Sensing Disaster, Democrats are Already Picking Out Their Scapegoats

Following the 2012 presidential elections the Republican Party was forced to take a good hard look at itself. What were we doing wrong and how do we fix it? What are our principles and how do we adapt them to modern challenges? What do we want the future of the party to look like and…
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Counting Down the Top 20 Most Ridiculous Things Democrats Said in 2014 (1 through 7)

1. President Obama: “We don’t have a strategy yet.” In late August, President Obama was finally ready to stop downplaying the threat of the Islamic State, labeling them a “cancer” that must be dealt with “so that it does not spread.” Unfortunately, while Islamic State fighters were barreling through Syria and Iraq for much of…
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A Slew of Weak Candidates Could Spell Trouble for Senate Democrats

A number of forces have come together to make the 2014 midterms fertile ground for Republicans to win a majority in the U.S. Senate: President Obama’s job approval remains in the dumps, the playing field puts Democrats on defense in a number of conservative-leaning districts, the national conversation has been focused around unpopular policies or…
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New GDP Report Shows America Is Still Waiting on Obama’s “Recovery Summer”

In 2010 Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama kicked off an official “Recovery Summer” tour – a six-week, multi-state push aimed at convincing the public that the stimulus was working and that a booming recovery was right around the corner. It wasn’t. Despite the optimistic pronouncements the economy remained firmly in the tank…
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Memo to Democrats: Egotism is Not An Effective Election-Year Strategy

There’s a problematic pattern emerging in several Democratic candidates for the Senate this year: A willingness to denigrate the livelihood of their Republican opponents. It came out yesterday when Iowa Senatorial candidate Bruce Braley disparaged Republican Senator Chuck Grassley for being a “farmer from Iowa who never went to law school.” The blowback was swift…
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Democrats Can’t Run from Obamacare’s Medicare Cuts…But They’re Trying

One of Democrats favorite election year tactics is to gin up some good old fashioned “Mediscare” – by wrongly trying to convince voters that Republicans are out to end Medicare. The tired argument grew so loud and obnoxious that PolitiFact even dubbed it their “Lie of the Year” for 2011. “Kathleen Hall Jamieson, an expert…
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Democrats Are Doing Their Best to Put Distance Between Them and Obama

My, how the mighty have fallen. President Obama was thought to be the leader capable of realigning the political thought process in this country. His election, and subsequent reelection, came to signify in the minds of many liberal thinkers the beginning of the mythical “permanent majority.” “This is the end of the conservative era,” Robert…
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