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Does GOP Leadership Want to Destroy the Liberty Movement?

 
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Does GOP Leadership Want to Destroy the Liberty Movement?

Maybe…since according to several media reports new GOP whip Steve Scalise consulted with lobbyist (and former staffer for then-speaker Dennis Hastert) John Feehery to help vet potential staffers. Since Hastert’s speakership represented the heyday of “big government” conservatism, once would hardly expect Feehery to be a champion of the GOP’s growing liberty wing. But give […]


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GOP leadership’s hysterical attacks on Massie Amendment

Not only did every member of the GOP leadership vote against the Massie amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill forbidding warrantless wiretapping of American citizens, they also distorted the amendment in their official summary and vote recommendation: Massie Amdt- “Prohibits funds from being used to fully exploit lawfully collected foreign intelligence information collected under Sec. […]


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UPDATE: House pulls Ag bill…House leadership in Chaos?

Late Wednesday night the House of Representatives suddenly ceased working on the Agriculture Appropriations bill, after promising that they would finish the bill Wednesday night. There is no public information as to why the bill was pulled from the floor.  I have heard that it is related to the House leadership being in chaos following […]


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How Obama and the House GOP saved the surveillance state

Who says bipartisanship is dead? Last week, the Obama Administration worked with GOP House leadership to gut the USA FREEDOM Act. The original act was a modest step in the right direction when it was introduced last fall. Then, two weeks ago, when it was considered by the House Committee on the Judiciary, the bill was […]


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