The launch of Representative Louie Gohmert’s (R-Texas) new GOH Conservative PAC, designed to defend “conservative Republicans from the attacks that come from the mainstream,” is the latest indicator of deepening fractures within the GOP that could eventually break the party apart.
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It looks as though the Federal Communications Commission is ready to dive back into the net neutrality debate. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency is ready to move forward with plans to overhaul rules that govern the way Internet service providers handle online traffic. Wheeler’s announcement comes on the heels of a D.C. […]
In the early going, Obamacare has proven such a manifest failure that it has, at last, become one of the few (out of many) Obama-Administration missteps to make it into mainstream cultural consciousness as a complete joke. Here’s a segment from a Fox News affiliate in Florida that creatively uses a highlight reel of Obama […]
CNBC’s Rick Santelli ranted against the government’s crony capitalism and unsound economic policies from the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange five years ago today. The rant has been widely credited with capturing the mood of the Nation and helping to set the Tea Party movement on course for widespread victory the following year. Highlights […]
“Because the cupboard is bare. There’s no more cuts to make. It’s really important that people understand that. We all want to reduce the deficit.” – Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) explaining why Congress couldn’t come up with a plan to lower deficits last year. Each time talk about cutting welfare waste comes up in Congress, […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Signaling that the Administration is poised to make good on President Barack Obama’s promise that 2014 will be a “year of action,” the Federal government added 56 finalized regulations and 1,516 new pages to the Federal Register last week.
A recent Economist/YouGov.com poll conducted to test media hype that 2012 Republican candidate Mitt Romney could make a political comeback in a future Presidential election revealed Barack Obama voter remorse.
A Congressional Budget Office report out Tuesday indicates that President Barack Obama’s plan to raise the Federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2016 could cost the economy 500,000 jobs.