GOP establishment

The Great Establishment Deception on Winning Back Senate

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

The unambiguous strategy of the GOP establishment this year has been to avoid any and all confrontation in the hopes of gliding into a Senate majority in 2015. To that end, they have capitulated on all of the major leverage points, passed a number of Dem. spending bills, and are in the process of pushing 'small-ball' legislation.

Clueless DC Media Can't Figure Out Why Cruz Fights GOP-E

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Politico just doesn't get it about conservatives. The inside-the-beltway publication doesn't understand why it is smart for Ted Cruz to oppose his party's leaders, which he was elected by Texans to do.

Cruz Calls Out GOP Leaders as Dishonest on Debt Issue

Humberto Sanchez, Roll Call

Ted Cruz ripped his fellow GOP senators on conservative talk radio. “Why is Congress at a 13 percent approval rating?” Cruz asked on the “Mark Levin Show” Thurs. “Because people don’t like to be lied to.”

Reagan Biographer Craig Shirley: GOP Resembles a Crime Family

Craig Shirley, Rush Limbaugh and Pat Caddell think the reason Congress has not gotten to the bottom of the IRS targeting of conservatives and Tea Party movement groups is because the establishment GOP wants the IRS to hobble these groups just as much or more than do the Democrats.

Time To Fight: GOP Elites Want The Tea Party Gone

Sam Rolley, Personal Liberty Digest

Rove and the GOP estab. risk alienating conservative Americans in order to support moderate Repub. candidates because they aren’t worried about GOP lawmakers who won’t play ball with Dems. They’re worried about Tea Party conservatives who don’t discriminate in their aim to eliminate wasteful spending and political corruption.

GOP-E Kasich Wants to Redefine Conservatism

Jason Hart, Red State

Kasich proudly champions the 'Democrat Lite' philosophy. “I have a right to shape what conservative philosophy means,” OH Gov. John Kasich told reporters when asked how he plans to explain recent forays into big-gov't Republicanism to conservative voters.

Wealthy GOP Donors Giving Up on Christie?

Allahpundit, Hot Air

“The idea that he’s the prohibitive front-runner is over,” says a Republican strategist. Among the party’s money men, the reaction to the scandal that has rocked Trenton for the past week is divided.

Carter: Amnesty Vote in 2014 Would Hurt R's in Elections

Daniel Newhauser, Roll Call

Boehner is making a mistake pushing for an immigration overhaul this year, according to Rep. John Carter, one of the Repub. Conference’s former top immigration negotiators. Rep. Steve King said, “Any day that we’re discussing immigration here... is a day that we’re not fixing the calamity of Obamacare.”

GOP-E Aided D's in Attacking Conservatives

Streiff, Red State

If you want to know who is funding these moderate Republicans this year the answer is in. It is the Dems. In fact, The Republican Main Street Partnership is backed by labor unions.

Levin:Patriot Was Replaces By Boehner Lackey

Breitbart News Staff

Mark Levin blasted the Repub. establishment for purging the conservative wing in the House and for lashing out against the grassroots conservatives and blue-collar Americans outside the beltway that listen to his show. 

GOP Leaders Care Less About Liberty

Ginni Thomas, Daily Caller

The Republican Party’s leadership is more concerned with threats to its power than threats to liberty, according to Angelo Codevilla, author of “The Ruling Class: How They Corrupted America and What We Can Do About It.”

GOP Establishment Taking Spending Off the Table for 2014 Elections

Capitol Hill Republican establishment leaders are making a major blunder if they think Tea Party and grassroots conservative activists don’t understand the difference between a deal to get them past the next election and a solution to the spending crisis.

Look to Cruz, NOT Christie

Joe Miller, JoeMiller.us

The breathless burbling about how Chris Christie’s victory “shows the path forward for the GOP” conveniently ignores his inability to turn NJ red for anyone but himself.

Tea Party: Cuccinelli 'Robbed'

Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times

Tea partyers rejected the notion that Gov. Chris Christie will make inroads with the grassroots movement after his landslide re-election, saying he's another “RINO” and pick of a corrupt GOP-e. Tea party leaders accused the GOP-e of undercutting conservative Cuccinelli who they say could have won.

Estab. GOP, RINOs Want McAuliffe Win

Mark Levin, Facebook

Many in the GOP estab., from fundraisers and consultants, to GOP officeholders, have either trashed Cuccinnelli or endorsed McAuliffe outright. The GOP national machine has done little for Cuccinnelli. Karl Rove, offers no support for Cuccinnelli, while he schemes and whispers behind the scenes against conservatives nationwide. 

Willful Blindness of GOP Beltway Intelligentsia

Victor Volsky, American Thinker

Charles Krauthammer's formidable intellect did not suffice to see through the pretensions of moderation offered by Barack Obama in the 2008 campaign. There is a lesson in this incident.

Asking the GOP Establishment the Obvious Question About ObamaCare

Why is the Republican establishment happy to give Obama time to fix ObamaCare, but opposed to actually doing the one thing that would stop ObamaCare before it becomes another welfare addiction – defunding it.

Palin: DC's A Corrupt Bastards Club

Sarah Palin, Breitbart

Sarah Palin warns that the Dems' goal is to move Obamacare to a single-payer system of full socialized medicine. "The evidence is right before our eyes. Open yours, GOP establishment," Palin writes.

King: Watch Out for Sneaky Amnesty

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Rep. Steve King said House GOP leadership has shown signs it's quietly still committed to attempting to save the Senate’s immigration bill by passing piecemeal immigration bills, then cobbling them together in a conference committee with the Senate.

Cruz Started a Revolution

Michael Walsh, PJ Media

The revolution that Cruz and his cohorts are leading can win, but only if the GOP jettisons its current leadership (who do not believe in it, anyway) and adopts the tactics and techniques of the Left to put it across.