FlashReport’s Jon Fleischman has the scoop on Grover Norquist’s call for California State Senate hopeful Sam Blakeslee to join his Republican colleagues by signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge.

Deroy Murdock highlights the Rev. Michel Faulkner’s campaign to unseat the tax evading congressman Charlie Rangel.

The Lone Star State is prepared stand up for the taxpayer and sue the Federal Government over its $26 billion bailout of state governments and local school districts.  Steve Stanek, a research fellow at the Heartland Institute, has the full story.