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Time: Republicans Face ‘Painful Choice’ With ‘Hated’ Cruz

April 10, 2016 by


By Scott Whitlock ~ In a cover story for the April 18 Time magazine, Washington bureau chief Michael Scherer described the “painful choice” Republicans face over embracing the “hated” Ted Cruz. The cover featured an extreme close up of the Republican senator with the headline, “Likable Enough?” Regarding Cruz’s Wisconsin win, Scherer skeptically wrote, “It […]

Lessons of the Fifth GOP Debate + More – Daily Digest

December 16, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Speak seldom, but to important subjects, except such as particularly relate to your constituents, and, in the former case, make yourself perfectly master of the subject.” —George Washington, 1787 FEATURED RIGHT ANALYSIS Lessons of the Fifth GOP Debate By Mark Alexander Nine Republican candidates took the stage last night in […]

‘What Is Your Biggest Weakness?’ + More – Daily Digest

October 29, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “During the course of administration, and in order to disturb it, the artillery of the press has been levelled against us, charged with whatsoever its licentiousness could devise or dare. These abuses of an institution so important to freedom and science are deeply to be regretted, inasmuch as they tend […]

Kim Davis Out of Jail, but the Saga Continues + More – Daily Digest

September 9, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” —Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Kim Davis Out of Jail, but the Saga Continues U.S. District Judge David Bunning ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to be released from jail Tuesday after […]

Trump, Ramos Play Reality TV Parts Well + More – Daily Digest

August 26, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that’s the stuff life is made of.” —Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1746 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Trump, Ramos Play Reality TV Parts Well Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was headed for conflict. A few days ago, in response to the recent […]

Jade Helm 15 and the Conspiracy Theories

July 15, 2015 by


A Reality Check on Military Exercises By Mark Alexander ~ “Nothing is so contagious as opinion, especially on questions which … beget in the mind a distrust of itself.” —James Madison (1790) Have you heard about Jade Helm 15? If the answer is “no,” then you don’t get your “news” from the paranoid purveyors of […]

Congress Scores Political Victory Over Obama in Iran Deal + More – Daily Digest

April 15, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Would it not be better to simplify the system of taxation rather than to spread it over such a variety of subjects and pass through so many new hands.” —Thomas Jefferson, letter to James Madison, 1784 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Congress Scores Political Victory Over Obama in Iran Deal The […]


April 12, 2015 by


NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (The Adobo Chronicles) – Forget about the impending announcement from Hillary Clinton that she is running for president. The Republican Party has just upstaged the presumed Democratic nominee for president in the 2016 elections. Republicans are calling it the “dream team.” Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has not only announced that he is running […]

The ‘Business-Like Relationship,’ Spying and Kumbayah + More – Daily Digest

March 25, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “As long as property exists, it will accumulate in individuals and families. As long as marriage exists, knowledge, property and influence will accumulate in families.” –John Adams, letter to Thomas Jefferson, 1814 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS The ‘Business-Like Relationship,’ Spying and Kumbayah Barack Obama insists that his petulant and petty […]

Iran Nuke Deal Harder and Harder for Josh Earnest to Justify + More – Daily Digest

March 24, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instruments of investigation in courts of justice?” –George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Iran Nuke Deal Harder and Harder for Josh Earnest to Justify Josh […]

Gun-Hostile Surgeon General Confirmed + More – Daily Digest

December 16, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “It will not be denied that power is of an encroaching nature and that it ought to be effectually restrained from passing the limits assigned to it. After discriminating, therefore, in theory, the several classes of power, as they may in their nature be legislative, executive, or judiciary, the next […]

Blocking Obama’s ISIL Strategy + More – Daily Digest

September 12, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[T]his is not an indefinite government deriving its powers from the general terms prefixed to the specified powers – but, a limited government tied down to the specified powers, which explain and define the general terms.” –James Madison, Speech in Congress, 1792 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Blocking Obama’s ISIL Strategy […]

Sudan Frees, Re-Arrests Christian Mother Sentenced to Death + updates

June 24, 2014 by


State Department: Meriam Ibrahim Ishag Only ‘Temporarily Detained’  ~ By Melissa Quinn    ~ Photo: AFP Photo/Getty Images/Newscom It was another long and adventurous day for Meriam Ibrahim Ishag, the 27-year-old Christian mom sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to renounce her faith. After being released from prison and having her death sentence lifted […]

Nothing to See Here + More – Daily Digest

May 8, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The state governments have a full superintendence and control over the immense mass of local interests of their respective states, which connect themselves with the feelings, the affections, the municipal institutions, and the internal arrangements of the whole population. They possess, too, the immediate administration of justice in all cases, […]

Israel the ‘Apartheid State’ + More – Daily Digest

April 29, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “In the next place, the state governments are, by the very theory of the constitution, essential constituent parts of the general government. They can exist without the latter, but the latter cannot exist without them.” –Joseph Story Commentaries on the Constitution, 1833 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Israel the ‘Apartheid State’ […]

Debt Could Cause ‘Fiscal Crisis’ + More – Daily Digest

February 13, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “God forbid we should ever be twenty years without such a rebellion. The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the […]

The NSA’s Security Clearance + More -Daily Digest

January 24, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what better principle can the friends of mankind apply than to the sense of this difference?” –John Adams, the Novanglus, 1775 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS The NSA’s […]


January 20, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The foundation on which all [constitutions] are built is the natural equality of man, the denial of every preeminence but that annexed to legal office, and particularly the denial of a preeminence by birth.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to George Washington, 1784 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY “I have a dream […]

The Ever-Expanding Gender Gap

December 16, 2013 by


By Burt Prelutsky · Although I readily acknowledge that there are many things that women do as well or better than men, voting is not one of them. Moreover, things only seem to be getting worse. In 2008, women gave Obama 56% of their votes, a mere 43% to McCain, while men at least made […]

Silver Linings on the CR and DC Debacles Great News for Conservatives — If…

October 17, 2013 by


By Mark Alexander~ “We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” –Benjamin Franklin (1776) Despite a colossal political blunder derailing the conservative Republican Continuing Resolution strategy three weeks ago, which in turn led to furloughs (read: “paid vacations”) for about 17% of “non-essential” federal employees, which in turn collapsed approval ratings […]

Tea v. the GOP: Getting it Right Winning versus Whining

October 3, 2013 by


By Mark Alexander~ “Experience [has] long taught me the reasonableness of mutual sacrifices of opinion among those who are to act together for any common object, and the expediency of doing what good we can; when we cannot do all we would wish.” –Thomas Jefferson (1803) The title of this column should read “Tea and […]

Defund Obamacare: Make Your Voice Heard This August

August 2, 2013 by


By Rob Bluey ~ Members of Congress head home tomorrow for a month-long recess. Although they are escaping Washington, they won’t get a break from important issues that are awaiting them in September. Chief among them is the fight to defund Obamacare. With just two months until enrollment opens for Obamacare’s insurance exchanges — a […]