Tag Archive for Republicans

Constitutional Conservative Hypocrites

As the conserverati gather in Washington DC for this week’s CPAC conference, a document is floating around that encourages conservatives to return to the constitutional roots.  It’s called the Mt. Vernon Statement and it’s signed by the usual cast of clowns that justified every decision made by the last Republican President and the last Republican…

Obama’s State of the Union

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiaUdzsgvq0&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Here’s where you can read the entire transcript of the speech.  I found it fascinating to watch so many Congressman and Senators from the GOP on their Blackberries or iPhones during the speech, and the video above captures John McCain mouthing the words “Blame it on Bush.”  That would be an accurate statement Senator.…

The New Watergate?

Not even ONE WEEK after the Republican Supreme Court overturned Watergate era campaign finance laws, there has already been a Republican linked Watergate scandal. Self-proclaimed ACORN harasser James O’Keefe was arrested YESTERDAY, along with three other conservative activists of trying to wiretap the phones of Democratic Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu.

Breakdown of Brown Victory shows it’s not about Obama

The Boston Globe posted this interesting analysis of the election of Scott Brown to the US Senate seat in my old stomping grounds in Massachusetts.  And I have a couple of additional points to add to this towards the end that I believe helped the Republicans win.  The picture is not as rosy as Republicans…

LA Times and Capitol Weekly Team up on New State Political Blog

The LA Times and Capitol Weekly have launched a new blog aimed at covering California politics.  Which means they’ll go after Republicans and Democrats alike, and not just Democrats and public unions a la the Register’s editorial pages or Steven Greenhut’s new venture. Check out the new site here. Anthony York, editor of the Capitol…

Friends and Enemies

Not long along, Michelle Steele, a conservative Board of Equalization member, attended a fundraiser for Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang.  Steele and Kang have known each other for years and there’s a healthy degree of mutual respect and friendship between the two.  That’s a good thing and a healthy thing. But this appearance launched much teeth…