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Jonah Goldberg – There’s Almost No Evidence Obama Wants Compromise with the GOP

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 4, 2014 at 10:00am
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Yesterday on FOX News, Jonah Goldberg of National Review pointed out that Obama has no political interest in working with Republicans on a budget.

Obama has reduced the issue to elementary school taunts by calling the House Republican budget a meanwich and stinkburger.

Jonah Goldberg hilariously points out in the video below…

Not since...

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New Paul Ryan Budget Proposal Would Cut $5 Trillion in Spending Over a Decade

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 10:00am
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Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin has a reputation for being a fiscal conservative. His new budget proposal serves as further evidence of his dedication to responsibility with our nation’s finances.

Russell Berman and Bernie Becker of The Hill reported yesterday…

Ryan’s final $5.1T...

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The most dangerous years of the Obama presidency are upon us

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 5:20pm
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With Obama’s State of the Union address coming up, it’s easy to breath a sigh of relief that another year is behind us, and he only has three more to go.

These are the three most dangerous years.

His time is running out, and he knows it.

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Democrats circle the wagons, Republicans circle the firing squad

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 11:00am
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Ace describes this as sort of true (quote from Daily Caller)

“Bobby Jindal and his political team totally blew it,” harrumphed one advisor for Ken Cuccinelli...

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Senate Republicans seek victory (over House Republicans)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 12:34pm

Who could have seen this coming?

Senate Republicans undercut the House proposal for a 6 week debt ceiling extension by proposing a longer extension:

Obama sided with the Senate Republicans, rejecting a short term extension.  Via Keith Koffler, Obama Reverses, Opposes Short-Term Debt Ceiling Hike:

Perhaps sensing Republican weakness, President Obama reversed himself...

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The Republican Brand

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 11, 2013 at 8:46am

A conversation I had with myself on Twitter this morning.

Just because I could.

(added) Be sure to read Anne’s study on how embarrassed Republicans were of the Republican Brand long before the current “shutdown,” New study sheds light on why Republicans won’t call themselves Republican.

Also available on Storify.

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What are the Republican doughboys afraid of?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3:12pm

What are the doughboys afraid of? (to paraphrase the old Ben & Jerry’s ad campaign.)

He’s just one person, with a handful of sidekicks. You are the many and the powerful.

If you’re in Congress and you don’t like what he’s doing, vote against him.

Or are you afraid to vote against...

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Townhall Tactic 2013: Why do you want to deport my daddy?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 8:00pm

I attended a townhall on Saturday, August 17, 2013 in Ithaca, NY, held by Republican Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23).

Reed is a “moderate” Republican. On immigration he’s against a pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens, but open to a pathway to citizenship for “Dreamers” and some manner of legal status for illegals.

I arrived...

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RNC “self-deporting” enthusiasm out of the Republican base (Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 16, 2013 at 11:29am

Update:  Big Oops – Business Insider says Reince Preibus did not say self-deportation “racist”.  See new post as to how RNC Press Office had confirmed the quote was accurate, but now says word was “hurts us” not “racist.”

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Two connected events which make me want to scream.

First, Ken Cuccinelli is bemoaning the...

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Does President Obama consider Republicans a greater threat than the Muslim Brotherhood?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 2:15pm

Last week the College Fix reported that a group of College Republicans were turned away from from a speech that President Obama was giving on their campus, despite the fact that they had purchased tickets. (h/t InstaPundit)

Ten College Republicans were dubbed a security threat and refused admittance to President Barack Obama’s...

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Rebuilding from the grassroots up

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 1:05pm

We were out-smarted by Team Obama, no doubt about that.

But wherein lies the blame? 

Michael Patrick Leahy at Breitbart.com exposes one possibility, the role of highly-paid, highly-connected consultants, Romney Campaign Paid $33 Million to Two Consulting Firms With Ties to Key Staffers:

The Romney campaign spent an estimated $356 million between January 1,...

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Tea Party’s effective use of Twitter aiding its makeover of GOP

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 1:45pm

As has been said on here before: If you’re not on Twitter, you need to be. Nowhere is this point made more readily apparent than the way in which...

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