About: Bruce Carroll

Bruce Carroll is the President and Founder of Patriot Consulting. Bruce has been involved in politics and government since he was 14 years old, growing up in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

In addition to active involvement in numerous Pennsylvania Republican grassroots campaigns, Bruce was elected as the youngest borough councilman in the State of Pennsylvania at age 21 in 1992.

During his college years at Syracuse University (1986-90), Bruce was Editorial Page Editor, then Editor In Chief of the award-winning daily newspaper, The Daily Orange.

In September 2004, Bruce launched the successful conservative political blog – GayPatriot. The GayPatriot blog was an original member of the PajamasMedia blogger network and is one of the longest-running conservative blogs in the United States.

Bruce now is a popular Twitter political personality with his @GayPatriot profile having over 36,000 followers.




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Democrats Panicked in NC Senate Race (#NCSEN)

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Posted by    Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:50am 8/15/2014 at 11:50am

First, some context about this post: I live in Upstate South Carolina, less than 20 miles from downtown Charlotte, NC. I’m also an avid Jeopardy watcher.

Why is this important you ask? Well, ever since NC House Speaker Thom Tillis won the GOP primary for the U.S. Senate...

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Obama declares “siege of Mount Sinjar” over, but no clear strategy to defeat ISIS (Update: Maliki Resigns)

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Posted by    Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 3:35pm 8/14/2014 at 3:35pm

In what has become a nearly daily occurrence, President Obama summoned the media to discuss the situation in Iraq (and Ferguson, Missouri) from his vacation spot in Martha’s Vineyard.

The President seemed to take a victory lap on United States’ efforts to stabilize the Yazidi refugee crisis in Northern Iraq.

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Reports: Yazidi lawmaker who gave impassioned speech involved in rescue crash

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 12:15pm 8/12/2014 at 12:15pm
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Various news outlets are reporting the crash of a helicopter being used in the humanitarian relief effort for the Yazidi refugees in Iraq.

Jim...

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Osama bin O’Keefe crosses Rio Grande into USA

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Posted by    Monday, August 11, 2014 at 12:00pm 8/11/2014 at 12:00pm

In what may be one of his boldest moves ever, conservative filmmaker James O’Keefe crossed the border from Mexico into the United States dressed as Osama bin Laden.

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“Death Valley” for Yazidis in Northern Iraq

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Posted by    Monday, August 11, 2014 at 7:30am 8/11/2014 at 7:30am

Jonathan Krohn has become to the first western journalist to reach the mountains in Northern Iraq where tens of thousands of Yazidis, a Middle Eastern religious sect, took flight to escape the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) forces that moved into the Kurdish parts of Iraq last week.

Krohn describes...

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Obama at pre-vacation press conference: Don’t blame me for current Iraq debacle

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Posted by    Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 12:15pm 8/9/2014 at 12:15pm
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President Obama gave a press conference this morning on Iraq before heading out for vacation:

A particularly controversial portion was the assertion (starting at 7:50 of video) that it wasn’t his decision to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq.

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Another Week of Democrats Behaving Badly

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Posted by    Friday, August 8, 2014 at 7:15pm 8/8/2014 at 7:15pm

This has been a particularly troubling week for Democrats’ bad behavior on display for the public.

First, as Professor Jacobson reported yesterday, a plagiarizing national Democrat politician had to step aside (no, not Joe Biden). But Walsh is just the tip of the iceberg for Democrats this week.

Probably the most shocking...

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The Next War (not where you think)

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Posted by    Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 6:30pm 8/7/2014 at 6:30pm

Never mind the turmoil in Iraq, Syria, Israel/Gaza, Western Africa and the imminent threat to Ukraine that Russia poses… there seems to be another war brewing.

Earlier today, the President of Azerbaijan published a serious of very threatening tweets relative to neighboring Armenia.

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Ebola Outbreak: Hysteria or Major Health Threat?

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Posted by    Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8:30am 8/7/2014 at 8:30am

Late Wednesday afternoon, the Centers for Disease Control went into emergency mode — declaring a Level 1 activation of its Emergency Operations Center, it’s most serious posture in a public health emergency.

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American General killed by Afghan soldier

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 11:31am 8/5/2014 at 11:31am

Reports are coming from Afghanistan today about a brutal shooting of American military personnel at an Afghan-NATO training base in Kabul.

From The New York Times:

A United States Army major general was killed on Tuesday by an Afghan soldier, shot at close range at a military training academy on the outskirts of...

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Russia-U.S. Nuke Agreement Collapsing

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Posted by    Monday, August 4, 2014 at 11:20am 8/4/2014 at 11:20am

Things just aren’t good on any front involving the relationship between the United States and Russia. The nearly-hot war between Russia and Ukraine, the annexation of Crimea and the downing of Malaysian Flight 17 are capturing the main headlines. But there’s other grim news as well.

First, the landmark arms...

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O Mitt, Mitt! wherefore art thou Mitt?

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Posted by    Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 3:00pm 8/3/2014 at 3:00pm

It’s happening again. Just when you think he’s gone into the sunset — the ‘Romney in 2016’ wave of hysteria sweeps across pundit land.

So here we are again this weekend asking ourselves — Will Mitt be the GOP nominee in 2016?

From the FRONT PAGE of The Washington...

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Barney Frank on Obamacare: “they just lied to people”

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Posted by    Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 6:00pm 8/2/2014 at 6:00pm

Former Democratic Congressman and outspoken liberal Barney Frank has some surprisingly harsh words for President Barack Obama.

Frank was interviewed recently by The Huffington Post:

“The rollout w...

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No concerns here: Ebola patients headed to Georgia

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Posted by    Friday, August 1, 2014 at 4:15pm 8/1/2014 at 4:15pm

Two Americans who are infected with the Ebola virus in Africa are being flown back to the United States for treatment.

A private jet equipped with a quarantine pod left Cartersville, Ga., Thursday afternoon headed...

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CIA admits to searching Senate computers

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Posted by    Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 8:05pm 7/31/2014 at 8:05pm

In extraordinary backtracking today, Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) because some CIA officers improperly accessed computers used by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

A declassified CIA inspector general’s report released to the Senators on Thursday revealed that agency officers...

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Lois Lerner can spell, but she’s still an …

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 6:55pm 7/30/2014 at 6:55pm

Shocking new emails released today by U.S. Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee shows Ms. Lerner’s mistreatment of conservative groups was driven by her ‘personal hostility toward conservatives.’

The November 9, 2012 email exchange with an unnamed colleague – the person’s name was redacted in the...

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More sanctions dropped on Russia over Ukraine

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 12:00pm 7/30/2014 at 12:00pm

In another of his frequent ‘announcement drops’ before entering Marine One, President Obama yesterday declared that the United States and the European Union had agreed to a new round of sanctions against Russia. These new sanctions come within two weeks of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 being shot from the sky...

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