Tag: 2016 Presidential Election

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  Well, we’ve almost reached the end of this agonizing election season, and it seems that the bizarre developments are likely to keep coming even in the last few days.  After following this crazy saga for well over a year, I still find it difficult to understand what much of the public will find persuasive […]

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Whenever I feel a bit down about the choices in this election, I remind myself that one of our two chief tormentors will lose the election. One of them on November 8th will suffer a magisterial humbling at the hands of the electorate. If Hillary loses, we will see the backs of the Clintons forever (or […]

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We listened to the Nightly News with Lestor Holt while I served up a nice Italian pasta with spicy sausage, grilled peppers and fresh herbs. You would think as President Obama prepares to exit the Oval Office, and a new president will soon take his place, that the State of the Union would be well. […]

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Hi Everybody! I just found a crystal ball at Goodwill; when I got it home and polished it up, I discovered that I could actually look into it and see the future. Unfortunately, it’s a little cracked and foggy, so all I can see are some newspaper headlines and scraps from a few articles. More […]

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If you are voting for Hillary… then you are, first of all, utterly oblivious to her corruption, her pathological dishonesty, and her disastrous tenure as Secretary of State under Obama. The Democrat Media Complex have done their job well, reducing all of these to an “email scandal,” which to most LIV’s amounts to, “Hillary accidentally […]

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Can the GOP Survive a Trump Win?

 

donald-trumpThe New York Times tries (unsuccessfully) to hide their gloating over what they believe to be an upcoming loss by Donald Trump in the upcoming Presidential election, and asks the question, “Can the GOP Survive a Trump Loss?” But what if Trump wins? What then for the Republican Party?

I know there are people who’ll say “That’s ridiculous to even consider. There’s no way Trump is going to win this.” and they may be right. The thing is, though, that for over a year now, Trump has been winning the battles he was supposed to lose.

He wasn’t supposed to be the front-runner for the nomination. He was.

Victor Davis Hanson points to a future in which many of America’s key political, social, and media institutions will erode as a consequence of the 2016 election cycle.

I’m voting for Trump

 

For about six months now, I’ve been a determined MaybeTrumper.  I’ve been very unhappy with the choice forced upon me by my fellow Republican primary voters who selected this candidate.  I am still unhappy with it.

But I assiduously avoided jumping on the NeverTrump train.  I decided that the best course was to wait and see how the campaign developed, without committing myself either way.  There was no hurry to decide.

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I know we’ve discussed this subject a time or two this election cycle; but, I thought I’d take a little closer look at the Libertarian parties’ presidential ticket and their relative success so far. The Libertarian Party (hereinafter to be referred to as LP) looks to be headed toward their best finish ever in their […]

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 Abandoned buildings in Detroit Four years ago, someone predicted an all out attack on the Church. He traveled to Greece to show the fallout from anarchists, economic instability, battles between law enforcement and inner city residents, a raging heroin epidemic, and it reminded me of our inner city problems today. He predicted many times the eruption of […]

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The last couple of weeks have been a strange but eventful stretch for the 2016 presidential campaign, and we seem to have reached yet another new low for the GOP.  Recent developments, even some that many may have seen as at least somewhat positive, have only made me sadder about the state of conservatism and […]

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Since reaching voting age I have always taken this obligation of civic duty seriously.  I have never in my life considered myself an undecided voter.  Today I received my postal Ballot from the One Party State of Califonia. When it finally came to making a decision, I came to the realization I was not an undecided voter, […]

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Is it possible that we are looking in the wrong direction for the restoration of our country?  Is it possible that it is an opportunity, like a mirror being held up to the world like so many countries throughout history, and that a country is capable of turning around when its rogue leadership is humbled?  We […]

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Family Feud: Debate Edition (Excerpts)

 

ANNOUNCER: It’s the Family Feud! With the Clinton family — Hillary, Bill, Chelsea, Huma, and Cheryl! And the Trump family — Donald, Melania, Ivanka, Don Jr., and Eric! On your marks: let’s start… The Family Feud! Here’s the star of Family Feud, Richard Dawson!

RICHARD DAWSON: Thank you, thank you. It’s my pleasure to be moderating this presidential debate. Let’s meet our favorite, the Clintons. Hillary, you look lovely this evening. Tell us about yourself.

This week on OppCast, host John Hart talks in-studio with senior OpportunityLives writer Izzy Ortega, breaking down everything from the upcoming VP debate, to the reason why the best way to make something expensive is for Washington to make it “free.” Later we continue last week’s conversation with anti-violence leaders Antong Lucky and Omar Jahwar.

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(Author’s Warning: This is a long-ish piece, representing a lot of ideas brewing in my mind over the last several weeks.  Having recently started both a) graduate school and b) coaching a 13-14 Fall Baseball team, my time to post to Ricochet has been virtually nil.  So ideas and concerns built up over time.  This is […]

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No, not Muhammad. Scott Adams, the only pundit who predicted Trump’s successful campaign, starting in August 2015. After ‘endorsing’ Hillary as a response to death threats from California’s ‘tolerant’ progressives, Scott Adams has officially endorsed the Donald: Preview Open

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According to me, and in no particular order:  Appetizer on the menu at a dive bar: “We’ll get a dozen wings, two pitchers and… ah, what the hell, throw in a basket of deplorables.  It’s been a day.”  The back of a Paddy Wagon in Charlotte over the past 48 hours. Bargain bin at a […]

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