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Does Marco Rubio have a path to victory?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 1:00pm 1/7/2016 at 1:00pm

Two recent discussions lay out a path to victory for Marcio Rubio in the 2016 Presidential election.  The New York Sun’s Conrad Black even writes that the presidential election is Marco Rubio’s to lose.

According to Black, the Republicans have an advantage in the general election, whoever wins the nomination:

a party has...

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Mitch McConnell: No Tea Party Wacko Birds in 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 6:00pm 12/19/2015 at 6:00pm
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Having just won reelection to his Senate seat for a sixth term in 2014, Mitch McConnell is back to making comments such as the one he made last year about his plans for “crushing” the TEA Party.

This time, McConnell is announcing that he will ensure that no GOP candidate who “can’t...

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Bevin Wins – Reports of the death of the Tea Party prove greatly exaggerated

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 8:30am 11/4/2015 at 8:30am

Liberals have declared the death of the Tea Party countless times—but apparently, no one told Republican Matt Bevin, who won the gubernatorial election in Kentucky last night with strong support from the Tea Party.

Bevin is a successful businessman who is pro-life and a veteran. News of his win is sending shockwaves...

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Conservative Congressman Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Saying it’s “Counterproductive”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:00am 9/17/2015 at 7:00am

Congressman McClintock represents California’s fourth district. Wednesday, he announced he was resigning from the House Freedom Caucus.

Formed earlier this year, the HFC hoped to pull the House Republican Caucus further to the right. There principles were simple. “First, rank-and-file Republicans must pressure leadership to enact a more conservative agenda. And...

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#BlackLivesMatter and #BlueLivesMatter — why the Dem and Media double standard?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 8:30am 9/2/2015 at 8:30am

A few years ago, liberals in politics and media insisted that rhetoric coming from the Tea Party was violent and that we needed a new tone in political discourse. Now that #BlackLivesMatter activists are openly advocating violence, those folks are nowhere to be found.

Last night on FOX News, Megyn Kelly brought...

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What Indian immigrant success says about American Exceptionalism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 11:30am 8/12/2015 at 11:30am

India-born Sundar Pichai has been named CEO of the newly restructured Google. The former Google CEO, Larry Page will now be heading a much larger Google entity.

The news of Sundar Pichai’s appointment, a former student of prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), was well received in India, with newspaper headlines using words...

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Report: IRS Used Donor Lists to Target Conservatives for Audits

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 7:00am 7/23/2015 at 7:00am

President Obama appeared on the Daily Show this week and claimed that the IRS never targeted the Tea Party.

Yet according to an explosive new report from Judicial Watch, the IRS used donor lists from certain organizations to target specific people for audits:

Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS Used Donor Lists to...

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American Social Values and the Culture War

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 12:00pm 5/24/2015 at 12:00pm

A couple of interesting polls came out this week that raise some equally interesting questions about conservatism, American values, and American culture and society.  One Gallup poll states that Americans greatly overestimate the percentage of...

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Judge Orders IRS to release Tea Party target list

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 10:30am 4/5/2015 at 10:30am

The Department of Justice may have let Lois Lerner off the hook, but a judge has ordered the IRS to release the names of the Tea Party groups that were singled out for scrutiny.

Stephen Dinan of the Washington Times:

Judge orders IRS to release list of tea party groups targeted for scrutiny

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Don’t blame Tea Partiers for liberal #Antivaxxers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 6, 2015 at 11:30am 2/6/2015 at 11:30am

In my last post on the continuing measles outbreak, I encouraged Americans to consider vaccinations.

Imagine my surprise upon discovering that, as the co-founder of a San Diego Tea Party group, I am also labeled one of the dreaded #antivaxxers!

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Does GOP really no longer need Tea Party energy and activism?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 9, 2015 at 11:23am 1/9/2015 at 11:23am

When I helped co-found a San Diego Tea Party group in 2009, one of our biggest action items was battling against Obamacare.

Our members dialed Congress relentlessly, believing our representatives might weigh the will of the people.  What ever delusions I had about that concept utterly vanished when then Speaker of the...

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MSNBC and the Oklahoma beheading: What could go wrong?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 29, 2014 at 8:30am 9/29/2014 at 8:30am

A panel on Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC program discussed the beheading of a woman in Oklahoma by Alton Nolen, a convert to Islam as to whom a picture of Jihadist sympathy is emerging.

Perry insists that this was an act of workplace violence and treats the beheading as a passing detail.

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Attorney Mark Mayfield commits suicide in Mississippi

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11:17am 6/27/2014 at 11:17am

The Clarion-Ledger reports:

Sources have confirmed that attorney Mark Mayfield has committed suicide.

Mayfield, vice chairman of the Mississippi Tea Party, and is one of the three men charged with conspiring with Clayton Kelly to photograph U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s bedridden wife in her nursing home and create a political video against Cochran.

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Will conservatives and Tea Party miss a golden opportunity in #NY22?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 9:02pm 6/22/2014 at 9:02pm

One week ago tonight, Legal Insurrection brought national attention to a Tea Party, Marine mother running for Congress in upstate New York.

Claudia Tenney has been battling a million dollar avalanche of “false flag” Super PAC ads that deceptively portrayed Tenney as the more liberal candidate, and incumbent Richard Hanna as more conservative....

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False flag PAC attacks on Tea Party challenger to prevent Cantor-style upset (#NY22)

Claudia Tenney
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 6:30pm 6/15/2014 at 6:30pm
Claudia Tenney

Two Super PACs have spent over $700,000 to defeat a Tea Party challenger in New York’s conservative, safe-Republican 22nd Congressional District, against her liberal Republican opponent, incumbent Richard Hanna. The primary is on June 24.

The ads are “false flags” because they purport to be support...

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Eric Cantor: Laura Ingraham attacks cheapened the debate

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 2:15pm 6/15/2014 at 2:15pm
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Defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) hit the Sunday news programs this morning in a curt manner and seemed to lay some blame for his loss on radio talk show host Laura Ingraham cheapening the debate.

Laura took it in stride.

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Upset in Virginia District 7 (#VA07) — Eric Cantor loses to Dave Brat

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 7:34pm 6/10/2014 at 7:34pm
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In a stunning “historic” upset, Professor David Brat upset Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

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