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To libertarians and conservatives: Be patient and work together!

Posted: August 8, 2012 at 7:45 am   /   Elections, Politics

Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, Mitt Romney and playing the long game By Christopher Cook Patience is a virtue in short supply when it comes to ideology and politics. People with strong ideologies often look at the available choices and despair, finding them far too moderate, not strong enough on core issues, or too willing to […]

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Republican Senate Candidate Ted Cruz, a Strong New Conservative Voice from Texas

Posted: August 6, 2012 at 5:00 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

I’d heard of Ted Cruz, and I’d seen endorsements for him, but until he appeared today (August 5) on Fox News Sunday, I’d never heard him speak.  Cruz, of course, is the candidate that stunned the GOP establishment by coming from the very back of field to win a Texas runoff election for the Republican […]

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Must see: Jon Stewart rips Brian Ross for tea party slur

Posted: July 29, 2012 at 12:30 pm   /   Elections, Politics

Conservatives have come to know Jon Stewart as someone who, though on the political left, shows real glimmers of intellectual honesty and integrity from time to time. This is one of those times, and in case you missed it, it is really worth a watch (from Newsbusters):

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Calderon needs to refocus his attack

Posted: July 27, 2012 at 10:45 am   /   Politics

Potential New Gun Policy for President . . . In the wake of the Aurora, Colorado, shooting, firearm advocates and opponents have renewed their spirited debate about guns and their proper roles in our lives. Friday morning news coverage proved the media’s inherent position on the Second Amendment when Brian Ross, an ABC news anchor, […]

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Jim DeMint’s call to action on Obamacare

Posted: July 7, 2012 at 11:05 am   /   Politics, Videos

From Heritage: “DeMint’s speech, which Heritage excerpted for this short video, came just two hours after the ruling shocked and disappointed many conservatives. After all, tea-party activists swept a group of freshmen lawmakers into the halls of Congress last year and their vote to repeal Obamacare was a major triumph. Equally disappointing for many was […]

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Way to Go, Roberts

Posted: July 3, 2012 at 11:00 am   /   Politics

By Dick McDonald Well  well it’s a tax. Now who would have believed that? Obama and the Democrats told us that Obamacare’s requirement for citizens to be forced to buy health insurance or pay a penalty was not a tax.  Well Chief Justice of the Supreme Court knew better.  He called a spade and spade. Robert’s […]

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Celebrate While You Can, Part 2

Posted: July 3, 2012 at 9:30 am   /   Politics

In Celebrate while you can, Democrats, we highlight an argument from legal scholar and chief Obamacare opponent Randy Barnett that the taxing power argument of the Obamacare decision is weak and will not stand for long, even if Congress is willing to put it to the test. And, as Michael Barone points out, the fact that […]

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Obamacare Has Awakened Sleeping Giants

Posted: July 1, 2012 at 5:11 am   /   Politics

 “I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.” —Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (attributed) I remember the two separate days when my views on the political ramifications of the HHS mandate changed . . . and then changed back. At first, I thought that such an appalling […]

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More reactions from AZ pols to Obamacare decision

Posted: June 29, 2012 at 11:45 am   /   Arizona, Politics

Kirk Adams Statement on SCOTUS Ruling on Obamacare Lawsuit Kirk Adams, candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama’s health care law: “I am shocked that the court has upheld the president’s health care law. In 2010, the people of Arizona passed the […]

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