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Jay Carney Predicts a Good Year for Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 7:30am
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The last time we checked in with former White House spokesman Jay Carney he was predicting doom for Democrats in the midterms. It looks like he hasn’t changed his mind.

It’s also interesting to note that Carney is acknowledging the fact that so many Democrats are distancing themselves from Obama.

From the Washington...

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Fox and Comcast PACS play fair and balanced in political contributions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 4:03pm
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I wasn’t aware that 21st Century Fox, the parent company of Fox News, has its own PAC. I was even more surprised to learn that the Fox PAC gives lots of money to Democrats.

Colby Itkowitz of the Washington Post reported:

Fair and balanced: Fox PAC supports Democrats, too

Fair and balanced after all?

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I’m a Republican because our leaders win primaries with Democratic votes

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 27, 2014 at 8:15am
https://legalinsurrection.com/2012/09/if-theres-anything-left/

The title sounds absurd, doesn’t it?

Absurd as in your Republican Party circa 2014, where winning at any cost is the operative strategy.

Not winning against Democrats at any cost — no that would be mean.

Winning at any cost in the Republican Party means winning against Tea Party and conservative challengers in...

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Obama meets Pinocchio x 4

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 10:00am
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Fact-checker Glenn Kessler at the WaPo says that Obama’s gone and lied again:

In addressing a dinner of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Los Angeles, President Obama made a ra...

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Time for New Leadership on the Right?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:30pm
Bill Whittle

If you’ve ever read my blog, you may know that I’m a big fan of Bill Whittle and his series of Afterburner videos from PJ Media.

In his newest video, titled Time to Go, Bill looks at Mitch McConnell and John Boehner...

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Red Oregon?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 4:28pm
Monica Wehby

A new poll conducted by the Daily Caller and Vox Populi shows Republican senate candidate Monica Wehby now has a slight edge over Democratic incumbent Jeff Merkley in Oregon.

Will Rahn reported…

WAVE YEAR? Daily Caller Poll Shows Deep-Blue Oregon Flashing Red

Oregon Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley is running neck-and-neck with Republican challenger Monica...

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Republicans Demand Special Prosecutor for Tea Party Targeting Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 1:38pm
Lois Lerner House Hearing 3-5-2014

New revelations in the Benghazi scandal dominated the news this week and even caused John Boehner to announce the formation of a select committee for further investigation.

With so much focus on Benghazi, it’s easy to forget that there are other scandals to be investigated such as the targeting of the...

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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
Cuccinelli Concession Speech

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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