Conservatives, libertarians, Tea Party groups, and liberty-minded citizens are organizing a nationwide “Day of Resistance” on February 23 to oppose President Obama’s radical agenda — especially his “executive order” assaults on the Second Amendment. Organizers say over 50,000 people in more than 30 states have already signed up to participate in an estimated 100 local rallies, with the resistance movement aimed at unifying patriotic Americans from across the political spectrum behind the U.S. Constitution and gun rights.
Michigan congressman Justin Amash engaged in a successful smackdown of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney in a Tweet war February 13-14. The social media snit got started after Carney tried to make political hay of Amash's criticism of GOP leadership over the budget sequester, and ended with Amash burning the White House's position that the sequester was a looming evil: “@PressSec It's even more disingenuous for Pres O to call sequester 'devastating' when he came up w/it & signed it into law.”
New Jersey Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg's announced departure from the Senate next year paves the way for yet another interventionist to replace him, Newark's Mayor Cory Booker.
One would have thought the twin Republican responses to President Obama's State of the Union address by Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul should have been almost identical in opposition to the president. But they ended up a study in sharp contrast.