Coburn: Expanding park service a ‘disastrous idea’

Sean Lengell The Washington Examiner 12/13/2014

A federal lands package tucked into Congress’ annual defense policy bill has sparked a larger debate over the government’s role as a landlord.

The package, which was approved with broad bipartisan support Friday as part of the 2015 Defense Authorization Bill, designates 250,000 acres of new federal wilderness, in […]

Rep. Amash: Congress last night gave massive new domestic surveillance powers to the President

Editor AgainstCronyCapitalism 12/10/2014

The below commentary and letter were just posted to Representative Justin Amash’s Facebook page. I post here for your review.

 

When I learned that the Intelligence Authorization Act for FY 2015 was being rushed to the floor for a vote—with little debate and only a voice vote expected (i.e., simply declared […]

GOP Candidate Utters Perhaps the Single Greatest Line in Any Campaign Ad Ever

Josh Feldman Mediaite 3/25/2014

Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst put out a campaign ad this week that might contain one of the best lines in any political ad, and it came in the context of a line about something unpleasant you do with barnyard animals.

Here’s how Ernst opens the ad:

“I’m Joni Ernst. […]

OK Sen. Coburn won’t cave on disaster pork: ‘You watch how we handle this’

Joe Saunders BizPac Review 5/23/2013

This is how a conservative Republican smacks down the media.

Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn on Thursday went into the lion’s den of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program and not only stuck to his guns on his longstanding opposition to pork-barrel spending dressed up as disaster relief, he went after liberalism’s essential […]

Two months of arguing over 10 hours of savings

Washington proves again it’s incapable of course correction.

Mark Steyn The Orange County Register 1/4/2013

The politics of the “fiscal cliff” deal is debatable: On the one hand, Boehner got the “Bush tax cuts” made permanent for most Americans; Obama was forced to abandon his goal of increasing rates for those earning $250,000. On the […]

Boom! Hurricane Sandy victim rips do-nothing Obama on ‘Cavuto’

Twitchy 1/4/2013

 

President Obama is safely back in his grass skirt in Hawaii, but back here on the mainland, all is not well. In addition to dealing with escalating taxes, Hurricane Sandy victims bear the additional burden of being hung out to dry by the man who pledged to help them. Only a […]