The Internal Revenue Service is about to get slapped with a harsh payback for messing around with conservative groups, blowing wads of tax dollars on employee conferences and helping implement Obamacare. Sign Up for the Paul Bedard newsletter! The House Appropriations Committee is set to OK an IRS budget of $10.9 billion, $1.5 billion under President Obama’s request for fiscal year 2015, reducing the agency’s budget to 2008 levels. The goal is to keep the tax agency focused on its “core Read more […]
The Tea Party ain’t dead yet. Majority Leader Eric Cantor was just DEMOLISHED in his Republican primary by Tea Party challenger Dave Brat in the battle for Virginia’s 7th congressional district. This is a huge blow to the GOP establishment. This vote is seen by experts as largely a conservative reaction against Cantor’s push for immigration reform, which includes amnesty for illegal immigrants, in the House of Representatives.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) didn’t merely say Tea Party candidates challenging him and other established Republicans in the 2014 midterm elections don’t pose much of a threat. McConnell’s prediction is arguably more along the lines of fighting words. “I think we are going to crush them everywhere,” McConnell told the New York Times. “I don’t think they are going to have a single nominee anywhere in the country.” As TheBlaze has extensively reported, McConnell’s Read more […]
If anti-abortion activists thought those 35 feet ‘buffer zones’ currently in place around abortion clinics were restrictive, wait until they hear the boundary New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to draw for them. Calling into “The Capitol Pressroom” radio show Friday morning, the liberal leader made it clear just what he thinks about conservatives and pro-lifers: “The Republican Party candidates are running against the SAFE Act — it was voted for by moderate Republicans who run the Read more […]
In less than two weeks, thousands of truckers will descend on Washington, D.C., driving their big-rigs and calling for the restoration of a constitutional republic – but now their plan has taken a new twist: Their friends and families will simultaneously join other Americans rallying on overpasses across the nation for Obama’s impeachment. The Truckers’ Ride for the Constitution movement has a new ally in their protest against what organizers say is corruption in government and a trashing Read more […]
At noon Wednesday, in accordance with Senate rules, Sen.Ted Cruz, R-Texas, ended his marathon 21-hour anti-Obamacare speech. Noon happens to be the same time Rush Limbaugh’s radio show begins each weekday. The coincidence allowed Cruz to call in to Limbaugh’s program and continue his message to the American people. The senator told Limbaugh and his millions of listeners, “I hope we’ll see more and more Republicans come forward to support this effort. “If the Senate does the right Read more […]