Speaker of the House
Just received your “Personal Request” asking for my contribution to the NRCC. You say, “We must have every conservative step up…”
Since 2000, what did conservative voters get from “our conservative candidates?” Let me make a partial list.
Another huge, ineffective alphabet bureaucracy - DHS. A near quadrupling of the national debt. John Roberts. No Child Left Behind. Mortgages for the credit-challenged, leading to the financial collapse of the Western world in 2008.
The largest entitlement expansion since 1965. Hundreds of thousands of earmarks.
The nomination for president of John McCain, the ideal bipartisan statist. The self-styled Maverick who enjoys sticking it to conservatives.
McCain-Feingold. TARP. Cash for Clunkers. Sarbanes-Oxley.
Barack Obama. Obamacare.
In 2010, tea party conservatives gave Republicans control of the House and +7 seats in the Senate. Did the tea party get a thank you? No, they got blamed for not taking the Senate after the Republican Party abandoned Christine O'Donnell, Sharron Angle, and John Raese.
Mitt Romney. Barack Obama.
Common Core. A weaponized EPA.
Skipping ahead to 2014… You’re welcome.
What do I get next? - Your promises: “fixing a broken tax code, replacing Obamacare, strengthening our military, reducing our soaring debt. However, NONE of that is possible without your support.” Ha. None of it’s apparently possible with my support, either. (Oh, and you misspelled "repealing.")
So last year, on your watch, we pass an Omnibus budget bill giving the Democrats everything they want. Right now, Majority Leader McConnell is preparing a perpetual AUMF, unrestricted by geography, our Constitution-busting president didn’t think to ask for.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is demanding to be allowed to continue looting for ethanol. Bob Dole says he’ll forget to vote if the conservative who enjoys sticking it to self-styled Mavericks is nominated. Orrin Hatch predicts “we’ll” lose if Cruz is the nominee, "For us to win, we have to appeal to the moderates and independents.” Who’s us? What’s win? You keep using those words. It’s being amply demonstrated they don’t mean what you think they mean.
We have “conservatives” threatening to vote Clinton/Sanders if Cruz is nominated. Who’s us? What’s win?
These same fine conservatives are stepping up to support a crony capitalist friend of Nancy Pelosi. A Progressive until the last 2 years, who never uses the words “liberty” or “freedom” in a speech, but does tell us what he’s going to force a lot of other people/countries/businesses to do. With him, “conservatives” can “deal.”
Just how stupid do you have to be to think conservatism matters to the Republican party? Pretty stupid. I’ll bet that’s why the word “Republican” appears nowhere in your letter.