During yesterday's debate on the Continuing Resolution to fund the government through December the four Republican tigers of the Senate, Jeff Sessions of Alabama, Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky, stood for conservative principles and shamed the so-called GOP Senate leaders.
It is long past time we had the kind of open debate and truth-telling that Senator Paul’s “reasonable degree of foresight” and “basic hindsight” would require, including deconstructing the web of lies that has been built to justify arming the so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels.
For a year and a half, Republicans in Washington, abetted by their business allies, assailed conservatives privately and in the press. The message the party and its consultants sent since the 2012 elections was "conservatives need not apply." Unfortunately, the Republican establishment may get their wish.
Once government reaches a certain size its prime directive ceases to be to serve the people who created it to become preserving itself and expanding its power. Obama, the Democratic Party and unionized government employees all have the same goal.
Republicans won't win back the Senate or other key races if they take a knee or throw the ball out of bounds on amnesty for illegal aliens, Obama’s contempt for the Constitution, Congress’ out-of-control spending and how to effectively confront the great national security threats facing the country today.
Despite the angry protests and venom spewed at her from her detractors — Florida's Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi has been true to her oath and right on the issues; that’s why we endorse Pam Bondi for reelection as Florida’s Attorney General.