Trump Gets a “Unity Bounce” – Will Hillary Get Hers?
The polls have now made clear that Donald Trump is enjoying the benefits of having wrapped up the Republican nomination before Hillary has wrapped up the Democratic counterpart. Two polls released in the last three days show Trump with a narrow lead, and another shows a virtual tie. Whereas polls three weeks ago showed Trump trailing by 7-10 points nationally, they now show that the | Read More »
EDITORIAL: What Happened to the Evangelical Voters?
It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. Patrick Henry Are we a nation so far gone that we have no more respect or room for our more virtuous nature? Is God, country, and family a passé notion? For years, I have championed the cause of conservatism, based on not just sound policy, but on the grounds of moral principle. I counted | Read More »
What #NeverTrump and Oklahoma’s Abortion Ban Have In Common
On Thursday, the Oklahoma state legislature passed a bill which would have made abortions in the state a punishable felony. Doctors who performed them would have been stripped of their medical license. On Friday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, a Republican who touts her pro-life record, vetoed the bill citing its inability to stand up to a legal challenge, and exclaimed the following. “While I consistently have | Read More »
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Water Cooler 5/22/2016 – OPEN THREAD – EU Nationalism; WMDs & ISIL; Child Abuse in Hollywood; Artist Defied Castro
Austrian Presidential Election Austria is on the verge of electing far right Freedom Party (FPO) nationalist Norbert Hofer as the new President. While largely ceremonial, Hofer plans to push the bounds of his new position. His election would carry huge symbolism. Mr Hofer would be the first far-Right president to be elected in the European Union’s history and – both his detractors and supporters warn | Read More »
Trump: I’m not Advocating for Guns in Classrooms, I’m just Advocating for Guns in Classrooms Sometimes (VIDEO)
If that headline is confusing to you, then I defy you to watch this clip of Donald Trump on Fox and Friends and tell me if you can come up with a better one.
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Donald Trump takes a unity bounce lead, just like John McCain!
Donald Trump is the last Republican running. That’s a great time for a candidate in the polls, when everyone else is out and the party is supposed to be rallying around you. So why isn’t he winning more states?
Mitt Romney’s Unserious 3rd Party Recruitment Drive
Mitt Romney was not serious about finding a 3rd Party candidate. Or maybe he is still afflicted with the same terminal lack of imagination and audacity that doomed his 2012 Presidential run. Because there is no way a serious examination of the prospect would lead anyone to conclude that the three best options for a third party run are Mitt Romney, an until recently cancer-stricken | Read More »
Trump vs. Clinton: A Daunting and Ominous Electoral Map
Generally speaking, this writer ignores national presidential polls since we do not elect our President by the popular vote. Instead, one must do a state-by-state analysis to determine electoral votes with 270 being the goal. Many pundits have noted the so-called Blue Wall (ironic- Trump has to climb over that wall)- an advantage that the Democratic Party enjoys in the Electoral count. If we look | Read More »
Bernie Sanders Endorses Debbie Wasserman-Schultz’s Primary Opponent
Just when you think the Democrat primary cannot get any more acrimonious, it does. Bernie Sanders has been ratcheting up the rhetoric against DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, claiming that the DNC primary system is rigged and that the concept of superdelegates is inherently unfair. He’s right, of course, but that’s not why he’s losing; he’s losing because Hillary is kicking his butt at the | Read More »
Two Different New Polls: 20% of Americans would Vote Third Party over Trump and Clinton
In the last week, two different polls have shown the same thing – 20% of Americans profess a willingness to vote for a generic, unidentified “independent” or third party candidate over Trump and Clinton.
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ANOTHER New National Poll shows Trump Leading Clinton
Last week’s Fox News poll was called an outlier by many, but now a new national Washington Post poll released this morning shows that Trump has a slight lead over Hillary Clinton.
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WHOA: Washington State GOP Awards Delegate Spots to Cruz, NOT Presumptive Nominee Donald Trump
This weekend, the Washington State GOP held their convention and elected delegates to the national convention. In a stunning upset, they gave 40 of the 41 spots…
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