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    Rand Paul is too strong on the Second Amendment, according to the NRA

    Rand Paul is too strong on the Second Amendment, according to the NRA

    The NRA’s annual convention is coming up. They invited possible/announced 2016 candidates Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Marco Rubio82%Senate Republican Average29See Full Scorecard82%, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Ted Cruz95%Senate Republican Average29See Full Scorecard95%, Scott Walker, and Jeb Bush. Two people they didn’t invite: Chris Christie and Rand Paul. It is not surprising that the New Jersey moderate was not invited. But the lack of an invitation for Paul stands out. | Read More »

    Why J.C. Watts is supporting Rand Paul’s presidential bid

    Why J.C. Watts is supporting Rand Paul's presidential bid

    Former Oklahoma congressman and conservative rock-star J.C. Watts endorsed Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Rand Paul93%Senate Republican Average29See Full Scorecard93%‘s presidential bid last week. Since then, he has been busy. Last night, he went to bat for Paul on MSNBC (watch here). This morning, he emceed Paul’s presidential announcement. Why is this Newt 2012 supporter backing Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Rand Paul93%Senate Republican Average29See Full Scorecard93% in 2016? Here is | Read More »

    Erick Erickson issued a major challenge to Cruz, Paul, and Rubio. Which one took him up on it?

    Erick Erickson issued a major challenge to Cruz, Paul, and Rubio. Which one took him up on it?

    Okay, so the title is just gut-driven conjecture on my part, but I do have some evidence for it. One March 25, Erickson published this front page post: Cruz, Paul, and Rubio — Time to Lead In which he wrote: Senate Republicans think they have push through a budget that does not manage spending, funds Obamacare, and contemplates the Obamacare tax increases. In fact, the budget | Read More »

    2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Must Repudiate The Bush Administration

    2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Must Repudiate The Bush Administration

    If Republicans want to win in 2016, they must repudiate the Bush administration. The 2008 presidential election was a referendum on the Bush administration, as were the 2006 midterm elections. The results were clear: Americans overwhelmingly wanted change. Let us also be clear on this: the Bush administration was an abject failure. The Iraq war was the Vietnam war of it’s time. It was based | Read More »

    In His Defense Of Ethanol Mandate Flip-Flop, Scott Walker Rejects Constitutional Government

    In His Defense Of Ethanol Mandate Flip-Flop, Scott Walker Rejects Constitutional Government

    I recently listed 12 reasons why conservatives should reject Scott Walker. We can now add to that list. And no, I am not referring to his hiring-then-firing of Liz Mair. In Walker’s attempt to deny the flip-flop on the ethanol mandate he committed in front of Iowa corn farmers, he made a serious error of even larger implications. First, on the flip-flop itself via Politico: | Read More »

    Liberty Rising: Texas State House Edition

    Pictured: Stickland (left) and Simpson (right) The Texas State House, currently under the corrupt leadership of Speaker Joe Straus, is facing a groundswell of pressure from the libertarian movement within the Republican caucus. So far in 2015, the rebellious lawmakers have been filing bills with a frenzy. Their pro-liberty, pro-federalism efforts have been extremely refreshing. Representative Jonathan Stickland is one of those lawmakers. In this | Read More »

    12 Reasons Why Conservatives Should Reject Scott Walker

    12 Reasons Why Conservatives Should Reject Scott Walker

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is now the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. On the surface, Walker looks like a great choice. He is known as a fighter and a conservative reformer who can win elections. However, before conservatives hop on the Walker train, the bad aspects of Walker’s record need to be examined. Below is a list of reasons why conservatives should | Read More »

    Ted Cruz “Birthers” Oppose The Founding Fathers

    Ted Cruz "Birthers" Oppose The Founding Fathers

    The “birthers” are back. Or rather, they never went away. After questioning the eligibility of Barack Obama for years, they seem to have shifted their focus towards potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates, notably the Canadian-born Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Ted Cruz95%Senate Republican Average29See Full Scorecard95%. (They have also gone after Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Marco Rubio82%Senate Republican Average29See Full Scorecard82% and Bobby Jindal, but the venom directed at them | Read More »

    Liberal Media Outlets Ignore Facts, Smear Rand Paul And Chris Christie Anyway

    Liberal Media Outlets Ignore Facts, Smear Rand Paul And Chris Christie Anyway

    When Chris Christie voiced his opinion that parents should have some input in what vaccines their children received, the liberal media went berserk. No hyperlink required. Check out Google news. Over at Hot Air, Allahpundit demonstrates that Christie’s position actually isn’t different from President Obama’s. The liberal media outlets conveniently forgot to report that. So Christie is pro-vaccine and believes that the federal government does not own | Read More »

    Where Do The 2016 Candidates Stand On Common Core?

    Where Do The 2016 Candidates Stand On Common Core?

    This past December, The Federalist published an excellent article entitled: 7 Things Slick Politicians Will Say To Make You Think They Oppose Common Core Among those slick politicians are potential 2016 contenders: Scott Walker, Chris Christie, Mike Pence, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and Bobby Jindal. Among those, I am only willing to give Jindal a pass, and only because he has been fighting | Read More »


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