Christian Josi

Christian Josi is a veteran of international center-right politics. He lives in Richmond, Virginia and currently serves as managing director of C. Josi & Company.

Medicare’s Competitive Bidding Botches


For any American who believes the U.S. government needs a rapid infusion of smart business sense (and there are many of us), they should have some peace of mind in knowing that the competitive bidding process is virtually omnipresent wherever government procurement takes place. After all, competitive bidding, by which government agencies and programs seek […]

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What America Needs Is a Good Dose of Bob Barr at Justice!


In an article he authored last week for, former Congressman Bob Barr echoed the sentiments shared by me and many others who support President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Sen. Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general. The insights offered by Barr are especially apropos considering his background. The Georgia lawyer served as the presidentially appointed […]

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Here He Comes to Save the Day


Paul Bedard has leaked Monday’s planned announcement that Sam Dealey has been selected as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Washington Times. I could write pages about why this bold choice is a good thing and what a great and talented guy Sam –who incidentally is no stranger to us here in AmSpecLand — is. But since […]

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My Man McCotter


I came across this clip of Rep. Thaddeus McCotter’s remarks about military families at Restoration Weekend a few weeks ago, which I found particularly poignant this morning. Take a look: I’m not sure I can think of many (any?) other elected officials in this day and age who have the courage, humility (not to mention […]

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Steve Forbes Is Back


Just back from a reception in Old Town Alexandria for VA GOP Attorney General candidate Ken Cuccinelli with special guest Steve Forbes. An all-star conservative crowd was in the house (multiple RET and Regnery spottings reported) and Cuccinelli, as expected, did not disappoint. What a wonderful AG this man will make (and knock wood it […]

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In Huelskamp’s Camp


Kudos to the Club for Growth for endorsing conservative leader Tim Huelskamp for Congress in KS-1. As the Club’s press release yesterday said: “Tim Huelskamp stands out as a champion of limited government and economic freedom,” said Club President Chris Chocola. “Unlike some of the other Republicans in this race, Tim has compiled an impressive […]

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Running Against Health Care


This YouTube video, which links liberal Kansas Republican Jim Barnett with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, has been making the rounds on national and Kansas blogs. Jim Barnett is a liberal Republican who lost a gubernatorial bid against Sebelius by a landslide, only to then team with her in 2008 in an attempt to pass a […]

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Conservative Tail Wags GOP Dog — Again


As the 33rd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) roared to a close Saturday night in Washington, D.C., New York State Conservative Party leaders and activists began to descend upon snowy Albany, as they have done for 39 years now, for their own Conservative Party Political Action Conference (CPPAC). Much like the national conference, CPPAC […]

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