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Principles, Consistency and Conservatism

Before delving into matters of principle and consistency a decent respect to the opinion of the reader warrants some effort to define “conservatism” and what it means to be a Conservative. After all, the word means different and often contradictory … Continue reading

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Integrity Always Trumps The Devil We Know

One of the lamest arguments put forward to oppose supporting a candidate for office who has never held office before is the one that tells us: “But we have no idea if he’ll vote the same way he is campaigning. … Continue reading

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Mr. Qarmout and the Case of the Pesky Lawn Signs

CNJ contributing blogger and Jacobin Clown Extraordinaire Rob Eichmann – whose cannibalistic attacks on conservative individuals and groups who do not comport themselves to his twisted vision of “true” conservatism – is at it again. This time, the object of … Continue reading

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On the Viability of a Herman Cain Candidacy

A wartime aphorism says that you know you are over the target when you start getting hit with flak fire and for Herman Cain it began at the last debate, when all of his opponents quite literally ganged up on … Continue reading

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Doherty Stands Apart…On The Lunatic Fringe

In light of Der Blimpmeister’s recent – and not entirely unexpected – endorsement of Mitt Romney for president, it comes as no surprise that the GOP political establishment will likely follow suit. For Star Wars geeks, think of it as … Continue reading

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Reasons to Nominate Herman Cain

The more I see and hear Herman Cain, the more I like him and the more I’m amazed by him. By any metric known to political science, his candidacy should have imploded long ago: he has zero political experience coupled … Continue reading

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Doherty and Crazy Uncle Ron: Perfect Together?

On Monday of this week, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) visited the State House in Trenton to attend a press conference held by State Senator Michael Doherty, who publicly endorsed Dr. Paul as a candidate for president amid a cheering crowd … Continue reading

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Herman Cain Wins; Morgan Freeman Loses

I remember the first time I saw Morgan Freeman. It was in the movie “Glory” about the heroic Massachusetts 54th, a regiment of volunteer black soldiers commanded by  Col. Robert Gould Shaw, the son of a famous Boston abolitionist. Gould … Continue reading

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What Price Unity?

As primary season draws inexorably closer, it’s the persistently burning question du jour for the conservative movement in New Jersey, which incurred a massive infection late in 2010 that, over the course of the next six months, became a hideously … Continue reading

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Doubling Down on Deceit

When self-delusion and deceit are all that’s left to a man after he’s been proven over and again to be a stubbornly persistent liar for whom a peculiar and self-destructive obsession has failed to destroy the object of his scorn, … Continue reading

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