Reagan Didn’t Shut Down, Neither Will Rick Perry

SUMMER, 1979: The campaign for Gov. Ronald Reagan revealed it was out of money. Not only had they used up their $1.3 million money stash, but they weren’t pulling in the donors they had hoped. Many were discounting the candidate … Continued

How I Came To Choose My 2016 Candidate

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    There are now, in my estimation 14 candidates for the GOP nomination. Of course, there are the respectable, but unknown scragglers like Skip Andrews and AFFT (FairTax) member Kerry Bowers. But as for real, financed, declared candidates that have … Continued

The False Narrative of a “Mandate” and “Minority Hostage Takers”

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The current budget battle and government shutdown descended upon us amidst a terrifying barrage of rhetoric from the Democrat party acting like petulant children, with cries about employees being sent home, families being hurt, and agencies being shuttered. The usual … Continued