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Conservatives in U.S. House being “Punished?”

Over the past two days, numerous internet posts and news articles have reported that Speaker John Boehner and his House leadership team have removed a number of Republicans from their committee assignments in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The apparent cause is because they have cast their votes in opposition to the Republican leadership’s positions too many times.

When is it ever the Speaker’s job to stifle freedom of speech? A U.S. Representative is elected to represent the residents of his district — NOT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE! Continue reading

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The Tea Party at Valley Forge

The following article appeared on the American Thinker web site on November 13, 2012. It compared the patriot victory at Concord Bridge to the results of the 2010 elections. According to the article, tea party patriots are now at Valley Forge following Obama’s re-election.

The article raises the question of what the tea party should do now? Should it lay low and let the government self-destruct under the next four years of Obama, then rise from the ashes like a phoenix to restore America to its greatness? Or is now “the time to organize, to train, to demonstrate, and to educate a nation in distress?”

Hopefully tea parties will decide to take a common action, and not split up dividing the effort. Continue reading

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Will Republicans Become a Lasting Majority in North Carolina?

An interesting article by Francis De Luca from the Civitas Institute web site. It provides a brief political history of North Carolina, and why the state hasn’t joined the rest of the South in becoming solidly conservative.

Are the 2012 elections that increased the conservative influence in NC at the state and local levels going to bring NC into the conservative southern union? Let us hope so! Continue reading

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