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This is not a close election

There were a lot of good reasons for Monday Night Football to cancel its experiment with Dennis Miller in the booth. Nobody understood his obscure references, he used too many big words, and his shtick was a consistent distraction from

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Posted in blue wall, Election 2014, Uncategorized

How the GOP will change after Trump

How much will the Republican Party change after the Trumpocalypse? Zero. Nada. None at all. Leaders at every level have signaled that white nationalism is now acceptable in the Party of Lincoln. From Paul Ryan to Scott Walker to Marco

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Posted in Election 2020, Politics of Crazy, Uncategorized

How Clinton Could Win Texas

(And Why It Isn’t Good News for Democrats) Those who predicted a close election in 2016 are starting to retreat. It’s early to get reliable polling, but even at this stage you can draw some conclusions from large or anomalous numbers.

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Posted in Election 2016, Texas, Uncategorized

Resignation letter

Yesterday I resigned my position in the York Township Republican Committeemen’s Organization. Below is the letter I sent to the chairman explaining my decision. *********** Chairman Cuzzone: We come together in political parties to magnify our influence. An organized representative

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Posted in Election 2016, Republican Party, Uncategorized

From Strom Thurmond to Donald Trump: How the GOP Rose and Fell

On Tuesday, the Party of Lincoln nominated for President a reality TV star with no government experience or policy platform who has been enthusiastically endorsed by the KKK and other white nationalist groups. Though an extreme outcome, this is not

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Posted in Election 2016, Republican Party, Uncategorized

The Voter Participation Powerslide

Republican voters support extending federal background checks for gun purchasers to gun shows and creating a federal database of gun owners. That news may come as a surprise given the positions taken by major Republican candidates. That’s just the beginning.

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Posted in Politics of Crazy, Republican Party, Uncategorized

Why Trump is Worse than Cruz

John Boehner admitted, “I’ve never worked with a more miserable son of bitch in my life” and went on to describe Ted Cruz as “Lucifer in the flesh.” In the Senate, Cruz suggested that fellow Republican Chuck Hagel might be

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Posted in Election 2016, Republican Party, Uncategorized

Revenge of the Reality-Based Community

“I beheld the wretch — the miserable monster whom I had created.” Dr. Frankenstein Early in the second Bush Administration, even before the 9/11 attacks, reporters began to describe a strange pattern of delusion among aides and advisors. Any expression

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Posted in Neo-Confederate, Politics of Crazy, Republican Party, Uncategorized

Has Cruz started his 2020 campaign?

Last night’s results in the Republican primaries demonstrated the challenge the party faces in stopping Trump. Even with the loss in Ohio he gained significant ground. At this point it seems that only a collaborative strategy can stop him from

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Posted in Election 2016, Uncategorized

Why Republican criticism of Trump fails

Mitt Romney took to Twitter on Monday to denounce Trump’s infamous KKK hedge. For months Romney has been cautiously critical of Trump, but only now does Romney consider Trump’s antics “disqualifying.” Other conservatives have now echoed Romney’s comments and a

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Posted in blue wall, Civil Rights, Election 2016, Uncategorized
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