"Give the GOP control of both houses for even half that long, and we will see some real changes."
Absolutely. We just have to make sure the House and Senate Majority leaders are red, white and blue conservatives with a bunch of new freshmen conservatives to boot to back them up. Term limits is a must.
To your other point, you are right. Mark Levin points out how Washington used one premise in deciding his domestic and foreign policies: is this in the best interest of our Republic? That's the only reason for our federal government to exist in all the branches of governing. To preserve our nation as the Constitution has defined it and to survive all enemies within and without. Only then can we prosper.