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A Look Back In Time

November 8, 2012

The Internet has proven to be a force for campaigning for the past 5 Presidential Elections, and each election cycle, the way the Internet is used changes.  Let’s look back at how one candidate for President used the Internet back in 1996. H/T:  @SeanHackbarth

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Stretching the Attacks Against Newt

January 27, 2012

If you’ve been paying attention to the politicking down in Florida this week, you may have noticed that Romney’s forces and his Establishment proxies launched a seemingly coordinated attack against Newt from nearly all sides and angles, even dragging Bob Dole out from retirement to hit the former Speaker. Well, today the frenzied pig-pile continued [...]

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Romney Wins Endorsements; Primary Voters Yawn

December 19, 2011

Mitt Romney has been on a roll picking up endorsements in the last couple of days.  Friday, Romney was endorsed by South Carolina Governor and Tea Party favorite, Nikki Haley  Yesterday, The Des Moines Register lined up behind the Massachusetts Governor while today brings news that 1996 GOP nominee Bob Dole is joining the party [...]

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This Isn’t 1996

January 25, 2011

One of the narratives in the State-run media is that 2012 will be like 1996.  After losing both houses of Congress in 1994, Clinton tacked to the center, and went on to win re-election.  The State-run media contends that this scenario will play out with Barack Obama.  However, an article over at the blog Baseball [...]

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Republicans Could Have a Leader

March 9, 2009

Some people have noticed that the Republican Party seems to be leaderless at the moment. Not that this should come as a surprise. The President is a Democrat and the GOP is greatly outnumbered in both the House and Senate. The consequences of the 2008 election do not lend themselves to one person emerging as [...]

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A Lot of Talk About Reagan Today

October 22, 2008

What to do with Ronald Wilson Reagan?  Some nowadays call the Reagan Revolution dead.  The Forbes piece I linked too has so many holes in it that it’s hardly worth addressing each point, and obviously was not written by anyone who made it passed PoliSci 202.  Republicans have acted stupid, whiny, impressionable and lately want to be liked [...]

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A Fine Lieutenant Would Own General Wesley Clark

July 1, 2008

Earlier today, I read Rush Limbaugh’s suggestion to the McCain campaign of how to rebut Weasel Wesley Clark’s bizarre claim that John McCain’s military experience is irrelevant to the Presidency. The gist of Limbaugh’s suggestion was that McCain should simply fight back. My first reaction was that McCain should not get into a spat with [...]

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