Tag Archives: Congressional Democrats

The politics of clout: Where’s the bourbon and branch water?

By Ken Feltman A jackass can kick a barn down but it can’t build anything. Speaker Sam Rayburn (D-Texas) Late Senate Minority Leader Everett M. Dirksen (R-Ill.) once remarked that “the real citadel of strength of any community is in the … Continue reading

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Last hurrah for Nancy Pelosi?

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi would love to be majority leader again. But that is very unlikely to happen and is beyond her control. The Romney-Ryan campaign will need to implode before control of the House is in question this year. … Continue reading

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Phares to Arab media: Strategically, the U.S. lost to Iran in Iraq

By Dr. Walid Phares In a series of interview on Arab media, Professor Walid Phares a Congressional advisor and the author of The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East said “in the big geopolitical picture in the region the United … Continue reading

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Crazy Hobbit zombie terrorists get their way

I am firm. You are obstinate. He is a pig-headed fool. – Katherine Whitehorn By Ken Feltman The making of a political deal is messy and crude. The debt ceiling deal was especially so. Tea party supporters took a lot … Continue reading

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What is left to tax, Harry?

By Mark Rhoads Extreme Left-Wing Democratic leaders such as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) are so completely addicted to spending more and taxing more that they cannot face reality anymore. Reid thinks that the downgrade by Standard & Poor’s … Continue reading

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