Monthly Archives: September 2013

Do Some Beltway Republicans Want To Be Blamed For “Shutting Down Governemnt?”

Then turn the tables for crying out loud. From the delightful Stilton Jarlsberg.   When will responsible Republicans in DC  stop parroting the Democrat talking points, echoing the liberal narrative?  Of course most “government” does not “shutdown” in these circumstances. … Continue reading

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The Responsibility of Leadership and the Importance of Party Platforms

Republican Party of Iowa Chairman A.J. Spiker’s recent communication, which we referred to yesterday, was addressed in today’s The Iowa Republican (TIR).  The author Kevin Hall is not shy about interpreting the letter as a misdirection regarding more prevalent criticisms … Continue reading

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RPI Chm. Spiker Not Interested In Hiding the Republican Light

Scott County leadership more interested in talking about themselves than informing the community at large about issues. Yesterday, A. J Spiker , Chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa, sent “A Message from the Chairman”  to the Party’s e-mail list … Continue reading

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Pithy Is As Pithy Does

Check out this report from Erick Erickson publisher of RedState.  He exposes not only the dripping establishment resentment directed at Ted Cruz for calling Republicans to task, but the grand duplicity of some of the same Senate Republicans (McCain) as … Continue reading

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Does The Assault On Ted Cruz Have a “Racist Component”?

I am reminded of a conversation earlier this year with an affluent 40ish liberal two time Obama voter, whom I have referred to in the past on these pages. We were discussing a range of issues and topics related to … Continue reading

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This King Has Turned Into a Royal Jerk

From Robert Laurie writing at the Canada Free Press: Yesterday, (Peter)King (who’s still considering a 2016 presidential run) spoke with the always-unbiased New York Times. During his interview, he called Cruz a “fraud” and referred to his anti-Obamacare crusade as … Continue reading

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Sitting on the Sidelines Does Not Protect American Health Care

The usually laudable writings of Daniel Henninger, writing at the Wall Street Journal, are  seriously off base today.  The title of the article,  Let Obamacare Collapse,  pretty much states the meat of his argument. The political justification, as we have … Continue reading

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Are Mitch McConnel and John Cornyn Undermining The Obamacare Defunding Effort?

According to Breitbart News they are. McConnell and Cornyn are opposing Cruz’s filibuster of the House bill, which is a technical maneuver by Cruz, intended to expose true support for Obamacare. The two senators are saying that they are merely … Continue reading

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Stand With Ted Cruz — Defund Obamacare — FreedomWorks

From Freedom Works  with our heartfelt endorsement. Stand with Ted Cruz! Right now, Ted Cruz is fighting on the Senate floor to protect you from ObamaCare. He is leading a filibuster to make sure Harry Reid doesn’t force hard-working Americans … Continue reading

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Gross Distortion

Yesterday we suggested that the propensity of establishment Republicans in Iowa to be aggressive toward anyone  upsetting their apple cart is on a par with how those inside the DC beltway are behaving toward Senator Cruz regarding his forthrightness in … Continue reading

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