Tag: GOP

The REAL Helms legacy

Jesse Helms was arguably the man who made being conservative AND Republican cool in North Carolina.  His televised editorials opened a ton of eyes and stimulated a lot of deep thinking among the North Carolina electorate.  He helped set the…

The ObamaCare Hustle

It’s easy to talk big and tough about cutting stuff when you KNOW your grand-standing is going to get vetoed by the president.  But it’s a whole new ballgame — as Washington Republicans are learning — when one of your…

GOPe keeping ObamaCare taxes, too.

We heard earlier from Rand Paul about his disgust over his colleagues’s ObamaCare hijinks.  Now comes word, via The Wall Street Journal, that Senate Republicans are A-OKAY with the taxes in ObamaCare: With Senate Republicans planning to retain a 3.8% surtax on investment…