The Purpose of the Party
“My biggest random rant is people who do not understand the WSRP, it’s role (sic), structure, power or abilities and have never been involved with the WSRP. And then make claims which simply are not true.” ~Kirby Wilbur, Chairman of the Washington State Republican Party What does it mean to be a Republican? Why does our party exist? These don’t seem like questions that | Read More »
An Open Letter To Washington State Republican Party Chairman Kirby Wilbur
Dear Mr. Chairman: On Thursday June 28, 2012 the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the monstrous legislation known as “Obamacare.” As I am sure you are aware, the Washington State Attorney General and a Republican candidate for Washington State Governor, Rob McKenna, has said that he opposes a repeal of any portion of the Affordable Care Act and is ready to implement it | Read More »
The Muting of Conservative Voices in Puget Sound Continues. Is There a Remedy?
Seattle once set a gleaming example of how all-politics talk radio could be successful on AM radio. In the span of just one year Washington state’s largest media market has seen the format’s potential to affect state and local politics made impotent, leaving conservative communicators to wonder where the new pathways will develop to balance a crowd of moderate and liberal voices discussing state, local | Read More »
Radio Talk Host Kirby Wilbur Announces Challenge for State GOP Chair
As Republicans in Washington State assess the fallout from last Tuesday’s elections, upturning the state party hierarchy is becoming an outlet for a very real sense that opportunities for GOP gains were missed because of a lack of a ground game. By telephone this morning, Kirby Wilbur informed me that he would be running for chair of the State Republican Party, and that he had | Read More »