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by | Nov 19, 2022

“I don’t own this job. Anybody who wants to run for it can feel free to do so,” Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. “I’m not in any way offended by having an opponent or having a few votes…

by | Nov 19, 2022

“For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1) Abraham Lincoln and other future-minded Whigs recognized this in 1854 when they created the Republican…

by | Nov 17, 2022

A little more than a year before Bobby Jindal disappeared from the political scene, Asa Hutchinson was elected governor of Arkansas, the state just north of Jindal’s Louisiana. Jindal’s final flash of near relevance was a laughable 2016 presidential campaign…

by | Nov 14, 2022

Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley, typically, got it exactly right. The senator succinctly tweeted: “The old party is dead. Time to bury it. Build something new.” Exactly. Today, former President Donald Trump is expected to announce the beginning of what Newsmax’s…

by | Nov 9, 2022

It’s late as I write this, though not late enough to know how things will turn out. But there are things we can safely say just after midnight Eastern time on Tuesday as the vote counts roll in and the…

by | Nov 6, 2022

Does anyone else still remember November 2010? It was the Tea Party year. Conservatives had spent months organizing and rallying all over the country in opposition to President Barack Obama’s agenda, and, as the crucial midterm election approached, I’d been…

by | Nov 5, 2022

One of the most obvious and compelling reasons for the American people to vote the Democrats out of power is that the party seeks to impose a secularist tyranny upon America — an increasingly perverted political order that is completely…

by | Nov 5, 2022

Pity Kevin McCarthy. He is out there flexing legislative muscle, anticipating his rise following the Congressional elections November 8. The pollsters believe that after voters go to the polls on that date, there will be a Republican majority in the…

by | Oct 25, 2022

Honestly, I can’t decide whether to interpret this strange three-way micturation contest between Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis, and Joe O’Dea, the Republican Senate nominee in Colorado who has an outside shot of knocking off Democrat incumbent Michael Bennet, as a…

by | Sep 29, 2022

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) just offered a bipartisan tutorial in pathetic leadership. They demonstrated precisely how not to behave while holding positions of influence and authority.  Manchin made a complete fool of himself over the…

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