Over and over, the Republican Party declares itself to be “the party of small government.” But which party is trying to use the powers of big federal government to tell the people and the states what they can and cannot do? You guessed it —
I thought the Republican Party was supposed to be the party of small government. Why, then, would Republican Representative Steve King of Iowa introduce H.R. 997? H.R. 997 is a bill that imposes big government requirements on millions of people who work for the United
Whatever happened to Republicans opposing big government interference in people’s lives? In a speech yesterday at Mississippi State University, Mitt Romney told the audience that he wants to end the programs developed as part of Lyndon Johnson’s War On Poverty, and replace them with something
Republican politicians like to say that they’re against Big Government. In particular, they like to tell voters that they oppose interference by the federal government with ability of business owners to decide how to run their own companies. They claim to believe in free markets,
How would you feel if a soldier arrived at the door of your house and announced that on behalf of the U.S. military, he would be installing a voice recorder under your kitchen table to capture all of your conversations, and also splicing a data
… then why is it asking major Internet service providers to turn over users’ account passwords for government use?
Whenever Republican politicians get a chance to use the power of federal government to help their own corporate special interest groups, they happily use the power of Big Government to smash the decisions of state and local governments.
Charlie Fuqua, the Republican Party’s pick for Congress in Arkansas’ 5th District, wants the government to engage in religious cleansing in the United States: “I see no solution to the Muslim problem short of expelling all followers of the religion from the United States.” Charlie
Every Sitting Member of Congress Endorsed by FreedomWorks Voted for Anti-Freedom FISA Amendments Act
The FreedomWorks For America Super PAC tosses the mantle of Less Government and the sash of Freedom about its well-endowed shoulders: FreedomWorks for America endorses true champions of freedom and supports them on the ground with our battle-tested, grassroots get-out-the-vote techniques…. these candidates have been
Government Collecting Too Much Information About You? Party Followers Change Answer based on who is President
From the Pew Research Center’s American Values Survey: When a Republican is in the White House, Democrats are more concerned than Republicans about the prying eyes of big government. When a Democrat is in the White House, Republicans are more concerned than Democrats about the
In one breath, congressman Allen West declares his support for wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, costing trillions of dollars and tens of thousands of lives, in the name of fighting a religion he does not like. In the next breath, Allen West declares: “I will