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In the Robes of Nostradamus

In June I sounded the clarion call for the Tea Party movement to unite, lest it be relegated to oblivion by the GOP. Apparently…I saw the future. The build-up to the GOP convention certainly seemed to be a dream come … Continue reading

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Is Gov. Zeppelin’s Nod a Good Thing?

It might be if you are an Establishment RINO running for re-election to Congress in a district with an electorate that is largely moderate in its political complexion. But if you are an Establishment RINO in New Jersey’s most conservative … Continue reading

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Beyond the Vale of Sorrow

For my part, the belated epiphany came a couple of years ago after reading an article published by Andrew McCarthy in the National Review Online that, regretfully, I cannot now locate. In essence, McCarthy took issue with the proposition that … Continue reading

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Throwing Gingrich Under the Bus

It’s official: National Review Online has decided it’s time to toss Newt Gingrich overboard and pin whatever conservative hopes and dreams it still holds on Rick Santorum. Gingrich’s verbal and intellectual talents should make him a resource for any future … Continue reading

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Bulldog Echo Syndrome

On November 7 I published an article titled The Composite Candidate in which I pined for the opportunity to take the best qualities of each of the GOP presidential contenders and alloy them into a single individual.Well, it looks like … 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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Der Blimpmeister Says: No Means No…Sort Of

As I predicted a little over one week ago, Gov. Chris Christie made a sort-of-definite, for-the-time-being, decision to stay out of the 2012 Republican presidential primary and concentrate on doing the best he can to shore up the GOP in … Continue reading

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Ron Paul, Mike Doherty and Anwar Al-Awlaki

There is an almost Manichean quality to the mindset of Paulbots and conservo-gnostics when it comes to the Constitution of the United States – an ‘either/or,’ ‘black/white,’ ‘good/evil’ dichotomy that admits of no fog or shades of gray. In some … Continue reading

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