The Heritage Foundation has yet to address larger and much more important questions. How could someone who traffics in specious theories on intelligence, race, and ethnicity be Heritage's policy expert on not only immigration but education?
There are, according to Jim DeMint, "69.5 million Americans are dependent" on government. But, he is off by one. He "forgot" to include himself. He needs to make that number "sixty-nine million, five-hundred thousand and one."
The Republican Party, for the first time in modern history, has gained control of all three branches of the Tar Heel State's government.
Organizations like the Conservative Victory Fund indicate that the establishment is done playing ball with these radicals -- and that it is ready to begin the work of reclaiming the GOP from its fringe elements. And not a moment too soon.
Ronald Reagan put the Republican Party and conservative movement nationally into the big tent business. The Tea Party has shrunk the size of that tent by closing the tent flaps to many. If it continues to do so, it may eventually be in the pup tent business.
All of a sudden Colbert's comments are the sane, responsible ones. Indeed, Colbert's moderate views on many issues and his preaching for sanity in Washington, D.C. are exactly what this nation needs.
"We've lost the battle in Washington" for now, says Senator Jim DeMint (R, S.C.). The new goals, he says, are for conservatives to work in states and prove their principles work, plus defend against President Obama's effort "to steamroll what's left of the Republican Party here in Washington."
By Juli Weiner, Vanity Fair For your edification, a look back at the phrases, nouns, and neologisms that have, for better or for worse, shaped the ...
The ouster of the Tea Party hardliners and desertions by GOP bigwigs from the movement was hardly the first rumbling that the lights are dimming for the Tea Party.
Between Obama carrying women voters nationwide in 2012 and 2008 and the GOP's multitude of votes against women, there's little denying the Republican Party has a woman problem. And yet women are absent from the speculation about who should replace Jim DeMint.
DeMint's performed one public service by abandoning his post: He's given us a glimpse of a half-hidden Washington where leaders don't lead, think-tankers don't think, and the house always wins.
Where, pray tell, does rocket-scientist DeMint think this money is spent? On Newt Gingrich's moon colony? Let me help him out. We just need him to concentrate for a moment, because this is a tough one, even for a rocket-scientist.
Mitt Romney has worn coats-of-many-colors in his political life. His flipping and flopping and weaving and dodging and lying and hiding are so well-known that they hardly even evoke commentary anymore.