Categories: "Elections & Electoral Politics" or "Democratic National Convention" or "Republican National Convention"

Border issue leaves only "war on women" from Dems

Hundreds of Central American children held at an American Air Force base remind us of the humanitarian crisis at our southern border. Another thousand future illegal immigrants riding atop a Mexican "death train," anticipating their permisos en los… more »

Border Chaos Changes Election Year Politics

In a Gallup poll released Tuesday, the percentage of Americans who say that immigration is the nation’s most important problem reached 17 percent, the highest level in eight years and the second-highest ever recorded by that polling organization. It’s… more »

Thoughts on Primary Election results

For my thoughts on Colorado's Republican primary election for governor, as well as on the Oklahoma Senate primary and the Mississippi Senate runoff, please see my article for the American Spectator here:… more »

Cantor Crushed

In his Republican primary race on Tuesday evening, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) was a bigger favorite than California Chrome. (Last week, Cantor’s campaign claimed a more than 2-to-1 polling lead.) But in both cases we’re reminded “that’s… more »

Imagine a Congressman Who...

(Not to be sung or hummed to the tune of any John Lennon song...) Imagine a congressman who has never missed a vote in the House of Representatives. Imagine a congressman who has explained every House vote he has cast on his Facebook page. Imagine a… more »

The Tea Party: Tamed, Torpedoed, or Top Dog?

According to media reports from liberal and conservative outlets alike, the Tea Party is somewhere between “tamed” and dead — the mainstream right helpfully suggesting the former while the left (which is to say most of the media) gleefully proclaim the… more »

Democrats Really Stepped In It This Time

Colorado Senator Mark Udall didn’t get the memo (penned by Alex Sink, no doubt): Standing up for Obamacare isn’t exactly a winning strategy for Democrats in 2014. In an interview with Colorado Morning News (on 850 KOA in Denver, where my Saturday radio… more »

Surrender

Surrender Surrender But don’t give yourself away (Lyrics from “Surrender“ by Cheap Trick) In his first (and last) appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) immediately and repeatedly agreed with Leno when… more »

Stop CO Dems from Stealing Elections

What if one day you learned that your taxes had been raised in an election you didn’t hear about, which was conducted by a private company, without any Secretary of State oversight, without any clear rules, without signature verification being required… more »

Immigration Strategery

Why have House Republican leaders in recent days offered interviews about immigration reform — an issue most Americans do not consider an urgent policy matter — and released a short list of “Standards for Immigration Reform” knowing that they would… more »
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