Senator Grassley is class act that has the respect of the Republicans and Democrats of the Senate. Well accept one. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid who broke hundreds of years of Senate tradition in executing the Nuclear Option and ending many minority rights in the Senate has gone to the Senate floor to call Senator Grassley a liar. Of course, Senator Grassley is no such thing and Senator Reid is having yet another fit. Senator Reid is angry that Senators won’t treat him with the respect he feels he deserves as the new Senate dictator.Read more
How extreme is Debo Adegbile, President Obama’s nominee to be the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights? He is so extreme that he opposed by reliably liberal Democrat Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania. Senator Casey said in a statement on February 28.Read more
A couple of conservative writers have some recent articles that while hyperbolic and arguably going too far make some interesting points on vote fraud.Read more
Democratic Hypocrisy on Super PACs Won’t Stop Them from Fighting for IRS Rules: Because They’re Losing
The Citizens United decision was seen as a huge win for free speech. The ruling was embraced by Republicans as a victory. The Supreme Court relied on past precedent which resulted in the correct ruling. However, Democrats largely decried the decision as opening up the floodgates for special interests and dark money. The most high-profile detractor for the Democrats was President Obama. During his 2010 State of the Union address he said, “Citizens United reversed a century of law to open the floodgates—including foreign corporations—to spend money without limits in our elections.” Justice Alito did the right thing by shaking his head and mouthing “not true.” As one could imagine, President Obama and fellow liberals’ doomsday predictions have not come true.Read more
We pointed out previously the hypocrisy of the Democrats efforts opposing list maintenance or efforts to keep accurate voter rolls despite the recent Presidential Commission’s Report on Election Administration supporting such efforts. The latest example of this hypocrisy is the nomination by President Obama of Myrna Perez to be a commissioner for the Elections Assistance Commission(EAC) Her views are so extreme, the RNLA has decided to take the unusual position of formally opposing her nomination.Read more
New York City is affectionately known to all as the Big Apple, but the new administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio is demonstrating that the Big Apple may be rotten to its core.Read more
Federal law prevents coordination between candidate committees and Super PACs. Luckily for Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and John Sarbanes (D-MD), co-sponsors of a new campaign finance bill (H.R. 20), the same does not hold true for public-relation blitzes. The legislators and their allies are directing an organized messaging campaign to convince the public of the need for this law.