From The Madison Project, Team Madison, July 2, 2012 – With Congress in recess, there is not much going on in Washington, DC this week (thank goodness). There are, however, are a few things I wanted to bring to your attention. As I wrote last week, there is still hope in defeating and defunding ObamaCare, but it is going to take a concerted effort on our parts to keep Republicans accountable.
Foremost among them is Mitch McConnell, who stands to become Majority Leader if the Republicans retake the majority in the Senate. Today, McConnell was quoted in the Washington Post as saying ObamaCare is going to be virtually impossible to rollback. Actually, it will not be if Republicans show just a little courage as Daniel Horowitz blogged last week. Team, I have said it before. It’s not just the Democrats who are the problem in Washingotn, DC. It’s the Republicans as well and we have to be ready to challenge the Establishment going into this election season.
by Scott Rasmussen – More voters still think the average Tea Party member has a better handle on America’s problems than the average member of Congress does, but there’s a sharp difference of opinion between Democrats and Republicans.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 42% of all Likely U.S. Voters believe the average member of the Tea Party has a better understanding of the problems America faces today, while 34% think the average member of Congress is more clued in. Twenty-four percent (24%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Continue reading →
Start with a cage containing five monkeys.
As soon as he touches the stairs, spray all the other monkeys with cold water. After a while another monkey makes the attempt with same result, all the other monkeys are sprayed with cold water. Pretty soon when another Monkey tries to climb the stairs, the other monkeys will try to prevent it.