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And the Progressives Laughed

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Whether you believe that there were nefarious motives behind the advancement of inaccurate information about the Carson campaign by Cruz ground operatives in Iowa or not, one thing is certain, true and undeniable. The leading candidates for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States are feeding on each other. By doing so, they have effectively created an ...

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Jimmy Carter says he wants Trump to win

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Former President Jimmy Carter told the United Kingdom parliament that he would rather see Trump than Cruz as the GOP nominee. “The reason is, Trump has proven already that he is completely malleable. I don’t think he has any fixed opinion that he would fight for.” “If I had a choice of Republican nominees, between Cruz and Trump, I think I would ...

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The new nominee for the worst political ad: Rand Paul’s ‘Audit the Ted’ [video]

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Carly Fiorina’s strange ‘puppy’ ad held the top spot as the worst political ad of the season until Rand Paul released this no-budget wonder… and what the heck is with the British accents? The characters make reference to someone named Ted Kruzz who missed a failed vote to audit the federal reserve.  If Rand blew the remainder of his campaign ...

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Duck Commander becomes Cruz Commander [Video]

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While Donald Trump fills halls with throngs of folks and tells them to concern themselves with Cruz’s heritage – Phil Robertson may have single-handedly out-Trumped trump and handed the southern states to Cruz. 1

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Stasis politics, not voters, is driving elections

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When Donald Trump, after several election cycles of toying with the idea, announced he was actually running for president, the conventional political pundit class snickered openly. A bombastic businessman whose controversial and often outlandish opinions, conventional wisdom dictated that he had absolutely no chance of gaining support. When that bit of prognostication turned out to be totally fallacious, the pundit ...

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Cartoon Wars: Cruz and the Media exchange cartoon slams

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Ted Cruz is firing back after the Washington Post published, then removed and then apologized for a cartoon depicting Ted Cruz’s children as monkeys. Senator Cruz used social media to fire an artistic salvo of his own: Seems like a better idea for a cartoon: Hillary and her lapdogs. pic.twitter.com/dou9c7fS4U — Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) December 23, 2015  

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Venial politics at the latest GOP debate

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Last night’s main stage GOP debate did not need to go beyond the first five minutes. The opening statements of each candidate served as an abstract for the talking points that would be elaborated over the next few hours’ discourse. Each candidate was a variation on a theme, both at an individual epistemological level and at a GOP level. Essentially, ...

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Trump [almost] names Cruz as [possible] VP pick

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Reading the news this morning, it’s apparent that many politicos have decided that Trump liking Cruz is the same as Donald having named the Senator as his running mate. According to The Hill: Donald Trump on Tuesday named Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) when asked about his possible running mate in 2016. The article cites a story on Lifezette that discusses an ...

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Taking Back the Political Lexicon

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There is a vein of philosophy which holds that the existence of absolute truth is negated by the subjectivity of language. Somehow the differing physiognomy of an object like a table individual minds envisioned when the word is mentioned alters and negates the concrete nature of material entities. This is obviously intellectual sophistry of the most puerile kind- clearly, perception ...

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Donald Trump: Mane Man in the Values Den

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Donald Trump — America’s loveable Boor in a China Shop — was an eagerly anticipated speaker at the 2015 Values Voter Summit, a conference that brings hundreds of evangelical activists to the nation’s capital. Think of Values Voter as the Christian answer to Burning Man, without the gratuitous sex, drug use and an important reversal in which the goal is ...

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New poll shows Trump, Bush lead on major issues

Republican presidential candidates from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A CNN/ORC poll released today shows that Donald Trump and Jeb Bush hold the most support and are the most-liked candidates on important issues. Trump led the GOP field with 25% of those polled saying that they would vote for him if the election were held today while Jeb Bush held on to second place in the poll at 13% with all other candidates ...

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CNN/ORC Iowa poll shows Trump holding, someone new closing on him

Republican presidential candidates from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A brand new CNN/ORC Iowa poll show that Trump still has what it takes to lead the GOP field, but there is a surprise in the second spot. According to respondents of the poll, possible Iowa voters said that if the caucus was held today, not surprisingly, Trump would clearly win Iowa with 22% of the vote. The real news ...

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Rasmussen poll: Race tightens as Trump loses ground

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A newly released poll shows the GOP primary race is tightening. Before the debate, Donald Trump led the GOP field with 26%. An August 9-10th Rasmussen poll shows that his debate performance and perhaps his comments about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly may have done some damage. In late July, Trump earned 30% of the male vote and had 22% support among ...

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