From the daily archives:

Monday, November 17, 2008

Michael Steele and the Art of Communication

November 17, 2008

An indispensable part of the Republican National Committee Chairman’s job is communication.  With Michael Steele being the center of attention in this year’s race for RNC chair, it might be helpful to revisit the last time he needed to put a message together, his 2006 Senate race against Ben Cardin. Steele did not win that [...]

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The Real McCain

November 17, 2008

The picture demonstrates everything one needs to know.  This is a Republican “maverick” — willing to work with the very Democrat who was actively trying to ruin him just two weeks ago, to whom McCain is politically and philosophically opposed on many issues.  McCain is the embodiment of the derangement “new tone” bipartisan nonsense has caused on our side [...]

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Censoring Talk Radio Through Localism

November 17, 2008

Jim Boulet, Jr., over at The American Thinker, has an article about a new stealth FCC policy called “Localism” which was enacted this year under the Bush administration watch.  The rule clarifies a long-standing FCC regulation that broadcasters must “serve the local interest.”  As Jim points out, this rule could be used in the same [...]

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Arguments Against Michael Steele

November 17, 2008

As most people know, Michael Steele is running for the RNC Chairmanship position.  There are many people, including myself, who have been intrigued and excited by this idea.  Erick Erickson over at RedState has some counter-arguments to electing Steele as the RNC chair, and he makes some good points.  Whether or not they are disqualifying [...]

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Mike Huckabee’s Coalition Building

November 17, 2008

The most successful Republican candidates for President are the ones who embody all three major categories of conservatism:  fiscal, social, and national security.  When a candidate is lacking in even one of these categories, he is certain to face an uphill climb in both the primary and in the general election. No one knows for [...]

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You Don’t Hate Children? Do You?

November 17, 2008

According to this article citing a YouGov (accurate British pollster) survey, British society appears to “condemn” children, with a majority of Brits seeing their children’s behavior  as “like animals.”  On the bright side, maybe the British public is now immune from the childish political argument that a particular government program must be implemented “for the [...]

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Repealing the Bailout

November 17, 2008

Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) has circulated a letter this week to the Senate, making known his intentions to bring forth legislation in the lame-duck session of Congress to attempt to freeze the remaining funds authorized by TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program), also known as the Paulson Plan or the Socialist Bailout Fiasco.  From Inhofe’s letter: [...]

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Amnesty, Here We Come!

November 17, 2008

Now that Barack Obama has been elected, the typical round of Democrat special-interest groups are starting to attempt to collect their share of the prize from him.  Advocates of Amnesty and Illegal Immigration in general are pushing Obama to recognize their contribution to his election by passing the so-called “Comprehensive” immigration reform.  They argue that [...]

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