"If the party doesn’t learn lessons and change based on what’s gone on for the last year and a half, I think it’s going to be just catastroph[ic]."
Kansas GOP calls public schools government schools to imply they indoctrinate children and interfere with individual's free choice.
The same people that apparently hate the libertarian Koch brothers are looking on Rand Paul as a decent human being; a monumental error one expects moronic Republicans to make, but not anyone on the left.
I think this may be a good time to reflect on a rather potent phrase that the late, great House Speaker Tip O'Neill used to say: "All politics is local."
Republicans are big on dog whistle politics, particularly going into a midterm election where they have no apparent agenda to run on, and as is usually the case with Republicans, they are appealing to a dependable voting bloc that are rabid over socially conservative (read religious) issues.
Republicans are convinced that tea partiers are enraged that establishment Republicans did not oppose President Obama over the past five years and that now they demand, and Republicans will deliver, unflinching opposition to the President.
Even though Brat appears to be an extremist outlier in the conservative movement, his outrage that Cantor voted to raise the debt ceiling and end the government shutdown is not outside the mindset of the majority of Republicans in Congress and it is down to Brat's economic ideology.
The Koch Brothers are are launching a nationwide campaign to eliminate public sector workers' wages, pensions, sick pay, workers' compensation.
The two most destructive influences on this country are the filthy rich Koch brothers, Charles and David. They have nothing to offer; period
The Founding Fathers were well aware that America could not survive without revenue to fund the government, but that is not the long term goal of the Koch brothers, Rafael Cruz, and Grover Norquist.
What Republicans are really angry about is the Black man in the Oval Office achieved a long-standing American, Middle East, and international goal without wasting one life or dollar of taxpayer money.
It is the anti-Obama agenda that unites the far left with their Libertarian friends and they cannot see the inherent danger in aligning with Rand Paul because he is united with their faux heroes.
The conservative movement has called for war on government to transform the nation to fit their vision, and they have used extortion to induce Republicans to use extortion to achieve their goals.
Detroit faces austerity, vulture capitalists, and privatization as right wing ideologues pounce. Of course, no good will come of it.
Charles Koch has joined Republicans pushing to eliminate the nation's minimum wage. He implied that getting rid of minimum wage laws was the ultimate secret to lifting Americans out of poverty.
Conservatives have rejected the idea of the country's progress into the 21st century and by their own admission, Republicans are devolving and attempting to drag the entire society backwards.
All Americans must acknowledge that Republicans believes that the masses exist to enrich the wealthy and that the GOP as an institution are engaging in a new civil war, the makers versus the takers.
ALEC has no idea of the destructive wave coming at them when the occupy movement and working Americans exert real and sustained pressure that would make Jefferson proud.
There are many potential or would-be leaders for the Tea Party craze - from libertarians to conservatives to Christian dominionists like Sarah Palin. It does not seem to be only conservatives lining up for tinfoil hats but libertarians with a fear of big government who have perhaps let their imaginations run away with them. The "New World Order" phenomenon is by no means limited to conservatives and Christian apocalyptic millenialists awaiting the return of Jesus but is embraced by some libertarians as well.
In an interview with Newsmax, Mitt Romney was asked about a growing libertarian movement within the GOP, and Ron Paul's victory in the CPAC straw poll. Romney managed to dismiss the defeat and also claim that, "I don't think there is a growing portion of Americans who are Ron Paul devotees." Romney completely dismissed Ron Paul and his CPAC straw poll victory.