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Paul Ryan Calls for Unity and Family; Conservatives Outraged

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When House Speaker John Boehner announced last month that he was resigning from Congress, the GOP was left in a tight spot. They had to find a replacement who could capture the 218 House votes required to lock down the seat. It didn’t take long for congressman Kevin McCarthy — the only leader who seemed…

Paul Ryan’s Not Conservative Enough to Be Speaker?

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Riddle: What do you call the guy who’s the Republican Party’s leading advocate of conservative entitlement reform? Answer: A RINO (Republican in name only). At least that’s what some conservative activist groups and pundits would have you believe. When people started throwing Congressman Paul Ryan’s name around as a possible replacement for Speaker of the…

“Counting Down to Jan. 20, 2017” and “Libertarians + Liberals = Lunacy”

There used to be a popular radio show, followed by an equally popular TV show, called “The Amateur Hour.” Singers, comedians and musicians, including even accordion players, would seek fame and fortune by competing on the show. These days, that notion has morphed into any number of similar shows, the most successful of which is…

What’s Worse: A Liar or a Realist?

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In the wake of the horrendous roll-out of Obamacare, there’s been a new narrative emerging, not just in the political rhetoric flying around Washington, but also in the national media. That narrative is that the Republican Party needs to come up with a comprehensive healthcare solution of their own to present as an alternative to…

Coulter, Krauthammer & Me

As many of you know, I spent a good part of 2012 trying to get the Mitt Romney campaign to give me a shot at writing, co-writing or re-writing his speeches. Alas, I never managed to scale the castle wall. So it wasn’t my fault that the only things he said that anyone ever remembered…