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Diminished Capacity: GOP's Hopes of winning back the US Senate in 2014
Leading the Tea Party's charge
Prescription for the middle class
Here's the hypothetical sixty four thousand dollar question voters need to ask themselves this mid-term election cycle, do elected Tea Party / GOP officials and candidates really have my interests at heart or do they just try to make the Obama Administration look bad or incompetent?
Time after time the Republicans have shown their lack of interest to work with President Obama to get anything done for the common good of the American people. There is a reason they're considered the worst CONGRESS in our nation's history, with the Republicans dismal approval ratings leading the race to the bottom.
As the Speaker of the US House of Representatives John Boehner wishes he had the testicular fortitude to lead one half of the US Congress / Legislative Branch, he has effectively been put on a very short leash by big money Special Interest Groups. But his own personal interest in his self preservation has outweighed the interest of his constituents and the American people in general, making him utterly ineffective to 99% of Americans. Due to his unwillingness to bring anything to the House Floor for an up or down vote, sending the full Legislative body to a screeching halt.
As a matter of record, I hoping and praying that Virginia and Kentucky both go blue in this upcoming election cycle. Virginians are halfway there already with the stunning primary defeat suffered by then House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor. I say halfway because a Tea Party candidate upset Cantor in the primary, but I remain hopeful that the democrat that person faces off with in the general election still has a fighting chance to win. Likewise in Kentucky, they could go blue if the residents of the state finally realize one thing.
The very fact that Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been continuously proven wrong about the impact of the Affordable Care Act a.k.a. Obamacare, Because Senator McConnell was such a vocal opponent against the President's signature health care law for all of the wrong reasons as are most GOP leaders. With literally thousands of Kentucky residents who now have affordable health care can see through all of the misinformation tactics of the GOP, they'll vote for a democrat that really has their best interests at heart. This kind of action would definitely cause a ripple effect in the balance of power within the GOP leadership, by voting out two out of three top GOP Leaders might end all of the obstructionist tactics and Congress could actually get to work!
With countless millions of taxpayer dollars wasted on fake scandals and witch hunts that truly are all smoke and mirrors, the GOP is trying to distract the public's perception away from their inaction while not doing the job that they were elected to do. The record number of Congressional hearing on would be scandals such as the IRS, Benghazi not to be outdone by the staggering number attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act are totally dreadful.
Let's face it the Tea Party / GOP have a dismal record of accomplishment, fact is they've got more negative hits than actual accomplishments. Americans have got to start using their votes wisely to ensure that the person they elect will in fact represent their voices and views, not those views of Special Interests Groups, P.A.C.'s and or Lobbyists that fund their re-election war chest.