GOP: Knock Off the Symbolic Crap

Just as in 2001, some Republicans are falling for Democrat mind games.  In 2001, it was the shared leadership arrangement in the Senate, even thought the GOP had the majority because of the VP tie-break.  This year, it’s beginning with “bi-partisan” seating at the State of the Union address. I have one message for Republicans: …

The 112th

Four years after Nancy Pelosi swore to end deficit spending, a new Congress, elected by a grassroots surge, took office today. Our work has just begun. But we have the momentum. Here’s how we need to deal with Congress: 1.  We let them know what’s important to us. 2.  We defend them—individually and collectively—when they…

The Courage of Roy Blunt

When  you vote for a candidate for high office, sometimes you do so with fingers crossed. You just don’t know how they’ll handle the new responsibilities.  Will they succumb to pressure and influence?  Or will they remain true? Luckily for us, Senator-elect Roy Blunt showed his courage in a recent Wall Street Journal article about…