Tag: election 2016

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Usually it’s not wise to post Rico links to a Drudge sourced article, as most likely everyone has already seen it and by the time you read this, it’s probably old news. However, this (heavy ad laden) Radar Online article refers to an upcoming book Unlikeable — The Problem with Hillary by Edward Kline that states Clinton is […]

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The Case for Carlynomics

 

Carly FiorinaLast week’s debate blew peoples socks off. Who is she? What is her background? How come she wasn’t at the prime time show?

Next to Carly’s impressive debate performance, people are even more pleased with her ability to laser in on the issues during her media blitz. She is being interviewed everywhere (Hannity will take time from Trump tonight to interview her), and mainstream media are confounded as they are unable to affix their extremist narrative to this “Palin wannabe.” She is articulate, doesn’t pussyfoot around her opinions that Hillary is a liar, and has made it clear to everyone: nobody puts Baby in the corner.

Now comes the hard part — getting a short attention span populace to understand her policies. MarketWatch just published a summation of her economic policies, which will tickle free-market conservative sensibilities.

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Much can change in a month, especially in the world of presidential politics. Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina (as a for instance) was riding high on her wave of conservative grassroots backing just a few weeks ago. With 2016’s field of contenders broadening, we now find Fiorina stumbling just as she was starting to hit her […]

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The Race for Second?

 

Paul pauses during a network news interview on Capitol Hill in WashingtonThere is no next-in-line for the GOP nomination this cycle. We had one of the least-inspiring candidates the last time around — last two times? — while the other candidates all sputtered and fell.

This means the race is wide open, and we’ve already had much better talent announced already than we’ve had in the recent past (admittedly, not the highest bar to clear). But I think the vast majority of people, whether or not Scott Walker is exactly their man, don’t see any of the senators pictured here as having what it takes to make it.

This leads to speculation of what exactly Cruz, Rubio, and Paul are trying to accomplish by running. Sure, it will expand their national profile, and that’s usually a good thing for the narcissists who think they can and should rule others. Maybe they are trying to influence debate and nudge the platform and eventual nominee in their preferred direction.

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As a libertarian, I believe the proper role of government is to deliver the mail, defend the shores and get out of the way. But if the last decade has made anything obvious it’s that even that, apparently, is asking too much. And if government really is the last one in the room to get the joke, the […]

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  “Not because I believe in bigger government – I don’t.” – President Barack Obama, February 24, 2009, address to joint session of Congress Liberals understand that in order to get elected they must pretend to believe that government is the problem. Aren’t we due for a Republican nominee who does the same? Preview Open

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