Follow us on Twitter

Our Archives

April 2015
« Mar    

Mitch McConnell gets a dose of his own medicine and doesn’t like the taste

Yesterday U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued a statement after Senate Democrats filibustered legislation advancing the Keystone XL oil pipeline. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor calling on Senate Democrats to support the Keystone Pipeline:

“The Keystone jobs bill is a bipartisan infrastructure project the […]

New Leadership In Washington?

On the radio this morning I heard three different Republican victors in races for the House and Senate declare that they were excited about new leadership in Washington in January…yet everyone says Mitch McConnell will be the Senate Majority Leader…NEW LEADERSHIP INDEED?!?

Mitch McConnell tough fight against Alison Lundergan Grimes

Over at The Hill Alexander Bolton has an excellent piece about the tough fight Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is facing against Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in his bid for reelection. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) faces an enormous challenge in the coming months: defining his general election opponent, Alison Lundergan Grimes, without offending female […]

Careful….that’s a hot mic! (VIDEO)

On Wednesday Republican Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul were caught by WPSD Local 6 (Paducah, KY) discussing talking points on a hot mic.

Watch for yourselves.

Here’s a transcript of the conversation between Sens. Paul and McConnell: “I just did CNN and I just go over and over again ‘We’re willing to compromise. […]

VIDEO: Alison Grimes Fires a Brilliant Warning Shot at Mitch McConnell

This is an absolutely brilliant ad.

It certainly looks like Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell will have his hands full as he seeks reelection in 2014.

Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign brings the bizarre (VIDEO)

This has to be one of the most bizarre ads I’ve ever seen generated by a mainstream political campaign, courtesy of Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign.

What’s ironic about the McConnell campaign’s attack on Alison Lundergan Grimes is it comes a day after McConnell’s campaign issued a statement saying McConnell looked forward to […]

McConnell Brags About Filibuster ‘Reform’ Bill

From DonkeyHotey at Flikr

As reported by my colleague, Nathaniel Downes here at Addicting Info, the Senate passed a filibuster reform bill last Thursday receiving mixed reviews by both conservatives and progressives alike. According to The Heritage Foundation:

Reid envisions a Senate that procedurally mirrors the House of Representatives, not the Senatorial saucer where […]

2016 GOP Election Strategy: Why Appeal When We Can Steal?

In the wake of our President’s re-election, one would think the GOP would engage in deep reflection as to the reason (s) they lost this previous campaign, making every attempt to implement policy changes reflective of the current electoral map. But, oh no! Far from it! Lest you have forgotten: The first thing the GOP […]

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell filibusters his own legislation

These stories just write themselves… Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) introduced legislation to raise the debt ceiling on Thursday, apparently with the intent of showing that even Democrats would not support such a bill.

However, McConnell’s plan backfired after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) called for a vote on the legislation, which would […]

Fools, Dolts and Morons

Economist Bruce Krasting has his dander up this morning… And he’s got me rethinking my position on term limits to boot.