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  • INSULTING MODERATES: NO FORMULA FOR G.O.P. MAJORITY

    INSULTING MODERATES: NO FORMULA FOR G.O.P. MAJORITY

    With John Boehner safely installed for another term as Speaker and Jeb Bush emerging as apparent frontrunner in the presidential race, Republicans activists must break the bad habit of demonizing moderates. Insults to the crucial swing voters who decide every election inevitably undermine GOP hopes for a durable governing majority.…

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  • If the President Couldn’t Tell a Lie

    In the famous 1997 movie comedy “Liar Liar,” actor Jim Carrey plays a lawyer who, as a result of his young son's birthday wish being magically fulfilled, cannot tell a lie — he can only tell the truth — for 24 hours. Let's imagine that such a wish forced President…

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  • NOT DOUBLING DOWN; A WHOLE NEW DECK

    NOT DOUBLING DOWN; A WHOLE NEW DECK

    Unfortunately, too many conservatives give the president credit he doesn't deserve regarding his State of the Union agenda. Senator Ted Cruz, House leaders Steve Scalise and Jeb Hensarling, have all suggested that Obama has “doubled down” on his agenda. The blackjack definition for “doubling down” is to “hold your existing…

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  • OBAMA TELLS YOUNG: LAWS CONTROL EVERYTHING IN LIFE

    OBAMA TELLS YOUNG: LAWS CONTROL EVERYTHING IN LIFE

    A teenaged YouTube star asked the president a question that stumped him. “I never really followed politics that much” said Bethany Mota. “Why should the younger generation be interested in politics, and why should it matter to them?” After brief stammers and stalls, Obama offered this: “The reason we even…

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  • Rand Paul and His Papa Problem

    Rand Paul and His Papa Problem

    Why should the pathetic ravings of a 79-year-old retired Congressman from the far political fringe help to determine the outcome of the upcoming race for the GOP Presidential nomination? Because the recent outbursts of former-Representative Ron Paul (Libertarian-Mars) place his son, Senator Rand Paul, in an all-but-untenable position that could…

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  • “Sniper” Hits the Target

    “Sniper” Hits the Target

    The record-breaking success of Clint Eastwood's AMERICAN SNIPER has shocked the Hollywood establishment and produced angry denunciations from Tinseltown leftists. SNIPER earned more than $100,000,000 its first weekend in wide release—the strongest opening for any war movie, ever. It also counted as the top January opening in history—easily beating AVATAR,…

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  • Poll Gives Edge to GOP Mainstream

    Poll Gives Edge to GOP Mainstream

    According to conventional wisdom, strident activists will dominate the Republican primaries, but a new poll suggests otherwise. A CBS news survey asked self-identified Republicans whether or not they wanted to see various candidates run for president. A plurality of GOP voters had negative responses to the candidacy of many candidates…

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