by Javier Manjarres It is no secret that Congressman Allen West(R-FL) and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) are not going to be rubbing elbows in the Congressional cafeteria anytime soon. Just weeks ago, Wasserman Schultz called out West on the House Floor which prompted West to reply back with a blistering email that Wasserman-Schultz subsequently … Read more
Archive for August, 2011
by Javier Manjarres Earlier this year, I put forth a possible scenario that I believed made complete political sense and yet caused quite a stir- I speculated that it would make sense if Congressman Allen West were to for the U.S. Senate seat that Democrat Bill Nelson currently holds. At the time, many close to … Read more
by Javier Manjarres The Karen Harrington for Congress media blitz continued with a TV interview with the widely popular Conservative media outlet, Newsmax. Prior to the Newsmax interview, Harrington conducted a blogger call with a slew of conservative blogs, including blogosphere heavyweights, Townhall, Human Events,The Daily Caller, and Redstate.com.
by Javier Manjarres Controversy continues to swirl around Congressman Allen West’s recent vote to support the “Budget Control Act of 2011″ that allowed the federal government to once again raise our debt ceiling – a move that infuriated some within the conservative base of the Republican party as well as some amongst the ‘Tea Party’ … Read more
by Javier Manjarres The Republican Party of Florida(RPOF) held a day-long strategy session with House Republicans, that culminated with a big dollar fundraiser hosted by Representatives Will Weatherford and Chris Dorworth. The RPOF event was held to strategize on how the party would be able to retain and add to the Republican majorities gained in 2010.
by Javier Manjarres Only four weeks removed from Prostate cancer surgery, former Congressman Mark Foley continues to stay remarkably active in Palm Beach with his real estate ventures, and the sabbatical from his radio show will end next month as he goes back on the air. Foley is still ‘the man behind the curtain’ in … Read more
by Javier Manjarres Mississippi Governor and former RNC Chairman Haley Barbour has come out in support of Senator George LeMieux in the 2012 Republican primary race for U.S. Senate. Barbour has long been considered a staunch conservative and has proven to be a ‘king-maker’ of sorts with his fundraising prowess.
by Javier Manjarres Governor Rick Scott’s approval ratings have been in the proverbial tank of late- that’s why his recent 6 point upswing is good news for the Guv but is being laughed at by Democrats because the uptick comes during Governor Scott’s vacation. Scott now has a 35% approval rating among Floridians, but what’s interesting … Read more
by Javier Manjarres Here we go again- the latest instance of Democrats in Congress using any means to further their political agenda would likely lead most clear-eyed observers to admit that rules were broken- several times, as a matter of fact. Recall several months back when House Democrats sent out taxpayer-funded mailers accusing Republicans of … Read more
by Javier Manjarres What does the recent Quinnipiac poll on the Republican Senate race here in Florida really mean? For one thing, it means that Mike McCalister’s 2010 Gubernatorial campaign has given him an edge in ‘Name ID’ over the rest of the crowded Republican field of candidates. What is interesting is that former U.S. … Read more