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Ron Paul: He’s No Conservative

The Hawkeye Cauci happens this Tuesday, and, as I write this, Texas Congressman Ron Paul is polling in second place, with 22%, just 2 percentage points behind “The Legacy” Willard Mitt Romney. Dr. Paul’s election strategy is as mystifying to … Continue reading

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A Mackeral Rotting in the Moonshine

When Jacobin Journalists Go Over the Edge I’ve often written about Paul Mulshine – the cranky,  Jacobin hack columnist employed by the uber-liberal Newark Star-Ledger as its token “conservative” – and, as you can tell from my subtly worded introduction, … Continue reading

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A Problem for the Moonshine Man

My guess is that he never figured his totally loaded question to Ron Paul – one he happily deployed afterward to bludgeon his real and imagined nemeses – would ever boomerang and bite him squarely in the ass. Of course, … Continue reading

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Ron Paul: Values Voters’ Favorite Loon?

This weekend saw a convergence in Washington, DC of roughly 3,400 social conservative Republicans at a conference sponsored by the Family Research Council, the American Family Association, Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University and related organizations that has been dubbed the Values … 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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Answering the “Illegal War” Argument

While a good argument is a blend of factual accuracy, impeccable logic and well-crafted language – where terms are precisely and unambiguously defined – it’s also a rare creature these days and all but extinct in the jungle wilds of … Continue reading

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