The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Liberals Outraged Like It Was a Bad Thing for Hillary to Have Sex With Animals

Why so judgmental, Mother Jones? [A] promotional video produced last year under the supervision of Adam Brandon, executive vice president of [FreedomWorks] and a [Matt] Kibbe loyalist. The video included a scene in which a female intern wearing a panda suit simulates performing oral sex on Hillary Clinton. . . . A former FreedomWorks official […]

The Bloody Mess at FreedomWorks

Memeorandum today features two stories on the ugliness: FreedomWorks Feud: War Inside Tea Party Group Gets Nastier — David Corn, Mother Jones FreedomWorks tea party group nearly falls apart in fight between old and new guard — Amy Gardner, Washington Post The latter article tells this story: The day after Labor Day, just as campaign […]

Matt Kibbe Of FreedomWorks Sounds Dismayed With The RNC

by Smitty I believe that the Republican party has made a huge mistake by effectively disenfranchising grassroots activists who want to be a part of the party process. If the party sincerely wants the support of citizens, shutting them out of the process is not the way to do it. Sooner rather than later the […]

FreedomWorks Conference Call On H.R. 3551 With Rep. Jeff Landry

by Smitty Freedom Works sponsored a conference call with Rep. Jeff Landry (R-LA) on H.R. 3551, a bill that would create an opt-in measure for the Payroll Tax Holiday. Landry is Iraq veteran, and a former Army Sergeant. A genuine Tea Party representative. HR 3551 Summary: 12/2/2011–Introduced. Social Security Preservation through Individual Choice Enhancement Act […]

Now We Must Govern

by Smitty This afternoon I sat in on a conference call hosted by Kibbe & Co. that answered the all-important question: What Then Follows (WTF)? Looming large in the discussion was their Benchmark Study, authored by Dr. Frank Luntz. Substantial American majorities support an agenda that: Balances the budget through meaningful spending reductions (70% support) […]

A Million Plus Protesters Around The Country On Tax Day?

by Smitty From a Freedom Works email: We expect over ONE MILLION protesters across the country, and I hope you’ll be among them. But if you cannot, there are still plenty of ways for you to help out and make your voice heard for freedom. It will take a lot of pictures to back up […]