George W. Bush: Porkbuster!

From tonight’s SoTU: “I am pleased that Members of Congress are working on earmark reform – because the Federal budget has too many special interest projects.” From the Porkbusters team, I say: welcome aboard, Mr. President! I’ll spare you the lecture on how cutting pork and limiting frivolous spending is a clear winner of an […]

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State of Flux: Where is the Party of Reagan?

Where Is The Party Of Reagan? “In the scenario that Roy Blunt is elected to be the new majority leader; I will withdraw my membership from the Republican Party and become an independent. I became a Republican a day after I swore in as an US citizen. But I am now reconsidering my membership. I […]

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John Shadegg for Majority Leader

Up until a few weeks ago, if you had asked me if I cared about who the House Majority Leader was for the Republicans, I would have looked at you like you had two heads. Sure, I’m politically wonky, but internal GOP leadership struggles? Please. But that’s because I was being a bit of an […]

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John & Al, Paris & Nicole

All politicians “play to the base”, making occasional outrageous statements that engage and excite their core constituencies, but won’t necessarily help them with the electorate as a whole. At some point, though, you have to begin suspecting that a politician may no longer even be trying to win elections, but rather has crossed over into […]

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House Majority Leader Candidates Agree On Key Reforms

Last week, all three candidates battling for the House Majority Leader position appeared on Hugh Hewitt’s radio program, and each also conducted a conference call with bloggers. Over the past several days, I’ve parsed through the transcripts of all six sessions, and extracted out the candidates’ answers to key reform and policy questions. The full […]

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House Majority Leader: Blogger Endorsements

Now that the blogger conference calls are complete and the race for House Majority Leader is heating up, I’ve set up a mechanism for individual bloggers to log their endorsement of a candidate. if you want to have your position noted, post your argument and include one of the following exact phrases (quotes and formatting […]

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An Appeal from Center-Right Bloggers

I’m pleased to present the following statement on behalf of the undersigned bloggers. -N.Z. An Appeal from Center-Right Bloggers We are bloggers with boatloads of opinions, and none of us come close to agreeing with any other one of us all of the time. But we do agree on this: The new leadership in the […]

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Hot posts: 01/13 8:35 AM

Friday Ark #69 (7 links)ModulatorWe'll post links to sites that have Friday (plus or minus a few days) photos of their chosen animals (photoshops at our discretion and humans only in supporting roles). Watch the Exception category for rocks, beer, coffee cups, and….? We will

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Hot posts: 01/12 7:37 PM

Under Clinton, NY Times called surveilla (7 links)The American ThinkerThe controversy following revelations that U.S. intelligence agencies have monitored suspected terrorist related communications since 9/11 reflects a severe case of selective amnesia by the New York Times and other…]]>

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Hot posts: 01/12 3:35 PM

How Many Dems Could Be Confirmed? (7 links)The RCP BlogAfter watching the wife of the nominee break down into tears yesterday evening at the treatment being given to her husband by Senate Democrats, it seems fair to ask: how many Democrats sitting on the Judiciary Committee could be confirmed using t

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Hot posts: 01/12 1:39 PM

The Kos Kidz Go After Alito's Wife (7 links)Right Wing News (Conservative News and Views)It can't be pleasant for any family member of a judge who sits through confirmation hearings. Just imagine being in…&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp this blog’s community: katrina relief bloggers&nbsp&nbsp 

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Hot posts: 01/12 11:38 AM

Max Blumenthal: Alito's Pro-Internm (8 links)The Huffington PostIf there's another terror attack on American soil, you can forget about civil rights. That's according to Peter Kirsanow, who will testify to Samu AMERICAblog just bought General Wesley Clark’s cell phone records for $89.95 (8 links)AMERICAblog: Because a great nation deserves the truthUPDATE: We tried to get […]

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Hot posts: 01/12 10:40 AM

Sparks Fly at Alito Hearing (7 links)TalkLeft: The Politics of CrimeWe were waiting for some fireworks at Judge Sam Alito’s confirmation hearing. Tuesday was definitely dullsville. We wanted sparks to fly. We wanted to hear Bell’s goin

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Hot posts: 01/12 9:36 AM

ALITO WATCH: THE DEAD HORSE DEMOCRATS (7 links)Michelle MalkinWe’re an hour and a half into the hearings and I need to hear no more. It’s all about the Dems beating dead horses. Over and over again. Unitary executive.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp this blog’s communities: hurricane katrina bloggers&nbsp&nbsp katrina relief bloggers&nbsp&nbsp 

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Hot posts: 01/11 6:41 PM

VIDEO: CLASH OF THE WINDBAGS (7 links)Michelle MalkinTo save you the trouble of sitting through the Democrats’ unrelenting condescension, arrogance, and Category 5 windbagginess, I bring you a video clip of today’s Alito confirmation hearings that epitomizes the Left’s desperation. You’ve r&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp related topic: supreme court nominee samuel alito&nbsp&nbsp &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp this blog’s communities: hurricane katrina bloggers&nbsp&nbsp katrina relief bloggers&nbsp&nbsp 

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Hot posts: 01/11 5:42 PM

Liberal Red Book leaked! (20 links)Western Standard – Independent Voice of the New West. Waiting for the Liberal Red Book? Wait no longer! Here's an, ahem, advance copy. Please credit the Western Standard and our blog, The Shotgun! LATE NIGHT READING UPDATE: Use the word search function to see what's important in the Red… ALITO […]

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Blunt, Boehner and Pork

I’m still trying to wrap my head around the pluses and minuses of the two frontrunning candidates for the Republican’s next Majority Leader. One issue I certainly wanted to understand was their position on pork, and so I headed over to Citizen’s Against Government Waste to check how they were rated. Here’s how they stacked […]

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Hot posts: 01/10 5:31 PM

This post will self destruct in 5 second (7 links)NIF &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp this blog’s communities: the alliance of free blogs&nbsp&nbsp the wide awakes&nbsp&nbsp katrina relief bloggers&nbsp&nbsp 

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