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Obama’s Transformation of America in 2015

Obama’s Transformation of America in 2015

2015 may be remembered as the year when the world finally was turned upside down with actions once deemed so bizarre that they would never even be considered becoming the norm, and the formerly accepted norm being shouted down by a mob that imposes its version of correctness.

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Franklin Graham, Wouldn’t a Second Political Party be Nice?

Franklin Graham, Wouldn’t a Second Political Party be Nice?

Webster defines bipartisan as “cooperation and agreement between two major political parties”. It seems to me that from a legal, constitutional standpoint, the major parties cooperate and agree on, well…everything.

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Luis Felipe Restrepo, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  February 13, 2013.  Photo by Diego M. Radzinschi/THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL.

A GOP Senate in 2017: Why Should We Care?

Senate Republicans are scheduled on Jan. 11 to consider the nomination of Luis Felipe Restrepo for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Why are Senate Republicans giving any more judges to President Obama in his lame duck year when their goal should be to bottle up the remainder of the Obama agenda?

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GOP Does the Democrats’ Work For Them

GOP Does the Democrats’ Work For Them

Democrat Senator and future leader of that party in the Senate Chuck Schumer broke D.C. protocol by telling the truth about how the minority party still controls the agenda when he gloated, “Sen. [Majority Leader Mitch] McConnell wants to see the Senate work. But the good news for [Democrats] is, to make it work, he has to do basically our agenda.”

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GOP: Suicide by Omnibus

GOP: Suicide by Omnibus

Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued arelease hailing the passage of his omnibus federal spending bill titled, “House Passes Spending Bill to Advance Republican Priorities.” If the omnibus advances Republican priorities, the GOP officially died on Dec. 18, 2015.

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Are We Seeing a Republican ‘Die Off’?

Are We Seeing a Republican ‘Die Off’?

In 2004, Republican popular vote totals for president peaked — at 62,040,610 votes for George W. Bush. They have been down ever since. 59,948,323 votes were cast for John McCain in 2008. And 60,933,500 votes were cast for Mitt Romney in 2012. Meaning, in the past decade, Republicans have proven unable to expand their voting coalition.

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GOP Needs to Go Big or Stay Home

GOP Needs to Go Big or Stay Home

It will not do to merely oppose the other side when you have the reins of government. Republicans must put forward practical policies if they are sincere in their desire to improve our government and secure our future.

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Why Ben Carson is flying high

It becomes less hard to understand why a candidate such as Ben Carson, despite having no political experience or even managerial experience, is still flying at the top. Why? Because many Americans so long for a leader they see as decent and genuinely honest, and whom they can trust.

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John Koskinen

Breaking: House Republicans Move to Impeach IRS Chief

On Tuesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, along with 18 other Republicans on the committee introduced a resolution to start impeachment proceedings against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.

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Paul Ryan Has an Opportunity to Lead

The predominant sentiment in the GOP is to play pill bug, curl up in a ball and hope that no one squishes them. If Paul Ryan is Speaker, he will have a chance to lead. A chance to show his critics that he can truly unite the Republican Party around limited government principles and make progress in stopping Obama’s agenda.

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