "Mittens" Romneycare could not (save Florida after going nuclear on Newt Gingrich) win the South, could not win conservative and evangelical votes, and only appealed to more liberal/moderate voters. For all practical purposes, Romney has done his best to alienate conservative voters with not just their (rightful) suspicion of him as the biggest flip-flopper to comer from Massachusetts since John F'ing Kerry, but also his vitriolic, personal attacks against the other candidates that would have Ronald Reagan spinning in his grave over how the 11th Commandment was violated repeatedly. With a little help from his friends in the Republican establishment, I might add.

Mitt Romney has spent millions of dollars in negative ads, many of which were false, to tear down his fellow GOP primary opponents (except RuPaul), instead of making the case of why he was the most "electable" candidate. Thus, Romney leads the Republican party against the biggest domestic threat in American history, the Regime of Richard Milhous Obama, as the weakest candidate to go against an incumbent President.

Thus, Mitt Romney is now in a maelstrom of his own making.

First, he has not closed the deal with the Republican base, and has made the Karl Rovian assumption that "those Tea Party, conservative, and evangelical hicks have nowhere else to go, so they'll vote for me anyway." Nonsense! Today, and during this whole primary process, the "I'll vote 3rd party or stay home" feeling was much higher than it ever was in 2008, even with John McLame as the nominee. He's pretty much ignored the conservative base. Saying you're "severly conservative" doesn't cut the mustard, you have to prove it. Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum, though far from perfect, have done more to promote conservatism than Mitt Romney ever did.

Second (and finally), while Romney is still trying to seal up the Republican base, he will face the Chicago thuggery of the Axlerod/Obama machine, aided and abetted by their lapdogs in the media. Romney was willing to get personal with Newt, but we've seen how he doesn't have the balls to call Obama what he is (a Socialist). Add to that how the Soro$/Van Jones organized Occupy Wall Street bowel movement will spring up again, painting Romney as rich Daddy Warbucks who doesn't care about the middle class. Romney is going to be chewed up and spit out by the Obama/DNC attack machine, and it won't be funny. Those professional "conservative" pundits who said that Sarah Palin would never win because she'd take the focus off Obama will be eating their words.

So Ann (Coulter), Jennifer (Rubin), Karl (Rove), go ahead and gloat like the sore RINO winners you are. You still have to get your boy elected, and that's a tall order that is not assured.

So, my friends, this is where we are at, and the future isn't pretty. Sit back and buckle up, it's going to be a bumpy ride.

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Rejecting The Reagan Revolution, Re-Electing Obama, & Cementing America's Path To Decline

That is what the establishment Republican Party is on the cusp of doing in 2012, in what is the most important election for the future of this nation as we know it, by putting their weight behind Willard "Mittens" Romneycare.

Last week, former President (and 1992 loser) George H.W. Bush "enthusiastically" endorsed Romney, while Florida Senator, and Tea Party favorite, Marco Rubio felt the heat from the establishment and got in line. Now, word is today that Rick Santorum is meeting with unnamed conservatives to "strategize" from this day forward.

Romney won Wisconsin's primary on Tuesday, but also won in the liberal states of Maryland and the District of Columbia. This is the crux of Mittens' problem. He wins in liberal states but loses in Southern states. That doesn't bode well for the general election.

This, to me, is a frightening scenario. The Republican Party, which has risen to power on the "bold colors" that Ronald Wilson Reagan offered to America in the 1980 GOP Primary and general election, is in the process of nominating a guy who admitted in 1994 he was an "independent" during the Reagan years and did not want to go back to that era. This prospective nominee also created the bedrock to what would become Obamacare. From "bold colors" to "pale pastels" in only 32 years.

It's not surprising a northeastern elite like Bush 41 would side with Romney. They're cut from the same elite, New England blue blood country-club Republicanism that didn't offer much in the way of meaningful change to America. Now, don't get me wrong,  Bush is a decent person, but is not and never was a conservative.  That was his downfall.  To be honest, Bush 41 would have never become President on his own had he not been Reagan's VP.

But the GOP establishment has been battering resistant conservatives since Iowa, and continues to do so to this day, spreading fear that the ongoing primary battle will ensure Romney's loss to Obama.

Well, I don't subscribe to that point of view. Romney's biggest problem is himself. He will be eaten alive by the Obama attack machine because he's not willing to stand up and punch back (except when it's Newt, Rick Santorum, or Rick Perry). He won't call Obama a socialist, and only say he's "misguided." Romney will be made to look like the young George McFly in the first Back to the Future, who wears a "Kick Me" sign and simply laughs as Biff and the other bullies kick his posterior.

Romney's other problem? He could have wrapped this up sooner if he'd spent his time and funds telling people exactly why he was the best candidate to go against Obama, admitting that he was wrong about Romneycare and telling why he is now a born-again conservative, after years of being pro-choice, anti-gun, etc. Instead, Romney spent his resources and enlisted the Establishment GOP to go after his opponents in ways that violated the "11th Commandment." Witness how, in Florida, the Romneybots and establishment said their mission was to "destroy Newt." And alienate those who supported him or Rick Santorum? Smooth move, Ex-Lax!

Finally, Prof. Jacobson at Legal Insurrection nails what Romney's biggest problem is, the snarkiness or "sore winner's" attitude of his supporters in the elite "conservative" media.

Romney has embittered a large segment of the people he will need to rally around him. Profound and historic dislike of Obama is the only thing that will prevent a third party movement or a massive stay-at-home movement.

And it hasn’t stopped. Romney supporters have shown themselves to be sore winners, and there’s nothing worse than sore winners heading into a general election.

Just in the past few days Ann Coulter needlessly attacked Sarah Palin, and Jennifer Rubin compared conservatives who still don’t support Romney to “birthers.” With vocal and visible supporters like this, Romney doesn’t need enemies.

Here's a reminder what happens when you confront that empty vessel Coulter on why she now supports a guy whom she said was a sure loser over a year ago.

At this point, I'm not excited about our prospects for the Presidency this year, and, in many ways, taking the Senate. The Republican Party, under the leadership of the inept Rinse Preebus (what a name, I know, I misspelled it) are doing what they do best: snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, and at a time when the future of this nation is even more at stake.

True, a lot can happen between now and November. If Romney wins the Presidency, it will, at best, be a near Bush/Gore redux scenario. He will only win because more people are afraid of a second term for Obama, instead of voting for a leader with bold proposals and a path to get America back on the right track.

And that will cause him to be a tepid leader who will only serve one term, if elected.