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Bi-coastal bias at work! Northeastern Prof condescends with new book “Nut Country: Right-Wing Dallas and the Birth of the Southern Strategy”

I imagine that conservatives will have to suffer another liberal interpretation of the rise and fall of American conservatism, a narrative that seems to generate enough sales in liberal fever swamps. If only that is to understand liberal anger at the occasional electoral loss. Nut Country: Right-Wing Dallas and the Birth of the Southern Strategy [Edward H. Miller] on Amazon.com.…

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Republicans Must Make The 2014 Midterm Elections “A National Referendum” On Obama’s Amnesty Plans

An article posted on Breitbart.com should be utilized as an important memo for all GOP candidates running this year for either the US Senate or the House of Representatives: make the 2014 midterm elections a national referendum on President Barack Obama‘s post-election scheme to provide amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants. James P. Pinkerton, a veteran of the Reagan White…

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GOP 2014: Wave or Wash?

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) On Townhall.com, two contributors contend that the Republican Party will have a wave election in 2014, or they will not. The Boston Globe’s Jeff Jacoby says no: http://townhall.com/columnists…
It’s a sweet dream. But don’t count on seeing it come true. One can forgive Jacoby’s cynicism regarding the changeability of House Reps in…

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Massachusetts Candidates on Health Care: A Quick Primer

Before anything else: don’t forget that there is a primary election on Tuesday, September 9 in Massachusetts. All statewide offices are up for election, so be sure to go to nominate your choices for governor, treasurer, attorney general and auditor–and seriously, don’t neglect the auditor. Health care is big in Massachusetts. Not only does the state have some global-best hospitals,…

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Evaluating the MA-GOP’s Demands for “Party Unity”

Last year, my State Committeewoman Lisa Barstow put on her Facebook page that she wanted to hear from fellow Republicans from Brookline, Newton and Wellesley [precincts A,C,D,E, and H] what’s working, what’s not, how is the GOP going to see victory in 2014. In the wake of the state party’s officers demanding “party unity” from the base while defending what…

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Massachusetts GOP: Voice, Values, Votes

Indiana Congressman, short-term Presidential candidate, and now Governor of the Hoosier state Mike Pence defined himself as follows: “I am a Christian first, a conservative second, and a Republican third. I break down these affiliations as follows: voice, values, and vote Voice, or identity, comes first. Who we are defines and influences everything else in our lives. How we define…

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