A Conservative's Musings on All Things Political

Reflections on American Politics and the Republican Party from a Libertarian Conservative Perspective

This past Wednesday I wrote about a letter being circulated by conservative members of the House of Representatives who were signing on the a radical proposal by the republican Study Committee (RSC) to make the increase in the national debt ceiling contingent on spending cuts sufficient to reduce the deficit by 50 percent in the …

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Today we see the spectacle of five CEO’s of the major oil companies being marched in front of the klieg lights to be grilled before the Senate Finance Committee. The democrats are demanding the repeal of tax breaks for the Oil and Gas industry to reduce demands for spending cuts to achieve deficit reductions. Some …

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In a report today by Erik Wasson in The Hill, he reports that the Republican Study Committee, the caucus representing over 175 Conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives is making a truly radical set of demands in exchange for increasing the Debt Ceiling which will be required in the next couple of months. The …

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I must admit that for much of the last decade I have had little faith in the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives. It was that group who during the bush years lost touch with the basic principles of restrained government and fiscal responsibility which had defined Republicans for much of the last 50 …

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Today we watched President Obama outline his plans for reducing the deficit by $4B over 12 years and we got something different from him for a change, the truth. Gone was the “Change We Can Believe In” and replacing it the hard core leftist Democrat demagoguery and class warfare we have seen since the New …

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