In addition to Obamacare, Republicans want to shut down the government over net neutrality
This is one to watch as this could very well slip through the cracks and actually happen.
From Ars Technica:
Astute Ars readers likely will already know that killing net neutrality regulation in the United States has been a bee in Republicans’ bonnets for some time now. As recently as this month , Verizon has led the charge to get existing net neutrality laws overturned. When a Federal Communications Commission rule to approve net neutrality laws was issued in 2010, it passed 3-2, with the two Republican commissioners voting against.
The Republican Party is becoming the party of an elite minority and a factional and regional party as well. If only the tea party truly represented populism but they too have ended up doing the bidding of the elites in the GOP.