Friday, December 31, 2010

Thursday, December 30, 2010

John Boehner

NYC Union Slow Down over Budget Cuts

Canada Cuts Corporate Tax Rate

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Coburn on Senate version of Tax Bill

Saturday, December 11, 2010

The Hunting Episode Really is Emmy Worthy

On the WSJ blog an author of a book on hunting named Pete Bodo has a thoroughly reasonable defense of all the weirdo issues being brought up regarding the hunting episode, She's a Great Shot, in TLC's Sara Palin's Alaska series.

I thought the episode's intimacy, quietness, good humor, camaraderie, humanity and humility were all off the charts on my endearing meter. It clearly wasn't the hunt Sara expected or wished for but she handled it with grace.  And her affection for her father was lovely.  If you missed this one be sure to check it out.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Saturday, November 6, 2010

John Boehner isn't cynical

Bret Bair's Profiles

Asterisks mean will not run or who have overwhelming obstacles to being successful:

Governors and former Governors:
*Mitch Daniels
Haley Barbor
Mitt Romney
Tim Pawlenty
Sarah Palin
Mike Huckabee
*Chris Christie
Bobby Jindal

John Thune
Jim DeMint

Mike Pence
*Newt Gingrich

Long Shots:
* Rick Perry (Gov)

Rick Sanatorum (Former Sen)
Ron Paul (Rep)
Donald Trump

*Rick Perry and Chis Chistie are convincingly denying a run, Mitch Daniels insulted social conservatives too much by not understanding that social conservatives see our national debt as a moral issue and make up a large portion of the Tea Party.  Newt Gingrich burned too many wives.

But generally Bret's list is establishment or establishment compatible.  Pawlenti and Jindal are not standing up tall enough in order to resist our coming catastrophe.  Ron Paul unnerves people on defense.

My feeling is only Jim DeMint and Sarah Palin are the serious Tea Party compatible candidates.  I think for Palin to decide not to run (and I take her at face value when she says that) even DeMint would have to step up the rhetoric a bit, and frankly that's hard to imagine.

So my bet is on Palin being the best candidate and win the primary.  She will successfully paint a vision that our nation's founding principles being the way out of our current crisis. Whenever she decides to fully engage with the the LSM she'll thoroughly exceed expectations and win over independents.

Sen.-elect Marco Rubio Delivers Weekly GOP Address

Fine words. the video's definitely worth watching. But regarding this address Ed Morrissey writes: "The GOP may not have had a speaker like Rubio since Ronald Reagan, excelling at both the message and the mechanics of oratory."   Hmmm.

Even though Rubio doesn't live up to much of his hype it comes not from him but usually from the establishment GOP, Ed Morrissey excepting. (His oratory skills are good but not remarkable and his reputed "sunny" persona is closer to "earnestly gracious.")  He does inspire in me confidence in the future of GOP.  He's conservative, serious and smart, and his guardedness is a plus.  It's like Rubio knows he needs to tread carefully across the minefield of America's dire situation before a intensely pro-Democratic media.  The media's hatchet jobs in the midterms seemed to work sufficiently in at least creating a chilling effect even in those already irked by the liberal spin.  Similar to Allen West, Rubio's guardedness is appropriate to the situation. Though he takes the opposite tack from Sarah Palin, I like his message and approach.  He's being himself.

But the weird hype surrounding him that pretends he is warm and personable worries me.  When Republicans lie to themselves we face crushing defeats.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Dana Loesh and George Will on Tea Party Governance

21 Democratic Senators who face reelection in two years

California:  Dianne Feinstein (D)
Delaware:  Tom Carper (D)
Florida:  Bill Nelson (D)
Hawaii:  Daniel Akaka (D)
Maryland:  Ben Cardin (D)
Michigan:  Debbie Stabenow (D)
Minnesota:  Amy Klobuchar (D)
Missouri:  Claire McCaskill (D)
Montana:  Jon Tester (D)
Nebraska:  Ben Nelson (D)
New Jersey:  Bob Menendez (D)
New Mexico:  Jeff Bingaman (D)
New York:  Kirsten Gillibrand (D)
North Dakota:  Kent Conrad (D)
Ohio:  Sherrod Brown (D)
Pennsylvania:  Bob Casey, Jr. (D)
Rhode Island:  Sheldon Whitehouse (D)
Virginia Jim Webb (D)
Washington:  Maria Cantwell (D)
West Virginia:  Carte Goodwin (D)
Wisconsin:  Herb Kohl (D)

Allen West on FNC

VIDEO: Heritage President Ed Feulner Reacts to the Conservative Wave Ele...

Nikki Haley wins SC first Woman Governor

GOP Leadership Holds Post Midterm Victory Press Conference

Michele Bachmann Say's Chris Matthews,That Thrill Isn't So Tingly On You...

Rick Scott to make announcement

Ron Johnson Victory Speech For Wisconsin Senate Race

Uncut: Marco Rubio Gives Victory Speech

Boehner Remarks at Election Night Results Watch

Nikki Haley Makes History

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

O'Donnell Separation of Church & State

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Rove on WH credibility

Rush: Obama should prove he's not paid by ChiComs

Wednesday, October 13, 2010


Sunday, October 10, 2010

Laura Ingraham Interviews Joe Miller From Alaska

Coulter explains why Mike Huckabee is a Liberal

Announces 2012 theme in California speech

At the Bakersfield Buisiness Conference, the Governor linked what she considered the dual campaign themes of 2010 and 2012, and indirectly the difference between what should be expected coming out of the 2010 election and what should be expected coming out of 2012:

"These two elections, 2010 and 2012, go hand-in-hand. ... The theme of 2010 has got to be rebuke their errors, reject, repeal; and then the theme of 2012 — it's renew, revive and restore."

Palin told the crowd: "Folks, in 2012," the message should be "renew our optimistic, pioneering spirit, revive our free market system and restore constitutional limits and our standing in the world, as that abiding beacon of freedom. ... Not transformation but restoration with a 'Great Awakening' that we already feel emerging across America. We will win this year, we will win this year. And I believe we will win in 2012."

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Monday, October 4, 2010

Pajamas Media's Brian Preston debates Daily Kos sage on the nature of the Tea Party

Pamella Geller on FNC

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Luntz in Florida

Friday, September 24, 2010

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Monday, September 20, 2010

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Tea Party Express derails GOP candidates 茶黨搶盡共和黨風光

Freedom Watch: Palin, Paul and Demint

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So Sad

O'Donnell Coons Debate

Monday, September 13, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

"Crash Course" on Economic Transformation

Murkowski floats running on the DemTicket?

Tuesday's Washington Post:
Murkowski described her options in continuing as "extraordinarily risky," and said she wouldn't even be thinking about going on if not for the showing of support and the risk she believes the state faces.

There are a host of issues at play, she said, from losing seniority in the Senate to the direction that both major party candidates are proposing taking the state that she believes are "causing Alaskans to sit up and pay attention and say, 'What just happened in this election and what are we left with?' And that's why they are coming back to me, saying, 'Is there any other opportunity that you would consider?' So that's kind of where I am today."

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Discussion on parallels with Civil Rights Movement

Restoring Honor Rally- Dr. Alveda King

GB: "This is it."

In beginning his address at his Restoring Honor rally, Beck quoted the Gettysburg Address, saying that this particular line was running though his head all day: Little will note nor long remember what was said here today.

Instead Beck stressed that it was what was done that mattered. He argued later that what was done was that a fire was started that would continue to burn in our national life.

I think he is right. This national awakening that I think really has begun is about turning to God and turning away from sins, specific and very relevant sins like hating one's political opposition. To me this is the legitimate path of repentance for America. To me it's repentance in the Biblical sense.

In my understanding, repentance as a rule is sloppy and theologically confused. That's what it is because a sinner is always confused. Instead of being a step in conversion (as if it was not really for all men but only those that are in the process of converting) repentance is a desperate lurch toward God. The point of repentance is the about face from sin and the resurgence of hope for God and God's refreshing ways.

So while some of the Christian leaders who Beck contacted for support have qualms about being led by a Mormon, and while I'm the first person to have qualms about wobbly theology, repentance is different from the rest of the gospel. It can be a little wobbly on theology as long as the truth is loved and the person repenting is fully devoted to continuing to seek the truth. The person repenting may not even be familiar with the term repentance.

The ultimate biblical example of a repentant person is the prodigal son. And he was confused and had to be corrected by his father. He was a son eager to be a servant. But his father instead wanted to rejoice in his son's son-ship.

In the same way, repentance facilitates coming fully to Jesus Christ. My prayer is that those at the mall would follow in the steps of the prodigal and come to the Father's loving embrace and receive the full blessing of becoming his regenerate children.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Zo calls Black Conservative Press Conference a "bitter pill" for journalists covering event

The day after the Tea Party Express hosted a Black Conservative Press Conference at the National Press Club Offices in DC, Alfonzo Rachel spoke to Breitbart talk radio and said that the Presser started at about 9:30am and lasted until about noon. He said that the room was filled with journalists from various outlets, most of whom stayed for the duration of the Tea Party Express Event.  Zo also made the point that the groundwork has to be laid now that opposition to Obama is policy driven. 

Video on the Press Conference:

CNN Montage

Lloyd Marcus Website

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Friday, August 6, 2010

National Black Conservative Press Conference

Graham shamelessly defends his Kagan yes vote and the amount of wine had with dinner

Press Conference: Attack on Conservative Black Leaders

Cooper apologizes for not challenging Sherrod's racism accusation

Cedra Crenshaw at Independence Rally July 3rd

Romer has not really been acting as Chief Economic Advisor

From National Journal blog:

Christina Romer, chairwoman of Pres. Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, has decided to resign, according to a source familiar with her plans.
Romer, an economics professor at the University of California (Berkeley) before taking the key admin post, did not respond to repeated calls to her office.
"She has been frustrated," a source with insight into the WH economics team said. "She doesn't feel that she has a direct line to the president. She would be giving different advice than Larry Summers [director of the National Economic Council], who does have a direct line to the president."
"She is ostensibly the chief economic adviser, but she doesn't seem to be playing that role," the source said.
 Romer and her husband recently conducted research and found that, "tax increases are highly contractionary" and that, "tax cuts have very large and persistent positive output effects."  (American Economic Review)

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Duvall jokes about Peggy Noonan

In his interview with Mike Huckabee, Robert Duvall discusses the Governor as a female politician and laments, "Noonan wants to be the only woman at the dais!"
[See video below]

Bobby Duvall: Palin like a Rancher's Wife

Monday, July 12, 2010

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Bush 2012?

A close first cousin of Jeb Bush, John Ellis, is floating the idea on his blog of a Presidential run for Jeb in 2012, as an anti-Palin independent!  Sad the elites see being pro-illegal immigration as the only path to the Mexican-American vote.  And it sounds like a Bush run this time without putting on a show of conservatism.

It would be the Bush Family Hopes to Find a way to Nudge down the Deficit against the GOP/tea party coalition and the Obama Lefties.  If it worked the downside/upside (depending on how you look at it) would be the almost certain end of the GOP.  I suspect Palin will make this scenario increasingly unlikely by continuing to bring around independents and proving herself the great unvarnished solution to our debt-laden future.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Monday, April 19, 2010

Friday, April 9, 2010

Reception for Michele Bachmann in Chicagoland April 17th!

Follow Kelly's hyper informative Twitter feed at KLSouth and regarding the event, just see his blog.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Johnny Cash - Ain't No Grave (HD)

Sarah Palin: Real American Stories

Paul Krugman is sick needs to see his doctor

Israel Today report: strategy working for Obamba WH

Israel Today:
Israel's government coalition may be on the verge of collapse thanks to last week's unprecedented pressure on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by US President Barack Obama.
The left-wing Labor Party, which has more or less stood by Netanyahu until now, has demanded that the prime minister bring the opposition Kadima Party into the coalition in order to mend the current rift with Washington.
Senior Labor ministers said Obama's demand that Netanyahu extend indefinitely the Jewish building freeze in Judea and Samaria had given them the opportunity to test the prime minister and his ruling Likud Party.
The freeze is scheduled to expire in September, at which point many Labor lawmakers said they would have fought hard to extend it. But Obama wants Netanyahu's commitment on the matter now.
Labor ministers say the only way forward considering the current situation is for Netanyahu to kick some of his more right-wing coalition partners out of the government and offer Kadima leader Tzipi Livni enough influence and power to entice her to join.
Israeli commentators have suggested that is what Obama wanted all along, since Kadima and Labor are far more in line with Washington's policies of creating a Palestinian state in nearly all of Judea and Samaria with the eastern half of Jerusalem as its capital.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Legend Phyllis Schlafly on the formerly pro-life Dems

"It is naive for any elected official, especially one who describes himself as 'pro-life,' to expect that a promise to issue an Executive Order that reasserts the intentions of the Hyde Amendment will be fulfilled by the most pro-abortion president to ever sit in the White House. Perhaps Mr. Stupak and his fellow pro-life Democrats forget that President Obama's first Executive Order was the repeal of the Mexico City Policy to allow for international funding of abortion."

"Not only would an Executive Order be rendered meaningless in the face of Congress passing legislation which actively provides for the massive expansion and funding of abortion services, but anyone who doubts the abortion tsunami which awaits this bill becoming law lives in a fantasy world."

"Barack Obama has lined every existing federal agency with the most dedicated pro-abortion ideologues, and we know that he will continue this pattern of pro-abortion appointments when it comes time for him to fill the over-100 bureaucracies created to administer his socialized health care program."

"Any formerly pro-life Democrat who casts a 'Yes' vote for this Senate health care bill tonight will be forever remembered as being among the deciding votes which facilitated the largest expansion of abortion services since Roe v. Wade."

"Mr. Stupak and his Democrat followers have now clarified that you cannot be pro-life and be a Democrat. If abortion was truly their biggest issue, they wouldn't willfully align themselves with the Party of Death."

"This vote will expose the myth of the 'pro-life Democrat.' With this single vote, the Democratic Party will divide our nation into the Party of Death and the Party of Life, and future elections will never be the same."

Sunday, March 14, 2010