Wednesday, November 5, 2014

HeritageAction demands clear conservative action for a clear conservative victory!

Make no mistake who won last night. With all the capitulation talk bantered about among the media and the RINO leadership in the past 24 hours, HeritageAction has released a press release that's crystal clear about why voters just placed the Republicans back into the majority. Check out not only its content, but the very familiar names who signed this document. We The People demand RESULTS, Mitch McConnell!
Conservative Leaders on 2014 Elections: A Clear Conservative Victory
November 5, 2014
Washington, D.C.
Election 2014: A Conservative Victory
The American people sent an unmistakable message to Washington:  Voters expect Republicans in Congress to listen and fight for the conservative agenda they ran on.
  • Every single newly elected Republican Senator ran on the full repeal of Obamacare. In most competitive races it was the top issue.  Over 40,000 ads against Obamacare were run on behalf of winning candidates.  The Republican House and Senate must now keep those campaign promises and use reconciliation to send a bill repealing Obamacare to the President.
  • All but one of the newly elected Republican Senators ran a strong campaign in favor of securing the border and opposing amnesty for illegal immigrants.
  • Every single newly elected Republican Senator ran in support of an agenda for hard-working middle class Americans that reduces spending, lowers taxes, and balances the budget-not in support of corporate welfare, bloated government spending bills, and endless debt-ceiling increases.
  • Far from downplaying social issues, every newly elected Republican Senator is pro-life and supports legislation that would protect unborn life after five months of pregnancy. The liberal candidates who painted pro-life candidates as engaged in a “War on Women” were routinely criticized and defeated.
Simply put, successful candidates ran as conservatives and won.
Oppose a Lame Duck Surrender
The Washington establishment is already calling on Republican leaders to capitulate to the Left in the Lame Duck. This means that opportunities to pursue conservative reforms next year will be lost.  New and returning Republican members should only vote for Leaders in the Senate and House who commit not to cave-in to President Obama and outgoing Majority Leader Reid in the Lame Duck.  The newly elected Republican Congress must have the opportunity to govern and return competence to a broken Washington.
Advancing a Conservative Agenda to Restore the American Dream
The election is over.  Now, it is time for our newly elected Congress to do what they told us they were going to do.  Conservative policies help people.  They will begin to restore our nation.
And while each of our organizations will work toward various elements of this agenda, as a conservative movement we call on the new Republican Congress to enact:
  • A pro-growth agenda for hard-working middle class Americans that balances the budget in 10 years or less without raising taxes, starts over with a tax code that actually works for American families and businesses, ends regulations that increase red-tape and hurt job creation, and makes Congress accurately account for the bills they pass.
  • Fully repealing Obamacare, using congressional authority to halt and expose it, and starting over with real health care reform that respects patients and doctors
  • Passing common-sense and compassionate legislation that protects innocent unborn human life after five months of pregnancy.
  • Upholding the rule of law and Constitution by restoring the power of the states and ending the lawlessness of the Obama Administration and rogue agencies like the IRS
  • Safeguarding our freedoms by ending the assaults on our religious liberty like those we now see in Obamacare, our military, against faith in the public square, and against those who support natural marriage.
  • A defense budget adequate to meet current and future threats to the country, including the threat from Islamists, non-state actors, and sovereign states.
  • Securing the border and ending attempts to grant amnesty to people who break our laws.
  • Expanding American energy through innovation and the market, not government regulation and cronyism
Now is the time for Republicans in Congress to earn the trust that the American people have placed in them.
The Honorable Edwin Meese III
Former Attorney General
President Ronald Reagan
The Honorable David McIntosh
Former Member of Congress
Mike Needham
Heritage Action for America
Tony Perkins
Family Research Council
Brent Bozell
Mark R. Levin
Erick Erickson
Marjorie Dannenfelser
Susan B. Anthony List
Penny Nance
President and CEO
Concerned Women for America
Gary Bauer
American Values
Colin Hanna
Let Freedom Ring
David Bossie
Citizens United
Herman Pirchner
American Foreign Policy Council
Lt. General William G. “Jerry” Boykin (US Army, Retired)
Executive Vice President
Family Research Council
Phyllis Schlafly
Founder and President
Eagle Forum
Richard A. Viguerie
Chairman and Fed Up PAC
Morton Blackwell
Conservative Leadership PAC
The Honorable J. Kenneth Blackwell
Constitutional Congress, Inc.
The Honorable Becky Norton Dunlop
Former White House Advisor
President Ronald Reagan
The Honorable T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr.
Former White House Domestic Advisor
President Ronald Reagan
The Honorable Alfred S. Regnery
Former Publisher
The American Spectator
William L Walton
Vice President
Council for National Policy
The Honorable Bob McEwen
Former U.S. Representative
Ed Corrigan
Former Executive Director
U.S. Senate Steering Committee
Diana Banister
Citizens for the Republic
Brian Baker
Ending Spending
Austin Ruse
Center for Family & Human Rights
Phil Kerpen
American Commitment
Phil Burress
Citizens for Community Values
Allen Roth
Secure America Now
Elaine Donnelly
Center for Military Readiness
Kay Daly
Coalition for a Fair Judiciary
Christopher N. Malagisi
Young Conservatives Coalition
Susan Carleson
American Civil Rights Union
Preston Noell III
Tradition, Family, Property, Inc.
Christian Adams
Election Law Center
David Denholm
Public Service Research Council
Francis Deluca
Civitas Institute
Jenny Beth Martin
Tea Party Patriots
Sandy Rios
Director of Government Affairs
American Family Association
Paul Caprio
Family Pac Federal

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