CHQ - Richard Viguerie: Some Freshmen GOP Off on the Wrong Foot

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Richard Viguerie:  Some Freshmen GOP Off on the Wrong Foot
CHQ -- Viguerie argues the new Republican Congress needs to focus on doing the people's business, not getting re-elected. He saw Tuesday's big-ticket freshman fundraiser as a sign that some of the newcomers may already be heading down the wrong path and cautions that the grassroots is watching their every move.

Richard Viguerie Praises Speaker John Boehner and House GOP for Term-Limiting Committee Chairs and Requiring All Bills to State Their Constitutional Basis
CHQ --Viguerie commends Boehner for reinstating term limits on House chairman committee chairmen, which is an important first step to de-institutionalizing power in the 'People's House.'

The Liberal Press Meets the Law That Governs Government
American Thinker (blog) - Mark Fitzgibbons says conservatives must repeatedly emphasize that the Constitution is not just a set of guiding principles - it's the law that governs government. When our elected representatives fail to follow the letter of the Constitution, Fitzgibbons reasons, they're as guilty of violating the law as any other lawbreaker. That seems to confuse the liberal press.

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