The Lois Lerner Affair and Beyond

We have finally seen reveled what many of us knew all along; that Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS exempt organizations unit, was up to her eyeballs in the mishandling of the applications by Tea Party and similar groups that occurred during the run-up to the 2012 election. Lerner’s job was to oversee the [...]

The NRSC and Push Polling: Why is the NRSC trying to fix the Republican primary in Mississippi?

chrsmcdnl-thdchrnA short click over to the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) website confirms their claim to be “the only national organization solely devoted to electing Republicans to the United States Senate.” This makes one wonder why the NRSC would involve itself in primary fights seeking to defeat [...]

Why Not Rand Paul?

rndplnsa“Mr. President, we will not let you run roughshod over our rights. We will challenge you in the courts, we will battle you at the ballot box. Mr. President, we will not let you shred our Constitution… It is decidedly not a time for the faint of [...]

The GOP’s Un-Candidates

mtrmnyWe shouldn’t be talking about 2016. It’s 2014 and there are obviously important mid-term elections in November. Beyond those, in 2015 there are significant local and state contests across the country, which in many ways are more important than this year’s horseraces. However, discussing the next presidential [...]

How A 'Miracle' Victory Over Cory Booker Could Change Political History

jeffreybellThe Democratic-leaning Washington Post recently assessed the chances of the Republicans taking a Senate majority this year as, quite possibly, almost as high as two to one. True enough, and significant. Yet… in inventorying the most obvious races the big politicos are, for now, overlooking the most [...]

Obama as a Religious Cult Leader

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Back in the late 1970’s I had the, perhaps dubious, privilege of working on a case at law in which we were defending our client against an organization generally associated with what was called the religious cult movement. There were a number of such [...]

CPAC – Conservative Division and Desperation on Parade

hlryprsdntMany of us could see that we hit the bottom of the conservative talent pool when George W. Bush had to be recruited from Texas just to avoid John McCain in 2000. Fourteen years later, conservatives are quite literally grasping at straws in the latest CPAC Presidential [...]

Do We Need a Woman President?

hlrydrnkngLet’s think about this for a minute. If I had a dime for every time I heard that from a woman, I would probably have a dollar. Like if we change to a woman that would make it better. If Barack Obama was a woman would his [...]

Texas Primaries 2014

 

The 2014 Texas primary election has just been completed with repercussions that are, according to credible reports, resonating as far as Washington DC. While most people were focusing heavily on the US Senate race in which John Cornyn was facing opposition due to his apparent caving on the recent debt ceiling vote, the truly [...]

Rand Paul vs. Hillary Clinton: A Radically Transformational Presidential Election Fighting Over Peace and Prosperity?

rndpl-hlryclntnRand Paul vs. Hillary Clinton?

In a context of emerging peace, prosperity, and human rights?

This would be big. Transformational, even.

Peter Beinart, in the Atlantic Monthly (among many, many other political observers), has concluded that “Rand Paul is the 2016 Republican Frontrunner.” And two of the [...]

The Importance and Potential of the Catholic Vote

As Catholics vote, so goes the nation. [...]

The Secret Hillary Rodham Clinton, Part II

hlry-alnskyAs recounted in the previous column, the record is clear that Saul Alinsky, about whom the young Hillary Rodham wrote her Wellesley honor’s thesis, was neither communist nor conventional Big Government liberal. Hillary Rodham turned down a job offer from Alinsky. She turned aside from the path [...]

The Secret Hillary Rodham Clinton, Part I

g9510.20_Hillary.Cover.inddForty-five years ago Hillary Rodham made a fateful decision. It has defined her life.

Understanding that moment of decision is essential to understanding Hillary Clinton’s life — the successes and the failures and, perhaps, the future. It would explain the subtly discordant persona that causes the media [...]

Obama Criminalizes Dissent, Goes After Dinesh D’Souza

In 2012, conservative author Dinesh D’Souza produced an anti-Obama documentary, 2016: Obama’s America. The film earned over $33 million at the box office and was the highest-grossing documentary since 1982. The outspoken Christian conservative and bestselling author also released a book that year, Obama’s America: Unmaking the American Dream. [...]

Is Rand Paul the Best Non-interventionists Can Hope For?

rndpl-rnplLately, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) has been playing the hawkish foreign policy and security state yang to Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) realist foreign policy and libertarian civil liberties yin. King has even floated his name out there as a possible 2016 GOP presidential candidate specifically to counter [...]

A Party Divided

It was 2011 and the San Francisco 49’ers season ended in a loss to the New York Giants in the NFC title game. With a new coaching staff Quarterback Alex Smith, who had languished previously, seemed to have hit his stride. But just eight games into the 2012 season Smith suffered a concussion and was [...]

Prospects For A Resurgent Tea Party In 2014

tprtyendLiberal Democrats and Establishment Republicans have been foretelling of the death of the Tea Party ever since early 2009, shortly after the movement began. In the immediate aftermath of Barack Obama’s inauguration, shell-shocked conservatives assessed the degree to which their interests had been abandoned by the Republican [...]

Comments on the Washington Paradox

The Washington Paradox is a short essay published by the political organization known as “Get Out of Our House” (aka GOOOH). Their primary focus appears to be “firing congress” and replacing current elected representatives with others who will be more inclined to serve the American people.

 

The essay centers on one critical fact; that [...]

The Nuclear Option: Misplaced Conservative Outrage

The filibuster has not protected the people against the tyranny of metastasizing federal power. The great tragedy of the Obama dictatorship was not the filibuster’s demise, but that House leaders blocked fulfillment of the very promise that made them leaders. Many of today’s worst problems are due not just to aggressive leftist Democrats who will [...]

Wyoming RINOs Continue Mocking State Constitution And Law

Wyoming is now stuck with Arizona's super liberal Republican Rich Crandall

Wyoming is now stuck with Arizona’s uber-liberal Republican Rich Crandall

Americans continue to reel from the unfolding outrages of Obamacare. And with the coming of the New Year, major new phases of the program are due to [...]

How to Stop Elite Republican Plans to Take the GOP Down The Way of the Whigs

Ken Cuccinelli, who elite GOP leaders deserted.

Ken Cuccinelli, who elite GOP leaders deserted.

Amidst the Democratic Party meltdown might elite Republican Party operatives snatch defeat from the jaws of victory? Don’t rule it out. Many elite Republicans lust to steer their party the way of the [...]

Millennials Finally Turn Against Obama, Want Recall

yngpplobmA majority of 18-to-24-year-olds now say they would recall Obama as president if they could. It is finally happening; young people who overwhelmingly supported Obama are now turning away from him in droves. The hope and change he promised never materialized, instead replaced with deteriorating conditions.

A [...]

Chris Christie for President?

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The Last Word on the Cuccinelli Race

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Is Christie the Conservative Savior?

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