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WATCH: Popular Senator Calls for Completely Defunding Barack Obama [VIDEO]

 President Obama suffered a string of defeats and mild rebukes from the Supreme Court over the past couple of weeks, but that doesn’t seem to have phased him.  He has actually amped up the rhetoric, and is promising more unilateral Executive action, particularly regarding immigration. Speaker of the House John Boehner has threatened to sue

Obama whines: These Republicans are suing me for doing my job

Allahpundit,  This is a guy, remember, who likes to remind his opponents that he knows a thing or two about the Constitution after having taught it for several years and then gets destroyed by the Supreme Court on recess appointments. What you’re about to watch is actually a bookend to this now infamous clip from

Report: John Boehner to Run Again For House Speaker

 Daniel Doherty  Unforeseen and unexpected events have shaken up the Republican Party recently — and in particular, its House Republican leadership team. As a result, those on the Right who once assumed House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) would not run again for that prestigious if thankless political office are going to be sorely and sadly

How Many House Republicans Does it Take to Change a Light Bulb?

Fred J. Eckert, How many House Republicans does it take to change a light bulb? It’s a trick question. They wouldn’t try. They prefer to just sit in the dark and complain that someone else isn’t changing it. Their proclivity for trepidation and their ineptitude explains why, a-year-and-a-half after we suffered a brutal terrorist attack

Thomas Sowell: Cruz Control? Part II

 Senator Ted Cruz is a hero in some Republican circles — and the opposite among many of his Senate Republican colleagues. At this crucial juncture in the history of America, internal battles within the only party that can turn things around are the last thing Americans need. Moreover, each side in this political civil war

Mr. Speaker’s Crocodile Tears

Erick Erickson, It is an odd fight. Such a weird little battle over meaningless and known outcomes. Conservatives, aware because of press reports and congressional leaks, knew what would be in the Paul Ryan-drafted budget plan. The conservative groups released statements in opposition to the plan based on what they had been told. But there

A Deal to Continue the Bickering Through Feb 7

Mike Shedlock,   Even though Republicans hold a majority in the House, Speaker John Boehner failed to muster enough votes for two proposals he floated. Is that a sign of ineptitude, weakness, or that the House was hijacked by no-compromise Tea-partiers in a complete fool’s mission? Regardless, Senate Leaders Reached Agreement on budget deal to end