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  • 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 party’s 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 York’s 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 state’s Attorney General. During the closing days of the race Vacco’s 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 GOP’s...
  • Republican Party Doesn’t 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
    I’ve written several pieces on Donald Trump. Reaction to these musings either fire up the Trumpster’s wrath or garner me their instant support. I’m accused of being an establishment lackey or I’m lauded as a Trump supporter. But nothing I’ve written is that black and white. My takeaway from these responses is that I’m not getting my point across. However, being nearly as stubborn as Trump, I refuse to give up. So today I’ll approach the subject in a manner that all men and most women will get. I’m going to use a sports analogy. Football. Oops, is that sexist?...
  • Trump can’t 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...
  • Could the Sleeping Giant Be Awakening?

    07/23/2015 9:53:16 PM PDT · by Amntn · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 7/24/15 | David Limbaugh
    The professional hand-wringers are freaking out over Donald Trump's straight talk while displaying abysmal indifference to the deserved targets of Trump's charges. The United States is incinerating, but all they can think about is Trump's heated rhetoric. Trump is resonating because, as a presidential candidate, he is giving public voice to many of the concerns that have Americans beside themselves. Some commentators have called attention to these issues for years, but it's different when a candidate does it, especially a Republican candidate. Democratic candidates have no fear of making controversial statements or even of taking extreme positions, because the liberal...
  • Trump campaign is the best thing that could have happened to Scott Walker

    07/21/2015 9:02:38 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/21/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    A few weeks ago when billionaire Donald Trump made his remarks about the number of violent Mexican criminals sneaking into our country illegally it made the biggest splash of the young campaign season. The reaction was maddeningly predictable from the Washington Uniparty and the media. Both lined up to get their breast beating comments heard on the nightly news shows. The snide remarks came fast and furious – to borrow a phrase. Some were even personal with nothing to do with policy. Next came the oh-so learned comments from political “experts”- like the ones the Republicans hire to help them...
  • Dog Days of Summer

    07/16/2015 7:07:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 16, 2015 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    The ancient Romans coined the phrase "dog days" based on the period of time that the brightest star (Sirius, the Dog Star) rose and set in conjunction with the sun. The Romans believed that Sirius radiated heat to the Earth, causing the hottest part of the year as it traveled with the sun. The date range for the annual "dog-day" period varies based on the source. The Old Farmer's Almanac refers to the 40-day period that begins July 3 and ends August 11. The 1552 Book of Common Prayer refers to the period from July 6 to August 17. Many...
  • Why Liberals Win

    07/16/2015 5:49:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 64 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 16, 2015 | Derek Hunter
    Tactics are important. History is replete with examples of superior forces being defeated by smaller armies with a better battle plan. Conservatives lose for the same reason: We have no battle plan. For years conservatives were content to be correct. Socialism doesn’t work. Fascism was a horrendous failure. Communism collapsed under its own weight. Each time conservatives were vindicated in their opposition to these failed branches of the progressive ideological tree. But at the end of each battle we made the mistake of assuming the war was over. It wasn’t and never will be. Every progressive victory was preceded by...
  • Time to Wake Up, America

    07/15/2015 8:54:40 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/15/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    What is the Obama administration working towards? There are signs of the past, and what his own words have spoken to as to the future of the United States. There is no moderation in the progressive cabal that runs the country. And with the help of traitorous Republicans, the left is working on the final few steps needed to destroy the cultural and societal basics that have served this country well. The judiciary, thanks to hard leftists and Justice John Roberts, has effectively gutted the Constitution on behalf of “social justice,” a socialist agenda leading to the destruction of the...
  • Corker-Obama Iran Policy: Another Republican Constitutional Traitor

    07/13/2015 11:06:06 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/13/15 | Ed Wood
    Under the terms of the Constitution, the president must persuade a two-thirds supermajority of senators to approve any binding agreements he may make with a foreign power. Of course, a president may legitimately make non-binding agreements as permitted under his power to conduct foreign affairs. But to obligate the United States of America to any such agreement, a president must either persuade the Senate to ratify it as a treaty, or persuade the full Congress to pass a law accepting his agreement by ordinary legislation — a bill passed by a majority of both houses and signed into law by...
  • If nothing else, Trump is moving us closer to “enough!”

    07/13/2015 9:14:59 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/13/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The large turnout Donald Trump was able to draw on Saturday in Arizona is a sign of something; but what? Is it a sign that a showman can draw a crowd on any given day? Is it a sign that the Republicans are now split in such a way that the Democrats can coast into the White House next year? Is it a sign that we, as a people, are moving closer to the “enough!” tipping point necessary to move us to action? I favor the latter. Yes Trump has been, and remains a man who is primarily for Trump....
  • Obergefell: The Dred Scott of Our Time

    07/12/2015 3:40:12 PM PDT · by DWW1990 · 10 replies
    TrevorGrantThomas.com ^ | 7/12/15 | Trevor Thomas
    In 1854, around one single issue—opposition to slavery—the Republican Party was formed. As historian David Barton notes, “The Republican agenda was clear, for every platform since its inception had boldly denounced slavery. In fact, when the U. S. Supreme Court delivered the 1857 Dred Scott ruling protecting slavery and declaring that Congress could not prohibit it even in federal territories, the Republican platform strongly condemned that ruling and reaffirmed the right of Congress to ban slavery in the territories. But setting forth an opposite view, the Democrat platform praised the Dred Scott ruling, and the continuation of slavery, and also...
  • Our Future Leaders and Morality

    07/12/2015 10:27:16 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/12/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Is there morality in government? It is expected that our politicians be moral and of good character and integrity. But given the power unlawfully and unconstitutionally usurped by our elected officials, can it be said that any member of congress fits within a recognized set of moral parameters? After all, it is the moral nature of our legislators which must affect the life, dreams and hopes of not only this generation, but the generations to come. The amount of power which a foolish and cowardly American public has permitted our politicians to take for themselves is staggering. But what else...
  • Sleight of Hand

    07/11/2015 10:09:04 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/11/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Many of us remember the histrionics on display by GOP members of Congress when they had to take positions and vote on hiking the country’s debt ceiling. Well, according to the following information, provided by someone who sounds very authentic, here is the legerdemain that went on in that closed door session of the uniparty in D.C. There are a number of details here that lead me to think this is a true account. You may certainly make up your own mind. The Congressman’s name and state are deleted to protect his identity. “That Tuesday, lunch began with our leadership...
  • Donald Trump

    07/09/2015 10:00:02 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 55 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/9/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    “We need to create jobs for Americans, not Washington; it is time for America to be back in business,” Donald Trump said as he announced the main planks in his platform to become America’s next President! “It is time to Make America Great Again,” is his campaign’s theme statement. Continuing with his IT’S THE ECONOMY mission statement, Trump, now trending number one in some recent polling, stated: “We need economic growth for everyone, not just Wall Street and the special interests.” “I promise to bring jobs back home and ensure our trade agreements benefit the American worker and protect our...
  • Wasn’t a Republican Congress supposed to END Obama’s abuse of power?

    07/05/2015 10:22:06 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 54 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/5/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Congress got pumped and America’s citizens got dumped with the passage of the dangerous Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation that looks to send even more of our jobs overseas. “This is what all trade treaties guarantee,” says analyst Jon Rappoport. “The overwhelming leakage of jobs from industrial countries to under developed countries,” is Globalism’s meat and potatoes engine driving our huge job transfer out of the USA.” (1) The plunder of our economic and personal wealth was just bought and paid for in our own Congress with obscene amounts of special interest money “buying” out our Republican leaders. Let’s look...
  • A GOP Disaster Avoidance Plan (Barf Alert!!!)

    07/02/2015 11:00:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 2, 2015 | John Warren
    With Governor ChristieÂ’s splash in the pool, the population pining to be POTUS is now large enough to hold a special Republican Primary: only the declared wannabes would participate, each egotist getting three votes. Naturally, weÂ’d eliminate all their first choices and zero in on the next two, thereby distilling a much tighter cluster of potential electables.Seriously, we now have a candidate for almost every splinter view imaginable, and good people though each of them are, they collectively exemplify a party in confusion and dysfunction. As one wag pointed out, the last time there were this many declared candidates, a...
  • Republicans lose sight of reality

    06/30/2015 4:31:45 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 49 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | june 29, 2015 | Richard cohen
    If you’re old enough to recall how the landslide election of Lyndon Johnson over the hapless Barry Goldwater spelled the end of the Republican Party, or how Ronald Reagan’s election amounted to a revolution that put the Democratic party on the mat until — more or less — the end of time, then you will understand my caution in saying that while the Republican Party may well survive its recent difficulty, Republicanism itself is dead. I think. The recent difficulties consist of taking the wrong side in the great health care debate, not only opposing what came to be called...
  • The view — 18 months out

    06/24/2015 8:46:17 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/24/15 | Ed Wood
    Well, here we are. A year and a half away from the presidential election and we are sick of it already. So I will just go ahead and tell you the outcome and spare you all the upcoming misery. First of all it is unbelievable that with a population of over 330 million, we can’t find one or two “natural born” citizens to adequately represent us. But if recent history is an indication of things to come, apparently we can’t. Republicans: Pretty simple. They are fielding a whole gaggle of has-beens, never-wases, and wannabes. I read somewhere that every member...
  • Did the Old Racist Democrats Become Today's Republicans? (Urban Legend)

    06/20/2015 6:48:50 AM PDT · by yosephdaviyd · 20 replies
    DavidLGray.INFO ^ | 06/20/2015 | David L. Gray (יוסף דוד)‎
    There is an Urban Legend afloat among liberals who refuse to own the racist history of the Democratic Party. They always repeat the lie that the racists Democrats somehow - at sometime - transferred their imperialist racism onto the modern Republican party. This video offers succinct historical information to debunk this Urban Legend and lie.
  • Donald Trump deserves our attention and our vote

    06/19/2015 8:52:22 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 77 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/19/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    As things stand now, Donald Trump will be getting my vote for President. Now a lot can happen, a lot can be said, a lot of media Trumpattacks can be hurled. But the man is the only one up there that I think can re-make America, close our Southern Border, restore our Military, return jobs to America and stop our race to the bottom. He’s paying for his run himself; he’s outside of the Washington swamp; he’s the plain speaking, larger than life candidate who presents actions that back up his words. He knows how to handle the media, something...
  • The Stupid Party On Health Care Acts Stupidly

    06/18/2015 4:39:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 18, 2015 | John Hawkins
    Congress passed Obamacare, and the president signed it. But in spite of then Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s promise, we still don’t know exactly what’s in it. We’re finding out, slowly, but it’s rarely good news. Obamacare was sold as the “fix” for our “broken health care system.” We were told the impact on those happy with their then current situation would barely notice a change, and those without insurance would get it. A win-win for everyone, right? Those promises went out the window right behind the $2,500 average savings on premiums per family President Barack Obama said would...
  • Colorado man reportedly shoots himself in foot to see what it feels like

    06/11/2015 11:07:17 AM PDT · by dware · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06.11.2015 | Fox News
    A Colorado man-- who police say was curious to see what being shot felt like-- reportedly sustained a non-life-threatening injury Wednesday night after he fired a single bullet into his foot. The Denver Post reported that Adam Hirtle, 30, told a Colorado Springs officer that he purposely shot himself in the foot while inside his garage. Police told FoxNews.com that Hirtle used a .22 caliber, semi-automatic handgun.
  • The light at the end of this tunnel may blind the Left for years to come

    06/10/2015 10:22:10 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 10 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/10/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    This is another story that will make you say “Gee too bad the Republicans will find a way to throw this advantage away,” because they will. The Supreme Court will soon be handing down a decision in the matter of Evenwel v. Abbott, No. 14-940. In this case the Court might rule that “One man one vote” means “One legal voter, one vote.” The plaintiffs argued that because all Congressional Districts are roughly equal in population size at about 700,000 on average, but not all districts have an equal number of legal voters, those districts with fewer legal voters are...
  • I Am a Conservative, not a Republican

    05/20/2015 10:13:51 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 35 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/20/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Has anyone figured out what the 2014 election results really meant? I was under the impression that Americans had grown ever more disheartened with what our nation has become. Turnout at the polls made it seem that voters wanted to rebuild the nation given us by the Founders. Historic gains were made by Republican candidates, promises were made and the excessive actions of the Democrat Party would be blunted as the citizenry exclaimed “No More!” I have been a proud card carrying Republican since I first voted. Based on what I learned in school, their platform made sense. I have...
  • A Dimes’ Worth of Difference? Politics Beyond the Hot Air In 2015

    05/12/2015 6:41:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 12, 2015 | Brian Birdnow
    Once upon a time, back in the mid-1960s, George Wallace, the Democratic governor of the great state of Alabama, considered the possibility of making a run for the Presidency of the United States as an Independent Party candidate. Wallace commenting on the similarities between the Democratic and Republican platforms of the time famously remarked, “There’s not a dimes’ worth of difference between them.” The political historians and journalists can debate the significance of Wallace and his statement until the donkeys and the elephants come home, but last week Congressional Quarterly, the venerable recorder of Capitol Hill news and happenings, analyzed...
  • Can the Uniparty make it any clearer?

    04/30/2015 10:05:16 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/30/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    On Tuesday the Republican controlled Senate gave President Barack Obama the green light to sell out our security and place Israel in grave danger. Twelve quislings of the Republican wing of the Uniparty joined the anti-American Democrat wing in voting for an amendment offered by a Republican to insure that the Senate and the American people will have no say in whether Iran gets a nuclear weapons program or not. The Uniparty has again reminded us that the only difference between Mitch McConnell the current Senate Leader and Harry Reid the former Senate Leader is that Harry is the one...
  • Time to take our country back, Part 2

    04/30/2015 9:07:57 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/30/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    There are steps we can take to return the United States to its founding principles. For starters: 1.) It is necessary to change the views of the low information voter. The Obama administration controls these people and purchases their votes by providing their benefits for “free.” The left are professionals in the creation of class warfare/envy. Welfare must be ended except in very specific, very limited cases. A healthy economy, free of the burdens deliberately placed by the left on enterprise and job creation can provide the necessary employment. The patriots of this country must be as vocal and as...
  • Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush and Ben Carson Rise in Iowa Scott Walker Takes a Fall

    04/22/2015 2:03:16 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 17 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | April 22, 2015 | Paul M Winters
    In a Gravis Marketing poll released today Jeb Bush leads fellow GOP rivals among Republican Party Iowa voters while Senator Marco Rubio and former brain surgeon Ben Carson have increased their popularity while Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has taken the largest fall. In a telephone survey conducted April 13, former Governor Bush (R-FL) led with 16 percent of voters surveyed with Walker coming in at 13 percent, followed closely by fellow Floridian Rubio at 12 percent. The poll was conducted the same day as Rubio's announcement of his 2016 Presidential bid. The biggest gainers were Marco Rubio, who improved five points from his...
  • Maybe the truth is that Jeb Bush really doesn’t want to run; after all he’s acting that way

    04/22/2015 9:03:46 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 25 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/22/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Most of the time politics is a game played on several layers and to paraphrase the great line from the movie Chinatown, nobody really knows what goes on in politics which brings us to Jeb Bush. As the younger, better looking and more “conservative” son in the Bush family Jeb has been pushed toward a run at the presidency. The talk started early in his tenure as Florida’s governor. Conservatives that never warmed to George W. Bush’s “compassionate conservatism” longed for the real thing. The conservative blogosphere asked if we didn’t elect the wrong Bush. Now we are approaching 2016...
  • How Many Highly Religious Conservative Republicans Are There?

    04/10/2015 11:54:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Christian Post's Opinion Section ^ | April 10, 2015 | Frank Newport, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of Gallup
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz chose a conservative, evangelical Christian university as the setting for his announcement that he was running for president. This underscored his apparent strategic decision to focus relentlessly on the conservative, highly religious segment of his party, both in terms of attempting to become their candidate of preference, and also in terms of maximizing their turnout in the 2016 primary elections. The Republican Party in general has a disproportionate percentage of conservative and highly religious Americans in its ranks, so Cruz's strategy would appear to make numerical sense -- as it would for other conservative politicians, like...
  • Beck And O’Reilly Clash: Are Political Parties Outdated?

    03/25/2015 1:31:25 PM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 18 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Michael van der Galien
    On yesterday’s episode of The O’Reilly Factor, Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck clashed with each other about Beck’s statement that he no longer supports the Republican Party. It was an interesting debate, although O’Reilly didn’t appear to grasp Beck’s point about defunding the Republican leadership and supporting individual candidates instead: [VIDEO] Beck’s point is well-taken. Why fund the Republican Party itself if you only support certain conservative candidates — and those candidates are being attacked by their own party’s leaders? Increasingly, voters try to find candidates they support, not a specific party. Parties played a major role in organizing campaigns...
  • Mitt Romney: 'Hell hath no fury like Obama scorned'

    03/25/2015 11:56:26 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 24, 2015 | Neil Cavuto
    Here is a really great interview by Neil Cavuto with Mitt Romney. Definitely worth the listen. Mitt Romney: 'Hell hath no fury like Obama scorned'
  • There Is No Republican Middle

    03/23/2015 6:44:43 AM PDT · by Kaled · 29 replies
    Esquire ^ | 03-19-2015 | Charles Pierce
    Already, we have the greatest video of the 2016 presidential election cycle. Rick Santorum -- And have I mentioned recently what a colossal dick Rick Santorum is? -- was down in the home office of American Sedition for one of those mock "summits" designed to lift the wallets of terrified caucasian separatists. A lady got up in the audience, opened her mouth to speak, and huge bats flew out. Why is the Congress rolling over and letting this Communist dictator destroy my country? Y'all know what he is and I know what he is. I want him out of the...
  • Carnac the Magnificent

    03/22/2015 7:38:12 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/22/15 | Peggy Douglas
    Carnac the Magnificent, a recurring role played by Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show, was a ”mystic from the East” who channeled his psychic powers to “divine” answers to yet unseen questions. The skit opened with announcer Ed McMahon, saying: “Carnac will now ascertain the answers having never heard the questions.” Carnac would then hold the sealed envelope to his forehead: Answer: Jeb, Hillary, and Joe Biden. Question: What is going, going, gone! Ok, Carnac was a funny guy but Jeb and Hillary in 2016, not so much. But you don’t need a crystal ball to see what’s coming. For...
  • I was hung up on by a Republican Fundraiser who called me from RNC

    01/28/2015 5:21:29 PM PST · by nycteacher · 46 replies
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    After answering a brief survey of 3 questions I was asked an open ended question of what the Republican leaders should do. All I said was that the Republicans need to get new leaders who will stand up to Obama and it appeared to me that Speaker Boehner was a drunk. Click.
  • Obama’s steno pool always writes what its boss tells them to write

    01/27/2015 8:36:43 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/27/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The self-important Boston Globe ran an editorial that is a microcosm of how the Left manages to be so consistently wrong on so many substantive issues. The piece had to do with the supposed wrongheadedness of Republican House Speaker John Boehner. It seems that according to the Globe, Boehner has committed some kind of treasonous act by inviting Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Prime Minister, to address a joint session of Congress without asking permission from their boss President Barack Obama. The writer moans that such an undercutting of Obama’s authority will damage the delicate negotiations Obama is in with the Iranians;...
  • The Pro-Life Movement Must Stop Being Whores of the Republican Party

    01/23/2015 9:46:54 AM PST · by roses of sharon · 28 replies
    Red State ^ | 1/23/15
    I know there are many angered by the title of this post, but the truth hurts. I cannot tell you the number of times I have been to political events where a politician kisses babies and talks Jesus so the pro-lifers in the crowd get thigh sweats and send the politician to Washington. When the politician takes up with his mistress or pays for an abortion or, as Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) did, undermines the pro-life cause, they are just horrified. But still they return predictable to the GOP for more abuse and disappointment. Maybe it is time for a...
  • The “dead” TEA party movement makes itself felt while media/Democrats/GOP-e make believe it is gone

    01/15/2015 8:50:26 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 24 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/15/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Last week both the Republican and Democrat wings of the Uniparty celebrated another “defeat” of the TEA party movement with the re-election of John Boehner as the Speaker of House. After all, try as it might the TEA party movement was not able to muster the necessary votes to at least push the contest into an embarrassing second round. Closer examination suggests a very different reality. The rules of the House say that in an election for Speaker the person who gets the most votes of those actually present when the roll is called wins. Clearly this gives an advantage...
  • Republican Party 2016 Presidential & VP Futures Odds Jan 2015

    01/12/2015 8:51:57 PM PST · by dignitasnews · 9 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | January 12, 2015 | Paul M Winters
    With a full year to go before the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primaries, the Republican Party 2016 Presidential field is taking shape and Dignitas News Service handicaps the futures odds for the nomination and VP slots. While the Democrats wait to see if anointed candidate Hillary (vacated hyphen) Clinton will indeed be their lone contender, the GOP field is shaping up to provide a true horse race in the quest to take the Oval Office. While not dismissing the possibility that an heretofore unknown, minor candidate may make their presence felt, we have limited the field to established and...
  • Now out of office, Eric Cantor feels free to be himself; this’ll make you glad he’s gone

    01/12/2015 9:01:17 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/12/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Last June in the run up to a primary he was so sure he would win, former Obama water boy Eric Cantor didn’t bother to campaign. He had told his liars about being a warrior against illegal aliens polluting America and decided to merely wait in Washington for word of his victory. That didn’t happen. He was crushed by a TEA party candidate. When he got his head handed to him Cantor was shocked and acted contrite. That was his act then; but now free to be his real self he is taking some very different positions. As a Wall...
  • The Republican Horse We Rode In On

    01/05/2015 10:25:48 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/05/15 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    It is time to quit pushing them, put the bridle back in their mouths, and grab the reins of the horse and lead them to where we want them to go. “Where a constitution, like ours, wears a mixed aspect of monarchy and republicanism, its citizens will naturally divide into two classes of sentiment, according as their tone of body or mind, their habits, connections and callings, induce them to wish to strengthen either the monarchical or the republican features of the constitution. Some will consider it as an elective monarchy, which had better be made hereditary, and therefore endeavor...
  • Boehner’s Head Fake

    12/18/2014 8:52:30 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/18/14 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    So what did we just see happen in our Republican US House? Did John Boehner just do a head fake or what? His quid pro quo with the Democrats gets him and them amnesty along with a Christmas Wish List for Wall Street. In fact, wasn’t benefiting Wall Street the real lynchpin of the massive Omnibus bill, not executive amnesty? Think about it. Boehner now becomes the Wall-Streeter in Chief, not President Obama, whom the Speaker actually used to pass his legislation! Wasn’t the wished for defeat of executive amnesty just so much political theatre, what with the media screaming...
  • Latinos View GOP More Favorably than Democratic Party in New Poll

    12/17/2014 10:34:33 AM PST · by dignitasnews · 14 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | December 17, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    In a new Washington Post poll released today, American Latinos have a more favorable view of the GOP, besting the Democratic Party among the nations fastest growing demographic group. In a survey conducted between December 11-14, 52 percent of Hispanic Americans view the Republican Party favorably, while 37 percent have an unfavorable view of the Party of Lincoln. In contrast, 40 percent of Latinos have an unfavorable view of the Democratic Party, while 48 percent rate them favorable. The poll suggests that large numbers of Americans, of all demographic groups, are moving toward the right, as the GOP holds a...
  • West Virginia’s Saira Blair is learning to balance college life, state politics

    12/06/2014 11:20:14 PM PST · by goldstategop · 8 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/06/2014 | Monica Hesse
    What do you have going on tomorrow?” asks Craig, who is himself a state senator and was his daughter’s campaign manager. “I might see some friends. I have to write those thank-you letters.” The letters are to her supporters, some of the 18,000 West Virginians Saira will be representing in the 59th District — a mostly rural, mostly Republican region two hours from Washington. She won the election in November by beating her opponent, a 44-year-old attorney, with 63 percent of the vote, and since then she has become the most famous state legislator in the country, as well as...
  • Nancy Pelosi reveals the GOP conspiracy behind Democrat midterm disaster

    11/17/2014 9:04:53 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 38 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/17/14 | Doug Book
    Countless politicos and media pundits have offered what each believes the real reason for the drubbing Democrats took on November 4th. A few mavericks even suggested the impossible–that Barack Obama’s policies were to blame for the carnage rather than his Blackness. But leave it to San Francisco’s brainy congresswoman, Nancy Pelosi, to provide the indisputable skinny on a midterm catastrophe which strengthened the GOP hold on the House and robbed Harry Reid of the Senate. As Nancy explains it, “to succeed, we must inspire, educate and remove obstacles to participation. Only by changing our political environment and broadening the universe...
  • Will Hurd The Black Republican No One is Talking About

    11/10/2014 7:11:36 AM PST · by dignitasnews · 13 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | November 9, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    There is certainly no denying the historical significance of Tuesday's victories by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) in South Carolina and Congresswoman-Elect Mia Love (R-UT) in Utah, but the most surprising and politically significant for the GOP came in Texas' 23rd District, with Will Hurd ousting Democratic Party incumbent Pete Gallegos. Will Hurd's triumph not only makes him the first black Republican member of congress from the Lone Star State since Reconstruction, but is impressive in that he took out a sitting Democrat in a predominately minority district. In a district with a 55 percent Latino population and median annual income...