The Problem With Jeb Bush

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Here we are, poised on the official entrance of Jeb Bush into the 2016 presidential primary, and I am hearing Robert Stacy McCain in my ears from long ago:  No More Bushes! It has been evident for a long time that the Republican establishment wants Jeb Bush as our 2016 … Continue reading The Problem With Jeb Bush

The 16 days of Sarah Palin at CPAC: Day 14: Why We Fight

This is the 14th of my series of Sarah Palin clips from CPAC 2014 & commentary upon them: Day 1: The Crowd Day 2: The Entrance Day 3: Dr. Seuss Day 4: Why Sarah Feels Good Day 5: Playing Prevent Day 6: Sinking Ships Day 7: Flexibility Pens & Putin Day 8: Anticipation Day 9: … Continue reading The 16 days of Sarah Palin at CPAC: Day 14: Why We Fight

Nordlinger & Debo Adegbile explain it all

People often get confused by my position on the GOP establishment. On the one hand I'm constantly hitting the establishment GOP in general and members of the establishment such as Sen Cornyn & Brown and regularly supporting and encouraging Tea Party candidates in primaries who oppose them. On the other hand when such candidates run … Continue reading Nordlinger & Debo Adegbile explain it all

Gabriel Gomez Campaign: A campaign among rocky ground

Other seed fell on rocky ground where it had little soil. It sprang up at once because the soil was not deep. And when the sun rose, it was scorched and it withered for lack of roots. Mark 4:5-6 Today is election day and Gabriel Gomez faces an uphill battle to win what should be … Continue reading Gabriel Gomez Campaign: A campaign among rocky ground

Ted Cruz: It’s ALWAYS been a matter of Trust

General Burgoyne: What if they should find a leader? What shall we do then. The Devil's Disciple 1959 “As soon as they get here, we need to co-opt them.” Trent Lott July 2010 Yesterday on the Senate Floor Ted Cruz said something that to me seemed unremarkable The money quote: “The senior senator from Arizona … Continue reading Ted Cruz: It’s ALWAYS been a matter of Trust

The Trap for Chris Christie set by the media

After months of telling everyone that he is not running for president, there are now hints that Chris Christie might jump into the race. After months of hedging, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is giving serious thought to jumping into the ring for a GOP presidential run -- and could make his decision next week, … Continue reading The Trap for Chris Christie set by the media

Answer: Because Michelle Bachmann is a headache for Mitt and the left

Question: Why on earth are stories about Michelle Bachmann's migraine headaches front page news and being reported on ABC? For the daily Caller this is a win, the MSM often fails to pick up their materials, but as Stacy McCain noted when "conservatives" attack republicans suddenly a Daily Caller piece becomes desirable. But why the … Continue reading Answer: Because Michelle Bachmann is a headache for Mitt and the left

If you want to know why Morning Joe was so impressed by Mitch Daniels

this is it: Just a couple of quick comments and that’s really all I’ll make. First of all, just to affirm, the activities of today are perfectly legitimate part of the process. Even the smallest minority – and that’s what we’ve heard from the last couple days - has every right to express the strength … Continue reading If you want to know why Morning Joe was so impressed by Mitch Daniels

Oh those cuts…those are baaaaad cuts says Morning Joe

For many weeks we have seen democrats, the media, and the Morning Joe crew go after republicans saying "What will they actually cut?" Then republicans started naming cuts and suddenly came the line today on Morning Joe. "They are cutting the things that will hurt us in the long run." Even Funnier when talking about … Continue reading Oh those cuts…those are baaaaad cuts says Morning Joe

No winners + No Originality + No Transparency = No Credibility for No Labels

On Morning Joe they are pushing the whole No Labels story but Ann Althouse was not impressed Every couple of months we get something like this, don't we? It's the "Coffee Party" all over again — isn't it? — an attempt by elite Democrats to create the impression of a grass-roots movement. It never works. … Continue reading No winners + No Originality + No Transparency = No Credibility for No Labels

Sometimes Joe Scarborough just NAILS it!

I'm very hard on Joe Scarborough mostly because I like him (I'm always harder on people I like because I expect more from them) but today he said something that is incredibly important. He was going on about the hypocrisy of both right and left on deficits and said this: "There are a couple of … Continue reading Sometimes Joe Scarborough just NAILS it!

It is important to support the republican who wins…

...until it isn't any more apparently. Bonnie Jack, who was a Murkowski campaign elections observer for the count of absentee votes, sent out an email this morning. “Join us at the Kick-off of Senator Lisa's campaign -- with a theme of "write in her name in and fill in the oval." "Denai'na Convention Center, third … Continue reading It is important to support the republican who wins…