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There Are Lessons Here, Part Two

If your values and beliefs are unimportant enough that you’re willing to blow up your own party and give up any political influence you have, how is anyone to accept that you really believe in them?

There Are Lessons Here, Part One

The conventions were what they always are: long-winded, hyper-patriotic babble-fests focused on besmirching the other side and making just a few mentions of their own platforms.

The Modern Conservative Anti-Agenda – or – Paul Ryan vs. “True Conservatism”

For the last five-plus years, I’ve assumed that there was a deep, dark problem in the GOP. The party looked to this liberal outsider like it was tearing itself apart from within, but I hadn’t been able to find any cause or see any definitive proof of this. Until recently. John Boehner finally agreed–or let’s assume that he’d agreed to...

The Fault In Our Politics

I was reading ┬ápiece online that, while intriguing, isn’t worth linking to here, but brought up an interesting point which can be echoed across the political spectrum in this country as we hurtle ceaselessly toward another glorious presidential election next year. The writer’s entire point was that they are totally turned off by politicians they’d otherwise support, and in fact,...

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