Open Thread for February 26, 2015….Scott Walker and Snow…Both will go away?

I’m just happy to have people here talking away in the last few weeks….

I STILL think Scott Walker is gonna flame out….

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The Homeland Spending Bill will end up back in Boehner’s lap….

“We have two different institutions that don’t have the same body temperature every day,” he said. “You know, the House, by nature and by design, is a hell of a lot more rambunctious place than the Senate — much more.”

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House Does NOT go along on funding the Homeland Security Department…

As in the past…. House Speaker Boehner simply CANNOT get things within his own party in the House…. With Democrats standing on the side ? The Speaker is stuck… House Republicans on Friday failed to pass their own proposal to …

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Jeb Bush Holds his own at CPAC….

Jeb Bush stood his ground in front of an occasionally hostile crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, giving a strong defense of his conservative record that seemed to slowly disarm his opponents in the crowd…..

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GOP Moderates on President Obama’s tussle with their party on Immigration/DHS…Red State

….moderate Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), who’s been urging his colleagues to pass a longer-term clean funding bill without any immigration riders. “I think up to this point, we’ve engaged in an exercise of tactical malpractice. Self-delusion is self-destructive.”

Dent, to be charitable, is an idiot…..

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Scalia of the Supreme’s…We don’t need evolving law….

The U.S. Constitution should be interpreted as the framers wrote it and not with the changing standards of the day, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia said during a lecture Thursday hosted by the U.S. Marshals Museum.

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IF Oil per barrel is $48 right now…WTF is gas up .30 cents a gallon?

A couple of months ago the price of oil per barrel was @ $48 also…..

A gallon of gas cost me $2.19 a gallon THEN….

(It was below $2.00 in places)

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Can We Impeach Now?….Erick Erickson @ Red State

Given Barack Obama’s continuous overreaching of power, I must now ask if it is time to consider impeachment proceedings. Is it even possible?

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Spock…Leonard Nimoy is gone…..

Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut “Star Trek,” died on Friday morning at his home in the Bel Air section of Los Angeles. He was 83.

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Breaking…Senate passes funding for DHS until September….

The Senate on Friday passed a bill to finance the Department of Homeland Security, sending the legislation to the House, which now has just hours to avert a partial shutdown of the agency.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 2/27/15…Chris McDaniel prepares to go to war with another GOP incumbent

MS-04: Despite hinting at a 2015 run for statewide office, tea partying state Sen. Chris McDaniel announced on Thursday that he would seek re-election instead. But we haven’t heard the last from McDaniel, who came very close to unseating Sen. Thad Cochran in last year’s Republican runoff…..

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Political Roundup for February 27th, 2015..Jeb Bush supporting Same-Sex Marriage?…Red Racing Horses

Jeb Bush: The junior Bush has taken a number of steps towards what looks like backing Gay Marriage, and would become the first major Republican presidential candidate to do so….

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Ok…What color is the Dress?

Not since Monica Lewinsky was a White House intern has one blue dress been the source of so much consternation.

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Senate Minority Leader Democrat Harry Reid is STILL calling the shots…

“He is controlling the agenda,” Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said of Reid. “And he probably will control the agenda if we don’t change the rules.”

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CPAC and GOP primary people are different people…..

In that 2014 CPAC straw poll, won by Sen. Rand Paul, 64% of the voters were younger than 40 years old. That number is markedly different from other figures that gauge Republicans. Looking back to 2012’s early nomination contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, where the votes actually matter, the difference in age breakdowns is striking…..

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Christie at CPAC 2015…His ‘aggressive style’ has been working in running Jersey..

“Here’s the word they miss: Passionate,” Christie fired back. “I’m the son of a Sicilian mother and an Irish father, which means in my household I had to learn about dispute resolution really early.”

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Scott Walker speaks to CPAC Crowd…I’ve fought the Unions…I can take on the World…

Mood in the Room: Intrigued and mostly appreciative. Mr. Walker’s performance at the Iowa Freedom Summit in late January catapulted him to prominence in the early stages of the Republican race. Many people at CPAC wanted to see if he could deliver again.

He did, for the most part……

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