Republicans

Mont. US House Candidate Turiano Tea Party Claims False?

Charles S. Johnson, The Missouilan

The Montana Tea Party Coalition denies any affiliation with U.S. House candidate Drew Turiano, who calls himself a “tea party Republican who believes in their philosophy.” The coalition said that none had met Turiano or seen him at one of their events or meetings.

Repubs. Challenge Obama's Authority on Delays

Louise Radnofsky, Wall Street Journal

Repubs. are pointing to statements by a top Treasury Dept. official as evidence that the Obama admin. overstepped its authority in delaying Obamacare's requirement that employers offer coverage or pay a penalty.

It’s Time To Fire Amnesty Supporter NC Rep. Renee Ellmers

Renee Ellmers has made the fastest about-face in the history of Washington, DC to become one of the most reliable votes for DC insider style big government spending – and most inexplicably – for giving amnesty to illegal aliens. SIGN OUR LETTER URGING REP. ELLMERS TO RESIGN!

Ann Coulter: Still Full of It

Ann Coulter’s smorgasbord conservatism is a path to permanent minority status for the GOP because it blurs the lines between the parties and amounts to a grant of lifetime tenure to establishment Republican Senators like Mitch McConnell, Thad Cochran and other Big Government Republicans. 

Who's the Least Popular Senator?

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

A new Public Policy Polling survey suggests that Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) is the “least popular senator in the country.” The results shouldn’t be that shocking as McCain has a low approval rating among both Repubs. and Dems.

Our Conservative Friend Jeff Bell Files For New Jersey Senate Seat

We are encouraged by Jeff Bell’s run for the Senate in New Jersey. Like Bill Kristol, we expect Bell to punch way above his weight class in the match-up against incumbent Democrat Cory Booker because Bell will draw a distinct contrast between his conservative world view and the secular liberal world view of Booker. 

In Texas, Tea Party Swings Like Babe Ruth

As CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie recounts in his new book TAKEOVER, the year the Bambino led the major leagues with sixty home runs, he also led in strikeouts with eighty-nine.

TEA PARTY: REJECT U.S. MEDDLING IN UKRAINE

Jason Jones and John Zmirak, WND

Dying and killing for Khrushchev is precisely what any use of American troops in the current Ukrainian quagmire would amount to – since the flashpoint of conflict that could spark a global war is the status of the ancient Russian province of Crimea.

Don't Write Those TeaParty Obits Just Yet

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

Republicans have a solid chance to win a Senate majority, and Obama approval is stuck in negative territory. Big government liberalism, hailed as the wave of the future in 2009, now seems widely discredited. The Tea Party obituaries are premature.

GOP Budget Aims to Help the Poor

Greg Richter, NewsMax

In a pre-emptive strike on Obama's own budget set to be released Tues., House Repubs. are releasing a report on Mon. as a prelude to their own version later this month. The GOP report is critical of the 50-year-old War on Poverty and proposes reforms to welfare and social programs.

Ronald Reagan, Ted Cruz, and the Tea Party at Five

Ronald Reagan built his coalition by taking all the discontents within the Republican Party and molding them into a coherent conservative ideology and a winning coalition that defeated the Republican establishment in the primaries. After just five short years the grassroots limited government constitutional conservatives of the Tea Party movement are well on their way to doing the same thing.

Boehner Says GOP Will Lead, but Backs Away From Votes

Russell Berman, The Hill

John Boehner defended the House GOP’s go-slow approach on immigration, tax reform and replacing ObamaCare, saying the party wanted to avoid repeating mistakes Dems. made and had to face the “reality” of its limited power in DC. He attacked Obama and said R's would present an alternative vision.

Why Republicans Need the Tea Party

Daniel Horowitz, National Review

The Tea Party movement provides an answer to the Left. 

Rand Paul: Obama Surgeon Gen. Pick Will Use Position to Attack 2nd Amendment

David Sherfinski, The Washington Times

Rand Paul is objecting to President Obama’s nominee to be the next Surgeon General of the United States because of what he says is a history of political advocacy and push for gun controls.

Republicans Take on Wall Street

jake Sherman, MJ Lee, and Kate Davidson, Politico

Republicans are proposing what was once unimaginable: raising taxes on big Wall Street banks.

Why Do Liberals Want to Suppress Political Speech?

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

"Some of us are old enough to remember when liberals’ response to speech they disagreed with was: more speech. The reflexive response of many liberals today seems to be: shut it down."

Republicans Are As Environmentally-Friendly As Democrats

Kevin Glass, TownHall

Scientific American reveals that Repubs. are at least as good - and possibly better - at being energy-efficient in their private lives as Dems. Repubs. buy energy-efficient appliances and disply energy-efficient behaviors at rates equal to or higher than Dems.

Palin Shames 'Lamestream Media'

Tom Tillison, Biz Pac Review

In the wake of the news that the FCC backed off on its controversial study of American newsrooms, Sarah Palin went after the media for its selective outrage. Palin shamed the “lamestream” media for failing to “wake the h*ll up” until Obama had his boot on their necks.

Close Down the Dem. Minstrel Show on Immigration

Charles Hurt, Washington Times

The GOP has for years been in a quandary about how to address the issue of illegal immigration honestly and firmly without sounding racist. A good place to start would be to knock off the brown-face minstrel show routine they learned from Dems.

Time to Defend Marriage and Federalism

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

Republicans might not have the votes to enact marriage protection right now, but we still have a voice. We should use it.