Column: Beware the Soros-funded, 'Main Street' Republicans

January 13th, 2014 7:23 PM
What do George Soros, labor unions and money-grubbing former GOP Rep. Steven LaTourette all have in common? They're control freaks. They're power hounds. They're united against tea party conservatives. And they all have operated under the umbrella of D.C. groups masquerading as "Main Street" Republicans. LaTourette heads up the so-called "Main Street Partnership,…

NBC Highlights Retiring GOP Moderate Who Laments Lack of 'Compromise

August 1st, 2012 7:58 AM
On Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams read a short item noting the decision of Ohio Republican Congressman Steve LaTourette to retire from the House of Representatives this year, noting that he is "one of the last GOP moderates in Congress." The NBC anchor also relayed LaTourette's complaint that "compromise has now become a dirty word." Williams…

Rachel Maddow Mines Alleged Humor From Name of Congressman 'LaTourette

August 17th, 2009 10:46 PM
Hey, if you can't poke fun at someone whose name dovetails with that of a potentially devastating neurological disorder ...MSNBC cable show host Rachel Maddow demonstrated what passes for humor on her show Aug. 12 when she said this about Republican Congressman Steve LaTourette of Ohio --MADDOW: Next up on the bizarre health-care debate circuit, Republican Congressman Steve LaTourette attended a…

More Chrysler Bankruptcy News the National Media Won't Use: Reps Deman

May 21st, 2009 4:36 PM
On May 15, I posted (at NewsBusters; at BizzyBlog) on the Obama administration's and government-run Chrysler's blatant deception concerning whether plants would be closed as a result of the company's bankruptcy filing. Specifically, on April 29 and 30, Obama, the administration and Chrysler told senators, congressmen, state and local politicians, and local and regional union leaders that the…