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Ever Look At Ted Cruz’s Resume?

Hat/Tip to The Reaganite Republican. There’s an old saying about knowing you’re over the target when you start taking flak. Well Ted Cruz must be all over that target because he’s being attacked from the Left AND the Right. From that tired old meme about him not being a natural born citizen to the argument that we can’t elect another freshman Senator without any experience. Well, hopefully this article from The Reaganite Republican in 2013 will help quell the ‘lack of experience’ crowd a bit. Solicitor General of Texas from 2003 – May 2008, Cruz was the first Hispanic Solicitor […]

No, George Washington DIDN’T Say America Should Stay Out Of Foreign Affairs

Hat/Tip to Warner Todd Huston at Publius’ Forum. A great piece on the Father of our Country. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ With the talk of how bad Islam is for civilization and the question of just what to do about it, we are seeing those lightly informed about American history claiming that our founders–in particular George Washington–warned us to stay out of “foreign entanglements.” In fact, however, Washington neither said this, nor meant for such a policy to be enacted. Many on the left and the isolationist right try to use the father of our country to support their ideas against the GOP […]

After Obama Slobbers All Over The Mullahs, Ayatollah Calls On U.S. Youth To Join Jihad

  Hat/Tip to Warner Todd Huston at Publius’ Forum. So despite all the brown-nosing, sucking up, and general, all around ass kissing President Obama has done to the Ayatollah of Iran, he still urges our own kids to join his jihad. Way to go, Obama. On Friday, President Barack Obama slobbered all over himself to come to the aide of the Iranian Mullahs–mostly to spite our Israeli allies. But on the very same day Obama gave the Mullahs his undying love, the Ayatollah urged our own kids to join the world wide movement of violent, Islamist jihad. On Friday, Obama disgorged […]

Five Reactions To The Announcement That Ted Cruz Will Campaign For The Republican Presidential Nomination

Hat/Tip to Doug Ross @ Journal. Whether you’re a Ted Cruz fan or not, this is an excellent piece from over at Doug Ross Journal. Honestly, I’m sick and tired of the establishment (both the Democrat-Media Complex and the old, bloated, sputtering GOP crony capitalists) telling us who our candidates should be. I support Ted Cruz for President. Steve Deace: Traditionally if you want to win the GOP nomination you have to be one of the three tickets punched out of Iowa, and there is no doubt Ted Cruz is a serious threat to be one of those three. He […]

Ted Cruz To Announce Presidential Bid Monday

Hat/Tip to Newsmax. Looks like Ted Cruz is going to make it official. If so, he’ll be the first one to officially throw his hat into the ring. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz plans to announce Monday that he will run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 contest.  Cruz has hinted openly for months about his intentions to seek the GOP nomination, and his plan to jump into the race formally was confirmed by a strategist for the first-term Republican senator, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity so as not to preclude […]

Mark Levin To The GOP: Netanyahu’s Victory Shows You Have To ‘Fight For What’s Right’

  Hat/Tip to Doug Ross @ Journal and Justin Koski at Western Journalism. As usual, Mark Levin hits the nail on the head. Talk radio host Mark Levin argued on Tuesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s victory in the Israeli re-election sends a message to the Republican party and American conservatives “This is a very, very important message for the Republican Party and conservatives in this country as well. Sometimes, folks, you just have to stand on principle and fight for what’s right and stop playing games, and stop trying to be an accommodationist,” Levin said. “And even in our […]

Trump To Celebrity Apprentice: “You’re Fired!”

  Hat/Tip to Newsmax. It’s all but official, we’re going to have a real estate mogul, billionaire, television star running for President in 2016. Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will form a presidential exploratory committee in anticipation of joining the race for the 2016 Republican nomination. “I am the only one who can make America truly great again,” the Republican businessman and reality television star declared in a statement announcing the move. While a step short of a formal campaign launch, the formation of an exploratory allows him to begin raising money and hire staff as he weighs a […]

Breaking: GOP Reins In President’s Spending, Repeals ObamaCare In Budget

  Hat/Tip to Tom Howell Jr. at The Washington Times. Did the GOP find their backbone???!!! I mean we KNOW it won’t get signed, but wow! House Republicans unveiled a budget Tuesday that balances in less than 10 years by cutting $5.5 trillion, repealing ObamaCare and relying on Americans to rev the economic engine in place of taxes. The blueprint from House Budget Chairman Tom Price, Georgia Republican, cues up a tense fight over the parties’ priorities for the middle class and yet another battle over President Obama’s health law, his signature achievement, by restoring $700 billion in cuts to […]

Obama Purposefully Set Clinton Up To Get Away With Email Crimes

  Hat/Tip to Warner Todd Huston at Publius’ Forum. So THAT’s why he never filled that job… President Obama made dead sure that Hillary Clinton would never get caught using illegal private email systems while Secretary of State by refusing to appoint an official internal inspector general for the Dept. of State during Hillary’s tenure, a new report shows. It is the duty of the president to make sure that every government department has its own appointed Inspector General to serve as an internal watchdog over an agency. But during Hillary’s entire tenure, Obama never bothered to fill the vacant […]

Grand Old Cavemen

  “I told you guys the Senate GOP would screw us over on DHS funding, but even I had no idea Mitch McConnell would capitulate so easily. I assumed he’d do a major song and dance first, but instead he just went all Ned Beatty in Deliverance the moment Barack Obama looked at him funny.” –Eunuch Mitch McConnell Squeals Like a Pig “This is a total victory for the Obama position,” said a GOP senator unhappy with McConnell’s plan “Counterfeiters use the reputation of a trademark, which brand manufacturers have built up on the basis of the quality of their […]

CPAC attendees plan to walk out on Jeb Bush

  Hat/Tip to Cardigan at IOTWReport.com. It seems that the Conservatives, which form the base of the GOP, have a message planned for not only Gov. Jeb Bush, but the Republican leadership. And that message is a resounding, “WE DON’T WANT TO JEB BUSH AS OUR NOMINEE!” A movement is underway to stage an informal protest when former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush hits the CPAC stage Friday. William Temple, a member of the Golden Isle Tea Party, told The Washington Times that the party doesn’t need another Bush in office, and said that the party should listen to the grass-roots activists that helped […]

Scott Walker Crushing Other GOP Contenders In DRUDGE Primary Poll…

Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. He’s got a whopping 46% of the vote! It’s not even close. You can check real time results (and vote) here. Via Breitbart: With all the caveats about this being a non-scientific online poll, it has to mean something that Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker is murdering every other GOP contender by massive margins among those Drudge readers motivated enough to vote. Although voting continues, as of this writing nearly 70,000 total votes have been cast. Walker captured a whopping 45% of them, 31,211 votes. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is in second place with 15%, 10,054 votes. […]

Ben Carson: Obama Letting Islamists ‘Destroy Us’

Hat/Tip to Greg Richter at Newsmax. Up and coming political hopeful, Dr. Ben Carson said, while appearing on a Talk Radio show in New York that he thought Obama was allowing Islamists to destroy us. And he gave a peek at what a Carson administration would be like. Dr. Ben Carson, an expected GOP presidential contender, said he wants to see the size of government reduced if he one day sits in the Oval Office. Appearing on “The Cats Roundtable” on AM 970 in New York on Sunday, Carson told host John Catsimatidis his top priority would be to get […]

Breaking News: Romney Makes Decision On 2016 Run For POTUS

Hat/Tip to Foxnews. He’ finally made the announcement! Mitt Romney announced Friday he will not run for president in 2016, after briefly flirting with a third White House run — a decision that only slightly narrows the crowded field of potential Republican candidates.  “After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I’ve decided it’s best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee,” Romney told donors on a conference call Friday morning.  The announcement comes after the 2012 GOP nominee, who repeatedly denied interest in another campaign, surprised donors earlier this month […]

GOP In Full Retreat? Boehner And McConnell Raise The White Flag On Obama’s Executive Amnesty

Hat/Tip to S.A. Miller at The Washington Times. What was it Speaker Boehner said about Obama’s Illegal Actions on Executive Amnesty, again? Oh, yeah: “The House will soon take action aimed at stopping the president’s unilateral action when it comes to immigration,” Boehner said at his press briefing today. “Republicans are in agreement that this is a gravely serious matter.” “The president’s unilateral actions were an affront to the rule of law and our system of government,” Boehner said. “The American people don’t support it and as their representatives we cannot let it stand.” “I said we’d fight it tooth […]

GOP Runs Scared, Pulls Bill Banning 20 Week Abortion

If there is one thing I have run out of, it is patience with the GOP. This started after the abysmal showing in the Presidential election of 2012. Since that time, we have seen a continual slide towards the acceptance of amnesty for illegal immigrants. That, along with other pandering, was aimed at Hispanic voters. The GOP seemed set on the idea that 2012 was lost because of alienation of Hispanics. Never mind that so many conservatives stayed home because they didn’t want to vote for Mitt Romney. This shows a complete lack of conviction on the part of the […]

Trump On The Attack: Romney ‘Choked Like a Dog’ in 2012 Campaign

  Hat/Tip to Sandy Fitzgerald at Newsmax. Never one to back away from controversy or let the media set the tone in whatever endeavors he participates in, Donald Trump is at it again. This time it’s about the next Presidential election and he minces no words. Mitt Romney “choked like a dog” in the 2012 election, Donald Trump said Monday, adding that neither Romney nor most of the slate of potential GOP nominees will be able to defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016. “I supported Mitt Romney and he didn’t bring out the people,” Trump said on “Fox & Friends” Monday. […]

Rising GOP Star, Joni Ernst To Deliver GOP’s SOTU Response

    Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. She’s the polar opposite of Mitch McConnell, she has a spine, and as WeaselZippers so eloquently put it, she has ‘cajones.’ McConnell picked someone with a pair of cojones. Ernst is a rising star in the GOP and a solid Conservative, to boot. As reported here at CH2.0, she rose to national attention during the 2014 mid-terms. Joni Ernst was elected as Iowa’s first female US Senator last Tuesday as part of the massive GOP landslide which saw the Party retake the majority in the the Upper House of Congress. She is an Iowan, born […]