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HOUSE GOP: REAGANS OR FORDS?

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

 

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House GOP: Reagans or Fords?

Here we go again.

Over at the Hill this weekend, a report surfaces that House Republicans are in the middle of what is described as a “civil war” over the defunding of Obamacare.

This civil war features House Republicans like Georgia Republican Tom Graves and those who, agreeing with Senators Mike Lee and Ted Cruz, want to defund ObamaCare — versus those who are terrified at the notion they will be blamed for “shutting down the government.”

It has launched the usual handwringing from the usual “conservative” media suspects, notably the New York Times’ columnist from Canada through New York, David Brooks. Mr. Brooks took to his usual perch on PBS to warn of “the rise of Ted Cruz-ism.” Let’s go to the transcript (bold print for emphasis):

DAVID BROOKS: What’s going on in the House, and a bit in the Senate, too, is what you might call the rise of Ted Cruz-ism.

And Ted Cruz, the senator from Canada through Texas, is basically not a legislator in the normal sense, doesn’t have an idea that he’s going to Congress to create coalitions, make alliances, and he is going to pass a lot of legislation. He’s going in more as a media protest person.

And a lot of the House Republicans are in the same mode. They’re not normal members of Congress. They’re not legislators. They want to stop things. And so they’re just being — they just want to obstruct.

And the second thing they’re doing, which is alarming a lot of Republicans, is they’re running against their own party. Ted Cruz is running against Republicans in the Senate. The House Republican Tea Party types are running against the Republican establishment. That’s how they’re raising money. That’s where they’re spending their money on ads.

And so they’re having a very obstructive role which is going on this week, and I think it’s going to make John Boehner’s life even more difficult.

Mr. Brooks is not alone in this attitude. As the summer unspooled, this or that GOP moderate in and out of the media popped up to make some form of the same argument. The issue is reaching a fever pitch as described here in the same Hill story: 

House leaders hatched a complicated plan that would have required the Senate to vote on defunding ObamaCare, but the bill was immediately shot down by Tea Party members and conservative groups. Lacking the votes, a vote on the legislation was canceled last week.

Now, rank-and-file Republican members are worried on how the House GOP will avoid government shutdown at the start of October. They say that a shutdown could provide an opening for Democrats to win back the House majority.”

Yet another Hill story reports specifics:

Conservative advocacy groups on Friday lined up behind new legislation in the House to defund ObamaCare.

The Club For Growth, FreedomWorks, ForAmerica and the Tea Party Patriots all endorsed a bill from Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga.) that would tie a one-year delay in the healthcare law to funding for the government. (more…)

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VIDEO – RUSH LIMBAUGH INTERVIEWED REGARDING “TEFLON OBAMA”

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

 

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VIDEOS – THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WIDE RECEIVER AND FAST AND FURIOUS

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Below are two links, the first is Bill Whittle and the second is Rush. Both discuss the differences between Fast and Furious and Operation Wide Receiver. We need to understand the difference between the two programs so we can educate others.

www.therightscoop.com/must-watch-afterburner-with-bill-whittle-on-fast-and-furious/

www.therightscoop.com/rush-limbaugh-explains-the-difference-between-wide-receiver-and-fast-furious/

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VIDEO – RUSH – DOLORES HUERTO – AWARDED PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM AWARD

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

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DAN FOREST, CANDIDATE FOR NORTH CAROLINA LT. GOVERNOR

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Dan Forest Plugged on Rush Limbaugh

Click here to hear Dan Forest, Republican candidate for NC Lt. Governor get a “national” plug on yesterday’s Rush Limbaugh radio show. The “Run Forest Run” slogan was broadcasted to over 20 million people!

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www.danforest.com/blog/view/DanForest/275/Dan-Forest-on-Rush-Limbaugh-

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VIDEO – NEW RICK PERRY CAMPAIGN AD

Friday, October 28th, 2011

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LIMBAUGH ON MARKET COLLAPSE

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Newsmax

Limbaugh on Market Collapse:

Obama Engineering the Decline of

America

Monday, August 8, 2011 06:17 PM

By: Jim Meyers

Top-rated talk radio host Rush Limbaugh finds a “silver lining” in the downgrading of America’s credit rating: There no longer is any doubt that President Barack Obama can be roundly defeated in 2012.

“Obamageddon — that’s what we have witnessed since Friday,” Rush told his listeners on Monday.

“Obamageddon. Barackalypse Now. The only silver lining I can find is that as far as 2012 goes, Obama’s a Debt Man Walking. Anybody want to tell me he’s not landslidable now?

“Let me repeat this as the Media Tweak of the Day: ‘What we have witnessed since Friday is Obamageddon, Barackalypse Now. And the only silver lining out there is that as far as 2012 goes, Obama’s now Debt Man Walking.”

In his blistering attack on Obama and the Democrats, Limbaugh asserted that “we have a president that’s overseeing — engineering — the decline of the American republic.”

He also charged that Democrats are trying to play the blame game against Republicans over the financial crisis.

“Obama is always running around complaining and whining and moaning about all that he inherited from George W. Bush,” Rush said.

“Well, he inherited a AAA credit rating, an unemployment rate of 5.7 percent.

(more…)

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THE STATE AGAINST BLACKS

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
The Wall Street Journal

  • JANUARY 22, 2011

‘The welfare state has done to black Americans what slavery couldn’t do. . . . And that is to destroy the black family.’

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‘Sometimes I sarcastically, perhaps cynically, say that I’m glad that I received virtually all of my education before it became fashionable for white people to like black people,” writes Walter Williams in his new autobiography, “Up from the Projects.” “By that I mean that I encountered back then a more honest assessment of my strengths and weaknesses. Professors didn’t hesitate to criticize me—sometimes to the point of saying, ‘That’s nonsense.'”

Mr. Williams, an economist at George Mason University, is contrasting being black and poor in the 1940s and ’50s with today’s experience. It’s a theme that permeates his short, bracing volume of reminiscence, and it’s where we began our conversation on a recent morning at his home in suburban Philadelphia.

“We lived in the Richard Allen housing projects” in Philadelphia, says Mr. Williams. “My father deserted us when I was three and my sister was two. But we were the only kids who didn’t have a mother and father in the house. These were poor black people and a few whites living in a housing project, and it was unusual not to have a mother and father in the house. Today, in the same projects, it would be rare to have a mother and father in the house.”

Even in the antebellum era, when slaves often weren’t permitted to wed, most black children lived with a biological mother and father. During Reconstruction and up until the 1940s, 75% to 85% of black children lived in two-parent families. Today, more than 70% of black children are born to single women. “The welfare state has done to black Americans what slavery couldn’t do, what Jim Crow couldn’t do, what the harshest racism couldn’t do,” Mr. Williams says. “And that is to destroy the black family.” (more…)

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KRAUTHAMMER – MASSACRE, FOLLOWED BY LIBEL

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Massacre, followed by libel

By Charles Krauthammer
Washington Post – Wednesday, January 12, 2011;

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/11/AR2011011106068_pf.html

The charge: The Tucson massacre is a consequence of the “climate of hate” created by Sarah Palin, the Tea Party, Glenn Beck, Obamacare opponents and sundry other liberal betes noires.

The verdict: Rarely in American political discourse has there been a charge so reckless, so scurrilous and so unsupported by evidence.

As killers go, Jared Loughner is not reticent. Yet among all his writings, postings, videos and other ravings – and in all the testimony from all the people who knew him – there is not a single reference to any of these supposed accessories to murder.

Not only is there no evidence that Loughner was impelled to violence by any of those upon whom Paul Krugman, Keith Olbermann, the New York Times, the Tucson sheriff and other rabid partisans are fixated. There is no evidence that he was responding to anything, political or otherwise, outside of his own head. (more…)

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NEW DEAL OR RAW DEAL?

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

November 5, 2010

Book asks: New Deal or Raw Deal?

By Thomas Sowell, Syndicated Columnist
The Picayune Item

PICAYUNE — Guess who said the following: “We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work.” Was it Sarah Palin? Rush Limbaugh? Karl Rove?

Not even close. It was Henry Morgenthau, Secretary of the Treasury under Franklin D. Roosevelt and one of FDR’s closest advisers. He added, “after eight years of this Administration we have just as much unemployment as when we started. . . And an enormous debt to boot!”

This is just one of the remarkable and eye-opening facts in a must-read book titled “New Deal or Raw Deal?” by Professor Burton W. Folsom, Jr., of Hillsdale College.

Ordinarily, what happened in the 1930s might be something to be left for historians to be concerned about. But the very same kinds of policies that were tried — and failed — during the 1930s are being carried out in Washington today, with the advocates of such policies often invoking FDR’s New Deal as a model. (more…)

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