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CPAC Opener has Standing O for Christie

March 6, 2014

That title itself tells me everything I need to know about the value of the “C” in CPAC these days.  They also had a standing ovation for Mitch McConnell, who needed props to elicit such a response (please donate to his primary challenger, Matt Bevin, and finally get Mitch to retire).  At least they saved [...]

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Ann Coulter Shines at CPAC

March 17, 2013

At the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland this weekend, conservative and Republican politicians and figures gave rousing speeches in an attempt to regroup and rally the American political right after what has been an awful six months.  I watched as much of it as I could, mostly reruns on C-SPAN though.  It was [...]

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Breitbart has Some Fun at CPAC

February 11, 2012

Every February the CPAC convention meets to rally conservatives and make establishment Republicans either squirm or figure out who to pretend to support this cycle.  Outside (and inside) the CPAC convention in DC this year, the Occupy rubes showed up — some of whom are actually getting paid by labor unions to be there!  Astroturf, [...]

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Ditch Daniels?

February 23, 2011

Fresh off of an excellent CPAC speech just a few weeks ago, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels seems to have caved on Indiana’s right-to-work legislation at perhaps the worst possible time.  Unfortunately, in heated times nuance often gets lost.  Politicians need to understand that, especially those who have 2012 Presidential buzz surrounding them. Daniels doesn’t like [...]

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Rush at CPAC

March 1, 2009

I was sitting at the car dealership yesterday getting ready to pick up my new sweet ride, when I looked at the clock.  It was 4:40pm and I was going to miss Rush’s speech to CPAC.  Suddenly, the last people in the waiting room left and I decided to fiddle with the TV in order to see [...]

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Mitt Romney Wins CPAC 2009 Straw Poll

February 28, 2009

Mitt Romney won the 2012 campaign’s first test by winning today’s straw poll at the 2009 Conservative Political Action Conference.  It was Romney’s third consecutive CPAC straw poll victory.  Bobby Jindal placed second while Sarah Palin and Ron Paul tied for third. It may seem a bit premature to discuss the 2012 election with the [...]

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