Boehner Getting Worried – Delays Vote to Replace Him as Speaker

Speaker of the House John Boehner announced Monday the elections for majority leader and whip will no longer be held on Oct. 8. While Republicans will have a closed-door vote on who they will nominate for speaker of the House Thursday, the entire chamber won’t vote on Boehner’s replacement until Oct. 29. The Ohio Republican’s successor will then schedule dates for the other leadership positions elections. The extension gives more time for the GOP to weigh their options and find alternative Read more […]

Congressman Jason Chaffetz is Running for Speaker of the House

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) is the Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, one of the most important committees on Capitol Hill, but he’s looking for a promotion. Just a few days after saying that he would support Kevin McCarthy (R-CA_ as the next Speaker of the House, Chaffetz made a surprising announcement while speaking with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. Today, here, I am announcing my intention to run for speaker of the House of Representatives. We were entrusted by the American Read more […]

John Boehner to Resign Before Halloween … What Should We Expect Next?

Speaker of the House John Boehner has finally decided to resign after about four years as the Republican leader of the House of Representatives. His departure has elicited a mixed reaction. Many establishment (moderate) Republicans and Democrats have expressed sadness over the breach in the GOP, while more hardline conservatives have been unabashedly rejoicing. But one thing is for sure, the fact that Boehner is resigning indicates a major rift in the GOP. Establishment Republicans accuse Tea Read more […]

House GOP Turns Backs on Conservative Base – Drops Abortion and Border Security!

The House GOP started 2015 by strengthening their hold on the House majority and turning their attention to limiting abortion and strengthening border security. Now it seems that they are ready to turn their backs on their conservative base and abandon both initiatives for less divisive issues. Which is basically what the grassroots community has gotten used to when it comes to the GOP. We get stabbed in the back whenever things get tough…. The House will abandon contentious border security Read more […]

Naïveté Is Killing The Conservative Movement

“Never underestimate the power of the State to act out its own massive fantasies.” – Don DeLillo I’m consistently annoyed by my Party, and its constant underestimation of Democrats; it’s become a chronic problem in the conservative movement. Playing nice with Democrats is like walking into a lion’s den with not a single weapon. The Democrats are master gamesmen. Democrats can play the American people like a fiddle, and conservatives are reaching out to shake their hands. It’s naïveté on an embarrassing Read more […]

113th Congress Will Not Vote on Immigration Reform

There are not enough legislative days left for the 113th Congress to decide anything about immigration reform. House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy told reporters that there just isn’t enough time for Congress to decide anything concerning the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the United States. Depending on how this story spins, it could have disastrous results for either Republicans or Democrats. On one hand, President Obama garnered nearly 71% of Latino votes in the 2012 election, Read more […]