Tag Archives: earmarks

This Won’t Play Well In South Carolina

From RedState, by Erick Erickson, January 4, 2012 – Rick Santorum has some pent up issues with Jim DeMint.

Just a few weeks before DeMint stood for re-election on South Carolina’s ballot, Rick Santorum showed up in DeMint’s neighborood to tell everyone Jim DeMint was wrong on earmarks. “Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania said the Constitution gives Congress control of the purse strings and that he supported earmarks for port deepening while a senator – the opposite of the position that DeMint is taking. Continue reading →

Earmarks ~ good idea or bad idea?

The Ron Paul Myth –

Vanity | 9/1/11 | Alan Levy

Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2011 2:44:44 AM by Absolutely Nobama –

One of the lies Ron Paul’s more vocal supporters (his army of cyberstormtroopers) will tell you until they’re blue in the face is that the Shame of Texas has a strict constructionist view of the Constitution. They’ll hiss, scratch, and burn a cross on your blog for daring to point out the obvious. In other words, they’re like Chairman Obama’s Drones, big on fascisti passion, small on critical thinking.

Let’s take a stroll down Memory Hole Lane, shall we ? Here is the text of Ayatollah RuPaul’s interview with Neil Cavuto of FOX News back in 2009: Continue reading →