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  • The Rejection Election

    01/26/2016 3:31:58 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 26, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    With the Iowa caucuses a week away, the front-runner for the Republican nomination, who leads in all the polls, is Donald Trump. The consensus candidate of the Democratic Party elite, Hillary Clinton, has been thrown onto the defensive by a Socialist from Vermont who seems to want to burn down Wall Street. Not so long ago, Clinton was pulling down $225,000 a speech from Goldman Sachs. Today, she sounds like William Jennings Bryan. Taken together, the candidacies of Trump, Sanders, Ben Carson and Ted Cruz represent a rejection of the establishment. And, imitation being the sincerest form of flattery, other...
  • I don’t give a damn what National Review thinks; It stops in November with the election of Trump

    01/26/2016 9:04:30 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 38 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/26/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    I am a conservative and have been all my life. I don’t need the snot-nosed, elitist pukes at National Review to “help me” out of my error. I support Donald Trump. People like the bunch at National Review have given us sure losers from Tom Dewey to Gerald Ford to the Bushes, Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romney. They have done incalculable damage to America with their pointy headed elitism; now all that stops in November with the election of Donald Trump. That I am beside myself with anger at the nerve of this bunch doesn’t begin to explain...
  • Trump, really?

    01/19/2016 8:50:52 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 27 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/19/16 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Yes Trump, really. The brash, self-promoting candidate has captured the imagination and the support of Americans across the nation. It’s no secret that the GOP Establishment (GOPe) has made him feel unwelcome; that they consider his advocates low information and uneducated. And it’s hardly a surprise that Karl Rove should wish to preside over the candidate’s downfall. After all, Donald is someone whose thoughts and actions he can’t control. The fact is neither of our political parties have much use for either “loose cannons” or patriots. Both, it seems, are unmanageable. According to POLITICO, I am an average Trump supporter;...
  • Judge Jeanine on Nikki Haley’s Criticism of Trump: ‘Republican Party Is in Real Trouble’

    01/18/2016 5:28:53 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 34 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 01/18/16 | Trent Baker
    On the Sunday broadcast of "Justice" on Fox News Channel, host Judge Jeanine Pirro criticized Nikki Haley for targeting GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump in the GOP response to President Barack Obama's last State of the Union address on Tuesday. In Pirro's "Opening Statement" segment, she directed her ire at Haley for attacking a fellow Republican instead of attacking the Democratic Party's "so-called leadership." Pirro urged the South Carolina governor to get behind Trump because he is the party's front-runner. The Republican party is in real trouble. They proved it to all of us this week. Their primary strategy as...
  • Pat Buchanan says Donald Trump is the future of the Republican Party

    01/13/2016 6:41:10 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 79 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1/12/2016 | Chris Cillizza
    Buchanan: Trump is sui generis, unlike any candidate of recent times. And his success is attributable not only to his stance on issues, but to his persona, his defiance of political correctness, his relish of political combat with all comers, his "damn the torpedos" charging in frontally where others refuse to tread, as in that full retaliatory response to Hillary Clinton's stab at him for having a "penchant for sexism." Trump shut her down. These clashes have elated a party base that is sick unto death of politicians who never fight. On building a fence to secure the border with...
  • New poll from Virginia holds some bleak news for Ted Cruz

    01/11/2016 9:24:14 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 26 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/11/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The Republican establishment in Virginia doesn’t even try to hide its fear and loathing of Donald Trump. They have even stooped to trying to force voters to sign a “loyalty oath” as an intimidation tactic to try to stop Trump. This is why the new Overtime poll results from a survey taken from January 3rd to the 5th is both encouraging for Trump and should be troubling for his only remaining rival, Texas Senator Ted Cruz. While the poll shows the usual solid lead Trump has overall–in this case a 9 point advantage at 28% to 19%–the headline doesn’t provide...
  • Trump says he can win New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida and Massachusetts; let’s take a look

    01/10/2016 8:32:31 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 01/10/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Donald Trump is saying he can win a number of states not easily won by a Republican. So, is this just a boast or something to keep Hillary Clinton and Fox News awake at night? The big prizes among these states are Florida and New York with their 29 Electoral votes. Trump can take New York because: A) he gets 25% of the Black vote, a fact which is not even challenged anymore, B) he is getting 45% of Hispanics, C) the conviction of Sheldon Silver, the most powerful Democrat in the state and the likely indictment of Democrat Governor...
  • North Korea: When a Democrat does something bad and a Republican doesn't fix it

    01/06/2016 4:07:20 AM PST · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    1/6/2015 | Self
    "In war there is no substitute for victory" were the words of General Douglas MacArthur as he spoke to a joint session of Congress in 1951 after being fired by then President Harry Truman for wanting to use tactics aimed at winning the Korean War like America's previous wars had been won. Democrat Harry Truman had the power to fire MacArthur, but he didn't have the ability to survive the backlash and was forced to withdraw his name from consideration for re-election in 1952. The Republicans nominated General Dwight Eisenhower, who won in a landslide promising to do something about...
  • Orange County's famously conservative activism is alive but faces a turning point

    01/03/2016 8:53:35 AM PST · by Pelham · 29 replies
    OC Register ^ | 1/3/2016 | Martin Wisckol
    Throughout much of the 20th century, Orange County attracted white middle-class and upper-middle-class residents who were either fleeing an increasingly diverse and liberal Los Angeles or were relocating from the Midwest and the South and bringing conservative regional values with them.... Also helping focus the political energy was The Orange County Register's ardent libertarian slant, ... Republicans' share of county voter registration peaked in 1990, when they outpaced Democrats by 22 percentage points. The GOP's edge is now 8 points and shrinking, and its share of registered county voters fell below 40 percent for the first time in December. Non-Latino...
  • Stupid 2015 predictions made by some stupid people

    01/02/2016 9:11:12 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 01/02/2016 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    As compiled by Politico, let’s take a look at the genius predictions made by the “experts,” during 2015. Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz, July 7: “I happen to be in the camp that thinks [Romney’s] actually going to run, and I think he will be the next president of the United States.” Chris Cillizza the Washington Post, February 26, 2015: “So, let’s assume—gulp—that Trump is serious this time around. Heck, while we’re at it, let’s assume he actually runs. IT. DOESN’T. MATTER. I can’t emphasize that strongly enough.” As late as August 20, the Daily Beast said: “Making political predictions rarely...
  • Memo to the GOPe: Listen to the People or go the way of the Dodo

    12/31/2015 8:39:03 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/31/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    In 2016, voters must decide the direction our country will take for the foreseeable future. Will we choose to again be a nation of free and independent souls or will we continue down the path which has made the U.S. a global laughing stock? Many Americans realize that the nation cannot survive the effects of crony capitalism which dominates Washington politics. The question is how to end the corrupt practices which have provided wealth and power to members of both political parties. One would think that the forced dismissal of John Boehner as House Speaker might have caused the GOP...
  • Trump and Cruz are RINOs -that’s why we like them but which one is electable?

    12/23/2015 8:38:53 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 28 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/23/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Listening to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz has made it clear that both are Republicans In Name Only – true RINOs. Thank goodness they are! Neither Trump nor Cruz is really a Republican which is a good thing because Republicanism has become another word for sellout and backstabber. In his heart Trump isn’t a Republican and that is why many Republicans and recovering Republicans (me included) are supporting him. In the midst of the new Paul Ryan/Mitch McConnell reality, Ted Cruz is not really a Republican either and this is what is fueling his rise in the polls. Jeb Bush,...
  • Clinton will not even come close to Trump in the general election

    12/14/2015 8:38:10 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/14/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    In 2008 and again in 2012, real Americans knew we were being lied to about Barack Obama and that the media covered for him. Fortunately those days are over. In next year’s election against Donald Trump all that has been whispered, smothered, lost and hidden about Hillary Clinton will be blasted out by Trump. The media will have no choice but to help him because he owns them. By March Trump will be coasting to the Republican nomination. In the past such early success has been a problem for Republican candidates. The media used it as an excuse to stop...
  • The elephant not in the room: Orange County's shrinking Republican Party

    12/10/2015 9:48:25 AM PST · by EveningStar · 33 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | December 10, 2015 | Martin Wisckol
    In the latest milestone of Orange County's shifting political milieu, Republicans' share of voter registration has fallen below 40 percent for the first time in the county's history. That's 8 percentage points more than the Democrats' share but marks an ongoing slide from Republicans' 22-point dominance in 1990, the GOP's zenith in the county, according to county elections statistics updated this week. The growth in voters with no party preference -- at 24 percent, up from 10 percent in 1990 -- is a key part of the shift.
  • Things Cruz would face as GOP nominee that Trump wouldn’t have to

    12/09/2015 9:40:42 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 56 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/9/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    It would be great to have Ted Cruz as our next president. So many things could be fixed and so much good could be done. It’s a very pleasant dream but nothing more. There are a number of difficult problems Cruz would have to face as the Republican nominee that Donald Trump wouldn’t have deal with. Cruz was born in Canada, to an American mother and a Cuban citizen father. Like it or not, Cruz would have to fight a continual battle to prove his eligibility. He only gave up his duel Canadian citizenship in May 2014 when the media...
  • The media and GOPe want to make Ted Cruz this year’s Mitt Romney

    12/04/2015 8:47:55 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/4/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Ted Cruz is the most conservative candidate in the Republican field. His speeches are inspirational trips into what America should be, which is why he will never be elected president. He is far too conservative to stand a chance in a general election. In 2012, rank and file Republicans were tricked into nominating a liberal candidate who chased away conservatives and lost, which was exactly the plan. Mitt Romney was never in the race to win. Conservatives knew it and 4.5 million stayed home. The media knew what would happen and it celebrated putting one over on the Republicans when...
  • LA Times “expert’s” silly stream of consciousness shows MSM still doesn’t get Trump’s rise

    12/03/2015 8:37:51 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/3/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    After five months of waiting for Donald Trump to fade away, some of the geniuses who make believe they know politics are beginning to fall silent – at least the brighter ones anyway. Steven Hayward, the all-knowing clown at the Los Angeles Times has apparently never heard the expression advising, “It is better to be thought a fool and remain silent than to speak and remove all doubt.” In July the sagacious Hayward confidently wrote that Trump would be gone by Thanksgiving and probably thought he was being generous with that prediction. Now that reality has smacked him in the...
  • Trump is killing P C by pulling back the curtain and showing the “Wizard” is nothing to fear

    12/01/2015 8:42:00 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 49 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/1/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Donald Trump has developed a new very potent weapon that is striking fear into the left and his enemies in the RNC. He is effectively saying, “So what?” to the phonies who have paralyzed civil discourse for far too long with their stupid bleating about political correctness. Because he is who he is, Trump cannot be ignored by the media. Consequently, when they attack him for saying something they have deemed not politically correct he looks them square in the eyes and asks, “And, so what?” Because Trump says what many people think, not what the media deludes itself that...
  • RNC’s wishful thinking of Trump hitting his ceiling is wrong; he has plenty of room for growth

    11/30/2015 8:44:53 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/30/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The befuddled “experts” can’t figure out why Donald Trump is doing so well in the polls. They KNOW he is wrong on everything; they KNOW he is a clown, a buffoon, a snake oil salesman, take your pick. Using THEIR old rules of politics they have declared Trump’s campaign dead so often it’s hard to keep track of them. The bottom line is that Trump is not going anywhere. He did not fade by Labor Day or Halloween or Thanksgiving. He won’t fade and they know it so they have fallen back on trying to trick people with their lie...
  • New Hampshire GOP Chair Attacks Donald Trump for 'Bombast and Divisive Rhetoric'

    11/26/2015 7:33:21 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-26-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    New Hampshire GOP chairwoman Jennifer Horn has abandoned all pretext of impartiality by launching an aggressive attack against Donald Trump. In an interview with the Boston Globe Horn says: "Shallow campaigns that depend on bombast and divisive rhetoric do not succeed in New Hampshire, and I don’t expect that they will now." She went on to say that establishment candidates like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Marco Rubio are "underestimated" and will almost certainly perform better than most. This despite their disappointing poll numbers, both nationally and in her state: "People are probably underestimating [New Jersey Governor] Chris Christie. And,...
  • Hey Larry, the RNC’s hatred for Trump is a big reason why he is on top

    11/09/2015 6:59:48 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/9/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Like almost all established political prognosticators, Larry Sabato is befuddled by the meteoric rise of Donald Trump to the top of the Republican Party’s presidential primary field. That Trump, who is not a politician, can merely get into the arena, do a few deep knee bends and pummel one professional politician after another seems to have him stupefied. Although he has not commented on the victory of Matt Bevin in Kentucky yet, that race has to have had him tied in knots as well. Sabato called Bevin, who won with 14 points more than the polls Sabato relies on, a...
  • Carson position on illegals looks like they are due citizenship as a “tip” for services rendered

    11/06/2015 9:39:44 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 20 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/6/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Ben Carson has fallen into a “moral” trap on the question of offering citizenship to illegal aliens who are here working in jobs that could be filled by American workers. In his campaign material Carson asks, “Is it moral for us, for example, to take advantage of cheap labor from illegal immigrants while denying them citizenship? I’m sure you can tell from the way I phrased the question that I believe we have taken the moral low road on this issue. Some segments of our economy would virtually collapse without these undocumented workers–we all know that–yet we continue to harass...
  • Democrats don’t believe “Trump is trailing Carson," no “Carson-mania”

    11/06/2015 9:23:29 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 2 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/6/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    When does the gang at Fox News start saying Matt Bevin’s huge upset in Kentucky was due to “Carson-mania?” After all, don’t they all believe Ben Carson has grabbed up all the excitement on today’s political stage? How about some of the columnists who are shilling so hard for Carson? Where are their joyful shouts that “Bevin won because of Carson-mania?” Democrats can apparently recognize and acknowledge scary poll numbers better than the Republican establishment and the Donald Trump hating media. With their noses rubbed in the dirt they have had to acknowledge the truth. The latest Reuters poll of...
  • The 2015 Election Tightened The Republican Stranglehold...

    11/04/2015 1:40:50 PM PST · by goldstategop · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/04/2015 | Chris Cillizza
    It's hard to overstate how important those GOP gains — and the consolidation of them we've seen in the last few years — are to the relative fates of the two parties. While the story at the national level suggests a Republican Party that is growing increasingly white, old and out of step with the country on social issues, the narrative at the local level is very different. Republicans are prospering at the state level in ways that suggest that the party's messaging is far from broken. There are other, more pragmatic effects of the GOP dominance in governor's races...
  • Like Cornwallis at Yorktown, a beaten and embarrassed Priebus sends underling out to surrender

    11/02/2015 8:59:38 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/2/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    What happened yesterday was not the end of the RNC’s poisonous hold on the Republican Party, but it was certainly the beginning of the end. This revolution is beginning to look like the first one. It was around this time in 1781 when reality came crashing in on British Commander Lord Charles Cornwallis at Yorktown Virginia. He was beaten and embarrassed by American patriots he considered rabble and was forced to watch his world being turned upside down. Yesterday, just 160 miles away in Alexandria Virginia, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, another enemy who considers America’s patriots rabble, was forced to...
  • Is Carson’s surge real or is he wearing “The emperor’s new clothes” to stop Trump?

    10/30/2015 8:35:59 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 42 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/30/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Could the new national poll showing Ben Carson ahead of Donald Trump by 4 points be just an invisible new suit of clothes? In Iowa, Carson is rushing past Trump in some new polls; not all but some. Iowa is a unique state and lately its caucus voters have not been predictive of who will be the eventual Republican nominee. These polls may or may not be accurate reflections of what is happening because another poll shows the candidates tied. Those who want to destroy Trump so the Uniparty can continue business as usual in Washington would love see national...
  • The TEA party movement is finally scaring all of its enemies

    10/18/2015 10:05:48 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 27 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/18/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    In 2009 many of us made our way to Washington to let the political establishment know we were mad as hell and not going to take it anymore. We knew we wanted change and knew we werent going to get that change sitting at home complaining. Naturally our enemies made light of our efforts and lied about our numbers. This made both wings of the Uniparty feel good about what was happening. They sniffed and said, Theyre just a bunch of retired seniors looking for some excitement. They dont understand how government works. They will get tired and go away....
  • Beware Big Business and the Chamber of Commerce

    10/09/2015 5:05:00 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/09/15 | Arthur Christopher Schaper
    Hard lessons about Big Business, the Chamber of Commerce, their undue influence in the Republican Party have been a hard one for me to accept, and yet too many people are content to shout ''Establishment" without really identifying the core problems This has been the hardest lesson for me to learn. I never thought that being pro-business could compromise ones fight for liberty and limited government. Yet I have learned to accept what Scott Rasmussen argued after the disappointing 2012 President Elections: too many people still see the Republicans Party as pro Big Business. There is much truth to this...
  • Is Hillary Clinton playing a high stakes game of chicken with Democrats who want her out?

    10/08/2015 8:52:44 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 28 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/8/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Since at least this past March when coachisright.com first predicted her campaign would end in her indictment, things have gone from bad to worse for Hillary Clintons presidential campaign. Her lack-luster campaign announcement was followed by another equally pathetic attempt to stir up supporters. A book tour flop topped off by a virtually secret, Friday night re-re-re-announcement have all drawn flies at best. Empty seats at BIG rallies even on college campuses have become the rule rather than the exception. Mrs. Clintons smug and demonstrably false explanations of having done nothing wrong by using her private email accounts for governmental...
  • Way to the White House is clear and easy for Trump

    10/05/2015 9:01:26 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 32 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/5/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Among his supporters one constant reaction to Donald Trumps campaign is He says what Im thinking. The things Trumps supporters think are the same things he says in overwhelming proportions. They know they would say the same things if given a platform, because they already do when they speak to friends, family and co-workers. When Trump is attacked by the Republican establishment and the media, his supporters take the attacks personally. Knowing what to say in a political campaign is not a mystery; and listening to Trump say what needs saying has millions of people emotionally attached to his campaign....
  • The Coach Predicted the end of House Speaker John Boehner

    10/02/2015 10:00:05 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/26/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Its easy to be wrong when predicting the future of politics and politicians. But in March of 2014, Kevin Coach Collins was spot on in predicting the downfall of John Boehner and the end of his days as House Speaker. That Coach is Right piece is posted below. Could this be the end of Boehners Speakership? By Kevin Coach Collins March 26th, 2014 John Boehner is often a difficult man to figure out. Sometimes he seems to want to lead the fight to restore Americas greatness; but other times he seems hell bent on destroying what is left of America...
  • Is Rep. Kevin McCarthy-John Boehners likely replacement-a RINO, moderate, sell-out or Stand-Up Guy?

    09/29/2015 8:25:32 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 32 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/29/15 | Doug Book
    After years of being frustrated by a spineless, weepy sell-out, conservatives are hardly looking forward to replacing House Speaker John Boehner with House Speaker John Boehner. Heading into the 2014 election, Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor was looked upon as the sure thing replacement for Speaker Boehner who, according to an aide, was quietly hoping to step down. But Congressman Cantor became ex-Congressman Cantor after a stunning primary loss to Tea Party favorite, Dave Brat. Current Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is the sole remaining member of the Republican Party triumvirate which had been vaulted to power in the historic, electoral...
  • Jerky John Boehner taken out by Americans weary of betrayal

    09/26/2015 10:10:11 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 24 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/26/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    What a jerk. Over and over John Boehner pleaded with his listeners to approve of his stance. My job is to preserve the Institution. Preserve the Institution? That is the role of the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives? An oxymoron in and of itself. He just told us in spades what is wrong with this miserable, U.S. Congress. They care more about THEIR institution than they care about us, their bosses. In other words, Boehner is admitting he dropped the ball, big time. His Institution Preservation Society is not a society that cares about their elected duty, their...
  • Stop trying to con us Mister Sowell

    09/22/2015 11:04:31 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 45 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/22/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    As a recently published piece by Thomas Sowell has demonstrated, there is never any shortage of smug, Im smarter than you people in academia. The basic assumption these people bring to every issue is that since the person on the other side of an argument doesnt agree with them it is the opponent who is ill-informed. The idea that the reverse might be true (and often), rarely penetrates their thinking. The Republican establishment is trying mightily to dissuade rank and file Republicans from nominating Donald Trump to be the Party standard bearer. So far nothing has worked and to the...
  • As Ben flops, Carly picks up his voters and the GOP-e gets excited about her breaking 15%

    09/17/2015 8:30:28 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 102 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/17/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Sorry Doctor Carson, but this is just not working; NEXT! Last nights debate showed that Doctor Carson will have to sit down because the Wile E. Coyotes at the Republican National Committee now have a new hound to try to hunt down Donald Trump. The GOPe is swooning over the fact that Carly Fiorina held her own! Only in the Beltway could such an observation be made with a straight face. In each of the polls available at this writing, at least 55% of respondents say Trump won and Fiorina is right behind him with about 16% of the votes....
  • John Boehner a First Class DC Sleazebag

    09/16/2015 6:10:23 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 25 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/16/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    So as we all start another day in Paradise, and as we lick our wounds from yet another defeat by our House and Senate Republican majority, over the dastardly Iran deal, who is worse, John Boehner, or the House Republicans that keep him on as Speaker? A poster on a great thread about The Donald Trump Show is revealing some pathetic details about the tan man and where his fealty really lies. In June, 1995, Boehner distributed campaign contributions from tobacco industry lobbyists ON THE HOUSE FLOOR (emp. added) as House members were weighing how to vote on tobacco subsidies....
  • And if its Trump, Jonah and I will stay home; so take that!

    09/15/2015 10:13:21 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 33 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/15/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The leftist apologist wing of the GOPe has tried everything they can to help us unwashed masses see the light about how terrible Donald Trump is and so far nothing has worked. Nevertheless, these Beltway Wile E Coyotes wont stop until they have their collective noses rubbed in a Trump victory. The latest enlightened pronouncement, designed to help us lesser beings rid ourselves of support for Trump, has been penned by Robert Tracinski, a guy no one outside of the RNC headquarters in Washington has ever heard of. Reading it developed into an eye exercise because as it droned on...
  • Trump is playing Rope-ADope with the media

    09/15/2015 6:41:25 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/14/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Donald Trump is playing Rope A Dope with the media and they cant do a thing about it. Hugh Hewitts recent interview of Trump brought us more insight into how much the Republican front-runner enjoys slapping around the media fools who think they can be the king killer, hero the Left is hungry for. The game is afoot and the media just doesnt know what to do. Their egos make them believe THEY are the longed for hero but their basic lack of credibility precludes their getting anywhere near the prize. When Hewitt asked Trump questions about the...
  • Donald Trump Campaign Carrying On. . .

    09/11/2015 8:29:08 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/09/15 | Ed Wood
    Last week, Donald Trump held a news conference in which, if I counted correctly, he responded specifically to 46 direct questions most of which were not very supportive. Frankly, I could not find a single instance in which any other candidate, either Democrat or Republican, had the guts to do that. And I also could not find a single instance in which I took issue with his positions. 1. Mr. Trump is his own man; finances his own campaign; solicits no political contributions and will be obligated to no lobbyist or PAC. How refreshing! 2. He stated the obvious:...
  • Asking Really? This is the best we have? is music to GOPe ears

    09/02/2015 8:59:27 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/2/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Donald Trump has taken many positions that annoy conservatives and some that infuriate conservatives; but on the issues that matter most: securing the border, making America respected and feared and stabilizing our economy, his positions are quite appealing. Therefore, with nothing left to throw at him, the GOPes personal choice for president, Jeb Bush, has decided that voters can be swayed away from Trump and toward him by showing us film clips of statements Trump made up to several years ago. Making believe (at least I hope so) that they dont understand why Trump the Businessman would say things that...
  • Five Ways Trump Has Changed The 2016 Republican Presidential Race

    09/01/2015 4:33:04 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 12 replies
    BBC News ^ | 09/01/2015 | Anthony Zurcher
    1. He's advancing a populist economic message Tax-cutting and deregulation have been key parts of Republican orthodoxy since the days of Ronald Reagan. Mr Trump isn't reading from that particular hymnal, however. Instead he preaches a populist salvation for the economically disaffected. Poll after poll shows economic security is the most important issue for Republican voters, and Mr Trump's entire message - his anti-illegal-immigration stance, his condemnation of Chinese and Mexican trade practices, his calls for taxation of Wall Street hedge fund managers and his constant touting of his resume as a successful businessman and "job-creator" - is built around...
  • Republican Party, R.I.P. (1854 2016)

    08/31/2015 2:00:11 PM PDT · by detective · 85 replies
    Erik Erikson ^ | August 28, 2015 | Erik Erikson
    In 1854, confronted by the moral evil of slavery and the inability of the Whigs to provide clarity against it, the Republican Party formed. Whig Party leaders either shifted their party allegiances or quit politics altogether. Even Abraham Lincoln got out of politics for a time. By 1858, the Republican Party had majorities in almost all Northern States even without a Southern presence. The party won the Presidency for the first time in 1860 and commanded the White House throughout the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth century. With the rise of Soviet evil after World...
  • Why the Dogs of Hell have been Unleashed on Donald Trump

    08/30/2015 10:07:00 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 60 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/30/15 | Wayne Allyn Root
    It isnt often that Coach is Right publishes an entire piece not written by one of our own staff. But author Wayne Allyn Root has done such a masterful job exposing the fear Donald Trump has elicited from members of the Washington D.C. Uniparty and the sheer panic which drives their every response that it would be an injustice to excerpt only the occasional remark. Americans of every political stripe will recognize the truth of Roots presentation. Some may not like it or admit it, but there is no getting around itDonald Trump has turned the political world on its...
  • Caesarism Comes to the Republican Party

    08/28/2015 9:54:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 28, 2015 | Mona Charen
    Among a very long list of harms inflicted upon the United States by Barack Obama and his party, perhaps the worst was Caesarism. Obama relished the worship of millions in 2008. From his star turn at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, he was treated not as a political candidate, but as a savior. Progressives fell into a swoon, typified by Newsweek editor Evan Thomas' 2008 comment, "I mean in a way Obama's standing above the country, above -- above the world; he's sort of God." Now, a similar kind of unreasoning adulation is greeting (improbably enough) Donald Trump. Fred Barnes...
  • Kentucky GOP OKs caucus, allows Rand Paul to seek 2 offices

    08/22/2015 2:44:21 PM PDT · by RonPaulLives · 5 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 08/22/2015 | Adam Beam
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) The Kentucky Republican Party has agreed to hold a presidential caucus The partys executive committee approved a proposal on Saturday to hold a presidential caucus on March 5. The plan would let Paul run for president and re-election to his Senate seat at the same time without violating state law that bans candidates from appearing on the ballot twice in the same election. Republicans agreed to approve the caucus on one condition: The state party had to have $250,000 in its bank account by Sept. 18 specifically reserved for caucus expenses. If the money is not...
  • GOP-e would rather lose again than win with votes from those people

    08/17/2015 9:39:57 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/17/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    This is a cautionary tale of how New Yorks Republican Party committed suicide rather than win with votes from, those people. It happened in 1994 and life has gotten worse for New York Republicans ever since. Republican Dennis Vacco was locked in a very close battle to become the states Attorney General. During the closing days of the race Vaccos campaign manager announced that the Democrat, Karen Burstein was unqualified because she is a lesbian. The New York Times called the comment gutter politics. Nevertheless, Vacco won by just fewer than 2% and the seeds of the NY State GOPs...
  • Republican Party Doesnt Want to Believe its Voters Agree with Trump.

    08/17/2015 6:51:32 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 59 replies
    VOX ^ | August 17, 2015 | Ezra Klein
    Part of what makes Trump dangerous to the Republican elites is he's willing to cater to the opinions of the Republican base in ways that the Republican establishment wouldn't dare. In doing so he can exploit longstanding cleavages between the Republican Party and the voters it represents.
  • Trump on the 40 Yard Line

    08/14/2015 8:54:17 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/14/15 | Peggy Ryan
    Ive written several pieces on Donald Trump. Reaction to these musings either fire up the Trumpsters wrath or garner me their instant support. Im accused of being an establishment lackey or Im lauded as a Trump supporter. But nothing Ive written is that black and white. My takeaway from these responses is that Im not getting my point across. However, being nearly as stubborn as Trump, I refuse to give up. So today Ill approach the subject in a manner that all men and most women will get. Im going to use a sports analogy. Football. Oops, is that sexist?...
  • Trump cant kill a dead body

    08/13/2015 9:19:52 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/13/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    America and the Republican Party are dead. America was murdered by Barack Obama and his supporters. The Republican Party was murdered by John Boehner, Mitch McConnell and the US Chamber of Commerce. Bringing them back to life is not something we should bank on happening. The number of people who see America as being on the wrong track hovers above 65% and it has not been less than 61% since mid-February. Approval ratings for the Republican Party are at historic lows. Both are dead. The Hippocratic Oath advises Doctors to, First do no harm. Their job is to help mend...
  • Conservatives lambaste Republican leaders over Planned Parenthood, Export-Import Bank

    07/29/2015 10:13:02 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | ‎July‎ ‎29‎, ‎2015 | Jon Ward
    Conservatives lambaste Republican leaders over Planned Parenthood, Export-Import Bank Jon Ward Senior Political Correspondent ‎July‎ ‎29‎, ‎2015 Conservative grassroots anger at Republican leadership in Congress and in the presidential contest has crescendoed in recent days, and the outrage on the right is forcing the GOP to respond. The unrest came to a climax on Monday when conservatives tuning back into the political discussion after the weekend saw that on Sunday, the Senate had failed to take up a bill to eliminate taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood. Meanwhile on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., had forced through an amendment...