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Why the GOP is not a National Party

In short, because Republicans are afraid of their own principles. They claim things to get elected, and when the voters give them the world — the Senate, the House, and the Presidency, still, they can do nothing. Ben Shapiro lays … Continue reading

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They Bought His Silence

I didn’t have the heart to watch Ted Cruz speak at the Texas Tribune festival, but I did read the tweets. First off, while I am disappointed in his endorsement, he is correct in that he never said never. There’s … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan and the Most Unnecessary Speech

When threatened, the little men try on the costumes of their heroes and imagine that they have become those heroes, if only for a day. Such is the case of Paul Ryan and his speech to Congress today. In it, … Continue reading

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Presidential Primary Vanity’s End Game

Yeb! is in trouble, big-time. According to this article, he has had to cut staff numbers and staff salaries. No growing campaign does this. You need staff and you need motivated staff to be able to run a presidential campaign. … Continue reading

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Fraticide Continued (Bush Vs. Cruz)

Fire Andrea Mitchell reports that W launched into Cruz at some get-together, which surprised the people there. Although this feels a little like jr. high gossip, I think it reveals something uncomfortable. I have long held that W would have … Continue reading

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Fraticide

It disheartens me to see conservatives downing arguably the most conservative candidate in the presidential race, but I have started to grasp that not all who claim friendship are friends. At least some part of the GOP is so angry … Continue reading

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The Presidential Chess Match

While I appreciate the investigative journalism by the Conservative Treehouse, and while I can understand the philosophy of Trump as wrecking ball, there’s something amiss here. When the theory drives reality rather than the converse, you end up with things … Continue reading

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