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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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2015 South Dakota Freedom Index Released

2015 South Dakota Freedom Index Released

The South Dakota Freedom Coalition has released the 2015 South Dakota Freedom Index. The Freedom Index examines the voting records of all South Dakota legislators based on their adherence to constitutional principles of limited government, fiscal responsibility, federalism, and protection of life, liberty, property, and pursuit of happiness.

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Can Republicans Take Default Off the Table?

Can Republicans Take Default Off the Table?

Default should never be an option for any president, especially when the debt limit is reached. Why would House Republican leaders put their own members in front of such a political buzzsaw? By now, Republicans should know better.

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Republican Congress to Authorize Early Release of Criminals?

Republican Congress to Authorize Early Release of Criminals?

Last July, the Obama administration’s U.S. Sentencing Commission decided it would be retroactively reducing federal criminal sentences. Let’s call it what it is: Mass early criminal release.

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