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New poll shows Trump fading, Fiorina and Rubio rising

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The first CNN poll after last week’s debate shows that Trump and Carson’s upward trend has reversed as some of their support went to Carly Fiorina and Marco Rubio. Donald Trump still leads the GOP pack with 24% support, but that’s down 8 points in just two weeks. The first time Trump has seen his poll numbers decline. Carly Fiorina is enjoying the ...

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Trump releases position paper on guns [Full Text]

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The Donald Trump campaign released on Friday an 1100 word policy position on the second amendment in which Trump re-shapes his formerly gun-grabbing position into a strict constitutionalist’s view. Previously, Donald had expressed anti-gun leanings. “I support the ban on assault weapons,” Trump said. He also felt that waiting periods for handguns should be made longer. This paper turns those previous ...

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Takeaway from the Second Debates: GOP is Personality, Not Ideology Centered

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Within the first moments of Tuesday night’s prime time debate, Donald Trump had established his superiority. Not as a candidate whose viewpoint had validity because polling- a very constrained measure at best- suggest his message resonates with voters, but as a Stalin-esque dictator whose premier standing in the race made him final arbiter of all related matters. As he belittled ...

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Club for Growth: ‘Trump is just playing us for chumps’ [video]

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This ad by Club for Growth points out the glaring contradictions between Trumps stated ideology and that of his supporters –  but it will likely fall on deaf ears. Trump is riding a populist wave based on single sentence “first day” promises and the perception that he “tells it like it is” because he calls other politicians “stupid” and bashes his opponents ...

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Bush releases new video: ‘The Real Trump’

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The Jeb 2016 campaign released a video this morning in which it slams Donald Trump for his liberal views. The Bush campaign made a fundamental mistake when they released this campaign video to Youtube: you never – NEVER – allow comments .. after you watch the video, head to youtube here to read why not.

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Trump! Demagogue or Savior; Some Historical Precedents Voters Should Know

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I’m not sure what to make of Donald Trump, but I’m in good company. Most of the so-called experts are just as uncertain. The Huffington Post dismisses him as a folly and  cover his campaign in their entertainment section. Many Republicans claim he is a phony conservative and wonder if his campaign is a Trojan horse put in place to help Hillary’s ...

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Donald Trump to make decision on third party run “soon”


Donald Trump is basking in the glory of high poll numbers and adoring media, but he still has a major decision to make if he wants to win the GOP nomination. In order to compete in the South Carolina Republican primary election, a candidate is required to promise that he/she (ze?) will promise to support the eventual nominee. In other ...

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Has the Right Abandoned Free Market Economics?

From the earliest days of the republic, a faction of people have recognized the inextricable tie between economic and civil liberty. During the days of the Constitutional Convention, minus the protections afforded by the Bill of Rights, much dissent focused on the affect unchecked taxing power could have in allowing despotism to flourish: “By virtue of their power of taxation, ...

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Is Modern Politics Just a Semantics Game?

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Donald Trump may have brought the immigration issue to the forefront of the primary, but the nuances have effectively become a cudgel with which the media can beat him and his running mates. And yet none of the questions asked in sanctimonious tones by anchors who confuse intensity and anger with serious skepticism seem concerned with the actual merit of ...

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The Donald Is Proven Right, Again

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According to the Tucson Citizen in an article dated January 16, 2008, Mexican legislators from Sonora, Mexico, visited city officials in Tucson, Arizona and criticized them for passing laws that Mexico doesn’t like, laws that would attempt to reserve jobs in America for unemployed Americans.  The Mexican legislators said they couldn’t “handle the demand for housing, jobs and schools” that ...

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