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pertaining to the Republican Party

Common Core and Obamacare: Two Peas in a Pod

It is time we stopped letting politicians pretend they know how to run our lives.

War on Voter ID Laws Rages On

John Hayward, Human Events

The Surveillance State is cheerfully amassing terabytes of information on every American, but we still indulge the pretense that properly identifying voters is a huge task, undertaken only by racists. Ballot protection is an area where “progressives” don’t seem very interested in progress.

Outsider Curt Clawson Is the CHQ Pick In FL-19

Outsider Curt Clawson, a former Purdue University basketball standout and corporate CEO, who is strong on life and is an inspired advocate of a Ronald Reagan – Jack Kemp-style of growth-oriented conservatism is our choice in the FL-19 Special Election. Learn more about Curt Clawson or to volunteer or donate to his campaign HERE.

Should GOP Conservatives Adjust Their Message for Blacks?

Lloyd Marcus, American Thinker

One columnist says the only way for conservatives to reach black voters is to drop their colorblind idealism. But this real, live black writer begs to differ.

Inside the Beltway Repub. Power Dynamics: It's Complicated

Jennifer Harper, Washington Times

Who’s in charge of the elite Republican powerhouse, where strategy, money and mettle drive a party to victory? There’s no master commander, but rather an ever-changing cast of political titans who bring their personal prowess to the table.

Renee Ellmers Berates Anti-Amnesty Constituents

David Steinberg, PJ Media

GOP-E Rep. Renee Ellmers tells anti-amnesty conservative Ron Woodard: “You don’t have any damn facts.” She claims he is stereotyping, and constantly interrupts him. This conduct occurred after she had inconvenienced the group by changing locations at the last minute, and refused to let all of the attendees into her office.

Cruz & Paul Unite to Block Ukraine Aid Over IMF Changes

Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner

Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul will work to block a $1 billion Ukraine aid package unless Harry Reid strips out a controversial measure funding the International Monetary Fund.

Jindal Takes the Stage

Quin Hillyer, National Review

The Louisiana governor polishes his delivery, answers critics, and welcomes the spotlight. 

Common Core Drops the F-Bomb

“We want EXCELLENT, not common standards, and we want EXCEPTIONAL curriculum filled with rich literature, not smut; not politically biased revisionist history, and not boring government documents!”  SIGN THE PETITION TO STOP COMMON CORE NOW!

The Vilification of Sarah Palin

It's the Democrats who are really raging a war on women and their number one target is Sarah Palin.

Cochran: I Still Have No Idea What the Tea Party Is

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Clueless and out-of-touch GOP-E Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) confirmed that he is still unaware of the five-year-old Tea Party movement that has rocked U.S. politics, including the U.S. Senate in which he has served for 36 years.

Republican Tea Time

Matt Purple, American Spectator

The Tea Party isn't dead—and it's far bigger than just primary challengers.

Is the Tea Party Over?

Ben Domenech, The Federalist

The Tea Party is over because it won. As an organic limited gov't movement motivated by real activists, it's had a big impact on reshaping the GOP and policy priorities, in forcing traditional politicians to bend to their will.

Vitter: Kochs Are Fighting for Our Freedoms

Cathy Burke, NewsMax

Sen. David Vitter praised conservative billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch as "two of the most patriotic Americans" ever during a town hall discussion about the growing influence of lobbyists.

It’s Time to Draft Ted Cruz for President

Raz Shafer, Red State

When Repubs. run for the White House as conservatives, we win. When they run as moderates, we lose. Yet every four years, the party bosses and political consultants tell us that conservatives are unelectable and that we must support their big-government candidates.

GOP Takes On Obama's Broad Exec. Overreach

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Has Obama's impunity come to an end? After five years of his flouting the letter and spirit of the law in an increasingly brazen fashion, congressional Repubs. are ramping up their rhetoric about Obama's lawlessness, their most concerted effort on the issue to date.

2014 Election Forecasting: What Are GOP's Chances?

Greg Corombos, WND

An unpopular president and a changing Senate map show Democrats on the defense. But Repubs. have a lot of work to do. One of the important things that Repubs. must focus on is primaries in a number of states. 

Will Repubs. Screw Up Victory Over OCare?

Gawken, Red State

Why are Repubs. supposed to provide detailed plans for healthcare reform, but it’s somehow OK for Dems. to run on “mend it, don’t end it?” Once again, Repubs. are attempting to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory; responding to fake bleats from the MSM, and Dems. over what the GOP will do about OCare.

It's the Economy, Stupid! The Real Lesson of FL Race

Byron York, Washington Examiner

In the past few days, Democrats have experienced something close to a mass freakout regarding their chances in this November's midterm elections.

Defense Lobbyists Fear TeaParty GOP's Aim to Cut Spending

John T. Bennett, Defense News

"Is the conservative movement, with its insistence on federal spending cuts, including for defense, poised for a comeback under a possibly GOP-controlled legislative branch?" Big Gov't lobbyists who hate the sequester cuts hope that the Tea Party won't be that organized.