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  • The night Mitch McConnell became the leader of the Republican Party

    07/20/2007 6:29:22 AM PDT · by rhema · 92 replies · 3,104+ views
    Townhall ^ | July 20, 2007 | Hugh Hewitt
    A remarkable thing happened in the United States Senate earlier this evening, and it occurred over a rather unremarkable piece of legislation that was being debated. Conservatives, frustrated at the lack of a genuine leader of their party, may have finally found one in Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell. After Democratic leader Harry Reidís all-night session Tuesday night, a move that resulted only in helping unify the weak-kneed Republicans who were peeling away from continued support of the Petraeus surge in Iraq, McConnell, the Republican leader, served notice to anyone watching C-SPAN that he now runs the Senate. The Senate...

    03/07/2007 7:27:38 AM PST · by sam_paine · 82 replies · 1,856+ views
    Vanity | 3/7/2007 | Sam Paine
    November 7, 2006 - The American voters "revolted" and gave the Democrat Party control of Congress. Four months out, what have the politicians and strategists learned? Have they learned that "conservatism wins every time it's tried?" Or have they learned that the right-wing coalition no longer holds enough votes for them to mount a successful campaign? Did "staying home" send a message to politicians that got us better border security, less taxes, stronger military, less government control of schools...less abortion? This thread, and subsequent "TEACHING THE GOP A LESSON" markers up until Nov 2008 should "log" as we go along...
  • Duncan Hunter--America Needs a Fresh Face

    03/17/2007 7:45:54 AM PDT · by WalterSkinner · 99 replies · 983+ views
    News By Us ^ | 3-17-07 | Nathan Tabor
    One lesson that Iíve drawn from the 2008 Presidential campaign is that America needs a fresh face. As much as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama may try to portray themselves as agents of change, they so monopolize the media spotlight that many of us have already grown weary of them and their rhetoric. If Americans want positive change, they should look to someone other than the political media darlings. They should look to Duncan Hunter{snip)
  • Live Thread - House Oversight and Government Reform Cmte. hearing (Valerie Plame Wilson Testifies)

    03/16/2007 5:55:58 AM PDT · by Mo1 · 1,503 replies · 59,438+ views
    Cspan ^ | March 16, 2007
    <p>ON CAPITOL HILL Valerie Wilson Testifies Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) chairs a House Oversight and Government Reform Ctme. hearing on the disclosure of CIA Agent Valerie Plame Wilson's identity. The hearing will look into whether White House officials followed appropriate procedures for safeguarding the identity of Ms. Wilson.</p>