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Tea Party Is A Movement Now, Not Just A Mood

December 22, 2014 by

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By Heath Hansen ~ Is the tea party a movement or just a mood? That was the question posed by Weekly Standard columnist and Fox News contributor Steven Hayes as he kicked off a panel at the Heritage Foundation celebrating the 5th anniversary of the tea party. Hayes and his co-panelists, Heritage Action for America […]

The Most Important Lesson of 2014

December 17, 2014 by

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By Mark Alexander~ “History by apprising [citizens] of the past will enable them to judge of the future; it will avail them of the experience of other times and other nations; it will qualify them as judges of the actions and designs of men; it will enable them to know ambition under every disguise it […]

A Referendum on Obama … and Republican Leadership

November 5, 2014 by

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Obama Lost More Than Republicans Won By Mark Alexander~ “An elective despotism was not the government we fought for; but one in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced among the several bodies of magistracy as that no one could transcend their legal limits without being effectually checked and restrained by […]

Constitutional Convention? Caveat Emptor

October 15, 2014 by

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The Law of Unintended Consequences By Mark Alexander~ “The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government. But the Constitution, which at any time exists, ‘till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole People, is sacredly obligatory upon all.” –George […]

Can The Tea Party Take Over The GOP?

June 5, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ “Republicans never, ever win the presidency unless they nationalize the election by campaigning on a conservative agenda—drawing a sharp contrast between the Democrat worldview and the conservative worldview.” That’s Richard A. Viguerie offering his insight and advice in his new book, “Takeover” ($27.95, WMD Books) and, if you have been wondering […]

The War Within The GOP

April 14, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I started out a Democrat because my parents were Democrats. When I was old enough to conclude that the Democratic Party was so socialist I could not remain one, I became a Republican. In her nineties, even my Mother registered as a Republican. Times change and people change. Now I am […]

You Might Be a Liberal If…You Might Be a Liberal If…

April 2, 2014 by

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By Mark Alexander~ “[W]e ought to deprecate the hazard attending ardent and susceptible minds, from being too strongly, and too early prepossessed in favor of other political systems, before they are capable of appreciating their own.” –George Washington (1795) We use political labels all the time. Too often, though, we do so without conveying anything […]