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    Dangerous Christians & Misunderstood Muslims

    The brutal beheading of photojournalist Jim Foley at the hands of an Islamic group has focused the world’s attention on their brutality and may have awoken the Obama administration to what they are up against.    But, largely overlooked by most media in 2013 was a FOIA mandated release of certain documents which detail the cooperation between the Department of Justice and the Southern Poverty | Read More »

    A 10-Step Intervention to Garner Minority Voters

    Everyone is fully aware of the GOP inability to make inroads with minority voters, especially blacks and Hispanics.  And no one is to blame here but the Republican Party.  Unfortunately, the GOP got drunk on their historic success in the 2010 midterm elections and made the mistake that this would carry over to the 2012 Presidential election.  The Romney campaign made some tactical errors and, | Read More »

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    Arizona 2014 GOP Primary “Endorsements”

    There is a gubernatorial and some congressional races of interest in Arizona this year.  Obviously, immigration and border security plays a large role in Arizona politics.  Before getting to the crowded gubernatorial race, there are four Republican primaries in the House races. The 1st Congressional District is one of those districts represented by a Democrat, but won by Romney in 2012 thus making it a | Read More »

    Florida 2014 GOP Primary “Endorsements”

    A funny thing happened on the way to the Florida primaries.  A federal court stepped in and invalidated the state’s 2010 redistricting of congressional districts.  The legislature, which is in recess, was recently ordered back into session by the court.  So once again we have federal courts meddling in the political processes in Florida.  Since it is so close to the primary and since any | Read More »

    Ferguson, Missouri and Race

    Ferguson, Missouri and Race

    I have been loathe to comment on the recent racial disturbances in Ferguson, Missouri prompted by the death of Michael Brown.  The reasons are simple: we have witnessed this scene before and we are likely to witness it again.  The thing that most aggravates me is the rush to judgment on both sides.  The African-American community views this differently than some in the white community. | Read More »

    More Hand-Wringing and Apologies

    “We tortured some people.”  Of all the words uttered by Obama these past few years, these are perhaps his most dangerous.  Surely, our Constitutional-Scholar-in Chief understands that these words open CIA and Bush administration officials to prosecution in foreign courts for alleged “war crimes.” All hindsight is 20/20 and it is easy for the Senate and armchair liberals to sit about today and criticize actions | Read More »

    I Smell a Rat

    The recent bogus indictment against Rick Perry is the third in a series of recent charges against potential 2016 Republican presidential aspirants in less than a year.  It is starting to be less coincidence and looks more like a concerted effort to tarnish the reputations of potential 2016 Republicans. The first incident and one that is continuing at great cost to the state and an | Read More »

    Vermont 2014 GOP Primary “Endorsements”

    Let us make no bones about it: Vermont is a lost cause in 2014 for the Republican Party.  This is a state that has proudly moved to a single-payer health care system (socialism), that regularly elects an avowed socialist to the Senate (Bernie Sanders), whose other Senator (Pat Leahy) is not far behind and whose congressman Peter Welch is also up there on the socialist | Read More »

    Wyoming GOP Primary “Endorsements”

    Gallup Polling consistently puts this state as the most conservative of the red states and this writer has no argument with that analysis.  This year, there are primaries in the gubernatorial, senatorial and congressional races.  Why there are primaries remains the big question since all three incumbent Republicans are clearly conservative and clearly popular in Wyoming and clearly on their path to reelection in November. | Read More »

    How the GOP Can Win the Climate Change Debate

    Although global climate change does not rank very high on the list of concerns of the electorate, that list does provide some insights on how the Republican Party can seize the debate and move forward.  There will always be a fringe on the Left who would like to return the American economy to the equivalent of pre-colonial America and they are a lost cause.  The following | Read More »