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The Magnolia State Stinks

The Magnolia State Stinks

This is not the first time the corrupt national GOP power structure and the Mississippi Republican Party have betrayed conservatism. By now, the deeply questionable practices of the Thad Cochran campaign and his apparatchiks in Mississippi are known to all. Mysterious robo-calls, unaccounted
Rise of the 'Obama Republicans'

Rise of the 'Obama Republicans'

The 1980 campaign brought about the dissolution of the old New Deal Coalition and the rise of the Reagan Democrat, a phrase coined by Newsweek political writer Peter Goldman after that historic election. Yet all campaigns cannot be viewed as isolated incidents
Run Jeb, Run!

Run Jeb, Run!

Saturday, February 28, 1981 “…A call…reported a boat load of Haitians approaching our shores. I’m all for opening the door to refugees from totalitarianism but this is more complicated. These are just people who believe they can have a better life
Why Sochi is Not Lake Placid

Why Sochi is Not Lake Placid

Try as they might, some commentators during the U.S.-Russian hockey game could not muster much credible moral argument for making a comparison between Sochi of 2014 and Lake Placid of 1980. Of course, we all wanted the US team to win this time, just
Ronald Reagan's Birthday: A Gift from the Gipper

Ronald Reagan's Birthday: A Gift from the Gipper

Studying and writing about Ronald Reagan is it is like unwrapping a new package each day. He may have been the most prolific writer and lecturer and commentator ever to serve in the Oval Office and he remains one of the most interesting
Nice Guys with Principles Finish First

Nice Guys with Principles Finish First

Traditionally, losing presidential candidates stay out of party affairs, the practical reason being that their party has moved on and sees the loser as radioactive or having something contagious. It may not be fair, but it is the way of

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