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Bill Whittle: Why the Paul Ryan Nomination Is a Very Big Thing

Posted: August 30, 2012 at 4:30 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

Bill Whittle is one of Conservatism’s finest thinkers and speakers.  He mixes stories, history, and common-sense wisdom with an infectious enthusiasm that I always find uplifting. This post contains a 10-minute segment from his Stratosphere Lounge series (Episode 12) in which he holds forth on the far-reaching significance of Paul Ryan’s presence on the Republican […]

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Schweikert and Quayle: Why couldn’t they both win?

Posted: August 29, 2012 at 1:01 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

I am a big fan of BOTH Ben Quayle and David Schweikert. Yes, the campaign got fairly nasty, and that was disappointing. But both of these men are excellent congressmen. David Schweikert is an amazing numbers guy; his grasp of the true natureof our fiscal situation is almost unmatched in Congress. He’s a freshman, and […]

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Obama’s America film opens at #1

Posted: August 25, 2012 at 4:43 am   /   Elections, Politics

A film asking viewers to imagine what a second term for President Obama might look like has started the weekend in first place at the box office.  “2016:  Obama’s America” is based on a book written by Dinesh D’souza and produced by Academy Award winner Gerald R. Molen. From Deadline Hollywood: The anti-Obama movie 2016:  Obama’s America went into […]

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Jeff Flake endorses Kirk Adams

Posted: August 24, 2012 at 1:19 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Jeff Flake has chosen Kirk Adams as his replacement in Arizona’s Congressional District 5. Rep. Jeff Flake, who is now running for Senate, had this to say about Adams’s bid for Congress: “With the primary election just days away, I’m being asked a lot about who I prefer for CD5. I have a great deal […]

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It’s Time for a Change in Arizona Politics

Posted: August 20, 2012 at 3:00 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Bob Worsley is a good man who has agreed to run for the Arizona State Senate from new District 25.  We have met him, talked to him, questioned him and are impressed with his vision, his values, and his abilities. He is a businessman, not a career government employee or long-time politician. Bob is a […]

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Is Paul Ryan “the Machine”?

Posted: August 17, 2012 at 10:09 am   /   Elections, Politics

Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello is mad.  Well, presumably he’s always mad, but right now he is mad at Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan.  Apparently, Paul Ryan is “the Machine”.  And we don’t just mean in the gym, although he’s known to be a big fan of the P90X workout. You see, […]

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“Paul Ryan shirtless” second most popular Google search for VP candidate

Posted: August 16, 2012 at 1:26 pm   /   Elections, Politics

According to the masterminds at Google, “Paul Ryan + shirtless” is the second most popular Google search for the Republican VP candidate.  Since Romney chose the fiscally conservative budget engineer to run for the White House with him, there have been numerous pieces published even at the New York Times and POLITICO discussing Ryan’s workout habits […]

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Palin endorsement could be key in district 5 race

Posted: August 14, 2012 at 3:45 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is notorious for stepping into competitive primary battles and endorsing candidates.  It’s often something that can change the outcome of a close race. From WSJ: After fading to the margins during the presidential primary, the former Republican vice presidential candidate and conservative lightning rod is once again becoming a valuable […]

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Prager test: Are You a Liberal?

Posted: August 13, 2012 at 1:15 pm   /   Politics, Videos

During the second half of my 20s, in lived in Los Angeles, and so, needless to say, I spent a lot of time in my car. Prior to that, I was in Montana, and though I sometimes drove long distances (it’s a huge state!), I didn’t listen to much talk radio. However, within weeks of […]

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