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Latest Tea Party Items
Tea party groups and fiscal conservatives wasted no time Wednesday in savaging a bipartisan budget agreement negotiated between House Republicans and Senate Democrats, drawing an unusually angry response from House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican.
Can Mitch McConnell rescue the conservatives? The senior senator from Kentucky leads an increasingly irrelevant Republican minority in the Senate, but he is the key to bringing down the newly struck budget deal that gives Democrats all they want, and then some. The Republican leaders in the House have surrendered early, giving the Democrats a $65 billion spending card for letting them get home in time for Christmas. They still believe in Santa Claus.
While most Americans were buying turkeys, baking pumpkin pies and planning their family Thanksgiving get-togethers, the Internal Revenue Service was hard at work strengthening its grip on free speech. With the release of a new set of new rules governing nonprofit organizations, the tax man is granting himself the authority to crack down further on groups that annoy the administration.
In early November, Bill Elliot appeared on Megyn Kelly's Fox News Channel show to complain about the rock and a hard place he found himself in owing to President Obama's health care scheme.
Did you ever buy a game or device for which the rule book or instruction manual was so thick and detailed that you were not able to comprehend it in a reasonable period of time, so you either discarded or failed to use the product?
Now, President Obama can nominate the Three Stooges to the federal bench if he wants, and get away with it.
In my book, moderates and Tea Partyers urgently need a common strategy if they are to prevail in the 2016 elections. Without one, they are simply dead on arrival.
In opposing Obamacare, the Tea Party took a position that increasing numbers of Americans agree with, now that Obamacare's potential for disaster is becoming clearer by the day. But in trying to defund Obamacare without the congressional votes to do so, the Tea Party made a major tactical mistake.
They are at it again. They are again telling Republicans and conservatives how dreadful their political condition really is. I am speaking, of course, of the voices of the kultursmog, and to hear them tell it, we are in a heck of a heap. We lost the governorship of Virginia. Even worse, we won the governorship of New Jersey. What dreadful news.