The #unexpectedly Chronicles Boehner picks Trump (& Hillary, Obama & Bernie) over Cruz

Six months ago I bluntly told you that in a Ted Cruz Donald Trump race, Trump was the establishment pick: If Ted Cruz is willing to take on practically his entire caucus as the junior senator against a powerful Senate leader how much more willing will he be willing to do so with the bully … Continue reading The #unexpectedly Chronicles Boehner picks Trump (& Hillary, Obama & Bernie) over Cruz

The Unexpectedly Chronicles Navajos voting Dem vs Teaparty Voting GOP

With the resignation of John Boehner a lot of pundits are talking about the GOP "crazies" who forced him out and even some members of congress are talking along those lines. While all that spleen venting must feel good for them it's a spectacular lesson on the difference between groups who vote for the GOP … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles Navajos voting Dem vs Teaparty Voting GOP

The Tea Party Message to the Next GOP speaker per the Movie Patton

If you are a member of the GOP caucus looking to become speaker now that John Boehner has resigned. I strongly suggest taking these lines from the Movie Patton to heart: Col commanding: The reason We're pinned down General is because we can't get air support! Gen Patton: The hell with that. Nobody's getting any … Continue reading The Tea Party Message to the Next GOP speaker per the Movie Patton

Credit to the GOP Establishment where it is Due

As everyone knows I've not been very shy about calling out the Establishment GOP, John Boehner or Mitch McConnell over their actions to confound conservatives. So when they do something right it's only fair that I give them kudos: The Senate passed a Republican-authored budget plan early on Friday that seeks $5.1 trillion in domestic spending … Continue reading Credit to the GOP Establishment where it is Due

Why woo conservative voters when you can co-op GOP leaders?

I've always known how to count Tip O'Neill Given the educational standards advanced by Democrats in public school one might expect members of the party to have issues with basic skills such as math comprehension & Geography and problem solving. However the leader of the Democrats in the House of Representative is Nancy Pelosi who having … Continue reading Why woo conservative voters when you can co-op GOP leaders?

GOP / Boehner surrenders AGAIN: Lets give them Money!

You remember how the National Republican Party told you that they would stand up to the Democrats & Barack Obama? The House voted Tuesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security, ending a months long impasse over President Obama’s immigration policies and averting a weekend shutdown at the agency. Good thing we got that majority eh? It cleared the House … Continue reading GOP / Boehner surrenders AGAIN: Lets give them Money!

NY-11 & Nancy Pelosi’s Cry for Relevance 

We are here WE ARE HERE, WE ARE HERE! Horton Hears a Who 1970 If there is one thing that's axiomatic on Capital Hill it's this:  If you want to get the attention of the lobbyists and the various monied interests you need to have power and influence or the prospect of shortly gaining it. If … Continue reading NY-11 & Nancy Pelosi’s Cry for Relevance 

Of Impeachments and Lawsuits – A Cynic’s Look

By Steve Eggleston Earlier this week, former Alaska governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin declared that it was time to impeach Barack Obama. Predictably, the establishment Republicans immediately and unequivocably distanced themselves from the idea because they fear a repeat of 1998/1999, even as they continue to engineer a repeat of that electoral … Continue reading Of Impeachments and Lawsuits – A Cynic’s Look

GOP You risk having no Base at all!

This should be a watershed year for the GOP. Propaganda not withstanding the costs of Obamacare continue to increase, the international failures of the administration are on full display and as each day goes by it becomes clear that the IRS scandal has the potential to incriminate not just people in the administration, but members … Continue reading GOP You risk having no Base at all!

Field Guide to CPAC 2014 JD. Winteregg OH-8

A lot of people aren't aware of it but Speaker John Boehner has a primary Challenger in the Ohio 8th JD Winteregg. I spoke to him at CPAC: His web site is here ************************************************** It's Tuesday and with 7 days left to the month I start the day $856 shy of the mortgage. That means … Continue reading Field Guide to CPAC 2014 JD. Winteregg OH-8

Cornyn & Davis A Tale of Two Texans

Yesterday we had a field day with Wendy Davis latest Flip Flop both on this site and on Twitter with the hashtag #wendydaviscorebeliefs #wendydaviscorebeliefs I should be gov of #texas #tcot #p2 #Schadenfreude @TwitchyTeam— Peter Ingemi (@DaTechGuyblog) February 12, 2014 It was a lot of fun but Wendy Davis was not the only Texan who … Continue reading Cornyn & Davis A Tale of Two Texans

The Donkey in the House Chamber

One of the most solid pieces of conventional wisdom in the MSM is that a government shutdown hurts the GOP. Back in October the MSM went on and on about how horrible the shutdown was. Every single day the GOP in general & Ted Cruz in particular were attacked. The House was decried as obstructionists, … Continue reading The Donkey in the House Chamber

A Paul Ryan Festivus Miracle at The Hill!

I was going to contrast these words from Paul Ryan on the Tea Party “I was frustrated, too,” he said. “But I think these are very important elements of our conservative family. I would prefer to keep those conversations within the family. And I think he was just basically voicing his frustration with their opposition … Continue reading A Paul Ryan Festivus Miracle at The Hill!

…and some smarter advice from Mr Coolidge for John Boehner

I have never been hurt by what I have not said Calvin Coolidge Basil: This is typical. Absolutely typical... of the kind of... ARSE I have to put up with from you people! You ponce in here, expecting to be handwaited on  hand and foot while I'm trying to run a hotel here! Fawlty Towers … Continue reading …and some smarter advice from Mr Coolidge for John Boehner

Shutdown: Real Votes vs MSM “Votes”

As I was watching Morning Joe today I kept hearing that John Boehner was lying when he said he couldn't pass a clean CR. We had graphics showing numbers of "potential" GOP votes In the house for a clean CR and more anonymous quotes from unnamed GOP congressmen. and they mentioned vote counts Joe Scarborough: … Continue reading Shutdown: Real Votes vs MSM “Votes”