Monday, May 12, 2014


Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity were forced to basically accuse Pope Francis of being a Communist despite the long history of social & economic justice in Catholicism and I'm sure that doesn't sit well with some conservative Catholics.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce calls out the GOP on immigration reform:
Tom Donohue, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said the GOP shouldn’t even field a presidential candidate in 2016 unless Congress passes immigration reform this year.
“If the Republicans don’t do it, they shouldn’t bother to run a candidate in 2016,” Donohue joked at an event on infrastructure investment in D.C. “Think about that. Think about who the voters are. I just did that to get everybody’s attention.”

Even better, it's starting to be Bagger vs. Bagger, in Nebraska and other states:
WASHINGTON — The still-emerging Tea Party movement is not merely waging war against the Republican establishment this year. Some of its more heated disputes are coming from within.

Mr. Osborn, who has the support of activists in the state, secured a major endorsement last November from FreedomWorks, the organization that helped vault the Tea Party to prominence. Mr. Osborn, the group said, stood “with the grass-roots uprising before it was cool.” But in March, FreedomWorks rescinded its support of Mr. Osborn and backed Mr. Sasse.
Ever since, Nebraska’s Tea Party members have been battling national Tea Party donor groups.

Other activists complain that the Washington groups are losing touch with people at the local level.

There is also widespread criticism that the groups spend a small portion of the money they raise in support of candidates.

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