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How the Democrats Divide Us – In Their Own Words

Posted: November 23, 2012 at 11:30 am   /   Elections, Politics

In the two weeks since the election, the Democrat party has sent me emails asking me to participate in a post-election survey where I “identify myself” as a member of one or more “constituency groups”. The choices they offer appear in the image at right, taken directly from their survey web page. This Democrat list […]

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Blackwell offers the conservative movement some perspective

Posted: November 23, 2012 at 3:50 am   /   Elections, Politics

A nice followup from yesterday’s piece from Rep. Tom McClintock . . . Blackwell’s three main messages here ought to resonate: All is not lost. Circular firing squads are counter-productive Hard work in the right areas can win the day. Here is his “Open Letter to Conservatives“: I had a very exciting time at the […]

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Common Sense After a Close Election

Posted: November 22, 2012 at 9:00 am   /   Elections, Politics

(Editor’s note: This is one of the best post-mortem assessments to come down the pike. If you want some perspective, and some inspiration, read on. Happy Thanksgiving!) By Tom McClintock Common Sense After a Close Election Northern Division Republican Women Rancho Cordova, California November 17, 2012 “Now let’s pull up our socks, wipe our noses […]

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Losing the Battle to Spin the War

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

Writing in American Thinker on November 19, Boyd Richard Boyd says: Shifting demographics. Low turnout. ORCA croaking. Moderate Mitt. Sandy/Christie/Obama celebrity three-way. Voter fraud. Many thoughtful minds have offered analysis as to why, after suffering through four years of Obama’s militant collectivism and prolific statism (AKA class warfare and social justice), a “center-right” nation would […]

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The Obama Forgeries and Republican Self-Censorship

Posted: November 17, 2012 at 9:15 am   /   Elections, Politics

In 1944, as his manuscript of Animal Farm was being repeatedly rejected by fearful British publishers, George Orwell wrote: The sinister fact about censorship … is that it is largely voluntary … Unpopular ideas can be silenced, and inconvenient facts kept dark, without the need for any official ban … because of a general tacit […]

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McSally can no longer catch up. The AIRC’s work is complete.

Posted: November 17, 2012 at 6:07 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

“The race for the 2nd Congressional District had been too close to call for 10 days, but on Friday an Arizona Republic analysis determined that McSally would not be able to muster enough votes from the remaining uncounted ballots to surpass the thin lead Barber had held in recent days.” So says the Arizona Republic. […]

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Someone pay for my cough drops!

Posted: November 14, 2012 at 5:00 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

The fact that the Democrats managed to turn the Sandra Fluke-contraception debacle into a winning argument for reelection has to be one of the most horrifying things to happen in a long time. What we conservatives thought was an insane joke—the idea that one human being should be made to pay for another human being’s […]

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Can social conservatives and the GOP break up but stay friends?

Posted: November 14, 2012 at 8:53 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Over the next few weeks and months, we will read and hear more quo vadimus (“where are we going?”) discussions in the conservative movement than we know what to do with. Every commentator, pundit, and rank-and-filer with even passing involvement in the movement will have an opinion. Or several opinions simultaneously. Roads to our recovery will lead […]

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Those Evil Rich!

Posted: November 13, 2012 at 9:15 am   /   Politics

The Rich, and the repeated accusation that they don’t pay their “fair share” have been at the center of Democrat talking points for a very, very long time.  The corollary of this argument of course is that the Democrats are the champions of the poor.  A consequence has been the staccato repetition of the phrase […]

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