What drama and intrigue! Will there be a contested convention? A brokered Convention? Will there be an attempt to nominate a dark horse (or white knight depending on your point of view) at the Convention? This last question was on the minds of many pundits when a member of the Republican National Committee made a proposal last week to change…Read More »
On 11 November 2015 just prior to the 18 November meeting of the State Committee, I posted the proposed Bylaws amendments that the State Committee would be taking up. The amendments were being taken up because of the process by which the Executive Committee voted to award the Chairman a $90,000 salary. The important issues include the following: the Executive…Read More »
On 18 November 2015, the Massachusetts State Committee adopted a resolution condemning Sanctuary Cities. At a time when sanctuary cities are being debated in the Congress, the Legislature, and on the Republican nomination stage, this was an important statement for the Mass GOP to make. The State Committee adopted the resolution unanimously, but not before two resolving paragraphs were struck…Read More »
The fourth debate proved notable as the candidates actually debated on substantive issues and clearly separated themselves as establishment and full- or nearly-full platform conservatives. The moderators stayed in the background for the most part and even let Ben Carson hold the press accountable by explaining the lies they told about him, while giving Hillary a pass on the lies…Read More »
Rob Eno, writing for the Conservative Review, describes how Reince Priebus and the RNC got us this far down the disastrous debate path with the help of our own Ron Kaufman. How Reince Priebus is Responsible for the CNBC Debate Disaster 2012 RNC debate rules got us here. https://www.conservativereview.com/commentary/2015/11/how-r . . .…Read More »
Two headlines say it all: “Ed Meese: RNC Leaders Who Allowed CNBC to Moderate Debate Should Be Condemned” (CNS News) and “Same Old Budget Deal: ‘I splurge Now, You Save Later’” (Breitbart). I was at the RNC meeting last May when they, meaning the leadership, decided on the rules for the debates. The leadership decided because the 168 members of…Read More »
Hang on to your wallet! The Global warming alarmist have hatched a carbon tax scheme! Or is it just another transfer scheme!
All the liberal, global-warming-alarmist Democrats came out yesterday to testify before the Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy yesterday on a bill that would establish a carbon tax on carbon-based fuels. You know what that means: higher heating oil and natural gas bills and a gas tax! Oh, but don’t you worry! We’re gonna get all of it back…Read More »