Tag Archives: Trey Gowdy

Is Benghazi finally coming back around to bite the Republicans in the ass?

Approximately three weeks ago, on national television, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy made a huge mistake. He gloated that the Republican led House Select Committee on Benghazi had been successful, in that it had brought former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton down in the polls, making her a less viable candidate for the office of […]

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Voting out the sane Republicans

It’s good to be reminded on occasion that there are sane, responsible Republicans… We were in the car last night, on our way to have dinner with friends in Detroit, when we caught an NPR report on how the upcoming elections are likely to affect climate change legislation, and I was really struck by how […]

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Will the Republican party survive the Tea Party?

Mother Jones, if you haven’t seen it yet, has a great piece on Congressman Bob Inglis. Inglis, a Republican from South Carolina, recently lost his reelection bid – something which he credits in large part to the Tea Partification of the GOP. Here’s a clip: …It was the middle of a tough primary contest, and […]

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