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GOP Congressman Files Arrest Resolution for Lois Lerner

Hat/Tip to Jason Howerton of The Blaze. It’s about time. Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) announced on Thursday that he has filed a resolution directing the House sergeant-at-arms to “arrest Lois Lerner for contempt of Congress” over the IRS targeting scandal. Stockman said in a statement that asking the U.S. Department of Justice to prosecute Lerner for “admittedly illegal activity” is a “joke.” Instead, the Republican said it is up to the U.S. House to “uphold the rule of law and hold accountable those who illegally targeted American citizens for simply having different ideas than the President.” Under the proposed resolution, Lerner […]

Lois Lerner Fights Back – well, sort of

Hat/Tip to Politico. It’s “silly” and “brazen” to think Lois Lerner ‘lost’ her emails on purpose. Yeaaaahhhh, right. Lois Lerner has no records of two years of missing emails and Republican claims that she’s hiding something are “silly,” her lawyer said in his first interview since the controversy around the former IRS official erupted two weeks ago. “She doesn’t know what happened,” lawyer William Taylor III said of the 2011 computer crash that erased two years worth of Lerner’s correspondence. “It’s a little brazen to think she did this on purpose.” Lerner has been silent for more than a year, […]

More Foul Play by the Thad Cochran Campaign Surfacing

Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. There May Be Enough Invalidated Votes to Overturn Cochran Victory Time to stop the RNC game of playing nice and to take the gloves off. Via GWP The Chris McDaniel campaign has identified multiple Mississippi counties in which enough improper ballots have been cast that a legal challenge to the outcome of the election is warranted. This after Thad Cochran reportedly relied on 25,000-35,000 Democrat votes to pull him to victory in the June 24 runoff. UPDATE: The Cochran campaign is reportedly asking county clerks not to certify the voting rolls until the last day possible so […]

Tea Party/Conservative movement alive and well, making big gains

Hat/Tip to the Tea Party News Network. Some Tea Party Victories the Mainstream Media Refuses to Cover The far left wingnuts in power in the MSM are trumpeting the news that the Tea Party is dead. LOL Fat chance, but keep trying to fool yourself there, MSM. The mainstream media is back at it. The McDaniel campaign appears to be mounting a legal challenge to the dirty tricks that won Thad Cochran the GOP nomination, but the media has once again pounced on the narrative that the Tea Party is dead. We’ve heard it all before. It’s easy to announce […]

Far Left Purges Moderates in Primaries, but only Tea Party are ‘extremists’

Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. Moonbats Push Democratic Party To Extreme Left As “Elizabeth Warren Wing” Purges Moderates In Primaries… Yep, we hear all the time how the Tea Party and those ‘evil’ Koch Brothers are pushing the GOP waaaaay to the right, but nary a peep from the MSM when the Moonbats push the Democrats to the left. Via The Atlantic: This year’s Republican primaries have been closely watched by pundits sifting for clues about the relative primacy of the GOP’s warring factions. But Democrats have primaries too—and this year, the left is winning many of them. National liberals point to […]

Paul Ryan BLASTS IRS Commissioner John Koskinen: “I don’t believe you!”

Hat/Tip to Newsmax. In what can only be described as controlled rage, GOP Rep. from Wisconsin, and former Vice Presidential Candidate, Paul Ryan let IRS Commissioner John Koskinen have it with both barrels. “I’m sitting here, listening to this testimony, I don’t believe it,” Ryan said. “That’s your problem. Nobody believes you,” he said flatly to Koskinen. “The Internal Revenue Service comes to us a couple years ago and misleads us and tells us no targeting is occurring. Then it said it was a few rogue agents in Cincinnati. Then it said it was also on progressives. All of those […]

The Other Guy Blinked: IRS Backs Down – for now

The Obama administration has definitely been on the ropes for most of his second term. This week has been no different for Obama. His IRS agency has been forced to back down after threatening to go toe to toe with the Tea Party. The IRS has agreed to overhaul a controversial proposal that Republican lawmakers warned would revive the agency’s “harassment and intimidation” of conservative groups, after receiving a record number of comments on the proposed regulation.  The new rules have been in the works ever since the IRS came under fire for its targeting of Tea Party and other […]

Mark Levin defends the Tea Party against the naysayers

Tonight Mark Levin opened his show defending the Tea Party against the naysayers that are running for the ‘moderate’ candidates, pointing out once again that this is the same fight that Reagan and others fought many years ago. He says four years ago “the establishment was tripping over itself to get Tea Party support” and today “they think they’ve killed it”. But Levin knows what many of us know, that they can’t kill it. Listen at The Right Scoop.

Demands Explode for Trey Gowdy to Be Speaker of the House

Hat/Tip to The Conservative Tribune. John Boehner has said that he may not be Speaker of the House after this term. Boehner was the guest of honor at a sold-out luncheon with business owners in San Antonio. His future came up in a Q&A at the event with a Texas Tribune reporter, and Boehner did not commit to a full term as speaker in the 114th Congress that starts in January. “Listen, I’m going to be 65 years old in November,” Politico quoted Boehner as saying. “I never thought I’d live to be 60. So, I’m living on borrowed time.” […]

Rand Paul Can Beat Hillary Clinton

Hat/Tip Newsmax. This time around, there are potentially quite a few good GOP candidates, and of course some not so hot presidential hopefuls. Right now, let’s focus on one of the favorites of the Tea Party, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY). Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky may be the only Republican who can beat Hillary Clinton for president in 2016. Paul decisively won the March 8, 2014 CPAC straw poll with 31 percent, his neo-libertarian sidekick, Sen. Ted Cruz, was second at 11 percent. Jeb Bush and the Karl Rove faction of the party registered 1 percent. According to a recent […]

Who Brought Down the Deficit? (Hint: Their initials are TP)

In his first year in office, President Obama gave us the insanely huge, unprecedented deficit of $1.3 TRILLION. Oh he tried to blame it on his predecessor, George W. Bush (a mantra he’s since perfected), but the stark truth is that he and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and then Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi all conspired to throw mountains of debt onto the backs of taxpaying American citizens. A budget deficit of nearly half a trillion dollars is hardly something to cheer about, but the big decline in federal red ink as a share of our national output […]

Amazing Feats of Dexterity: MSNBC Host Chris Hayes Conducts Interview with his foot in his mouth.

Nevada Assembly Woman Michelle Fiore was at the Bundy ranch in Nevada and happened to be interviewed by MSNBC host Chris Hayes. Folks, let me tell you – this was better than any episode of Celebrity Death Match. Fiore was fierce, remained composed and never once took the bait of the left’s talking points. Despite Hayes’ repeated attempts to steer the conversation towards painting rancher Cliven Bundy as a criminal, Fiore stood her ground and gave better than she got. She stuck to her original premise that not only is the amount allegedly owed in question, and additionally where does […]

Boehner & Establishment GOP Declare War on the Tea Party

“I have made it clear that I have great respect for the tea party and the energy they brought to the electoral process,” said Speaker of the House, John Boehner (R) Ohio to reporters in February of this year. Then, in a statement that more resembled his famed crying incidents, he went on to whine, “My gripe is with some Washington organizations who feel like they’ve got to go raise money by beating on me and others.” That’s what politics is all about, I thought. But it seems the establishment GOP takes offense to being reminded that their constituencies would […]

IRS and Treasury Department Conspired to Target Conservatives “Off the Record,” According to Emails

During his Stuper Sunday interview with Bill O’Reilly, President Obama maintained that there was no corruption in the IRS’s treatment of Conservative groups.  Here are his comments… “Not even a smidgen of corruption.”  However, this story doesn’t go away because more and more evidence of corruption continues to emerge.  Steve, from America’s Watchtower, has more… According to this article it now appears as if Lois Lerner was conducting off the record talks via email to use the IRS to stifle conservative opposition to the Democrats in 2012. The Obama administration’s Treasury Department and former IRS official Lois Lerner conspired to draft new 501(c)(4) […]

Will Fox Again be Targeted by the Obama Administration?

If you recall, right after Obama was elected, the new administration declared the Fox News was not a news network, and sought to exclude them from anything in the new administration.  Of course, Fox covers stories that the rest of the networks refuse to cover.   That, and they refuse to lie for team Obama.  Given that history, and other, more recent events, and you’ll agree with Wyblog’s assessment of the situation… Will the FCC shut down Fox News now that Obama has blamed them for all his problems? It’s not without precedent. Obama has gone out of his way to […]

Karl Rove Declares War on Tea Party: Fundraising Drops by 98%

As so many people, including myself, have been pointing out, it seems that the establishment GOP is busily waging war against their own base.   The Tea Party movement had activated the Conservative base of the party in ways hadn’t been seen since the election of Ronald Reagan.  As such, the party establishment decided that the base must be “put in their place,” so they could return to voting for a “softer form of socialism.”   Karl Rove, know as the “evil emperor,” for his handling of the Bush presidency, was appointed to, or decided to, attack Tea Party oriented candidates all […]

Outstanding SOTU Responses

I will guarantee you that these common sense responses to the SOTU will never be seen or noted on a dinosaur media source.  Take a look  at this video, and you’ll know why… These folks sound like Tea Party supporters to me.  They launched a criticism of the SOTU that most any Conservative or Libertarian would applaud. I guess that means they’re racists, right? H/T: Allen West

An Open Letter to the GOP Establishment

As the policies and actions of the Obama Administration have become increasingly recognized as destructive, the Republican Party establishment may believe that they have “default” support among Conservative and Independents for the upcoming election cycle.  I would urge you to examine this more closely.  As you may have noticed, the approval ratings for Republicans are still quite low.  There are multiple reasons for this beyond the fact that the left and the media are against Republicans. I believe that these low ratings are due to the Party’s abandoning of Conservative principals.  After George W. Bush was elected, government continued to […]

The Year That Was: 2013, Top Stories

I think it would be safe to say the 2013 was a very strange year. From beginning to end, it supplied the conservative blogosphere with enough controversy, insanity, and flat-out moon battery to keep both writer and reader quite busy. So, off the top of my head, here are my thoughts on some of the top stories of 2013.   Our first story, and the one most covered here the Conservative Hideout, is ObamaCare. We predicted doom, gloom, and absolute failure for president Obama signature legislation. Let’s just say that it did not disappoint. We saw more job losses, hours […]

Democrats Losing Control of Racial Narrative? Al Sharpton Attends Town Hall, Attendee Calls for ‘Tea Party!’

This is another one of those posts that I saw before Christmas, and am just now getting to it.  It is all about a video from a Chicago Town Hall Meeting, featuring Al Sharpton.  Here is an excerpt, and the video… On Thursday, a town hall meeting hosted by Al Sharpton and the National Action Network to address gun violence exploded into a revolt against “Chicago Machine” politics, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and the aldermen in City Hall, with panel and audience members calling to vote out their elected officials.  One 82-year-old preacher even called for “Tea Party” style meetings in […]

GOP: Defending Main Street or Selling It Out?

In February of this year, Michelle Malkin wrote: “This is war.” She was referring to Karl Rove’s plan to use his Super PAC, American Crossroads, to put an end to the Tea Party movement. Rove and his big money backers want to make sure that statist GOP incumbents do not lose in the primaries to Tea Party backed conservative candidates. Ms. Malkin is right. It is war! And, now we learn that another regiment has joined in the battle to destroy the Tea Party conservatives. Maggie’s Notebook has what I consider a “must read” post for any conservative who wants […]

Soldiers Threatened if They Contribute to Christian or Tea Party Groups

The smears and “war” against the Tea Party has been going on since the inception of that entity.  The “war” against God via attacking the followers of his Son, is picking up steam under Obama.  Poor Richard’s News has more… from Washington Times: Don’t donate to the tea party or to evangelical Christian groups — that was the message soldiers at a pre-deployment briefing at Fort Hood said they received from a counter-intelligence agent who headed up the meeting. If you do, you could face punishment — that was the other half of the message, as reported by Fox News. The briefing […]

Great Moments in Civil Discourse: Actor Chris Noth Thinks Tea Party Members Should be ‘Horsewhipped’

Another liberal has shown their true colors, and has engaged in “civil discourse.”  See what Chris Noth had to say about the Tea Party… Tolerant fellow, isn’t he? Jim Treacher, of course, had the appropriate response.  Folks like Noth would likely urinate all over himself if he actually tried to do that to a real human being, especially one that has a healthy love of the Second Amendment.  Of course, dimwits like Noth are one of the reasons that we have a Second Amendment. Note:  No, I’m not threatening to hunt Chris Noth down and do bad things to him.  […]

More Documents Show That IRS Intentionally Targeted the Tea Party

It seems that no matter how many denials are made, and how many times this is referred to as a”phony scandal,” evidence keeps piling up. It’s a lot of evidence ,for a phony scandal, that is.  The Lid has more… Liberals will be happy to learn that out of the 162 groups mentioned on the 2011 documents at least 11 of them are progressive organizations, giving them the ability to say,”See they weren’t targeting conservative groups.” But the American Center for Law and Justice, a nonprofit legal institute that represents 23 of the groups appearing on the IRS list, said […]

Becky Gerritson, Tea Party Organizer, Schools Congressiona Committee on Role of Government

This is a fine speech given by Becky Gerritson, a Tea Party organizer, and how she was treated by the IRS.  Also, note her thoughts on the role of government… I wonder how long it was before the first death threats came in?