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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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Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks

We are informed by the hoary cliche that one cannot teach an old dog new tricks. To a certain extent, there is some hoary truth in the adage, but it was coined long before the advent of tasers and cattle … Continue reading

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At Long Last: Tea Party Unity

The past two weeks have kept me very busy on matters that I was reluctant to discuss in any detail for fear, quite frankly, of jinxing the whole enterprise. My last post – dated July 11 – hinted strongly at … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Lately, regular readers and visitors to this site have been likely been disappointed by the paucity of posts; I’m sure you’re wondering just what the heck is going on and why I seem to be AWOL from my once active … Continue reading

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It’s Constitutional. Bitches.

Ever the exemplar of dignity and class, the DNC succinctly distilled the essence of contempt that Democrat statists have for Americans who still cling (bitterly so, according to B.H. Obama) to such antiquated notions as personal liberty and the rule … Continue reading

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The Quasi-Conservative Cabal

I recently received a piece of literature from the Leonard Lance for Congress campaign that perfectly encapsulates what has gone horribly wrong in the Garden State since the rise of the Tea Party Movement.

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Is Steve Lonegan Shilling for Leonard Lance?

It’s a fair question given last year’s donnybrook, when the so-called Conservative Leadership Council (a creature of the New Jersey Conservative Republican Leadership Committee – itself a shadowy cabal that includes the likes of Steve Lonegan, Mike Doherty, Rob Eichmann … Continue reading

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When Vetting Becomes Personal Destruction

While the term “vetting” has acquired a certain popularity in the wake of Barack Obama’s election as president of the United States, few people are aware that it was originally a horse-racing colloquialism referring to the requirement that a veterinarian … Continue reading

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Does Obama Want Obamacare Struck Down?

It’s a counter-intuitive proposition that demands a suspension of reality and disbelief. The Affordable Care Act was Barack Obama’s signature issue and its enactment would have enshrined him in the Statist Pantheon, with Franklin Roosevelt and his New Deal on … 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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