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2017 is not an active year for political races. There are only a couple of regularly scheduled elections, such as the Virginia Governor’s race. Many of the other elections to be held this year will be special elections. One of those special elections is occurring in South Carolina’s 5th Congressional District. SC-5 was represented by…

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Conservatives often accuse establishment Republicans of not wanting to win. According to conservatives, they would rather lose than see a conservative win. A funny thing has happened in the new post Obama world. The same thing might now be said about conservatives. I was a part of the Never Trump movement during the campaign. I…

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In politics, dumb things happen.  Over Christmas, perhaps the a new record for idiocy was set. Reince Priebus, the outgoing Chairman of the Republican National Committee issued a Christmas statement. Part of that statement said: “Merry Christmas to all! Over two millennia ago, a new hope was born into the world, a Savior who would…

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Yesterday, something stunning happened.  Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. A lot of people did not see that coming. Now it is time for change.  During his victory speech last night, Donald Trump called for unity.  That is a good start. During the campaign, there were serious divisions in the Republicans, conservatives…

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The Republican Party was born in 1854.  It died officially in Cleveland in 2016. The GOP had officially been on life support for a while.  The end came quickly.  On Wednesday night, the Republican Party booed the Constitution.  Texas Senator Ted Cruz, the voice of conservatism, told the Republicans to vote their conscience and to…