Alinksy Cited In GOP Establishment Failure

Fauxservative bigs occupy a small, shrinking tent
Saul Alinsky once said, "I feel confident that I could persuade a millionaire on a Friday to subsidize a revolution for Saturday out of which he would make a huge profit on Sunday even though he was certain to be executed on Monday."

Does this not accurately describe the establishment Republicans? Boehner and McConnell would have gladly rubber-stamped ObamaCare -- almost immediately -- had it not been for Ted Cruz and his insurgent brethren in the House; knowing full well the ramifications that bill has for religious freedom and the power of the state.

ObamaCare was a potential noose around the neck of economic freedom in this country, and most country-club Republicans seemed to be more than willing to kick the chair out from under us; even though the hang man will inevitably one day soon be at their own door.
(full story "The Alinsky Republicans" at americanthinker.com)

New Income Tax, Dukakis Born, Mid-Term Shellacking

On this day: November 3
The U.S. introduces a federal income tax (1913)

The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2 with the first animal to enter orbit, a dog named Laika (1957)

President B. Hussein Obama holds a news conference in the White House to acknowledge that he and the Democratic party took a "shellacking" in the mid-term elections (2010)

President B. Hussein Obama speaks from the Teleprompter at the G-20 summit in Cannes, France (2011)

b: Russell B. Long (1918), Michael Dukakis (1933); d: Wilhelm Reich (1957), Viktor Chernomyrdin (2010)

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