Archive for 13 Aug 2012

Here’s a new Romney ad smacking Obama on welfare.

Here’s today’s reading list:

He’s been a fiscal conservative go-to guy for a while now. Nice try though DNC.

Time Rebuts Team Obama: Paul Ryan Was ‘Seven Years Ahead of the Tea Party’
By Tim Graham

On Monday’s Today on NBC, Obama spinner Stephanie Cutter claimed Paul Ryan’s never bucked the Republican Party line in the Bush years. But at Time magazine’s Swampland blog, reporter Jay Newton-Small describes the reality: Ryan didn’t like the Bush trend. “I quickly learned Ryan was the go-to person for a fiscal conservative quote – a Republican disgusted with his own party’s profligate spending who not only lambasted the President but also voted against every omnibus appropriations bill.”

Ryan was “seven years ahead of the Tea Party,” she wrote:

Over the next few years, it became clear Ryan was more than a Club for Growth, anti-tax conservative. He was an ideologue and proud of it. During a 2005 mark-up of legislation overhauling the nation’s defined benefit pensions, which the government insures, Ryan urged his GOP colleagues to do better to protect American taxpayers. He was the only Republican on the committee to vote against the bill. Ryan was about seven years ahead of the Tea Party in that regard.

In fact, the GOP establishment seemed terrified that Ryan’s budget plans were politically dangerous…

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…at MSNBC by Rich Lowry. Don’t worry, the link is to News Busters.

National Review’s Rich Lowry Destroys MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow on Meet the Press

She’s touted by the liberal media as one of the brightest commentators on television, yet MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow got thoroughly demolished by National Review editor Rich Lowry on Sunday’s Meet the Press.

When continually asked by Lowry to defend the President’s $700 billion Medicare cuts in ObamaCare, Maddow repeatedly refused making herself look tremendously foolish

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…Eric Holder in court for contempt.
Looks like he’s not giving up on this, which is good. I’m glad to see that he’s pursuing this. Eric Holder needs to be fired right along with his corrupt boss.
Take out the trash in November.

Darrell Issa to Sue Eric Holder Monday
By Jonathan Strong

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa plans to sue Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday for refusing to provide documents related to the “Fast and Furious” gun-smuggling operation.

“The committee expects to file the civil contempt suit against the attorney general Monday,” a Republican source said. The suit will be filed in the federal district court for the District of Columbia.

The action is the latest escalation in the dispute between House Republicans and the Justice Department over the documents, which relate to a botched gun-smuggling operation.