Mr. Trump, What Made America Great in the First Place?

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Donald Trump Make America Great Again
Richard A. Viguerie and Mark J. Fitzgibbons An Open Letter to Donald Trump (and His Supporters) about His Commitment to Following and Enforcing the Constitution Dear Mr. Trump, Your campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again,” has populist appeal to those of us who are fed up with how the Washington establishment has turned its back on the American people and our ideals. Your slogan, though,... Read More >

CNN Throws Cold Water on GOP Establishment’s Wishful Thinking

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Donald Trump Peace Sign
As outsider candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz surged to first and second place, respectively, in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination race, GOP elites looked on in horror. They quickly agreed that neither Trump nor Cruz was acceptable to the establishment. What they could not agree on was the best way to slow them down. Some Republican power brokers thought a big field of competing... Read More >

Merrick Garland, Judge for the Political Class; Will Establishment GOP Cave on Nomination?

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 In an election year in which three of the four main presidential contenders from the two political parties at least purport to be running against the Washington establishment, President Obama has nominated a quintessential political establishment judge for the Supreme Court. Judge Merrick Garland is not the radical judicial activist many conservatives thought President Obama might... Read More >

Return to Sender

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A fundraising letter from failed 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was making the rounds recently. Mr. Romney was asking for campaign donations on behalf of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. The fact that Ryan was Romney’s vice-presidential running mate in 2012 might explain the circulation of Romney’s fundraising appeal. After all, Ryan took a big risk to run on the 2012 GOP ticket... Read More >

He Just Can’t Help It

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John Kasich Ohio
Despite a handful of defections by liberal Republicans-in-name-only (RINOs), most in the U.S. Senate Republican majority are holding firm in opposition to Senate consideration of federal judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s “moderate” nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. Even Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Judiciary Committee... Read More >

Explaining Marco Rubio’s 2016 Campaign Failure

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Marco Rubio
To hear Marco Rubio tell it, voters in this year’s Republican presidential primaries and caucuses are just too angry to support a cheerful candidate like himself. At least that’s how Rubio explained it to his supporters the night of March 15 when he announced that he was suspending his campaign for president. Rubio’s speech came a few minutes after Donald Trump was declared the winner of Florida... Read More >

Controlling the GOP Spending Addiction

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Paul Ryan Speaker Of The House
According to a Heritage Foundation online survey taken shortly after Paul Ryan became Speaker of the House in October 2015, 73% of U.S. voters agreed that the Republican-controlled Congress should not increase federal spending. Apparently the new Speaker of the House never got the memo. Despite his reputation as a budget “hawk,” Paul Ryan has presided over an explosion of federal debt since the... Read More >

Fair and Square

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On the morning of the March 15 primary election day, Donald Trump told TODAY show hosts Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie that “the biggest people in the party” are already calling to meet with him as the inevitable Republican presidential nominee. Trump explained that “A lot of people are calling because they see what’s happening.” Considering the outcome of the primaries later that day, however,... Read More >

“President” Paul Ryan?

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Paul Ryan
FedUp Political Action Committee reported last week on the move by Republican establishment kingpin Earle Mack to stake $1 million to his “Committee to Draft Speaker Ryan” for the Republican presidential nomination. According to a statement released by Speaker Ryan’s office immediately following Mack’s announcement, the Speaker is “flattered but not interested.” Come to find out, though, Speaker... Read More >

House Freedom Caucus Gets the Message

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In the wake of a projected $105 billion increase in the federal deficit this year, a group of conservatives in the House of Representatives did something last week that was a long time coming: They agreed to oppose House Speaker Paul Ryan’s spending blueprint for the next fiscal year. The vote by 30 of the 40 members of the House Freedom Caucus is worth noting for a couple of reasons. First,... Read More >

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