Category: election

election, Trump

When does accountability begin?

Leverage: don’t make deals without it. –Donald Trump, The Art of the Deal, 1987 It’s tempting to go Machiavellian during primaries. Even during general elections after primaries. But there’s a great danger for the grassroots. If we don’t hold candidates accountable during the race when we have all the leverage, how can we possibly hold …

election, St. Louis County

3 Top Ways to Clean Up St. Louis County Government

Meet Chip Tuesday, March 22 from 5:30 to 7:00. Details below. You can help clean up St. Louis County government. And you can have a good time doing it.  Here’s how. 1.  Like L. K. “Chip” Wood’s Facebook page. It’ll take only a second, and you’ll feel more connected and productive just by doing it. …

election

A Magical Moment

On November 5, 1980, ABC News Nightline was devoted to the aftermath of the election.  Ronald Reagan won 51-41 over incumbent Jimmy Carter.  Republicans took the Senate and picked up 30+ seats in the house.  The YouTube clip below shows us only the beginning of the program.  But it’s a great reminder of what lies …

Economy, election, Limited Government, Politics

What Are We For?

A few weeks back, the Christian Science Monitor asked me to write an op-ed. The subject was, “If the Tea Party ran America, how would things change; and why do you think you’ll win?” The call was my opportunity to break from the easy, unassailable position that things are bad and getting worse. It meant …

Crime, election, Politics

4 Ways to Stop Democrat Sen. Bob Casey From Stealing Your Tax Money to Reimburse SEIU for Bribing Media Matters and Huffington Post

Dana Loesch and 24th State have revealed the ring of corruption that extends from St. Louis bloggers and local St. Louis leftist rag, through SEIU, to Media Matters and Huffington Post.  An additional crook in this den of thieves is Democrat Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania. Casey has introduced yet another bailout package.  This time, …

Action, election

Poll: Tim Burns Can Take Murtha’s Seat

The final poll before Tuesday’s special election to fill Jack Murtha’s unexpired seat in the U.S. House shows that Republican Tim Burns is neck and neck with Democrat and pork barrel specialist Mark Critz. (Yes, Critz’s campaign is funded by lobbyists and special interests.) PPP has it 48 to 47 Burns. That means GOTV will …

election, Ensuring Liberty, Limited Government, Politics, Trump

Choosing Battles

For the record, I do not apologize for focusing on the most important battles facing self-government since the American Revolution. Earlier this week, McGraw Milhaven of 550 KTRS criticized Tea Partyers for not opposing Missouri legislation, introduced by and championed by Republicans, that will force insurance companies to cover treatment for children diagnosed with Autism …

Action, election, Ensuring Liberty

Ensuring Liberty Congressional Town Hall

Over at Ensuring Liberty, we held our first Congressional Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, May 11.  In case you missed it, Reps Michele Bachmann and Steve King discussed Senator Dodd’s proposed financial takeover bill with thousands of Americans. Segment 1 of May 11 Ensuring Liberty Town Hall Ensuring Liberty plans to team up with Bachmann, …